If the start of a new year is supposed to blow the cobwebs away, the first working day achieved just that yesterday, with howling gale-force winds. My usual walk up from the harbour was more entertaining than usual, as I was brought to a standstill a few times and almost blown back down again… it was invigorating to say the least
I’ve been trying some new food already this New Year too. The first was for my boss’s birthday yesterday. I know he loves a good cheesecake but I didn’t have any cream cheese so I made a raw coconut/cashew crust and made a pureed mango/apricot/coconut oil topping.
It sounds good but, as my colleague said when I doubtfully showed him the result at work, it looked like… an omelette. Once he’d said that, there was no going back and I sneaked it off before anyone else saw it. Lucky my boss really doesn’t like fuss over his birthday and that we’d got him a present as well
More successful was this, which my sister found for me and brought down at Christmas
I hadn’t had spaghetti for years and don’t think I’d ever had the fresh sort but I thought this sounded interesting. I mixed it with roasted pepper pesto and added nutritional yeast and vegetables – and it was delicious.
Some things don’t change though, for example breakfast:
Carrot porridge with blueberries and maple syrup is the daddy, . I know I like a good food phase but this one has been just about every day for over three months and it ain’t over yet! Maybe I should have taken a bowl of that with a candle stuck in it into work for my boss instead. I know it works and it would definitely have been an improvement on the cheesecake omelette… 🙂