Day 3: Salmon, Potato Salad and Homemade Dressing

Making your own salad dressing is super simple, and cuts out a lot of the added sugar that shop-bought dressing include. I made mine with 4 simple ingredients: garlic, lemon, parsley and oil- plus a little salt and pepper to taste. I minced the garlic and added this to the oil, to which I then…

Meal Prep Day 1- Salmon, Brown Rice and Veggies

Salmon is an oily fish, high in omega 3 and also a great source of protein. Not only this, but it is a great option for meal prep as it tastes delicious hot and cold, and can keep in your fridge for up to 3 days once cooked, if sealed and stored properly. If you…

No Meat Monday-Friday Meal Prep

There’s nothing worse than going to school, or uni, or work, and eating the same boring packed meals over and over again. Or, due to saving time, or lack of planning, grabbing something to eat from a cafe or supermarket. On average in Australia, a salad/sandwich meal combo at lunch can cost up to $10,…

Day 3- Tuna salad and Roasted Veggies and Rice Recipe

This is only going to be a very short blog today, mainly because both my lunch and dinner were very simple. Delicious, but simple. I mostly just want to add a few pictures and a note here or there about my day. My breakfasts haven’t been planned, but I have: gluten free porridge oats, fruit,…

Barramundi and Veggie Rice with Homemade Lemon Aioli Sauce Recipe

All the elements of tonight’s dinner were not only simple, but also low cost. I had already purchased the barramundi- a white, meaty fish- from Aldi. The fillets are sold skin-on, frozen in bags of 1kg. It’s really rubbish of me but I can’t remember an exact price, as it was last week that I…

Asian-Inspired Grilled Mackerel

Mackerel is an oily fish that’s also rich in omega-3 fatty acids, the kind of fats we want in our diet. As well as being beneficial health wise, mackerel is also a very affordable fish and I managed to get mine on sale in Sainsburys for next to nothing. I have never cooked mackerel before…