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Dairy Free Diary Part 2: Dairy Free Meals

Posted in Health
on August 24, 2017

See part 1 of my dairy free diary here.


So, part 2. This is where I tell you what I’ve been eating during my ‘dairy intake reduction’ attempt.

Pretty much all of my favourite meals include some kind of dairy. I love to eat granola and yoghurt for breakfast; a comforting bowl of cheesy pasta for lunch; and is there anything better than buttery mash?

I’m very realistic when it comes to my diet, and I know that any kind of ‘cutting out’ diet doesn’t work long term, so I knew that as soon as I took this kind of food that I love off the table, I’d want it more.

So, I needed ideas of comforting, satisfying and healthy food that didn’t include dairy. Normally, in such situations, I would turn to Pinterest. Which I did, but I couldn’t find an awful lot I fancied. So I’ve had to use my actual imagination, like in old times.


I ended up eating things like this every day:

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6 Thoughtful things to show your partner you care

Posted in Personal
on July 16, 2017
Thoughtful things you can do for your partner to show them you care #relationships

Hangover pizza. 

A few weeks’ ago, I forgot that I’m not 18 any more and I went out with my boyfriend and drank double vodkas.

Double vodkas!

You know how everyone has at least one drink that is just not safe? Vodka is that drink for me.

I digress.


Of course, I wake up feeling like I’m on a Ferris Wheel despite lying perfectly still in bed with my foot on the floor to ‘ground’ me. Continue reading