Bocconcino Restaurant, Mayfair, London

The weather in London is beautiful at the moment so it meant a lovely walk this evening to Berkley Square and to Bocconcino Restaurant.  Bocconcino had invited us for a complimentary meal to try their Italian fayre and, as that’s my favourite cuisine I was very excited! I love Mediterranean flavours and fresh seafood and…

Grain Free Focaccia – Olives, Sundried Tomato & Rosemary

As much as I love my Grain-Free Bread, (it’s perfect for toast or sandwiches), sometimes I miss the fluffiness and doughiness of a yummy piece of Focaccia.  I set about trying to create a recipe that would calm the craving and I think I got it pretty damn perfect!  It’s also a lot cheaper than…

Valentine’s Day Menu – A Romantic Dinner for Two

How about a special Valentine’s Day Menu that’s completely Grain-Free, Gluten-Free and Refined Sugar-Free but still incredibly tasty?  Think such a thing doesn’t exist?  Read on to find out how you can create a meal that’s delicious and healthy and super impressive… We’re spending Valentine’s Evening at home this year as we didn’t want to…

VIVO Bistro – Quinta do Lago, Algarve, Portugal

Wow, is all I can say!  What a transformation!  I’ve been coming to Four Seasons Fairways in Quinta do Lago for as long as I can remember and they’ve had a complete revamp!  The whole clubhouse and pool has been transformed into a beautifully chic area with a new restaurant to match.  VIVO Bistro is…

Courgette Pizza Bites

OMG These might be the best appetisers ever! When life (Lupus) doesn’t let you eat pizza, these are definitely the next best thing – and they’re veggie based so they’re healthy and you can eat as many of them as you want? Right? So simple to make, they literally have 4 main ingredients and then…

Grain-Free Focaccia: Cherry Tomato & Rocket Pesto

I made my Grain-Free Sun-dried Tomato & Olive Focaccia last week and loved it so much I’ve been dreaming about it ever since!  Tonight I decided to make it again but change-up the ingredients.  I settled on cherry tomatoes and a homemade rocket pesto to top this one with. The main ‘bread’ base was the…

Puglia (Day 2)

Catch up on  Puglia First Night, Puglia Day 1, Puglia Day 3, Puglia Day 4 This morning we woke up early again and it was slightly overcast 🙁 so we decided to take a trip down the coast to see if we could chase the sun.  Having researched the prettiest beaches in the area, the one that was…

Ciao Bella Birthday

Every year for our birthdays, everyone in my family gets to pick a special restaurant that they want to go to and we all go out for dinner.  Well I’m about to be 32 in a couple of weeks and I still hadn’t had my 31st birthday dinner.  Playing catch-up, as I needed to get…

Picnic, Poker and Cauliflower Pizza

The sun was shining this morning and as I woke up early I decided it was time to get back to my running.  Well, that and the fact that I knew I’d be having Pizza for dinner, ( Cauliflower Pizza Bases actually).  I’ve taken a break from running recently as I was starting to get…