a hearty roasted squash soup recipe

Butternut Squash Soup 01

This week I have been feeling a bit under the weather. All I wanted to do was lie in bed and sleep off my cold. That, of course, was not entirely possible when you’re on toddler watch 24/7. So I dragged myself to the kitchen to make the next best thing – a bowl of soup. There’s just something about a warm homemade bowl of soup that’s so comforting. This time around, I ditched the chicken soup for something to complement the season. Inspired by fall, this lovely roasted butternut squash soup is what I call, perfection in a bowl. Or mug. It’s unfortunate we only get to experience two...

oh happy pie: homemade meat pies for your canine

Oh Happy Pie 01

If you’ve been following us for awhile, you’ll realise that we cook Muffles’ every meal. It’s a lot of work but seeing him keep good health makes it all worthwhile. Of course, his food journey didn’t start with home-cooked meals. Like every first pet parent, we had him on kibbles then raw and finally, home cooked. We’re not fans of processed dry food for Muffles and the raw diet has its benefits, but home-cooked worked out best for him. Every canine fares differently under different diets. Some live long and well on kibbles while others don’t. It really is a bit of a trial and error. For the most part,...

stir-fried miso chicken with buckwheat noodles

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The crazy pace that I keep at work means that I compromise on my meals a fair bit. So whenever I get a day off, I like to take to the kitchen. It’s my way of de-stressing as well as gaining back a sense of control in my diet, and by extension, a little of my health.  All that said, I’m not one to spend endless hours in the kitchen. If you had read my earlier post you’ll know why. 🤗 Hitting my kitchen on this day off, I decided to try incorporating miso into a really quick and easy stir-fry recipe. Here’s the how to:  Ingredients  125g skinless chicken breast...

chomping on chops & spaghetti

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Weekends! They are as much my favourite days of the week as they are Muffles’. One of the reasons why my little fur ball loves it, is because this is the time that he gets a whole new menu for the week. So what’s cooking in our kitchen for muffles this week? Spaghetti with Pork Chops & Greens  (This makes four days worth of food.) what you’ll need:  600g of pork loins/lean pork 100g of spaghetti  50g of green leafy vegetables  50g of pumpkin  Rosemary, oregano and thyme for seasoning method:  Season the pork loins with rosemary, oregano and thyme.  Cook the spaghetti until al dente in pot of boiling...