Friday, 22 November 2013

Warming Food

Hi everyone, can you believe the weekend is here again already!? 
I hope you've all had a great week despite the cooler weather, mine has been pretty average all work and no play but that all changes today, I'm actually going out!!

Even though this week has been uneventful it did see me make my first ever chilli which was so delicious : )


I've never really been into hot food but Dale loves it so I have been slowly training my tongue to like a bit more heat in my food. Soups have been having chilli added and the curries I have been making have some heat which I really enjoy so the next step was to make my own chilli. Dale loved it, I didn't make it burning hot like some chills are, it had a warmth prefect for a cold evening and I will definitely be making it again.


It was even better the next day, a little hotter which meant the avocado was a perfect match to cool the heat a little : )


Today I was up early to train clients then I got to sit down and eat breakfast around 9, I was wanting something hot so decided to make some festive banana quinoa porridge. This was so good and very pleasing to my tummy!


I meant a friend late morning for coffee but being so near to lunch time I had a quick snack before leaving, tuna with a little Udo's oil, pepper and apple cider vinegar. 


I needed my head knit for some extra warmth for the walk to meet my friend for coffee, its definitely the weather to wrap up now! 


Back home I made some lunch, veggies, egg and sweet pot.

As I mentioned earlier I am off out tonight, meeting two of my friends for dinner and a few drinks will also be thrown into the mix. Thankfully I am working tomorrow so I won't be getting to drunk, well I haven't actually had a sip of alcohol since the first of September so one drink and I will probably be drunk! 

I hope you all have a fab Friday x x x

Question:

Do you like hot food?

10 comments:

  1. I like a tiny bit of chilli but I am not good with really spicy food at all.

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    1. I definitely think you have to train your taste buds to like/cope with hot food!

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  2. I'm the opposite - I add heat and spice to everything (maybe too much sometimes!) But you definitely need to pair it with something cool sometimes, like the avocado which is always perfect with chili :-) Looks delicious...

    Aimee ~ WallflowerGirl.co.uk

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    1. Yep got to agree avocado is the perfect match, I am getting used to more heat and am looking forward to more experimenting!

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  3. No I am such a wuss when it comes to spicy food!! What was in your festive quinoa? Sounds yummy :) I'm not great with hot bananas (there's just something about them...) but am sure I could add cherries ;)

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    1. I get a sweet organic no added sugar mincemeat from my local health food shop and add a spoonful to the quinoa, soy milk and water mix, I think cheeries would work or I also grate up an apple and use that x

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  4. in india… and ayurveda …. food choices are made to balance our "dosha" (loosely, temperament i.e. air, fire, earth). its quite interesting to experiment based on this knowledge. i am predominately "air" ("vata") so spice/ chilli are good to add that balance ;)

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    1. I have heard of that way of eating sounds interesting and something I would like to explore x

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