Caroline Avnit

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Sep 24, 2020

Roast Meat

Roast Meat

On a Sunday I find myself at the stove stirring a large pot, chunks of meat and sauce - a meal I won’t even eat. So often a roast with lots of

Sep 12, 2020

Singing to the trees

Singing to the trees

I have tried the meditation that arrived in my inbox, the one that guides me to connect with nature and talks of singing to the trees Just this week as I walked in

Sep 12, 2020

Reflecting on Speech

Reflecting on Speech

“Let all bitterness, wrath, anger, [i]clamor, and evil speaking be put away from you, with all malice. And be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God in Christ

Sep 6, 2020

Losing Oneself

Losing Oneself

“Once you lose yourself, you have two choices: find the person you used to be, or lose that person completely.” 
- H.G. WellsShe said she thinks I may be having a mid

Sep 4, 2020

Happiness

Happiness

"Happiness is a gift and the trick is not to expect it, but to delight in it when it comes." - Charles DickensWhen I experience it, this state of happiness, the emotion of

Aug 26, 2020

Hope is a Bird

Hope is a Bird

“Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.” - Hebrews 11: 1 NKJVThis morning I read a quote on hope, posted by a friend on an

Aug 26, 2020

Healthy Bean Salad

Healthy Bean Salad

This is a simple, quick and really healthy salad, that accompanies grilled fish or lamb kebabs or koftas really well. INGREDIENTS A quarter of a packet of mixed salad leaves or baby spinach

Aug 23, 2020

Pancakes

Pancakes

Sundays are pancake day in our house. Pancakes are a great example of what I call ‘Voluptuous Food’ as there is just something about this simple combination of flour, egg and milk that

Aug 19, 2020

Lora Lei Salad

Lora Lei Salad

This tasty and healthy cabbage and noodle salad is always a success when entertaining. The original recipe was given to me by my mom’s cousin, who invented it while sailing around the

Aug 16, 2020

Healthy Panna Cotta

Healthy Panna Cotta

This delicious light and flavoursome Panna Cotta is dairy and sugar-free and full of goodness. This pudding is best made in advance and left overnight to set and develop the vanilla flavour. Fresh

Aug 15, 2020

Born for Society

Born for Society

“Man was born for society. However little He may be attached to the World, He never can wholly forget it, or bear to be wholly forgotten by it." ― Matthew Gregory LewisI have been

Aug 12, 2020

Lemon and Garlic Chicken

Lemon and Garlic Chicken

Although I don’t eat chicken, my family do enjoy having it for dinner and it is just one of those sources of protein that is budget friendly and so versatile. This dish