Could You Run a Marathon?

If you are anything like me then the answer is or was a flat NO to this question. I used to laugh at the thought of running a 5k, never mind a 44k race. It was simply far too far outside of what I considered to be either interesting or achievable but part of me always knew that the reason I marked it as uninteresting was to allow myself avoid it when in reality I was just too scared to even contemplate trying to achieve it.

Everything feels impossible until you do it.

So on the eve of my 39th birthday, I made the most important decision.

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The M&M Burger

I am obsessed with making different types of burgers these days. Maybe it’s the summer having an impact on me but when the sun comes out, my thoughts turn to the sizzle of the BBQ and having dinner outside. I don’t eat that much beef anymore so I am experimenting with different types of burgers. This time, we are making an M&M burger!

Imagine making a burger out of M&Ms – maybe next time. On this occasion, we are talking about a spicy Millet & Mushroom burger.

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Beetroot, Feta and Cashew Burgers

With summer upon us, we recently hosted a street barbeque where we invited all of our neighbours out to the green area to socialize and get to know each other. Since nobody goes to mass anymore, there are precious few opportunities to get to know your neighbours up and down your street anymore so, in the interests of building more community spirit, a bbq on the green sounded like just the job!

Everybody brought some food along so it was great that way. It was mostly beef and chicken burgers but I added these beetroot burgers to the mix to up the health profile of the bbq a bit. They are savage tasty.

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