Breakfast: peach, zucchini and pumpkin smoothie with 1/2 cup all-bran, 1 TBSP flax powder + coffee. YUM.
10h00: My dad, V, my siblings and V’s parents from Denmark came over at 10h00 for a mish mash of stewed fruit bean + lemon curd cake with chocolate and cashew top and sided with soy custard, coastal crackers, olive hummus, and smoky lentil hummus with peppadews, along with some sweet potato falafel and plum ketchup. Oh yes! I figured there was something for everyone, even if my food is considered too strange and obscene for some 😉 I had a little bit of everything!Since we don’t have a holiday tree I asked my little sister to draw me one and then we put it up over the fireplace which Man-thing uses as a shoe cupboard.
And then naturally I indulged in my awesome present from my parents: a Nespresso machine!!! ❤ ❤ Man-thing laughed when he saw I was taking photos of the machine, but it is honestly that good and amazing.
Dinner/19h00: I had something completely different planned and I brought all my own food along, but my awesome SIL made me my own vegan pap tart, so of course I ate that and the baked veggies instead :D. Dessert: 1/2 cup soy custard and 1 cup raspberries (not pictured).Post-dinner/22h00: soy milk + 1 TBSP flax (not pictured – so tired!) + banana. When I got home I was so busy trying to entertain poor Freyja and she doesn’t allow me to type or take photos of things that aren’t her, so my camera was out of commission for my evening munchies. Even though I ate so much at dinner my body clock insists on soy milk at the very least before bed…and of course whilst one’s in the kitchen food happens :p
We gifted the family with homemade limoncello, lemon curd and lemon banana biscotti. Homemade is our way of things, it seems, but it’s always so much fun to have random projects. Limoncello is certainly a first for us, who don’t actually drink! :p
And because I’m spoilt I got so many amazing goodies, including a falafel box, hazelnuts (YES YES! <3), ALMOND BUTTER! (<3), a lovely scarf, a vinegar bottle, some toiletries, and, of course, a present even better than almond butter: SPOCK!
Today Man-thing and I are on our own mission, having begged leave from any other social get-togethers. We’re going on a movie date to enjoy some time together after spending the past few weeks neck-deep in lemon-soaked vodka experiments, baking, cat sitting, cooing over darling kittens, and all the rest. One really needs to take a break now and again!