Cooking with Sammy & Bella: Sardinian Seadas

Cooking with Sammy & Bella: Sardinian Seadas - www.stephstrays.com

When Barilla invited us to join Sammy and Bella Jakubiak, winners of the 2011 My Kitchen Rules, in making traditional Sardinian seadas last weekend, I was intrigued. With a little Googling, I soon discovered that seadas are, in laymans terms, deep fried pasta stuffed with cheese. This deep fried cheesy goodness is then drizzled with honey to create a delicious breakfast any #movenourishbelieve fanatic would cast a disapproving glare at. We all know that this look of disapproval is just jealousy in disguise.

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Sunday Seven: Tips for organising your wardrobe

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We’re almost two months deep into spring cleaning season, though organising your wardrobe can be an absolute nightmare when you don’t have endless wardrobe space at your disposal. You would be shocked if you saw the state of my wardrobe at the moment, as I haven’t had time to do a spring clean yet. Luckily, here are some simple tips I’ve come across for wardrobe organisation (warning: photos may cause serious closet envy).

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Coconut Protein Pancakes with Berries and Ricotta

Coconut Protein Pancakes with Berries and Ricotta - www.stephstrays.com

Or, more fittingly, a post about the time I made scrambled coconut protein pancakes. Delicious scrambled pancakes, glued back together with the most underrated cheese – ricotta. I’m a huge pancake fan, but I’m currently attempting the Kayla Itsines Bikini Body Challenge, and normal pancakes and all their maple syrupy goodness don’t exactly feature on the meal plan. So, I got creative…

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Sunday Seven: Motivational quotes for the week ahead

7 motivational quotes for the week ahead - www.stephstrays.com

Sunday means the end of the weekend, and the start of a fresh new week. I don’t know why we wait for New Year’s to make resolutions, when we have a fresh start every week. Actually, every day is a fresh start – it’s all just a matter of perspective. With the end of the year looming, it can be hard to find the motivation to keep resolutions made back in January. So for this week’s Sunday Seven, here are some motivational quotes that will hopefully inspire you to make the most of this week.

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Shirting with danger

Shirting with danger - www.stephstrays.com

For those of you with boyfriends/husbands/pool boys in your life, you probably don’t need to read me raving on about the joys of a large “boyfriend” shirt. I don’t have a boyfriend, but I do have a lot of shirts – white ones, denim ones, winter ones, summer ones. Some people collect cats, I collect shirts. And shoes, and bags and wine… Although it probably doesn’t count as a collection if I drink it faster than I collect it.

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Sunday Seven: emerging Australian designers worth knowing

7 Emerging Australian labels worth knowing - www.stephstrays.com

The number of Australian designers making a splash in the fashion world, both locally and overseas, seems to have exploded in the last couple of years. With so many well-known Australian fashion labels like Sass & Bide, Zimmermann and Dion Lee stealing the spotlight, it can be easy to forget that there are also a number of emerging Australian designers with plenty of talent to spare.

Here are seven emerging Australian designers you (most likely) haven’t heard of yet, but should definitely check out.

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Sunday Seven: Destinations that should be on your bucket list (but probably aren’t)

7 destinations that should be on your bucket list (but probably aren't) - www.stephstrays.com

Your standard travel bucket list comprises a bunch of the usual suspects: the Taj Mahal, the Statue of Liberty, Angkor Wat and Big Ben, to name a few. There is nothing wrong with this – there is a reason why these places are so popular after all. But aside from all the tourist-dense attractions, there are so many less popular places that should be on your bucket list.

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