Eating healthier can feel samey. Chicken & veg. Chicken & veg. Salmon & veg. Chicken & veg. Avocado. I get it. It's dull. You start a new healthy diet regime, plan all your meals, prep all of your lunches and stick to your grilled chicken, steamed veggies and sweet potato every night. And before you … Continue reading Beat the healthy eating boredom.
Cheat days. If you aren't familiar with the concept, I'll enlighten you. A cheat meal/day is taking a break from your 'dieting' plan either for one meal or an entire day. These usually happen on a weekly basis (sometimes longer) with the idea being you can stay focused on your days 'on' because you know … Continue reading Is your Cheat Day, cheating you?
This wasn't something I did intentionally, well not at first. It was about half way through January when I realised I hadn't eaten meat since New Year's Day. So I thought, hey let's make this a thing. Now don't get me wrong, I wasn't an excessive meat eater to begin with, so this wasn't a … Continue reading My Meat Free Month
The past few years have been very 'goal' focused. #bodygoals #lifegoals #couplegoals #brunchgoals. We've become obsessed with goal setting but seem to have forgotten the meaning of the word. A goal should be the object of your ambitions. Not abs. Or a well poached egg. At the beginning of 2018, like most of you, I wrote … Continue reading Why not setting goals should be your 2019 Goal.
Winter is coming. And so is my continued onslaught of big bowls of comfort food. This stew is full of flavour and really well balanced in nutrients. It keeps well so ideal for big batches and freezing. 100% plant based, but feel free to add in anything else you like. I have specified red peppers, … Continue reading Chickpea, Butterbean & Red Pepper Stew
Autumn is here in all it's colourful glory; and I'm celebrating the plants that come along with it. Leeks and carrots are in season now until spring, try and source locally if you can! This casserole is so easy to prepare & can be made either in a slow cooker or on the hob. It's … Continue reading Seasonal Casserole
It can seem like such a faff to make fishcakes yourself when you can buy them all done so easily. These 5 ingredient fishcakes are the definition of easy. The natural oils from the salmon binds the fishcakes together, keeping them light but still satisfying. If you’re trying to get more fish in your diet, … Continue reading 5 Ingredient Thai Salmon Fishcakes
In our house, as a kid, Monday's meant one thing - leftovers! Cold meat sandwiches for lunch, left over vegetables warmed up in gravy for dinner - you name it, we reheated it. This Asian inspired salad is a great way to disguise your leftovers in to a really tasty and healthy meal, you can … Continue reading Asian Noodle Salad Recipe
It seems like such a chore to make pastes from scratch; surely only a fool would do so when you can buy such good ones in the supermarket?! There are so many reasons why making your own pastes is so much better than buying them:- You know EXACTLY what goes in them. Next time you … Continue reading Make It, Don’t Fake it – Homemade Curry Pastes
The summer is the best time of year. And with it; comes the sun, and a whole bunch of colourful ingredients for you to stick your teeth in to. With warmer day, lighter evenings and dining alfresco; these salads will not only satisfy your stomach, but also your Instagram feed, looking as great as they … Continue reading Summer Salad Inspo