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Mindful living: let’s talk about self-care

Mindful living: let’s talk about self-care

Self-care was the buzz term of last year and although it seems to have been hijacked by those pesky marketeers, we shouldn’t ignore it as just another trend. Self-care isn’t about being selfish. It’s not about spending loads of money on ‘self-care’ kits and doing […]

Lemon and blueberry pancakes [Low FODMAP – vegan – gluten-free]

Lemon and blueberry pancakes [Low FODMAP – vegan – gluten-free]

Looking for a delicious pancake recipe for pancake day? I’ve got just the thing. These are a bit of a cross between a traditional crépe and an american style pancake. The lemon adds a zing along with the blueberries, make sure you’ve got them drowning […]

Mindful living: why I love essential oils

Mindful living: why I love essential oils

Last January I was lucky enough to go along to Neal’s Yard in Covent Garden and experience their introduction to aromatherapy course, thanks to my family clubbing together for my Christmas present. Having wanted to gain more of an understanding of the benefits of Aromatherapy […]

Lentil Bolognese [Low FODMAP – vegan – gluten-free]

Lentil Bolognese [Low FODMAP – vegan – gluten-free]

It’s been a long time coming but I’ve finally got a new recipe for you and it’s a goodun! This Lentil Bolognese is absolutely delicious despite having no onion or garlic in it – and it’s still full of flavour. If you’ve read my blog […]

Mindful living: how I have more money working part-time

Mindful living: how I have more money working part-time

I no longer work full-time but I have more money working part-time! I know…how does that make sense?! Last year I started working three days a week and it’s the best decision I’ve made to living a happier life, but my main concern was money […]

Mindful living: ditching plastic

Mindful living: ditching plastic

I’m not one to make resolutions, but ditching plastic, or at least significantly reducing my consumption is definitely something I’m taking seriously in 2018. As part of my blog refresh I’m kicking off my mindful living series with this topical subject. Did you watch Blue […]

Why I’m no longer vegan

Why I’m no longer vegan

It’s been awhile since I last posted on here. It’s been a bit of an intentional break. The second half of last year was pretty tough, and blogging was the last thing I could deal with. So, I took a bit of a break and […]

Creamy Mushroom Carbonara – Compassionate Kitchen Crew – cooking class review

Creamy Mushroom Carbonara – Compassionate Kitchen Crew – cooking class review

Apologies for my long time absence on here. I am still alive, but I’ve not been too well and as a result I’m probably not going to be as regular updating this little space as I’d like to be.  A couple of week’s ago, I […]

Began’s Vegan Supper Club – Review

Began’s Vegan Supper Club – Review

I’m not one normally for doing reviews, but I had an offer of going along to a vegan supper club, hosted by the lovely people from Began’s, and I’m not one to turn down an invite! Began’s is a street food stand, based in High […]

Raspberry and Thyme Shrub

Raspberry and Thyme Shrub

A couple of weeks ago I was invited to the launch of the summer issue of the Chilterns Food Magazine at the beautiful Wild Strawberry Cafe at Peterley Manor Farm (well worth a visit if you’re out these ways), celebrating food from the local area. The […]