The quickest, healthy, non-dairy oats you can make (probably)

This is my breakfast of choice right now, I love this. And the best news … it’s healthy and sooooo quick and easy to make. Ingredients Porridge Oats Almond Milk (unsweetened) Frozen raspberries Blueberries (fresh or frozen) Honey Flaked almonds Cinnamon How to make it Take a small saucepan and place on measuring scales. Tare…

Fresh vs Frozen – which is the best?

Not sure about you, but I like the idea of the convenience of frozen fruit and veg, and I do use them, but it always feels like the fresh versions are just that bit more healthy. So just how fresh are frozen fruit and vegetables and should you (and me!) be using them more? At…

Hygge: what it is and why you need some in your life

Hygge (pronounced hoo-gah) – feeling that you should know what it is but not really sure? Well before I tell you what it is, here’s why you need to know what it means. ‘Hygge’ was shortlisted to be the 2016 word of the year by the Oxford Dictionary and the hashtag #hygge has a staggering…

Stir-fried Courgette and Garlic

This has fast become one of my favourite vegetable dishes. It’s frankly delicious and a great accompaniment to almost any meal. Ingredients (serves 2): 1 or 2 courgettes (whatever you have available) 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped (or use copped frozen garlic) 1 tsp coconut oil Freshly ground black pepper Method: Use a grater to…

Salted Avocado Brownie

This pudding definitely ticks the boxes; chocolate brownie AND avocado! You can find the recipe here courtesy of Lucy Bee Coconut Oil. This brownie is easy to make and just feels that little bit more healthy. It’s made without using butter, instead coconut oil and surprise, surprise; contains avocado. All topped off with some pink Himalayan…

Beetroot and Feta Burgers

A friend posted this recipe last week after reading my blog ‘9 ways to 10-a-day’. This vegetarian burger sounded interesting so I thought I would give it a try. I have never eaten a vegetarian burger so wasn’t sure what to expect or whether I’d like it. You can pick up the recipe here but here’s my take…

Mamma’s Homemade Meatballs

Meatballs are a BIG hit at mealtimes in our household. But wherever I buy them from a store, or even the butcher, they never seem to quite match up to those that I make at home. Store bought meatballs are usually too fatty and lack flavour. Here’s my recipe for meatballs that certainly gets the seal…