So, it’s been a whole week without animal products and I’d love to say it’s been effortless but it hasn’t, and I’m a vegetarian! I’ve been irritable, tired and unable to focus. I even burnt the side of my face while I was curling my hair (this last part could have absolutely nothing to do … More Kale, sweet potato and blueberry salad. Plus, reflections of a temporary vegan.
I genuinely miss salads when they aren’t in my life. I think it’s because I’m more attuned with my body now and how good I feel after I’ve eaten them. When I was younger my definition of a salad was iceberg lettuce and grated cheese, but I’ve been inspired by so many different blogs and … More Summer Salad Series
Kale salads are (and have been for a while) at the core of my diet. For years I only used kale as a way to add iron to my omelettes or stir fry’s, but I was massively missing out. There are heaps of different recipes on line for massaged kale salads (I know massaging your … More Massaged Kale Salad with Figs and Goats Cheese
These days I eat mainly vegetarian and absorb protein from foods such as eggs, nuts and pulses on a daily basis. I still include fish in my meals though because I feel healthy afterwards (which is the main thing I base my decision to eliminate or include certain foods in my diet on). As I … More Jamie’s Marinated and Grilled Salmon
I am forever sitting in coffee shops (minus the coffee these days) looking for ways to eat healthily on a budget. Moving to London certainly opened my eyes to the world of sensible money management and how to eat well without spending all my income. Once you have all the spices in your cupboards for … More Dahl (on a budget)
I’m a little slow on the up take, but Shakshuka may well be my favourite eggs for dinner recipe. This has to be one of the cheapest, most comforting ways to eat healthy. Ingredients: 2 tbsp olive oil 1 small white onion 1 clove of garlic 1/4 tsp chilli 1/2 tsp cumin 1/2 tsp paprika … More Shakshuka
Ingredients: 4 tbsp olive oil 1 x 400g tinned tomatoes 1 x 400g coconut milk 1 white onion 2 garlic cloves 1/2 tsp chilli 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp turmeric A handful of fresh corriander 1 large sweet potato 5 new baby potatoes 2/3 cup of quinoa Method: This recipe actually makes enough stew for … More Roasted Sweetpotato and Kale Stew
Kale, Asparagus and Avocado are three of my all time favourite greens. This is one of mine and Kitty’s go to salads because its so quick and easy to make. Ingredients (for two people): 4 big handfuls of kale 1 100g pack of asparagus 1 200g pack of broccoli 1 avocado 8 sundried tomatoes sesame and … More Kale, Asparagus and Sundried Tomato Salad