I've never been that much of a salad fan, always feeling that by opting for a salad I would be missing out. But I've had a few great salads recently and have found them really filling and simply delicious. Here's my version of one of those salads .... This salad is really easy to make … Continue reading How to make a healthy salad that really fills you up
Until a few years ago the most exciting thing that I used to make with a courgette was to slice in thinly and fry in a little butter. But that’s no longer the case. Courgettes are now the must have vegetable and I have to admit, one of my favourites. Courgettes were once a vegetable … Continue reading How to make and cook courgette spaghetti (aka courgetti)
If you've holiday'd in Greece and not eaten souvlaki (unless you're vegetarian) then you have seriously missed out. But all's not lost, here's a super easy recipe to make this at home. Souvlaki is a Greek staple and can be made from any meat. Essentially its marinated meat, skewered and BBQ'd. I made our souvlaki … Continue reading Quick and easy to make Chicken Souvlaki
If you're anything like me then you've bought endless pots of supermarket herbs, used them for one dish and then they've died off before you get chance to use them again. But what happens when you plant them in the garden? I'd always thought that supermarket herbs were grown (and in all fairness they are) … Continue reading Can you grow a herb garden from supermarket herbs?
So what's happened with gin of late? It's become the on-trend, must-have drink. Having become a recent convert I thought I'd have a go at making some flavoured gin. Gin and I have never been friends. Up until a month ago I had only drunk gin once in my life, way back in my early … Continue reading How to easily make Rhubarb & Elderflower Gin
When it comes to healthy eating then kale should be right up there on your list of choice as few vegetables can boast the number of nutrients that it contains. It addition to being a great source of vitamins, A, C and K, kale also contains manganese, copper and phytochemicals. Vitamin A is important for helping to … Continue reading Kale the Superfood : and why it’s so good for you
If you’ve not visited before then a trip to Venice needs to be on your bucket list. Last week I was lucky enough to spend a couple of, child and work free, days in this Adriatic gem and it did not disappoint. Prior to going I was a little concerned on what the food options … Continue reading Can you eat clean in Venice?
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 … Continue reading The quickest, healthy, non-dairy oats you can make (probably)
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 … Continue reading Fresh vs Frozen – which is the best?
How would you handle working in a place that you'd usually go on holiday? Find out from guest blogger Mr PlantGeek ...