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
So 4 weeks ago today I decided to start the #plankchallenge. Did I manage to complete it ... and if so what has happened between then and now? So yes I DID it! Admittedly I had a couple of days off whilst on a mini-break to Italy, but other than that I have stuck at … Continue reading #plank challenge – 1 month on
A friend posted on my I love coconut oil blog about how good coconut oil was for oil-pulling. What's oil pulling I thought? So in CLC -style off I went to investigate and try it out ... First things first, what actually is it and where does it come from? Well, its an Ayurvedic dental technique. What's … Continue reading Ever wondered what oil-pulling is?
Every week I have been doing planks at my pilates class for quite some time. They are hard but I know that they are good for me. But let's face it once a week is not enough to make a difference so ..... I've decided to set my own #plankchallenge. A plank a day for … Continue reading 6 benefits of doing planks everyday
I don’t know about you, but I sometimes find myself overly worrying about things. Worrying about how something might pan out, apprehensive about something big coming up and sometimes just worrying about worrying. Please tell me that I am not alone ........ If I am feeling a little anxious I turn to Bach’s Rescue Remedy. … Continue reading How to keep cool, calm and collected
My idea of clean living yes of course includes cleaner food, but it's also about a cleaner lifestyle and that means less stress and creating more hygge moments in my life (take a look at my blog on Hygge : what it is and why you need some in your life). Last week I was lucky enough … Continue reading My mini adventure to Venice
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?
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?