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?
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Never too late to save those habits
How would you handle working in a place that you'd usually go on holiday? Find out from guest blogger Mr PlantGeek ...
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 … Continue reading Hygge: what it is and why you need some in your life
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 … Continue reading Stir-fried Courgette and Garlic
For the love of homemade candles
One of my lovely friends has been telling me recently about her homemade candles and gave me one as a gift for Christmas. The fragrance was lovely and it just felt that bit more special burning a candle that had been lovingly handmade. So much so that my friend has inspired me to have a go … Continue reading For the love of homemade candles
What is a HIIT workout?
Firstly what does it mean? High intensity Interval Training. It’s one of the latest names out there in the fitness industry and is becoming increasingly popular when it comes to burning fat, build strength and increase endurance. Essentially low to moderate exercise intervals are alternated with high intensity intervals and can be applied to many … Continue reading What is a HIIT workout?
Slow Cooker Top Tips
Do you own a slow cooker? If you do, does it hug a corner in the back of a cupboard? Do you long to use it but you're just not sure what to do with it? Take action, dust it off and get cooking. If you do not have a slow cooker then you can … Continue reading Slow Cooker Top Tips
Pukka Tea ….
Whilst I may not drink coffee nor traditional tea, no I really have never had these drinks, I am partial to the odd herbal tea. A good friend introduced me to Pukka Tea a few years ago. The first Pukka that I ever tried was 'Detox'. This 'clean fusion of organic aniseed, fennel and cardamon' (pukkaherbs.com) sounds … Continue reading Pukka Tea ….
I ❤️ Coconut Oil
I'd heard about the health benefits of coconut oil quite a while ago. I was impressed with what I'd heard so dutifully purchased a jar which happily sat at the back of the cupboard, never used and to be honest I did not really know what to do with it. Late last summer I finally … Continue reading I ❤️ Coconut Oil