Chocolate Courgette Brownie Recipe (gf, vegan, sf)

The garden might be my 'happy place' for self-care, but I'm actually a fairly hopeless gardener! This year is the first year I've managed to actually grow some courgettes, so I was feeling pretty pleased with myself. My kids are really not into courgettes though so I needed a way to use the veggies up … Continue reading Chocolate Courgette Brownie Recipe (gf, vegan, sf)

How to Squeeze Exercise into Motherhood

As a mum, I'm mega busy - childcare (including home-educating!), housework, 'life admin' as the family PA and earning a living too - who the heck has the time to travel to the gym and exercise? I barely get 5 minutes to pee alone, my showers are interrupted by tiny peoples' demands and I stay … Continue reading How to Squeeze Exercise into Motherhood

Fruity Breakfast Bars Recipe (Vegan, gf, sf)

I don't know about you, but I really struggle with choosing something filling but not sugar-laden for breakfast! First thing in the morning my body is all like "SHOW ME THE CARBS, BITCH!" (especially pre and during my period!) Most of the time I can convince myself that porridge is the answer but sometimes I'm … Continue reading Fruity Breakfast Bars Recipe (Vegan, gf, sf)

Homemade Dairy Free Ice Lollies

Is that.... is that the SUN?!? It's possible that we have our few days of British Summer this week (although honestly I'm not complaining too much, I really did not enjoy that freak heatwave last year!) and this weather calls for some ice lollies! My youngest is currently 4 and she is pretty much sassy … Continue reading Homemade Dairy Free Ice Lollies

Rhubarb & Ginger Crumble Recipe (gf, vegan, sugar free)

Our rhubarb plants have gone a bit bonkers this year, it would seem that they really like all this rain! I've been making Chia Jam with it and also vegan 'jelly' to have with custard but sometimes nothing beats the comfort food vibes of a good stodgy crumble!ย  I love the flavour combo of rhubarb … Continue reading Rhubarb & Ginger Crumble Recipe (gf, vegan, sugar free)

Easy Choc Chip Banana Bread Recipe

Dietry modifications can make baking a bit of a challenge! Cake may not come under 'whole' food, but it sure counts as 'soul food' and that is important too. Eating in a way that benefits your body and the planet needn't mean that you don't get to have your cake and eat it! Being able … Continue reading Easy Choc Chip Banana Bread Recipe

CBA Cookery: Tomato & Ginger Soup Recipe

The weather has been pretty cold and grim for the past week here in Cheshire. (Although I'm not really complaining, I hated that heatwave last summer!) The gloomy greyness and pervasive damp has had me hankering for comfort food and this soup fits the bill!ย  A 'well known soup brand' makes a soup similar to … Continue reading CBA Cookery: Tomato & Ginger Soup Recipe

Rhubarb and Ginger Chia Jam Recipe

I'm LOVING experimenting with chia jam at the moment. The flavour combos are endless and you don't have to worry about pectin content! One of my faves in recent weeks has been banana & lime, which was so good (anyone else remember the banana jam that Morrisons sold years ago?! Nobody else seems to remember … Continue reading Rhubarb and Ginger Chia Jam Recipe

CBA Cookery: Vegan Tagine Recipe

This is just soooo good! I wasn't really sure whether I could call it a 'tagine' since I don't actually have one of those fancy pots, I just chucked it all in the slow cooker, but it certainly has Moroccan vibes and flavours so I'm going with it!  This recipe is super easy and versatile, … Continue reading CBA Cookery: Vegan Tagine Recipe

5 Natural Remedies for Hay Fever

That annoying scratchy feeling in the back of my throat reminded me that it is hay fever season once again! (sarcastic yay!) So I thought I would share my favourite remedy, that I use on both myself and the rest of my family, and chuck in some other natural remedies too so that you can … Continue reading 5 Natural Remedies for Hay Fever