5 Simple Anxiety Hacks For Busy Mums

Sometimes you can just be trundling along, having a day, and then BOOM anxiety comes and pounces on you! Argh! The little inner voice that can send rational thoughts tumbling down a black hole doom spiral, while you feel like you're watching helplessly from the sidelines.ย  Anxiety disorders are more common than you may think, … Continue reading 5 Simple Anxiety Hacks For Busy Mums

Gluten Free Chocolate Breakfast Muffins

There has been so much going on 'behind the scenes' here that I've not had much chance to dabble in any delicious recipes lately! Also what with all this Brexit shambles going on there's a part of my brain that keeps worrying about whether I should be panic buying tinned mangoes and wondering why my … Continue reading Gluten Free Chocolate Breakfast Muffins

5 Minute Chocolate Mug Pudding (gf, df, sf, vegan)

Sometimes I just NEED something sweet and stodgy and I don't want to wait for it! I first discovered this recipe when I had to be dairy-free years ago and the corner shop never had any dairy-free cake when I wanted to impulse buy some at 8pm! These days anything I bake has to be … Continue reading 5 Minute Chocolate Mug Pudding (gf, df, sf, vegan)

Gluten Free Lebkuchen Recipe

One thing I absolutely love about the festive season is the appearance of lebkuchen in the shops! I especially love those little heart shaped ones with the apricot jam in the middle and can happily eat a whole bag to myself. One day, years ago, when I was heavily pregnant with my eldest child, I … Continue reading Gluten Free Lebkuchen Recipe

7 Gifts That Aren’t Booze

Now, I'm not here to be a massive kill-joy, but it's that time of year again when well-meaning people start gifting alcohol to people they don't know very well, and I want to encourage you to think a moment before you start flinging your festive wine about! Drinking alcohol is such an integrated part of … Continue reading 7 Gifts That Aren’t Booze

Gluten Free Yorkshire Parkin Recipe

Parkin is traditional Autumn fodder in the North of England. There's the biscuit-y kind and the sponge-cake-y kind and many different variations of the recipe for it. Predominantly hailing from West Yorkshire and Lancashire it is traditionally eaten on Bonfire night, but I tend to shove it in my face for most of autumn! This … Continue reading Gluten Free Yorkshire Parkin Recipe

Homeopathic Remedies for Insomnia & Sleep Troubles

A good night's sleep is so important to our wellbeing. Lack of sleep has such a large knock-on effect on the rest of our lives (and the people who have to live with us!) that problems in this area can be really debilitating. Obviously sometimes our lack of sleep is difficult to solve, especially if … Continue reading Homeopathic Remedies for Insomnia & Sleep Troubles

CBA Cookery: Easy Vegetarian Bolognaise Recipe

  This recipe is super easy, for those days when you're surprised you had the energy to drag yourself out of bed but apparently you have to be a responsible parent and keep everyone alive! I usually save some of the bolognaise sauce to make in to chilli the next day by chucking a tin … Continue reading CBA Cookery: Easy Vegetarian Bolognaise Recipe

Carrot Cake Traybake Recipe (gf, df)

I absolutely love carrot cake, it is my favourite! I once said that if I could get paid to do anything, then I would like to travel the world eating carrot cakes and reviewing them... which in hindsight, seems a little silly! This is not a 'healthy' recipe (sorry!) but going on the basis of … Continue reading Carrot Cake Traybake Recipe (gf, df)

What’s In My Winter Wellness Kit?

  So 'tis the season to battle some serious germ monsters! Kids returning to school after the summer break seem to brew a great big soup of illness and it's no surprise that they then 'share the love' with their adult carers! Just one week back in to term and my son caught a cold … Continue reading What’s In My Winter Wellness Kit?