I discovered this recipe when I did a presentation and demo with Hodmedods in Devon. I also tested out the Hemsley & Hemsley version. Here I’ve made a few changes to create a sticky and dairy free version with toasted nuts and a simple method. This recipe is by no means going to make you … Continue reading Black Bean & Blueberry Brownies
Ceviche is a seafood dish originating from Latin America and involves curing the seafood in citrus juices. In Mexico each family recipe varied in fish type and spice. In this country it works really well with mackerel which is a highly nutritious and sustainable fish. It really feels like summer when we head to the beach … Continue reading Summer Ceviche
Every Spring we move back into our outside home. Living in caravans we spend a lot of our time cooking on fires outside and using as much natural, free food as we can. Living a semi outdoor lifestyle is made all the more exciting when the wild garlic starts appearing in abundance in woodlands and along road sides. With … Continue reading Wild Garlic Pesto
I have since recorded and studied my own experiences and applied nutritional knowledge, research and experimentation (and to my boyfriends relief) can now happily manage and avoid PMS for good! When I used to be on the pill I would think nothing of getting my period. I would happily strut about my normal, everyday life, … Continue reading Manage PMS naturally
I often spend many of the winter months away in warmer climates. However, me and my partner have a bit of problem with being together in the sun and staying healthy. The second the sun comes out we want to celebrate and that usually means wine, nice food and lying in the sun. Which is … Continue reading Food tales from Mexico
Did you know the human brain has actually shrunk over the last 100 years due to our poor Western diet? Worrying isn’t it? BDNF (Brain-derived neurotrophic factor) is a protein that tells cells the brain to make more connections. BDNF decreases when we eat a poor western diet full of processed foods but increases when we … Continue reading Feed a bigger brain!
Hunting for a good granola without all the added sugar, tones of honey or additives was harder than I expected, let alone expensive! I was even more bemused when I realised that the standard almond milk I pay around £1.50 for is 2% almonds, the rest is water. Making my own granola means I can pack … Continue reading Granola and Almond milk