Blend My Day Breakfast Review

(NB These items were gifted to me, but the review is completely honest and unpaid for) Confession: I LOVE breakfasts, but I rarely have time to make them for myself. Between feeding Cato the dog, dashing frantically around the house hunting for lost shoes and socks, making breakfast for four young kids, cleaning toothpaste off little … Continue reading “Blend My Day Breakfast Review”

Simple Steps to a Healthy Gut

Did you know that you are more bacteria than you are human? Gut health has become a huge topic of discussion in recent years – and for good reason! Hippocrates once wrote that “all disease begins in the gut” and, more and more, today’s health experts are sitting up and taking note. In fact, from … Continue reading “Simple Steps to a Healthy Gut”

The Future of Plant Protein

N.B. Post Sponsored by the FutureKitchen Project*Most people who enjoy a plant-based diet have been stopped and asked, by mystified passers-by, the question, “but where do you get your protein from?” One of the most common (and frustrating!) misconceptions of vegan diets is that going meat-free means we must be devoid of nutrients, and hugely … Continue reading “The Future of Plant Protein”

Top Tips For Veganuary

Whether you’re doing it for health, animal welfare or environmental reasons, it seems that everyone is starting to embrace plant-based foods. In fact, I’ve been overwhelmed by just how many people are trying out Veganuary this year. Far from being a random experiment, more and more of us are getting onboard and – hurrah! – trying … Continue reading “Top Tips For Veganuary”

10 Tips For a More Sustainable Life

As a mama of three young boys, there is nothing more important to me than protecting our planet and trying to undo the damage our fast-paced, disposable lives have done. Thankfully, after a year of turbulence – including the heart-breaking burning of the Amazon rainforest -the world is finally starting to sit up and take … Continue reading “10 Tips For a More Sustainable Life”

Foods to Boost Your Immune System

As the nights slowly draw in and we snuggle further down into our scarves and blankets, our bodies become increasingly vulnerable to winter nasties. Yet, if you don’t want to spend the next few months sneezing into endless tissues, or burrowed beneath a duvet, then there’s plenty you can do to protect your body from … Continue reading “Foods to Boost Your Immune System”

Why You Need to Activate Nuts and Seeds

From delicious, indulgent cheesecakes to creamy (dairy-free) frostings and gooey brownies, nuts have a magical way of transforming ingredients into something truly special. I’m never caught without a huge stockpile of nuts (cashews, almonds, macadamia, pecans, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts…I’m nuts for nuts!) in my kitchen cupboards as they’re so versatile when you’re creating healthier, more … Continue reading “Why You Need to Activate Nuts and Seeds”

How to Beat Sugar Cravings

Back in my early 20s, I was a fully-fledged sugar addict. After rolling in from a stressful day at work, I’d tear into a family-sized bag of marshmallows and devour the lot. Sometimes, I’d even search high and low for a second bag… While this might sound horrific now (it’s easy to judge!), I honestly … Continue reading “How to Beat Sugar Cravings”