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

This year, I’ve been overwhelmed by just how many people are trying out Veganuary. Far from being a random experiment, more and more people are getting onboard and – hurrah! – trying out a vegan, plant-based diet throughout January. Every supermarket I’ve been in over the last few days has a special aisle dedicated to … 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”

Gut Feelings: The Importance of a Healthy Gut

That wise old fellow Hippocrates once wrote that “all disease begins in the gut” and, more and more, modern-day health experts are starting to sit up and take note. Over the last few years, science has started playing catch-up, with studies slowly starting to reveal how closely linked our overall health is to our gut. … Continue reading “Gut Feelings: The Importance of a Healthy Gut”

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”