Mexican Rice and Beans

We have a food budget of £50 per week, and that’s not much when you start to think of it in terms of seven breakfasts, seven lunches and seven dinners for two people. After I’ve accounted for a different dinner each night, plus our staples for the week, plus my crucial supply of coconut peanut butter,…

I am perfect

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week and it got me thinking about perception, body image and self love. I’ve seen a few things on Instagram that all follow the same wave of “progress, not perfection.” And I get it, it’s meant to be a lesson in not getting hung up about perfectionism and total…

My Favourite Baked Sweet Potato

You can still have a healthy meal with minimal effort when you let the oven do the lion’s share of the cooking. I love making this recipe at the weekends, so I can bung the sweet potato in the oven, forget about it whilst I complete a couple of chores, then sit down to a…

3 Cheap Ingredients: Fruit and Veg

I bet that you can walk into any supermarket in the UK and find loose bananas, carrots and sweet potatoes. These three ingredients are inexpensive, packed full of nutrition and the starting point for so many wholefood recipes. Bananas are my favourite fruit and I have one for breakfast every day. Bananas are an excellent…

Dairy-Free Mushroom and Basil Soup

That’s the thing about cream. It makes things creamy. But when you’re looking to cut down on dairy for the sake of your skin and digestion, what do you turn to? My answer is butter beans. A whole carton went into making this soup, which gave it this silky, delicious texture. I used basil stalks…