A practical guide to having a sustainable Christmas.
We did it! We went a whole month being 100% vegetarian, and I must say, it was easier than I thought. Our diet wasn’t exactly paleo to begin with, but my husband and I were both brought up eating from a classic English “meat-and-two-veg” menu. There are some fantastic plant-based meat substitutes on the market… Continue reading Day 31: The End Of An Era
As Meat-Free May draws to a close and we reflect on a month of new recipes and new habits, it’s a good time to remember why we’re doing it, so we can decide what impact this will have on our lives going forward. We didn’t give up meat because we don’t like the taste of… Continue reading Day 29: 90 Minutes That Will Change Your Life
The menu over the last few days has become a bit repetitive as we have been cooking some old favourites, so today we're going to explore a different but equally important topic: Palm oil. What is palm oil? Palm oil is exactly that - oil extracted from palm trees. The product itself is harmless and… Continue reading Day 26: The Solution Is In The ‘Palm’ Of Your Hand!
In England (at present) face coverings are not compulsory, however are advised in places where social distancing isn’t possible. At the moment, all major supermarkets are able to maintain this (though to varying degrees), and as this is the only place I am encountering people outside my household, I am yet to wear a face… Continue reading Day 21: To mask or not to mask, that is the question
It’s Tuesday, and instead of sharing a recipe, today I am sharing a little sunshine in the only way I know how. I want to give you some of the ways I bring happiness in to my day in the hope that you too will be inspired to spread a little cheer. 21 Ways of… Continue reading Day 19: Find Happiness In Every Day
Many people, like my husband, are returning to their first Monday morning of work since lockdown, so we thought we’d make a family favourite for dinner to give everyone something to look forward to! Sausage & Mash with Homemade Yorkshire Puddings! Classic British comfort food at its best. Day 18 Menu Breakfast: Scrambled Eggs and… Continue reading Day 18: Fool-proof Yorkshire Puddings
Another sunny Sunday, and whilst dinner isn’t too exciting today, we have been busy making a classic teatime treat: a Victoria Sponge. 🍰 Scroll down for the scarily easy recipe! Day 17 Menu Breakfast: Scrambled Eggs and Baked Beans on Seeded Toast Lunch: Cucumber Sandwiches Dinner: Med Veg Pasta Bake Old Faithful Victoria Sponge Recipe… Continue reading Day 17: Old Faithful Victoria Sponge Recipe
After a painful 2-and-a-half hour trip to get the weekly food shop (don’t ask), we finally have all of the ingredients we need to make pizza! Hurray! Day 16 Menu Breakfast: Scrambled Eggs and Baked Beans on Seeded Toast Lunch: Fried Egg Sandwich with HP Brown Sauce (guilty pleasure) Dinner: Classic Homemade Margherita Pizza (recipe… Continue reading Day 16: Classic Homemade Margherita Pizza
Day 15 and it’s the last day before the ‘big shop’, so nothing exciting on the menu I’m afraid (if you are interested, the menu is at the end of this post). What I will share instead is my favourite new eco-product: Smol Laundry Capsules. The best thing about it is it only cost me… Continue reading Day 15: Good things come in Smol packages