To be honest I never thought I would have an allotment, I'm not naturally 'green fingered' (I don't think) plus it had always seemed like something you would do later on in life, not in your early 30's! But when we were offered an allotment plot last year at an annual price of less than … Continue reading The Allotment Project! Getting Started
I was recently asked to comment on a few foods that help keep our gut in good shape for Healthy Diet Mag. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) can effect up to 1 in 5 people in the UK (1). For some it can be so debilitating that even getting up and going to work can be … Continue reading Have a Happy Belly
There is a lot we can do to protect our liver through lifestyle and diet, especially as two of the main risk factors for chronic liver disease are alcohol misuse and obesity. I've recently been quoted in Health & Wellbeing in an article that encourages you to give your liver a bit of TLC! My … Continue reading Look after your Liver
If you're starting to get into the Christmas spirit then why not give these little festive ginger biscuits a go! Baking (and eating!) these is the perfect way to spend a cosy weekend afternoon. Ingredients (makes 24 biscuits): 350g plain flour 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 2 teaspoons ground ginger 100g butter, chopped into cubes … Continue reading Ginger Snaps!
It feels like Autumn is pretty much here, the nights are getting darker and it's definitely getting chillier, almost time for jumpers! Over the past few months I have enjoyed seeing the change in vegetables that have been delivered in my weekly veg box. Recently we have been getting lots of courgettes, cabbage and potatoes … Continue reading Black and Red Enchiladas