Deciding what to eat for breakfast is a real problem for me. I’ve since realised that my possible blog sugar issues (feeling jittery, craving sugar and being hungry soon after brekkie) is not only a sign I am not enough but that I’m specifically not eating enough protein. My previous smoothie recipes have been mainly fruit based and while they were a good source of nutrition, I realised I wasn’t getting enough protein and fats in there and, as a result, wasn’t controlling my blood sugar as well as I could. A week or so later, I was sent a lovely parcel by the folks at Health Hampers and decided to use the lovely goodies to create a new go-to smoothie of my own… I was sent one of their… View Post

A few weeks ago, the Leek Association challenged me to recreate one of the recipes from their site in my own kitchen. I am always looking for inspiration for gluten and dairy-free dishes, so this sounded perfect! I went for the Pan Roast Chicken with Leek, Cider and Chorizo– with just a few adaptations to make this a free-from friendly dish. The dish was simple to make and jam packed full of flavour!            Thank you to the Leek association for providing the ingredients; you can find more of their recipes here. http://www.british-leeks.co.uk/recipes

  It has been absolutely ages since I posted a recipe so thought I’d upload this simple but yummy lunch time dish. Sea bass is my absolute favourite type of fish and I managed to find it reduced in Waitrose so thought I’d treat myself! I’m trying to eat more avocado (unlike most health bloggers, I am not a huge fan but I know I need more fats in my diet!) so I added 1/2 of one  along with a little bit of sauerkraut ((read this blog on how to introduce sauerkraut into your diet) and served it with a sweet potato. To give the fish a bit of flavour I used a spice mix from a company called Go Spice– who I discovered at the Big Feastival over the… View Post