Good evening everybody- a few weeks’ ago I published my ‘What I Eat in A Day’ blog post- it was one of my favourite blog posts to write and I always love reading them when other bloggers do them: I’m always on the hunt to mix things up and it can often feel boring to have sweet potato again. (I don’t know what I’d do without them) However, when I was uploading it, I was thinking about it might be good to start introducing more vegetable based meals– rather than just adding them to fish and chicken like I’m currently doing. My relationship with meat is an interesting one: when we lived in China,  I hardly ate any meat and felt great on it but since my return to the UK ,I… View Post

  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