A Recipe Book!

I am so excited to introduce this recipe book, Perfect Puddings. This contains some delicious and nutritious recipes that the whole family can enjoy, and is available for Kindle. These are tried and tested puddings that have brought our family a lot of joy and nourishment, and I hope they do the same for you, too….

Vegetable Lasagne

This recipe makes for a delicious dinner, that is full of goodness. Pasta sheets 2 courgettes Coconut oil Medley of lentils and veg 1/2 cup of red lentils 1 cup of broccoli 1/2 cup baby sweetcorn 1/2 cup mangetout 1/2 cup of baby leeks 1 chilli pepper (optional) Coconut oil Pesto sauce 1 shallot 3…

Turmeric and Ginger Face Mask

Today’s post is a recipe for your face. This wonderful, deeply moisturising face mask is easy to make and has great results. It combines two potent anti inflammatory herbs, turmeric and ginger, with nourishing olive and coconut oil. I then mixed in a tea spoon of milled linseeds (with goji berries, an antioxidant rich fruit,…

Turning Twenty – Four: Paleo Black Forest Cake

Last week I turned twenty-four! I love birthdays – parties, celebrating, tasty food – it’s all good! However, when it comes to birthday cake, I wanted something that was not only delicious and right for the occasion, but also healthy, nutritious and paleo. An added bonus is this is gluten, dairy and egg free, and…

Breathing In and Out: Life Lessons

This year I made a resolution to be more positive.  It’s funny how hard this has been, and it is only February!!!  However, this year already has provided much opportunity to learn from inspiring individuals and various situations and move forward. The last few weeks has been humbling as I continue to face up to aspects of…

Horseradish Guacamole

This guacamole is tasty and, with the horseradish, really packs a punch nutritionally and in terms of taste. When I did some research, I found a couple of interesting things out about this herb: it may help fight bacteria and stop spasms contains phytonutrients that may help to prevent cancer it is a good source of…

Turmeric Milkshake

Turmeric is a vivid bright orange spice that has been used for centuries in Ayurvedic and Traditional Chinese Medicine as a herbal aid for conditions such as flatulence, menstrual difficulties, toothache and bruises.  It has anti inflammatory and anti oxidant properties, and may help in the relief for some symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, such as…

Simple Up Do

This up do is so simple! Section a part of your hair off at the front and plait. Pin the plait to the side of your head, using bobby pins Using a clip, pull the rest of your hair back Hey presto! It’s that easy! Hot tip: If you have a hair corsage or fancy…

A Little Something Different…

I’m always tempted when it comes to fashion to play it safe, but recently, in the vogue of embracing being beautifully unique, I have been a bit more adventurous. Cue these bargain dresses with the one strap (I love this style!) in deep purple and turquoise. The dress on the left was £1 off a…

Little Mistress

Little Mistress has been a recent discovery. Their gorgeous dresses are so glamorous and stylish! The dress on the right was the choice for my daughter’s christening. I’m so glad I chose this one, as it was comfortable and warm for wearing in the church. I was also able to put leggings on underneath to add…

A Year of Thinking Positively

Hello everyone! January has flown by and in the whirlwind I have not posted in a while. Today I want to share with you all a firm resolve for 2016. As 2015 melted away into a new year, I felt deeply moved that my thinking needed to develop and change this year. If you have been…

Christmassy Ginger Chocolate Truffles

Christmas is a wonderful time of year for chocolates, which are in abundance. If you fancy the enjoyment without the guilt, give these tasty vegan paleo chocolate truffles a try. Oh, and they’re gingery, too Ingredients 100g dark chocolate (min 70%, but the darker it is the better) 1 cup of mixed nuts (mine had…