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Why I Could Never Recommend Calorie Counting

Why I Could Never Recommend Calorie Counting

  There are a few reasons why I would never recommend calorie counting for weight loss.   Calories In vs Calories Out. We have all heard statements like: it’s a simple matter of physics, Calories equal energy so if you consume less calories you’ll lose weight....
Healthy Comfort Foods: Cauli, Mac & Cheese

Healthy Comfort Foods: Cauli, Mac & Cheese

We all have those days when we just want to eat something stodgy and comforting. Maybe the weather is miserable, or maybe we’ve had a difficult day or are just tired. Maybe we’re craving those wonderful childhood foods that take us back to more carefree times. Enter...
Healthy 1 Minute Microwave Mugcakes (gluten free)

Healthy 1 Minute Microwave Mugcakes (gluten free)

You know how sometimes you just need cake right now? But you don’t have one to hand and it’s ten to eleven at night which is definitely not bake o’clock. Well no need to worry, I’ve got your back. Not only are there 4 AMAZING cakes in this post, they all only take 1...
We Owe This To The Kids

We Owe This To The Kids

I’ve got two young kids and my most dreaded times of the day are meal times. I guess most parents can relate to this! Getting my kids to eat what I want them to eat is a battle of epic proportions.   Very early on in parenthood, my husband and I made the decision that...
A Love Affair With Sourdough

A Love Affair With Sourdough

I’m not a hipster, nor do I run a bakery. I live in France where I’m practically tripping over good bread. But I bake my own sourdough.   I remember the first time I tried ‘Pain au Levain’ from the village bakery. The leathery crust and chewy dough with...
Go On, Avocado! 3 Quick & Scrumptious Recipes

Go On, Avocado! 3 Quick & Scrumptious Recipes

Did you know that the word ‘Avocado’ is the same word used in ancient Mexico for testicles? Well now you do! (you can thank me later).   It’s not just their name that makes Avocados so great! They contain about 20 different vitamins and minerals, are...