How To Eat Mindfully

How To Eat Mindfully

Mindful eating; it’s a hot topic right now and with good reason. Despite it’s image, you don’t need to be a monk or a travelling yogi to practise it, and it benefits everyone! In the US and UK our eating culture is far from mindful. We often grab our...
Is Eating Meat Really Bad For Us?

Is Eating Meat Really Bad For Us?

For many of us, meat is a staple part of our diet. In the industrial world we consume, on average, 80kg of meat per person each year. That’s over 200g per day! [1]   Meat provides us with valuable protein, vitamins A, B1, B12, nicamin, iron and zinc. However, recent...
Serving Up Summer: Awesome Veggie Burgers

Serving Up Summer: Awesome Veggie Burgers

vegan, gluten free, nut free I’m always on the hunt for a great veggie burger. For me, this means the texture should be substantial but not too heavy or gloopy, it needs to have good hold for frying or grilling, and of course must be full of flavour and...
Serving Up Summer: Grilled Peach & Chicken Salad

Serving Up Summer: Grilled Peach & Chicken Salad

gluten free, nut free   I’m all about grilling right now! BBQ’d everything, throwing things under the grill! This time of year I don’t feel like standing over a hot stove or spending much time in the kitchen at all. The sun is out in all her glory, it’s super hot and...
Serving Up Summer: Garden Pea & Mint Soup

Serving Up Summer: Garden Pea & Mint Soup

Vegan, gluten free, nut free   I usually associate soups with winter time, something warm and comforting for chilly evenings. But soups can be excellent light meals for the summer when it’s too hot to eat something heavier.   This pea and mint soup is perfect because...
Serving Up Summer: Tomato Gazpacho

Serving Up Summer: Tomato Gazpacho

Vegan, gluten free, nut free   This is a beautifully refreshing cold soup for a hot summer day. Super hydrating, a great light meal for when it’s too hot to eat, or a refreshing beverage. Not to mention it’s an excellent source of vitamins and minerals!   Kids will...