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What does it really mean to speak your truth?

What does it really mean to speak your truth?

It can be hard to put your finger on what it really means to totally speak YOUR truth, if this is something that you are only now beginning to explore. And that is totally OK. If someone had asked me, even a year ago, what […]

Aromatic tempeh, potato and not-nut butter curry

Aromatic tempeh, potato and not-nut butter curry

This curry has become a regular feature in our house since a friend gifted us some Wow Butter – thanks to his nut allergies Tom’s never been able to understand how amazing peanut butter is – until he tried some of this stuff so I […]

Being truly, properly, authentic

Being truly, properly, authentic

I have a confession to make. I’ve been feeling a little at odds with this blog for a while now: there’s been something niggling away that I just haven’t been able to put my finger on. So, I’ve been taking some time to work out […]

Guest blog: Ella Hulbert, Ella Rose Cakes – Beat the January Blues with cake

Guest blog: Ella Hulbert, Ella Rose Cakes – Beat the January Blues with cake

If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll probably be familiar with my lovely friend Vicky @theflourishingpantry but you may not be as familiar with her wonderful and incredibly talented sister Ella, Founder and Chief Baker at Ella Rose Cakes. I was especially keen to get […]

How to make the leap from surviving to thriving

How to make the leap from surviving to thriving

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humour, and some style” Maya Angelou Such powerful words, as always, from Maya Angelou. Do they resonate with you too? This time of […]

A crowd pleasing vegan, gluten and nut free roast dinner

A crowd pleasing vegan, gluten and nut free roast dinner

When you have dietary requirements, the festive season and social gatherings can bring about some anxiety – especially if this is a new development for you. It can also bring a fair amount of anxiety to hosts without personal experience of dietary requirements. What kind […]

5 oat free alternative porridge ideas

5 oat free alternative porridge ideas

When it comes to breakfast, during the colder months, there’s nothing better than a steaming bowl of porridge to get the day started. But what if you can’t have oats like everyone else seems to? If, like me, you’re an oat sensitive Coeliac, you’ll be […]

Remembering that your presence is a present

Remembering that your presence is a present

In talking to lots of women about how they feel around this time of year, it certainly seems that the pressure is kicking in and that unattainable superwoman complex society has given us is overriding our self care and mindfulness practices. Firstly, I want you […]

Spiced squash smoothie

Spiced squash smoothie

I know, it’s getting to that time where everything is extra rushed; deadlines are creeping in, you’ve got even more demands on your free time and it might be tempting to skip breakfast because you’re in too much of a hurry. I also know it’s […]

How a minimalist approach (and store cupboard) could feed your can eat attitude

How a minimalist approach (and store cupboard) could feed your can eat attitude

When it comes to maintaining your can eat attitude, it’s often useful to adopt a more minimalist approach rather than fretting about having cupboards full to the brim with ingredients you very rarely use. Personally, I’ve been taking a more minimalist approach to life over […]