Tag: Inspiration

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 […]

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 […]

Breaking Breakfast (habits – and forming new ones)

Breaking Breakfast (habits – and forming new ones)

According to this report, two in five Brits skip breakfast. When you take a look around your office in the morning, you’ll probably see the familiar scene of people fuelling their days with coffee or having a quick grab and go breakfast in the form […]

8 lessons from climbing a mountain in the dark

8 lessons from climbing a mountain in the dark

In September 2016 I joined SeaSoul & Snow in a nighttime climb of Mount Snowdon in aid of Trekstock. If you’ve got your can do attitude on and want to know if a trek like this is right for you, here is an account of how things went […]

Meat Free Monday to meat free for life – the path to going meat free

Meat Free Monday to meat free for life – the path to going meat free

Is being a gluten free veggie too “restrictive”? No, in short; not for me at least. I’d been gluten free for a number of years and, whilst the improvement was vast, I still felt as though there was room for improvement. Going gluten free encouraged […]

Choosing to climb a mountain: does it make you a bit mad?

Choosing to climb a mountain: does it make you a bit mad?

Changed your lifestyle and want to test your physical limits? If you want to see how upping your nutrition ante affects your physical endurance, you might be tempted to sign up to a physical challenge. This is exactly what happened to me; I saw a […]

Birthday blues? Find out how you could channel that into something positive

Birthday blues? Find out how you could channel that into something positive

Known amongst your friends as a birthday “Grinch”? You are not alone. And don’t worry, we realise you’re unlikely to resent other people feeling special on their birthdays, but perhaps for a while (and for a number of reasons) you just haven’t been feeling the […]

Highlights from the Good Life Live event 2016

Highlights from the Good Life Live event 2016

The Can Eat journey has taken us to some, seemingly, unlikely places. To our minds it was pretty natural that we’d go and check out the Good Life Live & Edible Garden Show 2016: knowing where our food comes from is integral to us. We […]

International Women’s Day: everyday female role models

International Women’s Day: everyday female role models

Now, to be clear, we’re not talking about “role models” in that slightly odd, disassociating way of putting women up on pedestals. We’re talking about celebrating the women we meet on a day to day basis that inspire us to amplify particular qualities in ourselves. […]

The Good + Simple book tour

The Good + Simple book tour

At a staged photoshoot some years ago we met organic makeup artist Sjaniel, who told us all about her philosophy on food and these great friends of hers who were doing impressive work on the food scene; Hemsley+Hemsley. We gave their first book a go […]