Tag: It starts with food

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

How meal prep mania may be putting a dampener on your food relationship

How meal prep mania may be putting a dampener on your food relationship

Health bloggers and coaches regularly state that prepping your meals in advance is one of the best ways of ensuring that you fill yourself up with nutritious foods all through the busy week. And in a lot of ways, this IS true: if you have […]

The silver lining in the dark cloud that is S.A.D

The silver lining in the dark cloud that is S.A.D

The fog is rolling in, we’ve lit the beacons (jack o lanterns) and we’ve been plunged headfirst into the time period of getting up in the dark. Yes, winter IS coming and, along with it, Seasonal Affective Disorder. What Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) might look […]

Creamy pumpkin and roasted garlic pasta

Creamy pumpkin and roasted garlic pasta

With the start of Autumn, naturally comes an array of gorgeous gourds (squashes and pumpkins), but how can you use them up in a really delicious, minimum fuss way? Try out this really delicious and creamy pumpkin and garlic sauce I came up with and […]