VEGAN CALCIUM RICH FOODS

This is just a simple guide for some great calcium sources. Obviously lots of other foods also contain calcium. Amounts can vary with season + preparation method.   My favouites – Enriched plant milks 400ml (roughly 2 cups is 2/3rd of your daily requirements -ADULT) Tofu (calcium set) 100g is half of an adults daily needs Sesame seeds contain 975mg of calcium per 100g.   … Continue reading VEGAN CALCIUM RICH FOODS

THE BEST EVER VEGAN HUMMUS (NO COOK)

Hummus is life . I seriously start to panic when I don’t have any!! What could be better than hot pitta (in fact is there anything hotter than the inside of a pitta bread?) and hummus! Here is my recipe for you ….yes YOU! INGREDIENTS 2 x 400g cans of chickpeas (keep the liquid) 4 tsp tahini 6 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil (plus extra … Continue reading THE BEST EVER VEGAN HUMMUS (NO COOK)

FRESH VEGAN TORTILLAS WITH A GLUTEN FREE OPTION

This is one of those recipes that is so simple. Every time I make them I curse myself for not making them more regularly. If you have children they can hep make these too. If you read the ingredients on most store pack tortillas you will question why they use all those unnecessary ingredients. These are natural and additive free! INGREDIENTS 2 cups all purpose … Continue reading FRESH VEGAN TORTILLAS WITH A GLUTEN FREE OPTION

SUPER SIMPLE ELDERFLOWER CHAMPAGNE RECIPE SEASONAL + FORAGED

Hello darlings. Today I’m sharing a elder-flower champagne recipe with you all. This is super simple and delicious . Foraged and seasonal. ~ “It’s only a weed if you don’t know its super power “ INGREDIENTS 750 g caster sugar 20 heads of elderflower 2 tbsp white wine vinegar 3 lemons- zest + grated Pinch of dried yeast DIRECTIONS In a clean bucket add 3 litres of … Continue reading SUPER SIMPLE ELDERFLOWER CHAMPAGNE RECIPE SEASONAL + FORAGED

HOW I CHANGED MY EATING HABITS + WHY I BECAME VEGAN

This was me . Age 19 with my first son. I was un healthy . Living off junk food, processed foods + meat. One day I decided to educate myself about nutrition and foods. I lost several stone, gained my health and breath! This wasn’t easy, it was hard, I had to make lots of changes. I had hardly any money to live off- so … Continue reading HOW I CHANGED MY EATING HABITS + WHY I BECAME VEGAN

HONOUR YOUR FLOW – PERIOD BRILLIANCE

Hello all, it’s been a while. There has been so much going on. Anyway it’s all relatively calmer now. So this well overdue post is here! I contacted Honour your flow regarding their reusable menstrual pads. I’ve been eager to try some for ages. They were complete babes and sent me 2 to try.   They have changed my life !!!! Seriously I kid you … Continue reading HONOUR YOUR FLOW – PERIOD BRILLIANCE

BIRTHDAY + CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE FOR UNDER 8’S

Having copious amounts of kids like I do, I feel we have received our fair share of tatt and gems in the gift department over the years. With the festive feeling getting stronger I thought I’d be a generous soul and share some of our favourite gifts. (Basically the stuff that lasts the charity bag cull) OK ..OK I didnt realise how many books would … Continue reading BIRTHDAY + CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE FOR UNDER 8’S

BURSTING GARDEN / COUNTRYSIDE PRODUCE AUGUST / FOOD FOR FREE

The hedgerows, and countryside are fit to burst with beautiful  produce. I thought I’d share a few photos from around my garden today. Some are fruits that are ready to eat, some need a few more weeks. But don’t miss out, get out there and find some food. Food that is seasonal and close to us fits our needs perfectly. Elderberries not ready yet, but … Continue reading BURSTING GARDEN / COUNTRYSIDE PRODUCE AUGUST / FOOD FOR FREE