healthy mind

Facebook-less and content: two weeks on

My facebook detox is going disturbingly well. I say disturbingly because I didn’t realise how much crap I was feeding my brain until I went off it. Without the daily (sometimes hourly) dose of fake news, bad news, argumentative people and general annoyance that comes from spending too much time on social media, I am… Continue reading Facebook-less and content: two weeks on

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A decluttering detox (or how to stay off Facebook for a month)

I have a confession to make. I consider myself to be a generally healthy person, and by that I mean in mind and body. As much as I’ve explored the connection between food and health on this blog, I’ve also frequently referenced the importance of a healthy mind and balance in all things. You can’t… Continue reading A decluttering detox (or how to stay off Facebook for a month)

recipes

Naan Sliders or the great fridge rummage

Sometimes rummaging in your fridge with zero ideas about what to make produces a cracking dish. I remember watching a Masterchef challenge where the contestants were each given a fridge containing ingredients they’d find in their fridges at home – presumably chosen by their significant other, or maybe they had to write a list before… Continue reading Naan Sliders or the great fridge rummage

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Ten best sources of plant protein

When people find out I’m vegan, the second question I get asked is where do you get your protein. The first is inevitably, but don’t you miss steak hey!! (honestly nope, not anymore)   With the massive plant based explosion in the last couple of years, general knowledge about plant proteins is on the rise.… Continue reading Ten best sources of plant protein

recipes

Butter Bean Lasagne with Cashew Cheese Sauce

Some of my best recipes are concocted near the end of the month when I’m short on ingredients and long on inspiration. Why I’m never as inspired with a packed pantry, I don’t know – maybe it’s too easy to rehash the usual staples. With slightly demented glee, I therefore treat those lean days before… Continue reading Butter Bean Lasagne with Cashew Cheese Sauce