Though it really shouldn’t be, it does seem that trying to be healthy can be a challenge for most. It’s something that some people really have to think about, and work on. When you’re a busy mum, it can sometimes feel impossible. You can often find yourself grabbing convenience food, and don’t even start about … Continue reading 5 areas of your health you should always prioritise as a busy mum
This week I have decided to create a vegan family meal planner for our dinner times... in the evening. I thought I’d better state it’s for the evening as I’ve always called the three meal times breakfast, dinner and tea! When I got with my husband he called them breakfast, lunch and dinner... Of course … Continue reading My vegan family meal planner and dinner menu
It’s so important to be and maintain a healthy weight, yet I feel the whole ‘weight loss’ saga is a bit out of control. Too many people are focussed on their weight and wanting to be thin or skinny, but they are not focussed on their health. They want a diet that stills enables them … Continue reading How to lose weight and maintain it naturally
We had a kid free Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning the weekend just gone, so I finally got a chance to take Ben to Vinnie’s Eatery in Cheltenham. I’d been once before last summer with a friend when attending the very first Cheltenham Vegan Fair and had been desperate to return! I follow a mainly … Continue reading Vinnie’s Eatery review: Plant based restaurant in Cheltenham
If you’re looking for ways to encourage healthy eating habits for your children then you’re in the right place. I’m a mum to two young children, a girl age five and a boy age three. Luckily my daughter has always been very open to trying new foods, even if she assumes she won’t like it. … Continue reading Top tips to get kids to eat healthy foods
Since January 2017 I have been ‘refined sugar free’. I have unknowingly made a couple of slip ups (thanks Baxters for changing your lentil and veg soup recipe), but I have tried my best to not consume anything that has sugar as an added ingredient. I had already, long before this, begun my quest to … Continue reading Why is refined sugar bad?
Leading a more sustainable and eco-friendly lifestyle has never been more important. We are causing so much preventable damage to our planet and that's without the whole global warming scenario. I’m not sure whether I believe man is causing global warming or whether it’s actually a natural phenomenon that was inevitable regardless of human pollution. … Continue reading 5 simple ways to reduce waste in the kitchen
One thing that’s been winding me up lately is this ‘everything in moderation’ diet nonsense. Yep, nonsense. I said it and I reckon a lot of people will disagree, but hear me out. I truly believe that this ‘moderation diet’ is just most people’s excuse to be able to eat all the bad things they … Continue reading Is the ‘everything in moderation’ diet a load of baloney?
Many people question whether it’s more beneficial to eat organic food and if it’s a healthier choice. After all, organic food is a lot more expensive, so is this extra cost worth it? In my opinion it is totally worth it. I would rather cut back on something else in order to afford the majority … Continue reading Why everyone should eat organic food
This is something that I have thought for a long while and it’s a topic that has recently been in the news with some arguing we need 10 portions a day and others claiming just 3-4 portions of fruit and veg are enough. Both articles claim scientists came to these conclusions, so it’s no wonder … Continue reading Getting your 5-a-day does not make you healthy