Winter musings Winter is here - a time to ease into rest, contemplation and reflection. I've made a lot of changes in my life this year. I've moved town, (sort-of) changed jobs and have continued my deep dive into spiritual & personal development. At the core of this my philosophy has always remained: tread lightly… Continue reading Winter musings + zero waste life update!
This is my absolute favourite way to eat brown rice at the moment - it's a savoury taste explosion for those nights when you want something simple, wholesome and satisfying. I recently started reading up about the importance of iodine, a crucial mineral for thyroid function that is readily available from fish and sea vegetables.… Continue reading Cosy Sea Mineral Bowl
It's been a while since I posted, but lots of culinary adventures have been taking place, including forays into the land of gluten free baking! I am SO excited to share this recipe with you today, for my favourite buckwheat bread. I've been making a batch of this every week for the past month now,… Continue reading Unbelievable Gluten-Free Buckwheat Bread
Chia jam is an easy, low sugar alternative to "normal" jam. The chia seeds help it to thicken, giving a jam like consistency. Plus, unlike your average jam, it takes just 30 minutes to make, start to finish. Because it's low in sugar, chia jam doesn't have the preservative required to let is keep as… Continue reading Strawberry & Pear Chia Jam
Peanut butter and Chamomile I hear you ask?! Listen up for a great new flavour combination ... When I bake, it tends to be (1) spontaneous, (2) sporadic, and (3) chaotic. All of these elements combined in the creation of this recipe! Baking for me is really therapeutic and brings me much more into the… Continue reading Peanut Butter & Chamomile Breakfast Muffins
In just five simple steps, you can drastically reduce to nearly zero the amount of waste you produce in your kitchen (aside from any food packaging waste). See my guide to shopping for food zero waste (without access to bulk stores!) if you want some tips on that. See all other posts relating to zero… Continue reading 5 Steps to A Zero Waste Kitchen
Foraging beginner? Check out my Foraging dos and don'ts guide to help you forage with confidence. Wild Garlic - the route into foraging for many ! It's hard to mistake the flowers and leaves of Allium ursinum, wild garlic or ramsons, for anything else. The leaves give off a very strong garlicky smell when crushed. It is very common… Continue reading 3 Ways With Wild Garlic