Baking · Breakfast · Zero Waste-friendly

Quinoa & Raisin Soda Bread

This is another recipe using fantastic, British-grown pulses and grains from the good folks over at Hodmedod's. This time their nutty, protein-rich & delicious quinoa is at centre stage!  "I don't think you realise quite how much I love soda bread." Those were my Mum's words when she set her eyes on this bread! I… Continue reading Quinoa & Raisin Soda Bread

Autumn · Breakfast · Zero Waste-friendly

Autumn Spiced Baked Oatmeal with Buckwheat

Here's a recipe for a simple and delicious baked oatmeal recipe, perfect for a cosy autumn morning when you've got a little more time on your hands to prep a delicious breakfast. Top with chopped nuts, fresh fruit, and some molasses or maple syrup to invoke the spirit of the autumn fairies. It will serve… Continue reading Autumn Spiced Baked Oatmeal with Buckwheat

Autumn · Breakfast · Snacks + Sides · Zero Waste-friendly

Fava Bean Houmous with Roasted Garlic

I love houmous - it goes with everything! As a dip, as a sandwich filling, as a topping for soup, stew or's always a winner in my book! However, shop-bought houmous is quite expensive, and always comes in plastic packaging. So once I went zero waste, I realised I would have to start making my own. The… Continue reading Fava Bean Houmous with Roasted Garlic

Autumn · Baking · Breakfast · Sweet · Zero Waste-friendly

Chronicles of the Apple 3: Big Apple Cake

In this series, I'll be sharing recipes that make use of the most versatile of autumnal fruits - the humble apple! For more easy apple recipes, see part 1 here, and part 2 here. I'm calling this "Big Apple Cake" because that's what it is! This is the Mother of all Apple Cakes, packed with… Continue reading Chronicles of the Apple 3: Big Apple Cake

Autumn · Baking · Breakfast · Zero Waste-friendly

Perfect Staple Wholemeal Bread

I love this time of year. Early autumn, when the sun is still shining and the days are warm, but there's a hint of the misty coolness ahead. Apples are ripening on the trees, and there's a real sense of excitement about the cosy days to come. Around the time of the Equinox (which this… Continue reading Perfect Staple Wholemeal Bread

Autumn · Breakfast · Zero Waste-friendly

5 Cosy Oatmeal Recipes for Autumn

If you follow me over on Instagram, you'll know I'm a major porridge fan. I have oats in some form almost every morning (and have done for the past three years!), and I just never get bored! Porridge oats are not only a very cheap option for a budget breakfast, they are a fantastic health… Continue reading 5 Cosy Oatmeal Recipes for Autumn