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Deliciously Ella’s Chewy Sultana Cookies

If you’re having a coffee morning with some friends, or want to take something healthy into the office, you won’t go wrong with Deliciously Ella’s Chewy Sultana Cookies. (Apologies for another Ella related review, she’s just too good!!) These cookies don’t have heaps of refined sugar or the usual baking ingredients you might find in store bought or even homemade …

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Healthy Changes – Part 2: Getting a Good Breakfast

Start your day with no regrets. That means getting a good breakfast inside you, to keep you awake and ready for the day.  Healthy Changes is a series of short posts where I hope to provide simple ideas on how you can make little alterations in your life to create a big difference in how you feel. 

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Healthy Changes – Part 1: Wonders of the VegBox

Healthy doesn’t have to be hard. It doesn’t even have to be boring or insanely complicated. This is the first of a series of short posts where I hope to provide simple ideas on how you can make little and simple changes in your life which can make quite a big difference in how you feel. 

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Why You Should Focus on ‘Healthy’

You’ve probably heard a lot about eating healthily and the importance of being ‘healthy’ but do you know what it actually means or where to start? I realised that I didn’t know until a little while ago when I started to research deeper into the subject. I realised that it was a lot more than just about food and involved many …

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Fed Up

It’s time for a revolution.  Peter and I signed up for a free trial of Netflix this weekend. We settled down to watch a horror on Saturday evening. It was a story about a group of high powered people bullying and manipulating youngsters into taking drugs, it created an epidemic and spread over the country.

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4 Tasty Cookery Books I’m Loving Right Now

For some it’s shoes, for others it’s handbags, but for me, cookery books are my weakness! I’m not certain when it started, but I think it has something to do with summer trips to Eastbourne, seeing Peter’s Mum’s collection growing and talking to her about her latest purchase, food and all things cooking. My bookshelf is still relatively bare in …

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June 9th: An Evening with Deliciously Ella – Oxford Union

Peter and I had a great evening at the Deliciously Ella Oxford Union Q&A session last week. I came away with a few gems & take-away tips in relation to healthy eating, lifestyle and student life, and thought I’d share these with you here!  I couldn’t believe my luck in early May when I spotted that Ella had put new …

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Hemsley Hemsley Meatballs & Cauliflower Tabbouleh

This weekend I bought myself some new (well.. new to me!) plates for RecipeVix, and I’m so pleased I did, as I came away with the beautiful blue plate pictured above. This lot came from Oxfam and the Gloucester Green market, all for under £20!

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A Little More About Me: 10 of My Favourite Things…Part 2!

Writing Part 1 & 2 of this blog post has made me realise my passion for learning. I’ve realised that I’m happiest when I’m learning new things, be it about a new city, food, music or the environment. I just love learning. And up until recently, I haven’t been all that proactive about seeking out new things to learn. Thankfully I’ve …