Black bean-hemp protein patties [vegan]

Black Bean Hemp Protein-Patties

This recipe for Black bean-hemp protein patties comes from the book Superfood Kitchen which I have previously reviewed here. I was pretty impressed with the book and I am really excited about sharing this recipe with you (courtesy of The GMC Group) so you can see for yourself what kind of delicious food you can expect to […]

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New plant-based cookbook: Superfood Kitchen {Review}

Superfood Kitchen

Just when I was getting bored of my vegetarian cooking, an email landed in my inbox, a press release telling me all about a new plant-based cookbook, Superfood Kitchen, written by a Los-Angeles-based natural foods chef and on-camera personality Julie Moris. Julie is also an author of four bestselling books including Superfood Smoothies so I was […]

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Investigation: Antibiotics in our food today

antibiotics in farming

If you regularly eat meat and animal products you should be really aware of the fact that the farm animals are regularly given antibiotics, particularly in intensive farming where animals are kept in confined conditions. This means that when you eat meat and animal products from these animals, you also ingest antibiotics left in them. The […]

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Blueberry & Cacao Quinoa Bowl

Cacao fruity quinoa porridge

If you love having porridge in the morning you will love this quinoa porridge. I’ve used quinoa flakes for this purpose as these are really quick to cook – they only take a couple of minutes! The inspiration for this recipe came from the book Superfood Kitchen, by Julie Morris. There was a recipe in the book […]

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Living Nature: Skin minis for oily & combination skin

Living Nature skin minis

A while ago I was sent a set of skin minis from Living Nature containing Purifying Cleanser,  Hydrating Toning Gel and Balancing Day Lotion* (30 ml bottles), all products were suitable for oily & combination skin. I’ve heard of Living Nature before but this was the first time I tried some of their products. Read on to learn more about […]

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How to be more active in winter

ski day

We all know that exercise is good for us and that we should all regularly exercise and be active but when winter comes, activity levels for many of us drop and I am no exception. In spring and summer, I love spending time outdoors hiking and cycling, but as the weather gets colder in the […]

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The Importance of Taking Care of your Feet

Dirty feet

Many of us look after our health. We try to eat well, exercise regularly and try to maintain a healthy weight, but how many of us think about looking after our feet? Feet? I know, strange right, but that is exactly the problem. We just do not realise how important healthy feet are to being able […]

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