Wild Plants

When I moved into my home near woods last July, it was exciting to discover the many plants growing around the garden. At that time the elderflower tree was in bloom and there were lots of blackberry brambles all around the garden. This spring, lots of bee-friendly wildflowers have popped up, and I’ve been foraging … More Wild Plants

London Fog recipe

Recently I’ve been exploring alternatives to coffee in the morning, to somewhat reduce my caffeine consumption (only because I’m currently breastfeeding; as I’ve posted before, I believe coffee to be a very healthy beverage!). I came across a drink I’d never heard of before, despite living in London most of my life! It’s called London … More London Fog recipe

Sprouted Granola

I made this healthier granola the other day and it is too good not to share! While I generally avoid grains and legumes due to their anti-nutrients like phytic acid (which reduces absorption of some minerals like Calcium, Iron, Magneisum and Zinc) and lectin (in high amounts also reduce nutrient absorption, and cause damage to … More Sprouted Granola

Thai red curry paste

One thing I’ve learned from cooking over the years, is that sauces (and herbs/spices) are real game-changers when it comes to delicious, healthy food. I used to make very simple dishes with my fresh organic meat and vegetables from the farmers market,  which were tasty, but not *amazing*. I then found the perfect spice blends … More Thai red curry paste

Whipped Body Butter

Has anyone else delved into creative endeavours during lock-down that they normally wouldn’t have otherwise? I certainly have…which is why today I’m sharing my homemade body butter! I decided to make it myself after spending ages looking for an organic body moisturiser that didn’t contain harmful ingredients (i.e that basically only contained healthy skin-nourishing fats), … More Whipped Body Butter

Walnut pesto

    What do you do when you find big bags of fresh fragrant basil at the farmers market and know you have some unused walnuts in the shell and quality olive oil from Italy at home? Make pesto of-course! It’s much better when made at home than bought at the supermarket. The vast majority … More Walnut pesto