Gluten-free Banana Pancakes


For Mother’s day last weekend I decided to make my amazing Mum a yummy breakfast as a treat! She loves pancakes so it was an easy decision on what to make. We had lots of ripe bananas that needed using … Continue reading

Communicating Chronic Pain Through Art


All images are from – submissions from everyday sufferers.  When I used to see a pain psychologist, she would often ask me to describe what my chronic pain would look like if it was visible – she was using a mindfulness technique … Continue reading

The Best Açaí Bowl


I was recently sent something very exciting from Amacai UK to try – some of their frozen açaí pulp! Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock and ignoring the clean-eating superfood movement, you might have noticed açaí smoothie bowls have certainly … Continue reading

Mexican Buckwheat Savoury Pancakes


For pancake day this year, me and my boyfriend decided to do something a little different from the standard lemon and sugar (not that there is anything wrong with that winning combination ;)). We’ve actually made these mexican pancakes before … Continue reading

Buckwheat, Maca Waffles


Recipe: adapted Madeline Shaw Healthy Gluten-free Waffles Serves 2 Makes 4 waffles Ingredients 120g buckwheat flour 1/2 tsp baking powder 3 tbsp coconut sugar 1 tbsp maple syrup 160 ml almond milk (I love Rude Health Almond Drink) 2 1/2 … Continue reading

Birthday reflections


The last month or so has been a real toughie. No matter how much I rest I don’t seem to have any ‘good days’ at the moment. It was particularly frustrating on Saturday as it was my Birthday (I’m a Valentine’s … Continue reading

Cacao Pecan Granola


  I have home-made healthy granola for breakfast A LOT; on top of smoothie bowls, with almond milk, sprinkled on top of hot porridge. It just makes everything taste that much better. I fancied something slightly different today, so I … Continue reading

Hold onto hope


If you suffer from a chronic illness, I am sure you’re familiar with the question…’will I ever get better?‘ I have asked myself this question many times over the years I’ve been poorly. POTS has changed my life completely – … Continue reading

Spirulina, Avocado & Lime Smoothie Bowl


When I first saw spirulina on Instagram, I wasn’t sure I would be a fan, I thought it wold taste very ‘green’ and earthy and I don’t enjoy those flavours overly. But it’s actually delicious, it’s very subtle and it … Continue reading