Quinoa Salad with Charred Corn, Butternut Squash & a Chilli Salsa

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This colourful salad screams SUMMER, almost as loudly as the smell of freshly mowed grass, the sound of people chatting and picnicking outside, and birds chirping. It’s visually and gastronomically pleasing, and will surely be the star of any BBQ. … Continue reading

Summer Quinoa Salad with Pomegranate and Avocado

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Summer seems to have crept up on us all of a sudden which is lovely :) I just wish I could enjoy the sunshine a bit more, but it’s so hard when you’re chronically ill. The sunshine makes me so … Continue reading

Sweet Potato Gnocchi w. Vegan Basil Pesto

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Are you in need of something comforting but that’s not loaded with lots of nasty unhealthy ingredients? Well look no further than this very healthy, filling, hearty sweet potato gnocchi with homemade pesto! This recipe is gluten and dairy free … Continue reading

Beautifying Beet Berry Smoothie

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This berrylicious smoothie will help to brighten skin and reduce skin breakouts. Rather than reaching for the Clearasil, why not try and minimise breakouts from the inside out using food! Consume foods that boost your immunity to fight bacteria and foods rich in … Continue reading

Healthy Banana Baked Doughnuts

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Healthy doughnuts…how is that possible??!!! Healthy and doughnuts just don’t come together! Doughnuts are typically deep-fried and coated with white sugar, but there’s a way to make them much much healthier! Simply bake them. These doughnuts are gluten, refined sugar and dairy-free. … Continue reading

The Best Gluten-Free Chocolate Coconut Brownies

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There’s nothing better than a gooey, sticky, chocolatey brownie in my opinion! I’ve tried many recipes for ‘clean’ brownies but this is by far the best so far! The recipe was inspired by Melanie Lionello’s brownie recipe which I adapted … Continue reading

Chronic Pain As It’s Own Disease

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Pain is typically considered to be a symptom of an injury, disease or condition; it is simply the transmission of information through nerves about damage to the body. Chronic pain however, is a bit more complex than that. Often what happens … Continue reading

Asian Tempeh Skewers With Coconut Rice

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It’s National Vegetarian week!! I hope you’ve got on board and have been enjoying lots of vibrant veggie recipes! Unfortunately I’m very poorly at the moment so I’ve not been able to experiment in the kitchen, but I did make … Continue reading

Optimum 9200 Blender GIVEAWAY!! + A Recipe For National Vegetarian Week

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This week is National Vegetarian Week (18th-24th May)…Woohoo! What better excuse to eat clean and green than this week?! So join me in swapping that bacon sarnie for a veggie burger, you won’t regret it :) This year it’s all about sharing … Continue reading

My Thoughts On The Outside Clinic – At Home Eye Tests Suitable For The Disabled

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Today I want to share with you my experience of The Outside Clinic (a home-visiting optician service) because I think it’s a great option for the chronically ill. I’ve been putting off having my eyes tested for some time now because … Continue reading