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Pink Porridge

Oats are cheap, fast and sooooo good for you. I always suggest jumbo oats as I like the consistency they give, but they also help to provide a sense of fullness for longer , reducing over eating. Oats  contain more ‘energy providing carbohydrates and good fat than most grains and are loaded with vitamins, minerals […]

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An Award Winning Imposter

This time last week I woke up grinning and in shock. I couldn’t believe I had received ‘another’ award, but it wasn’t long before that smile faded and thoughts of feeling an imposter returned. Photo credit to Sasfi Hope Ross  Yesterday I was chatting with a friend who had been up for award this week. […]

Watercress & Butter Bean Soup

Watercress is said to contain both antiviral and antibacterial properties that help reduce inflammation, including swelling. Packed with vitamin A, C & K, folic acid & iodine and makes a perfect quick soup. I love eating it raw, but some people find it too peppery, cooking it helps to reduce the peppery taste, while still enjoying […]

Leak, Pear & Cashew Soup

Cashews are packed with vitamins and minerals, including  vitamin E, K & B6, magnesium and zinc. Although high in fat Cashews mainly contain unsaturated fats that may reduce your risk of heart disease. Adding them in gives a lovey creaminess to the soup, as well as topping up your protein intake.  Feel free to play with […]

Sammie’s Immune Boosting Soup

Both Ginger & Turmeric have multiple health benefits, this soup is packed full of antioxidants to reduce inflammation, soothe your digestive system and boost your immune system. Perfect at anytime of the day, and especially welcome when feeling under the weather.    9 Carrots Chopped 3 Celery Sticks 1 Onion Chopped 1 Tomato or TBS of Tomato […]