9 easy ways to garden tomatoes

9 Easy Ways to Use All Those Garden Tomatoes

The title of this post is very ironic as our tomato crop was so poor this year, we just had them in salads. Last week end I got tomato envy, dining at friends who regularly produce tons of them! Green, yellow, red, chocolatey in all shapes and forms their home grown tomatoes made a beautiful centrepiece […]

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Plan Ahead Your Meat Free Week – Blackberry, Figs, Pears and Wild Mushrooms

This week’s meat free meal plan is packed with seasonal recipes with lots of comfort food to ease into chillier Autumn days. For those of you foraging make sure you try the delicious “Blackberry Coconut Smoothie Bowl” and “Courgette & Wild Mushrooms Risotto”. I often make popcorn for the kids and love the recipe below of […]

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10 Best Vegetarian Chillis

10 Best Vegetarian Chilli Recipes

As we slip into Autumn, chilli is for me the ultimate comfort food. Ideal when you have a crowd to feed or whenever you want an easy one pot recipe. Versatile, chilli will sit proudly on your table to suit any occasions from casual entertaining, world cup, superbowl to birthday parties. Vegetarian chillis are perfect to accommodate Autumn […]

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Plan Ahead Your Meat Free Week – Smoky Tomato Lentil Soup, Mexican Stew & Korean Noodles

Here is to a seasonal and international meat free meal plan with some warming dishes to ease you into Autumn. I love Post Punk Kitchen’s Smoky Tomato Lentil Soup, so tasty and delicious! Courgettes are still on the menu adding a wonderful touch to my Indian Summer Mexican Stew. The Butternut Squash and Black Beans Tagliatelles by Food to Glow make […]

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SSC Codes

New Harmonised Labelling for Sustainable Fish & Seafood

Today sees the launch of two new codes of conducts for fish and seafood industry by the Sustainable Seafood Coalition (SSC) – an alliance of major seafood suppliers, brands, supermarkets and restaurants. Members have agreed two codes of conduct guiding their environmental labelling and sourcing policies. One code is designed to give consumers certainty about what environmental claims on fish […]

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around the world in 10 tofu scrambles

Around The World in 10 Tofu Scrambles

Since becoming a flexitarian, tofu scramble has become one of my preferred dish. Quick, easy and healthy with endless variations, it is a also become a favourite with my kids. Tofu is a wonderful ingredient: high in protein while being low in fat and cholesterol. Perfect with many different spices and herbs, tofu magically takes the taste […]

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5 Autumn Apple Salads

5 Autumn Apple Salads

Our apple tree has me working overtime. After two cropless years, we are finally back in business! So I have been stewing, baking, juicing, making jam, cooking, drying etc.. Basically everything I can think of. Apples are in season in the UK and you will find a great selection in the shops right now, so make sure […]

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Meat Free Monday Climate Pledge

Take The Meat Free Monday Climate Pledge

On September 23rd, world leaders, from government, finance, business, and civil society will meet in New York for the UN Climate Summit. The agenda: galvanising and catalysing climate actions to reduce emissions and strengthen climate resilience. If, like me, these big action plans leave you feeling a bit useless, The Meat Free Monday Climate Pledge is your chance to take part. […]

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Plan Ahead Your Meat Free Week - Artichoke Risotto, Peach Oatmeal, Flourless Blackberry Chocolate Cake

Plan Ahead Your Meat Free Week – Artichoke Risotto, Peach Oatmeal, Flourless Blackberry Chocolate Cake

After a few weeks holiday, the meat free meal plan is back! September is the last chance to enjoy Summer fruits and vegetables. Make jams, preserves, chutneys or simply freeze Summer produce so you can enjoy them this Winter. This month look out for artichoke, aubergine, beetroot, broccoli, butternut squash, carrot, courgette, cucumber, fennel, French bean, leek, mangetout, marrow, […]

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45 Healthy & Meat-Free Kids’ Lunch Box Recipes

45 Healthy & Meat-Free Kids’ Lunch Box Recipes

Why not give your kids’ lunch box a meat-free makeover this back to school season? With a bit of planning you can cut the junk out, move beyond ham & cheese sandwiches and give your child a protein packed and healthy veggie school lunch once or twice a week. Below I have rounded up some […]

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