Ah Sunday in lockdown, how I love thee. No dashing around for 9am rugby practice or getting sports kit ready for Monday or persuading reluctanct children to do the the last of the homework. Nope! This morning there was hot coffee, newspapers (only the life and style section please) and these banana and oat pancakes. … Continue reading Banana and Oat pancakes with blueberry compote
The rain has come today bringing a welcome downpour to the garden. It's an understatement to say how much of a help having the sunshine has been during lockdown, but waking up to a downpour brought a nice change of pace. I wanted something fresh and green tasting this morning to complement the day. More … Continue reading A fresh tasting, green summer smoothie
A cosy porridge recipe for dark winter mornings.
This is one of those winter recipes I come back to every year. It's cheap to make and makes the most of seasonal winter vegetables such as Cavolo Nero along with store cupboard essentials such as tinned beans and tomatoes. It requires a little attention here and there but will then happily blip away on … Continue reading Ribollita
It significantly reduces weight, blood pressure, total cholesterol and improves blood glucose levels. It also reduces chances of both heart attacks and strokes. If ever there was a superfood, it would appear fibre is it. Yet most of us fall radically short of the recommended 30g a day with the average daily intake sitting around less … Continue reading Why we need to increase our fibre intake and how to do it.