So this weekend brings to the close #BritishPieWeek my favourite week of the year, and I've celebrated it in style. Pie doesn't have to just be made with pastry of course, potato topped pies and just as tasty and easy. Here is a list of some of my favourite budget pies. Salmon and prawn pie … Continue reading British Pie Week; let’s celebrate
It was the week that the health gods decided to make us eat 10 fruit and vegetables a day, instead of the traditional 5. It was also the week that Donald Trump blocked several media giants from entering the White House and when my Instagram feed was taken over by images of pancakes. What health … Continue reading What’s gone on this week? Markets, 10 a day and lentils
Having now finally got used to the 9-5 routine (which is slightly more 10-3, but still more time in University than I'm used to) I had to get back into the exercise routine. Being a strong lover of yoga I try to do at least half hour a day, but really, it's not quite the … Continue reading What’s gone on this week? Eggs, abatoirs and aerobics
This week was the first full 9-5 week I have had since doing work experience in London for Healthy Magazine. It was incredibly bizarre to get back into a normal routine of waking up before 11am, somehow I managed it. Whilst my legs may ache and my brain may be tired I am still living … Continue reading What’s gone on this week? Brussels, overeating and potato hash.
It's been a while, but the blog is back with a new year twist. The past month has been a mixture of editing, writing and researching plus lots of eating obviously. So here's what's been going on this week. What health news got my attention? 'Herbal supplements' illegal ingredients pose health risk, experts warn'. I've never been … Continue reading Whats gone on this week? Amsterdam, Pesto and Supplements.
Limahl Asmall and partner Tiphaine Cheveau are a London based couple with a passion for affordable food. They developed the 'Tiny Budget's cookbook' to teach people how to eat delicious food for £18 per person per week. I spoke to co-creator Limahl Asmall on the book, cooking and the future of Tiny Budget cooking. 1) … Continue reading Interview with creator of Tiny Budget Cookbook
It's the start of a new year which means many of us will be dieting, however, dieting doesn't cost a fortune. These meal plans are all based on 1 person eating and are all under £20 a week. Ensure you add at least two healthy snacks, plenty of water and salads to dinners. For the full … Continue reading New year, new you; diet plans
It's been 14 blogs, 3 weeks and a lot of planning. However, much like Christmas day I got through it all with only a few family arguments and half the food burnt. Now that Christmas is - blog wise - done, it's time to look at the Turkey leftovers and how to deal with them. … Continue reading 14 days of Christmas, day 14; turkey leftovers
At Christmas it does feel like vegetarian options are slightly neglected, there is such a strong focus on the amazing meat available that we seem to stick vegetarians with nut roasts and honey cooked vegetables. Bubble and squeak is a vegetarian tradition on boxing day and can be enjoyed either traditionally or with an egg … Continue reading 14 days of Christmas, day 13; Boxing Day veggie options
I may already be planning what to do once Christmas is over, but that's because Boxing Day normally means leftovers and picky bits, my favourite things. After a day of eating turkey and the week of eating turkey that will follow Christmas Boxing Day can be a welcome relief making way for new meat. Pork … Continue reading 14 days of Christmas, day 12; boxing day meat specials