Happy New Plant-Based Year!

I’m feeling so good health wise. However, we started this new year in tier 4 in another attempt to curb the spread of Corona Virus. When will it end? It occurred to me that for the first time in many years I was in a place in my life where I was able to dressContinue reading “Happy New Plant-Based Year!”

Enjoying a very different Christmas – pandemic style

Life still isn’t back to normal (what am I taking about?) life isn’t “normal” for any of us since Covid reared it’s ugly head! but my sister is now out of isolation and has returned to work. Fortunately her COVID symptoms were mild, however, she is drained of energy. So while she is not infectious,Continue reading “Enjoying a very different Christmas – pandemic style”

A Tough Week

Events have overtaken me this week. My sister, who works as a carer, tested positive for COVID and is currently isolating at home. So far her symptoms are mild kind of flu-like along with extreme exhaustion. My sister is a carer and has worked continuously with elderly and vulnerable clients throughout the pandemic. So hatsContinue reading “A Tough Week”

A Plant-Based Run Up to Christmas

The house is so busy right now in the run up to Christmas. The tree is already decorated – at least two weeks earlier than I normally put it up, but I couldn’t hold out any longer from the onslaught of requests to get “ in the Christmas spirit.” So tree up, Christmas presents bought,Continue reading “A Plant-Based Run Up to Christmas”

The only constant thing in life is change!

It’s been quite a week. Back to having 3 teenage boys in the house makes for a busy, chaotic household! Other family commitments have meant that I haven’t given my blog the attention I should have this week – hence being late in posting! Talking about change, we are currently in the second period ofContinue reading “The only constant thing in life is change!”

Work in Progress

I am committed to following a wfpb lifestyle and am always striving to make it as simple as possible. To achieve that I do a lot of research and experimenting because I do like variety in my meals. However, I found a recipe very early on in my wfpb journey that I continue to enjoyContinue reading “Work in Progress”

It’s Personal

Every day is a challenge in one way or another isn’t it? Particularly as we in England are back in lockdown. My challenge at the moment is to come up with engaging content every week for this blog. Am I getting through to those who read it, the absolute passion I have for this dietContinue reading “It’s Personal”

Are You Eating Enough of the Good Stuff?

Continuing with the alphabet theme: Broccoli Wikipedia describes Broccoli as an edible green plant in the cabbage family whose large flowering head, stalk and small associated leaves are eaten as a vegetable. One cup of broccoli (91g) 31calories Carbohydrate: 6g Fibre: 2.4g Protein: 2.5g Fat: 0.4g Potassium: 230mg Vitamin C: 40.5mg Folate: 49.4mcg Vitamin A:Continue reading “Are You Eating Enough of the Good Stuff?”

Seeing Things Differently

Visited the hair salon today – I go every 6 weeks and normally by the middle of the 5th week I’m looking at my grey roots thinking the next appointment can’t come fast enough. This time however, I was out with my friends when I received a text reminder for my next appointment, and wasContinue reading “Seeing Things Differently”