Variety Is The Spice Of Life

This week I have been determined to not rest on my laurels, meaning, not depending on my favourite recipes so much. I realise I’m eating pretty much the same few meals each week. Don’t get me wrong, I do vary them with different sides but still my repertoire has become quite limited. I have, asContinue reading “Variety Is The Spice Of Life”

Life got in the way – big time!

Going through a really difficult time at the moment and I can’t disclose fully why because it would not be fair to others involved. Suffice to say that my mental health is taking a battering and it’s not helped by the pandemic which means I can’t meet up with friends who would normally be myContinue reading “Life got in the way – big time!”

Moving In – Moving On!

There is so much to do with this moving home lark! Not helped by the fact that the kitchen appliances seem to have taken exception to being moved. Sorted out the cooker and washer, or rather my son did. My slow cooker is no more, following an accident when it was left on the cookerContinue reading “Moving In – Moving On!”

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!”

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!”

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?”

Still Keeping It Simple

Went out for lunch in Chesterfield today with 2 wonderful friends. We chose to visit Wetherspoons in Chesterfield Town Centre – we know it as The Portland Hotel. Before lockdown this was our usual haunt to meet up every 3 to 4 weeks. It’s a great place to meet because no one minds that weContinue reading “Still Keeping It Simple”

Appliances – Saving Time!

I didn’t have many kitchen appliances before I started eating whole-food plant-based, just the usual, oven and microwave, oh and a slow cooker gathering dust in a forgotten corner! What more does a person need when living off processed food and whatever was easiest to heat up or throw together with the aid of theContinue reading “Appliances – Saving Time!”

Let’s talk bloating and gas!!

After my last post, (Whole-food plant-based – Change for the better) I received a question from Nikki about what causes bloating and how it can be prevented. First of all, thank you for the question Nikki and for encouraging others to visit and read my blog. Well, I remember very clearly experiencing bloating for aboutContinue reading “Let’s talk bloating and gas!!”