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”

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”

The Plant-Based Food Market is Booming!

One estimate I have seen recently is that the plant-based food market is set to grow to $74.2 billion by 2027. That is big business by any standard! The report I read was from plantbasednews.org The evidence suggests that more and more individuals are choosing a plant-based lifestyle. There appear to be a number ofContinue reading “The Plant-Based Food Market is Booming!”

Whole-food plant-based and health benefits

I was prompted to talk about this subject following a conversation with a friend. I was telling her what I eat for breakfast and she said that would be no good for her because it would cause her blood sugar to spike – she is diabetic. That got me to thinking! I’m sure I’ve statedContinue reading “Whole-food plant-based and health benefits”

Cooking on Gas! Spaghetti with Cauliflower Walnut Meat Sauce

Recipe – convegblog.com (with a couple of tweaks) Recently I realised that I’m cooking the same few meals over and over again and looked around for something new to try. Came across this recipe and thought it might be another one the boys would enjoy. This was my first attempt at cooking a plant basedContinue reading “Cooking on Gas! Spaghetti with Cauliflower Walnut Meat Sauce”

What exactly is a Plant-Based Diet?

I’m asked this question a lot A Whole-food, Plant-Based diet is a heart healthy, environmentally –friendly, type-2-diabetes-fighting lifestyle eating plan that celebrates food and nourishes your body. On a plant-based diet, you’ll focus on whole non-processed foods and plants like vegetables, fruits, whole grains, legumes, seeds and nuts. Sometimes this diet is confused with aContinue reading “What exactly is a Plant-Based Diet?”