The Right Food Matters!

How many times have we heard the phrase “You Are what You Eat”? Well, after eating stuff that was not strictly whole-food, plant-based while I was on holiday and beyond I can attest to that fact. Definitely feeling sluggish and demotivated for a while there. I’d say I was about 80% compliant and because ofContinue reading “The Right Food Matters!”

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!”

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”

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?”

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!”