Felt like cooking something new!

I get lots of stuff coming into my inbox and sometimes I spot a recipe that I think is worth giving a go. “Creamy sun dried tomato and Kale pasta”, courtesy of Shane and Simple caught my eye for 2 reasons: a) I just happen to have bought a huge bag of sun dried tomatoesContinue reading “Felt like cooking something new!”

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”

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”

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?”