Freestyle Falafel

Freestyle Falafel

I did a killer yoga workout this morning. Although I am quietly shedding excess weight since embarking on my vegan diet this month, my main goal is to tone up again after the chocolate-induced sag of Christmas! I was so hungry after all the stretching today, 

Easy Lunch Time Buddha Bowl // Vegan Basics

Easy Lunch Time Buddha Bowl // Vegan Basics

I am not a huge fan of a weekday lunch. By which I mean, I am not a huge fan of a solo lunch, as my husband is usually either working or sleeping (big thumbs down for random shift patterns) and my daughter is at 

Pea, Mint & Asparagus Quiche (Vegan)

Pea, Mint & Asparagus Quiche (Vegan)

I’ve been thoroughly enjoying the last throes of summer – the unusually warm September afternoons have seen my little girl and I still skipping around in summer frocks and enjoying pink sunsets from our little south London balcony. This week however has started off pretty 

Coronation Chickpeas

Coronation Chickpeas

Aaah, Coronation Chicken. How I love thee. I say ‘chicken’, but I must confess I have never tried it in its original form. I first made it a few years back during the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations (because it’s the ubiquitous street party side-dish, right?) 

10-Minute Peanut & Sweet Chilli Noodles

10-Minute Peanut & Sweet Chilli Noodles

This quantity makes a good solo adult lunch, or two portions for my five year old daughter. This is her favourite lunch, and has been for a long time. I don’t mind at all – it’s super easy to make and packed with protein from 

Jumble Frittata

Jumble Frittata

My daughter started school yesterday. As I wiped away my tears and waved goodbye to my beautiful, beaming four year old baby, my thoughts immediately turned to lunchtime. Would she be able to open up her brand new lunch bag unaided? Would she remember to 

DIY Pop Tarts

DIY Pop Tarts

I was a child of the 80s, when hot buttered toast, drenched in golden syrup, was the norm for breakfast – along with a steaming hot mug of tea. Then out of nowhere, an American ‘breakfast’ hit us like a sugar-crusted bombshell; the Pop Tart 

Moonstruck Pancakes

Moonstruck Pancakes

When I was a child, Pancake Day (never Shrove Tuesday) was a much looked-forward to event. My Grandad was always elected to make the pancakes, which resembled very thick, massively oversized (but still light and fluffy) crêpes. There was no recipe written down; and consequently