It Started with Food…

Eco + Conscious Living, Health and Wellbeing, lifestyle

As a child scrambling up trees to pick apples in my grandparents orchard, I thought that sunny picture was the story of all food.  It grew on a tree in a grassy field,…

Paleo Vanilla Cake

Cakes, Desserts, Paleo

I wanted a good English recipe for St George’s Day to take to lunch with friends.  Usually (always) if I make a cake it’s a good simple chocolate cake but…

12 Small Steps to a Greener Home

Eco + Conscious Living, Health and Wellbeing, lifestyle

I’m going to be honest. There was a time in my life when words like  ‘green’, ‘ecofriendly’, and ‘biodegradable’ made my roll my eyes, and I thought people who talked about plastic…

My Top 10 Mighty Nest Pics

Gift Ideas, Health and Wellbeing, lifestyle

My Top 10 Mighty Nest Pics Apart from using the Mighty Fix, these are some of my choices from the Mighty Nest website that we use around our home on…

Vegan Carrot Soup

Main dishes, Paleo, Vegan

INGREDIENTS Serves 4 2lbs carrots half a medium sized onion 1 clove garlic, minced 1/4 cup tahini 1 tablespoon cumin 1 teaspoon garam masala 3-4 cups of good stock (I…

Time Saving Pre Prepped Smoothies with KitchenAid!

Breakfast ideas, Paleo, Vegan

This post was created in partnership with KitchenAid, a brand we love! They supplied us with the Artisan® Mini Stand mixer and Food Processor Attachment, but all opinions are fully our own. I’ve…

Rosemary and Garlic Chick Pea Flatbread

Breads, Breakfast ideas, Vegan

I love the ease of this flatbread.  There’s no kneading, no rising, aside from letting it stand for 10 minutes you just throw the ingredients in and cook it for…

Irish Sweet Potato Bread

Breads, Breakfast ideas, Guest Post, Vegan

Joy and Heather Harrison of Curly Tops Cuisine are an Irish Mother and Daughter blogging duo based in Belfast, Northern Ireland.  They’ve been on their own journeys with food using nutrition to…

Chocolate Raspberry Brownies

Cakes, Desserts

First up a little sidenote: I thought it would be fun to make these in a skillet too, and then got totally carried away looking at skillets… it happens to me often 😉…

Easy blender crepes (for real life mornings)!

Breakfast ideas, holidays

These are seriously so easy! I can throw the ingredients in a blender and have them into the pan in less than 1 minute, so they’re perfect for our real…

BIRTHDAY GIVEAWAY GOODNESS!

Gift Ideas, holidays, lifestyle

The giveaway is (mostly – see the end!) done but I wanted to make sure you had the info so you can still get your hands on all the amazing products…

Cast Iron Waffle Press + Oat Flour Waffles

Breakfast ideas, Eco + Conscious Living

  A year ago I put my non stick waffle iron in the garage and told myself it wasn’t coming in again.  I have a very real waffle addiction and…

Defining healthy.

Health and Wellbeing, lifestyle

What no one tells you as a child, is that there is a very individual journey for us in life of finding our own unique version of health. I think…

My 30th Birthday Cake

Cakes, Paleo

My 30th birthday request from Jared was a cake.  Birthday cakes are big in my family but I haven’t had one since my friend Lauren made me raw cupcakes when I…

GREEN CHEF COUPON

You can read our whole review of the different meal services ‘Tried and Tested’ HERE but this is one we really loved for being all organic which, you know, is a…

Raspberry coconut butter cups

Bars and cookies, Desserts, Paleo, Vegan

INGREDIENTS To make 4 large sized cups For the raw chocolate: 6 tablespoons coconut butter* 2 tablespoon softened coconut oil 1/2 cup cocoa (or raw cacao) 1 tablespoon raw honey…

My top 10 Valentine’s Picks!

Gift Ideas, holidays

For our first Valentine’s day Jared and I said no presents so I agreed and just bought him a card and a mini bar of chocolate.  I thought that was the translation…

Super Clean Chocolate Banana Loaf

Breads, Breakfast ideas, Cakes, Desserts

This one is SO simple.  I whip it up when I feel like a nutritious, no added sweetener treat that I can happily down for breakfast.  It was my sister’s…

Sweet Potato Nachos

Main dishes

  INGREDIENTS To serve 2 for a meal or 4 for snacking   5 sweet potatoes  A drizzle of avocado oil (or coconut) 1/4 cup crumbled goats cheese (or as much…

Raw Chocolate Covered Marzipan Bites via @feedfeed

Bars and cookies, Desserts, Paleo

These little treats came from Christmas cake leftovers originally, but leftover bits of anything usually end up coated in raw chocolate in our house, ya know.  You can get the full…

Grocery Planning and This Week’s Haul

Health and Wellbeing, lifestyle

I’m loving sharing our grocery hauls with you!  Food shopping can be overwhelming, and can take much more of our money than we’d like but there are ways to shop…

Sprouted Spelt Tortillas

Breads, Breakfast ideas, Main dishes

Tacos are pretty much always on the menu here once a week. I love that they can be a regular staple but we can adjust them to what’s in season,…

Sprouted Bean Hummus

Salads, Vegan

If you’ve been watching my stories on saving money on our grocery haul you’ll know we pretty much buy everything as single ingredients and make food from scratch.  With a…

Roasted Carrot Hummus

Main dishes, Paleo, Salads, Vegan

My weekdays run on pre prepped veggie bowls. They’re the best for doing mass prep in one go and then getting to tuck into hearty nutritious food with minimal prep…

Raw Cookie Dough

Bars and cookies, Desserts, Paleo, Vegan

This dangerously addictive recipe is waiting to come to you in The Whole Scoop ebook when it launches NEXT WEEK (read this guy for the info and then make sure you’re prepped…

Green Chicken Enchiladas

Breads, Main dishes

To serve 4 INGREDIENTS 1.5lbs skinless, boneless chicken thighs 1.5lbs tomatillos 1 tsp diced jalapeno pepper 1 medium sized onion 2 cloves garlic 3 cups good stock 10-15 organic sprouted…

2016 in Review: Reflections from the Table

lifestyle

When Jared and I were first dating we reflected on the year’s highlights and landed (surprisingly!) on all of our favourite meals!  It’s since become a tradition each New Year, and this year we’ve…

What We Gave (and Received!) this Christmas!

Gift Ideas, holidays

A Mindful Christmas List? Little by little, Jared and I are on a journey to being more mindful with our purchasing in life.  It all started with food but once…

Spicy Chipotle Aioli

Main dishes, Paleo, Salads

INGREDIENTS 3 egg yolks 1/2 clove garlic 1/2 tsp chipotle powder 1/2T maple (optional) 1/2T dijon Juice half lemon 3 tablespoons roasted red peppers S and P 2/3 cup avocado…

Ebooks for Aleppo

It’s something small, but we wanted to do something. Periodically through the year we put The Whole Doughnut and DRINK on sale but this Christmas as I reflect on our planet, I…