Cilantro and Arugula Pesto

Paleo, Salads, Vegan

…aka Coriander and Rocket Pesto.  Either way, it’s amazingly good. Peppery, tangy, fresh, and SO worth varying from the basil norm. This is the first year I’ve tried growing veggies…

Homemade Whole Spelt Pasta

Main dishes

Whenever we watch Chef’s table we determine to try something new and innovative! A few months ago we watched what is probably our favourite episode to date with Massimo Botturra…

Climate change and the planet: Small steps to playing our part.

lifestyle

Usually when I want to talk about the environment I don’t, because I’m pretty sure I’ll get boxed as a weirdo tree hugger (!) so I let people do their…

Neusch News…!

Baby, Health and Wellbeing, UPDATE

Well it’s time to let you in on why I’ve been absent, taking naps, and not eating anything green… We’ll be welcoming a new Neusch into the family in December…

Everyone’s Favourite Sun Butter Dressing // Tahini Dressing

Paleo, Salads, Vegan

  The quickest and easiest dressing to make that doubles as a dip, a drizzle, and magic sauce that gets my kids downing so many veggies! I make it right…

My Cast Iron How To!

Health and Wellbeing, Instagram Live Notes, lifestyle

Last week I posted a story on Instagram showing how I use cast iron for scrambled eggs and have a clean pan afterwards and so many of you asked questions…

Paleo Skillet ‘Corn’ Bread

Breads, Main dishes, Paleo

Paleo skillet ‘corn’ bread. Corn bread is one of my favourite American treats but I didn’t have corn meal and lots of you don’t eat it so here’s a flexible,…

Our Favourite Beef Chili (GF/DF)

Main dishes

It’s a rainy day favourite that I love cos it makes so many servings with one prep session. I soak the beans the day before or a few days before so they’re…

Mothers Day Gifts That Do Good!

Gift Ideas

It was a journey that started with food, but we’ve been moving our family towards making more mindful purchases across the board. It’s actually been a fun and exciting journey as…

Broccoli, Basil, and White Bean Soup

Main dishes, Vegan

If there’s one meal that shouldn’t be made strictly to a recipe, I think it’s soup.  You really just have to taste it as you go along.  Every vegetable you use can…

Ethical Clothing Brands We’re Loving

Eco + Conscious Living, lifestyle

Let’s talk clothes. If you’ve followed us for a while you know that in the last couple of years, a journey that started with food and a quest for nourishing our…

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 pancakes! GF, DF

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…