May 2022 – Conditional Living

May for me has been quite an emotionally tough month for many different reasons but also a month of realisations and lightbulb moments too. As I mentioned last month, I had planned to do some daily actions for 100 days leading up to my 45th birthday – when I thought of the challenge, I thoughtContinue reading “May 2022 – Conditional Living”

January 2022 – Being Authentically Me

Here we go again, another year to achieve our dreams! Like lots of other people, I find January a little overwhelming, all the talk about what will you achieve this year, plans and activities just tires me out thinking about it! Don’t get me wrong, if this kind of planning works for you then greatContinue reading “January 2022 – Being Authentically Me”

Cider Apple Pulled Pork

Here’s my recipe for pulled pork, the cider works well as the cooking liquor and the apple and onion add in some sweetness. Ingredients: 1.5kg Pork shoulder joint Bottle of cider 1 Bramley apple 1 Onion Knorr concentrated chicken stock/1 stockpot/1stock cube A few sprigs of fresh thyme 1 tbsp oil (I used rapeseed butContinue reading “Cider Apple Pulled Pork”

Creamy Asparagus & Salmon with Mixed Grains

Salmon and asparagus are a great combination and their flavours go well together. Here is my recipe I made the other evening, this did me 1 main meal with a little left over for a small meal later in the week. Ingredients: 1 Salmon Steak 1 Small Onion 2 tsp Rapeseed OIl Small Knob Butter (aboutContinue reading “Creamy Asparagus & Salmon with Mixed Grains”

Healthy Pack-ups

Having to make your child’s lunch in advance five days a week can be a challenge sometimes especially if you want to make it healthy as it’s easy to send them to school with a sandwich, crisps & a chocolate bar or piece of fruit!! And when you get the lunch box back at theContinue reading “Healthy Pack-ups”

My food and nutrition philosophy

Food and nutrition are my life, a day doesn’t go by that I don’t read an article about the latest nutrition research or about a new ingredient/restaurant or food trend!! It what makes me tick (literally!!). Over the years it’s been interesting to observe the way that food and nutrition has become such a massiveContinue reading “My food and nutrition philosophy”