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A feast of roasted vegetables

A feast of roasted vegetables

Roasted vegetables has to be one of my favourite things.  The great thing is that you can add roasted veg to anything; to a bowl of quinoa sprinkled with feta, to a nice plate of salmon with brown rice and you can add it to pasta too. This recipe is designed for batch...
My favourite roasted butternut squash

My favourite roasted butternut squash

Butternut squash is in season in the autumn and winter. It’s the perfect warming comfort food in my mind. My favourite way to eat this butternut squash is to serve it with a bowl of quinoa, cooked halloumi and sunflower seeds or add it to risotto. Pop any leftovers in...
Thank you Mum

Thank you Mum

They say everything happens for a reason, but when your Mum dies young it’s hard to find any sort of reason why that would happen. But to my Mum, who died nearly 9 years ago now, I want to say thank you. Because when she left us she set me on a different path and now...
The things I’ve forgotten

The things I’ve forgotten

Yesterday I met some amazing Mums at the Mothers Meeting Business Club and we were all sharing our stories, the good and the bad and it occurred to me that there’s lots I’ve forgotten about, mostly those horrible moments. The times I spent sitting outside my son’s...
Slapped in the face by grief

Slapped in the face by grief

Because that’s how it feels doesn’t it? I’d forgotten how much grief can hurt, that heartbreaking sadness of never seeing your loved one again. But it’s good that you forget, I definitely couldn’t carry that around with me forever and nor would the people that leave...
Just one night’s sleep please!!

Just one night’s sleep please!!

January has been tough. I’ve been grieving for the loss of my Nan and on top of that we’ve all been ill, every single one of us. It’s the first time all four of us have been ill, all at the same time. I haven’t managed to shake a cold and cough. And then this week my...
Banish the bugs!

Banish the bugs!

Has anyone else got a cold that won’t seem to shift, or may be it’s the cough that’s doing the rounds. I’ve noticed that all my family and friends seem to be dropping with the latest bugs. And unfortunately my family aren’t immune. I’m sure we’re just passing it from...
My chunky guacamole

My chunky guacamole

Ingredients 2 ripe avocados 1 tomato 1/2 a red onion Juice of half a lime A small handful of coriander A pinch of salt (to your taste) Method Put the tomato, red onion, coriander, lime and salt in the food processor and blend. Then add the avocados and pulse just a...

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