Tasty Kale Salad with Sweet Potato and Courgette

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The longer I stick to a predominantly plant-based diet, the more I crave it. Funny isn’t it? Contrary to what one may think, making your meal consist of mainly veg is actually not the purist, boring and lonely avenue some may proclaim it to be, rather it is an incredibly delicious, energising and unifying endeavour which keeps on giving. Continue reading “Tasty Kale Salad with Sweet Potato and Courgette”

Vegan Red Lentil and Chickpea Falafels with Curry sauce

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I’ve been stuck in a rut recently. Not quite knowing what to cook and often ending up with a varied bunch of vegetables topped with some vinaigrette dressing. Nothing wrong with any of that at all but it can sometimes get a bit dull. I guess we are all the same, when there is a lot going on we loose the time to experiment and play around with new flavours. And flavour is so important, especially during winter time when you long for spice, heat and comfort. So when my friend cooked these vegan and gluten-free falafels for me last week I got so excited that I came home and recreated them right away. Continue reading “Vegan Red Lentil and Chickpea Falafels with Curry sauce”

Binchotan Charcoal – purifies your water differently

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When I was in California earlier this Summer I came across a vacuum packed charcoal stick called Binchotan Charcoal, claiming to purify water. The helpful lady in the shop told me the Japanese had used charcoal to detoxify water since the 17th century. Who knew? As I love anything Japanese, especially their tea rituals and seaweed rich diet, this was something I needed to explore. Continue reading “Binchotan Charcoal – purifies your water differently”

Paddle your own canoe

 

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When it comes to receiving good advice, less is sometimes more. You may have been there. A good idea pops into your mind and immediately you follow-up on your hunch with bits of initial research – you can feel the beginnings of excitement starting to simmer at the back of your mind. As an entrepreneur, I am well familiar with that burgeoningΒ  feeling – the possibility of maybe. Continue reading “Paddle your own canoe”

Green Juice Changed My Health

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How I started.

Juicing has changed my life and my health. Simple as that. I started on a friends’ recommendation a few years ago and noticed a big difference right away. I had more energy (like lots more), less bloat and no colds. Flu and tummy viruses seemed to not take hold any longer despite having two kids who regularly brought bugs home from school and nursery. And, best of all, hovering as I was on the brink of being Peri-menopausal at the time, my hormones chilled out. Can’t argue with that! Continue reading “Green Juice Changed My Health”

A few of my Swedish things…

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Us London Swedes have it good. If we get home sick there are plenty of places we can go to have ‘fika’, our Swedish word for sitting down for a while and having a cup of coffee, maybe a cinnamon bun whilst chatting to a friend. So important do we think this ritual is that we even invented a word for it. What’s not to love? Continue reading “A few of my Swedish things…”

A lunch box with bells on

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You know that feeling when you are heading out and about in the morning without any care for where lunch is going to come from and certainly not prepared enough to bring something good/healthy/nutritious with you in a smart lunch box. And then sitting down with a dry shop bought sandwich only to watch your colleague devour the best part of her/his fridge neatly collated into a lunchbox filled with such yummies as avocado/quinoa/hummus/beetroot/beans/seaweed etc. You get the picture and yep I’ve been there too. Continue reading “A lunch box with bells on”