Guest Post – Postpartum Thyroid Problems

Guest post written by Emma Ciarleglio I’d like to raise awareness for postpartum thyroid problems by telling my personal story. Information About the Thyroid Gland The thyroid gland plays a really important role in our bodies and produces the hormone T4 which is converted to T3. The T3 hormone directly influences our metabolism. If too…

Mindfulness & Digital Detox

Some of you may have noticed, I’ve been a bit quiet over the last couple of months, (if you haven’t…well this is awks 😉 ). Anyway, the main reason for being AWOL is that I needed a complete TIME OUT. Lots of things have been happening in my life personally and sometimes it’s just too…

Pesto, Bacon & Olive Spaghetti

Originally posted on Happy Healthy Tash:
Green pesto is one of those flavours that I crave for weeks after I’ve made something with it. It’s just got so much flavour and this pasta dish packs in even more flavour and is ready in 15 mins (or as long as it takes for your pasta to…

Baked Cod with Chorizo & Cannellini Bean Stew

Cod and chorizo are a match made in heaven. In this recipe, I’ve cooked them with some roasted veggies and a cannellini bean casserole and it was delicious. Ingredients for 2 people 2 frozen cod fillet 1 diced red onion 1 diced or pressed clove of garlic Handful chopped mushrooms Handful chopped chorizo 1 tin…

Superfood Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

Chocolate and strawberries are a match made in heaven and there’s a healthier way to make and eat them at home using the superfood cacao 🙂 A healthy treat you can enjoy guilt free at any time of  the day! Ingredients for the chocolate 1 cup melted coconut oil 1 cup organic cacao powder 1/2 cup maple…

Chicken, Mushroom & Leek Pie

A quick and simple delicious chicken pie for when you need some comfort food 🙂 Ingredients – 2-3 people 3 large chicken breasts 1 small red onion 1 clove garlic 250g chestnut mushrooms 2 leeks Handful spinach 1 roll ready made shortcrust pastry 2 chicken stock cubes 2 tbsp chicken seasoning 1 tsp white pepper…

Bacon, Poached Eggs & Creamy Garlic Mushrooms

Brunch is the best meal of the day and if you are looking for a simple but delicious brunch you can make at home, this recipe will not disappoint! Bacon, poached eggs and creamy garlic mushrooms on slightly toasted Mediterranean bread – OHHHH MAAA GOODNESS! This is so easy to make and went down a…

Strawberry & Vanilla Yogurt Toast

When you can’t decide between toast or fresh strawberries with yogurt, combine the two for a crunchy, filling and refreshing breakfast 🙂 Simple and delicious, this is an easy go-to breakfast for when you’re in a rush. Ingredients 2 Slices of wholewheat bread 3 tbsp vanilla yogurt 2 strawberries 1 tsp chia seeds Directions Pop…

Curried Beef Mince with Roasted Vegetables & Naan Bread

Minced beef is one of those meats that I always do the same thing with; pasta sauce, cottage pie, etc. but this time I decided to cook it with some curry spices and serve it on a naan bread and HALLELUJA people!! Delicious! Ingredients for 4 people 2 tbsp oil of your choice – I…

Brotherhood of the World Blogger Award

Awards are a wonderful way for the blogging community to recognise and show support for each other’s hard work and for people to find new and exciting blogs that they can follow and read. I am honoured to have recently been awarded the Brotherhood of the World Blogger Award by the super strong and inspiring…

The Sunshine Blogger Award

Thank you so much to my lovely blogger friend Lauren (Bournemouth Girl) for giving this award to me. ❤ It really means the world. Lauren has a real passion and talent for writing – give her blog a follow 🙂 The Rules As with all blogging awards, there are rules we have to follow. Thank the blogger…

Chicken & Vegetable Curry with Cauliflower Rice

Shop bought curry sauces are full of sugars and preservatives which are bad for our health. This is a simple recipe that is full of flavour and is free from nasty stuff that you don’t need to be consuming. Ingredients for 2 people 200g Diced chicken 2 tbsp natural yogurt 2 tbsp curry paste (I…

Happy Mom, Happy Child: Baby Steps to Self Care

Originally posted on Mom's Cafe:
This post may contain affiliate links. I am quite sure most of us have heard the term, “Happy Wife, Happy Life.” And frankly, the same applies to our children. As mothers, we are doing everything in our power to make sure our children are healthy AND happy. Rightfully so,…

Chocolate Superfood Overnight Bircher Muesli

Tad windy out there today isn’t it UK peeps? Marley, our cat, is running around the house like a possessed thing, it feels like it’s been raining for a whole month and I honestly can’t remember the last time the sun was out. This is the very definition of #Januaryfeels!!! Anyway, on bleak January days…

Superfood Chocolate Protein Smoothie

Right now I can’t get enough of the mood boosting benefits of cacao. I am putting it in everything! 🙂 The benefits are so huge, I’ve written a whole blog post on them. Pop the superfood into a smoothie and you’ll soon feel the mood-boosting and energising benefits. Ingredients Almond milk – 1/3 of the…

Cacao Powder – The Superfood

You can’t beat the mood boosting properties of chocolate but if you are trying to eat a healthy diet and lower your intake of sugar, chocolate appears to be a forbidden food which is just depressing and definitely not boosting our moods. However my beautiful friends, there is a solution, and it comes in the…

Colourful Clothes – Colourful Life

I love all the seasons, by the time one is coming to an end, I’m already looking forward to the next one. Each season can be so beautiful if we remember to look up from our little worlds once in a while. However, one of the depressing things about the season of Winter for me…

Detox Matcha Protein Smoothie

I do love my green smoothies. This recipe has protein powder and matcha green tea in it so it makes a wonderful filling and nutritious breakfast power smoothie that will keep you going all morning 🙂 The matcha tea also creates this lovely froth 🙂 Ingredients Milk of your choice – fill up the smoothie…

Warm Vegan Salad

This salad is proof to us meat eaters that you don’t need meat to enjoy a good protein filled meal and provides a perfect recipe for #meatlessmonday or #veganuary. Simple to make but full of delicious flavours, this salad has warm ingredients meaning you can enjoy it no matter what the weather is doing outside!…

Mood Boosting Chocolate Porridge

Happy Monday peeps! Apparently it’s blue Monday today and in the UK, most of us woke up to yet another wet and dreary January day 😦 In order to beat #bluemonday… I had mood-boosting chocolate for breakfast and it worked a treat! I used organic cacao powder for my chocolate hit due to the additional…