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,…

Chinese 5 Spice & Peanut Butter Chicken Stir Fry 

Originally posted on Happy Healthy Tash:
I could eat peanut butter with anything and it’s perfect in a stir fry 😋 This dish, (the joy of a stir fry), only takes only a few minutes to make but it’s delicious and you can make it without using packet stir fry mixes which are usually laden…

Perfect Healthier Rocky Road

Originally posted on Happy Healthy Tash:
I’m always trying to improve my recipes and with this one being made regularly in my house, I have plenty of opportunity to master it 😀 This recipe has mini marshmallows in it but that’s the only refined sugar you’ll find 😀 and of course, you can leave those…

Super Green Gammon & Veggie Soup

If it’s green it’s either mouldy or good for you, right? 😉 Well this is good for you so no need to worry 😉 *giggle* 😀 I love soups in the Winter but I find that whenever I buy shop bought ones, they are always laden with either cream or potato which for the health conscious…

Milk Thistle

It’s been a while since I posted about the benefits of spirulina and I promised to write about some of the other organic powders I use and why – so here I am and today we are talking about the mighty milk thistle 🙂 Milk Thistle Milk thistle is part of the Asteraceae plant family which…

ONE LOVELY BLOG AWARD

‘One lovely blog award’ – what a lovely idea 🙂 and I am deeply honoured to be awarded this stamp of recognition! Thank you so much 🙂 I will pass it on as soon as I get time to write mine and I am already thinking of my ‘7 things about me’ to make sure…

Chocolate, Berry & Pecan Protein Pancakes

Protein pancakes are a great way to have your protein powder after a workout or just have them for brunch or afternoon tea 😉 However or whenever you have them, they are a delicious alternative to regular pancakes. By adding raw cacao powder for the chocolate taste you are also adding a superfood – YAY!…

Chilli & Salad Tortilla Bowl

This is a super quick and easy recipe that took me 10 minutes to prepare when I got home from work and then I had a workout whilst it was cooking on the hob –  perfect! And who doesn’t love chilli?! As you know, especially during the week, I am a big fan of using the…

Oaty Superfood & Pecan Smoothie Bowl

I do love a yummy smoothie bowl on a sunny morning 🙂 The main reason I choose a smoothie bowl more often than a normal smoothie on it’s own these days is due to the fact that chewing our food is actually really important. Sounds silly, of course it’s important, but it’s not just a…

Maple & Pecan Superfood Porridge

I had a really hard workout last night and woke up this morning aching all over and soooo hungry! It took all my will power not to make some pancakes…Thursday might be Friday eve but it’s not the weekend yet Tash 😉 So as a compromise (life is all about compromises right?) I made a huge bowl…

Halloumi Veggie Stir Fry

Halloumi is just so tasty, I could eat it all day long! Coupled with some stir fried veggies and you’ve got yourself a fab lunch / light dinner! 🙂 Oh and it takes 10 minutes to make… simply perfect! Ingredients (all can be substituted for your faves of course)! Broccoli Sugar snap peas Mushrooms Sundried…

Pesto Tuna Salad & Poached Egg Topper

I haven’t had a plain homemade tuna salad for ages! 😮 Probably something to do with the fact that it’s been Winter for what feels like the last 10 years but anyway… I digress… this isn’t a post about the weather…but seriously, doesn’t it feel like Spring has been a long time coming?? Christmas feels…

Vitamin C and Iron Absorption

Iron is an essential mineral for the human body and one of the most important roles of iron is to make red blood cells which transport oxygen around the body. There are two difference types or iron; heme and non-heme. Heme iron comes from animal based foods and non-heme iron comes primarily from plant based…

Benefits of Eating Porridge

Eating a bowl of porridge in the morning provides so many health benefits (some of which are listed below)…❤ Regulation of blood sugar Reduction of the bad cholesterol (LDL) Regulation of appetite Complex carbs for energy Contains high amounts of iron High in phosphorus which can help with muscle recovery Good source of calcium (even…

Thai Red Curry

The photo doesn’t do the taste justice! This was so yummy, took 5 minutes to prepare, has very little ingredients and is full of healthy nutrients 🙂 Ingredients Chicken Mushrooms Onions Courgettes Barts red thai curry paste Tin of coconut milk Coconut oil Basmati brown rice – I use Tilda pre-prepared rice as it’s so easy Make it…