Quick kitchen hacks – midweek bean stir fry

We all need a super-fast midweek meal that we can make in a hurry from storecupboard ingredients and whatever is in the fridge. Feel free to use whichever vegetables you have available in this stir fry and aim for about four handfuls of chopped vegetables in total. Just make sure everything is cut to theContinue reading “Quick kitchen hacks – midweek bean stir fry”

Quick kitchen hacks – lemon & garlic olives

Who doesn’t love olives as part of a salad, antipasti board or with drinks? Although only popular on the menu in this part of Europe for the last 40 years or so, they are certainly not a new food – the Romans couldn’t live without them and even managed to grow them in the UK!Continue reading “Quick kitchen hacks – lemon & garlic olives”

5 real ways to boost your health right now

Boosting your health and nutrition, its’s easy right? Not always. So many of us lead busy lives juggling work, home and families, that food often falls to the bottom of the priority list. Making a few simple changes can have an incredibly powerful impact on our overall health and is a great place to startContinue reading “5 real ways to boost your health right now”

Raw cacao? Isn’t it just cocoa?

Well the quick answer is both yes and no! Most commercial cocoa powder is produced via the Dutch method meaning it’s been heated up to around 150C. That and the potential chemical solvents involved in the process mean many of the nutrients and antioxidants do not survive. Raw organic cacao on the other hand isContinue reading “Raw cacao? Isn’t it just cocoa?”