Kefalonia Part I: A Beginners Guide

Kefalonia Part I: A Beginners Guide

If you don’t know me,  you probably wouldn’t guess straight away that I love, LOVE, the beach, the ocean, the heat. All of it. Being new to blogging, and also saving up like crazy for my world tour (that sounds very official) I haven’t been on a beach holiday since starting it up. So I …

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Summer Vegetable Minestrone

Summer Vegetable Minestrone

I have never particularly enjoyed soup from a tin. In fact I steered clear of it, avoiding it at pretty much all costs. However it is arguably one of the easiest things to make for a lunch at work. It is quick, you can make a big batch, and it fills you up, and it …

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How to Break Up with Your Phone

How to Break Up with Your Phone

It is scary how much we rely on our phones isn’t it? Like, the first thing I would do in the morning would be to check my phone, the last thing I would do at night? You guessed it, I would check my phone. Even if I wasn’t on it I would constantly have it …

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Top 11 tips for a positive attitude!

Top 11 tips for a positive attitude!

I think i’ve always (at least MOST of the time) been a very positive person, you know the cup is always half full sort of shiz. But it wasn’t until I first became ill that I really focused on this. Even if your choice of actions is limited, your choices of attitude are not.   …

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Sweet Potato Wedges

Sweet Potato Wedges

Did you know that sweet potato counts as one of your 5 a day? Is it just me that got their mind blown when they found this out?? Oh OK just me then. So if it is one of my 5 a day, making them into chips/wedges is actually quite a healthy option for me? …

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The Perfect Grilled Aubergine

The Perfect Grilled Aubergine

Having worked with kids pretty much all my life I have it drilled into me that ‘you aren’t meant to have favourites’ but let’s be honest you always do, even if it is unintentional. Well I have found it’s the same with vegetables. OK it might not matter so much if you do have favourites …

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Carrot and Parsnip Fries

Carrot and Parsnip Fries

I have decided that I am a snack person. I constantly find myself in the kitchen looking for things to eat even when I’m not hungry, I’m just bored! While I used to go to the biscuit cupboard I can’t do that anymore as the ones we buy contain wheat (and I specifically don’t buy …

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Quick and Easy Cucumber Raita

Quick and Easy Cucumber Raita

As it is starting to get warmer (touch wood) I have really been craving a cool refreshing dip, that I could have with a snack or as a dipping sauce for my main meal. I think I am on to a winner with this cucumber raita! It is so so easy to make once you …

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It’s Not OK

It’s Not OK

Now that I have been diagnosed with Coeliac Disease everyone has been asking me if I am OK with my diagnosis. Sometimes, in fact most of the time I want to scream NO I am not OK. I’m not OK with a lot of things about this disease. I’m not OK that I can never …

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