homemade (vegan!) baked beans

homemade (vegan!) baked beans

Baked beans have to rank pretty highly on a list of favourite comfort foods, and they’re so easy to make from scratch. These are a regular lunch in our home, with whole wheat bread or stuffed in a baked potato with coleslaw or sauerkraut. They don’t have...
waldorf window stars

waldorf window stars

Do you craft with your children? We have a wooden box filled with paper, crayons, paints, glitter and glue and other bits and bobs that Henry and I like to pull out each Wednesday morning during Noah’s nap time. It is lovely one-on-one time, and something we...
tempeh taco meat recipe

tempeh taco meat recipe

Taco Tuesday is a BIG thing in our house, and something we look forward to each week, Henry especially. In Simplicity Parenting Kim John Payne makes a good case for eating the same kind of family meals each week. He argues that it is grounding and affirming for...
building your child’s immunity

building your child’s immunity

How has back-to-school gone for your babes? Henry is in the ‘grand section’ at the ecole maternelle and is doing brilliantly. He has a school trip to some local caves tomorrow (the school has a heritage theme this year) and is very excited. As he said,...
reducing single-use plastic at home

reducing single-use plastic at home

We’ve made huge strides in reducing plastic pollution since the Earth Day Network Campaign announced this as its mission on this year’s Earth Day on 22nd April. Plastic Free July saw millions of participants across 170 countries limiting single-use...
almond ashwaganda latte

almond ashwaganda latte

How was your summer? We squeezed in open-air late night cinema screenings, relaxed meals with friends at local night markets, and picnics and paddling at a nearby river beach along with looking after our gîte guests and getting through the mammoth amount of washing...
the best chickpea salad

the best chickpea salad

If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll see we’ve had a pretty hectic week. We moved house, we’re getting ready for a full summer of holiday makers here on the farm, Noah is recovering from a sickness bug, and Henry has chicken pox. It never...
buying organic on a budget

buying organic on a budget

Why buy organic? Organic food is typically grown with fewer pesticides, is free from artificial fertilisers and manufactured herbicides, is GMO free and, in the case of processed foods, will not contain artificial additives or preservatives. In the UK almost 300...
chia jam, 3 ways

chia jam, 3 ways

Once upon a time my absolute, all-time favourite breakfast was a hunk of crusty white baguette smeared with strawberry jam accompanied by a strong coffee. This, ideally with a bowl of strawberries and a pain au chocolat, was a regular birthday breakfast, and something...

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