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...
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...
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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