Beef and Apricot Stew

  Welcome to the main event! Yep, it’s this beautifully tender, melt-in-the-mouth, Beef and Apricot Stew! I decided to move away from the typical turkey recipes flying around the inter-webs this time of year, and bring you this beef dish instead. I’m not much of a turkey lover if we’re being honest, and eating it once a year on Christmas day just about satisfies my turkey quota for the year. So when it comes to festive entertaining, I usually gravitate… Read more »

Flu Fighting Tonic

  This season brings so many things I love. Knitted jumpers, leaves changing colour, cosy nights in, warm drinks – and don’t get me started on Christmas! But along with all that warm and fuzzy stuff, comes the horrors of cold + flu season. It’s unavoidable. Every year you think you’ve escaped getting ill, and then BAM, you’re sick.     The last time I came down with the dreaded lurgy, I got so fed up of conventional Lemsips that just the thought of my next one… Read more »

September Smoothie

  It hit me the other day that it’s been 18 months since I completely transformed my lifestyle and diet. Before that, I had been pretty sick for a while, and was just getting sicker. After far too many doctors appointments, inconclusive tests and unhelpful medications, I was near the point of giving up on myself. It was only once I started to take action into my own hands, and take a look at what I was eating, did I start to… Read more »