(That’s) Yummy mummy! Weaning a plant-based baby

Now that our daughter, Florence, is six months we have starting to wean her onto solid foods. Up to this point she has been exclusively breast fed. I did express for a few months, but she started rejecting the bottle pretty early on and, although we tried a miscellany of bottle types and teats, we [...]

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28 by Sam Wood

This week I was excited to be invited to the UK launch of ‘28 by Sam Wood’, a 28 minute workout and wellbeing programme designed and run by Australian personal trainer of 17 years (and star of the Australian reality TV show ‘The Bachelor’!), Sam Wood.

Eat it Anyway

If you are fed up of Instagram pictures of avo toast, have no interest in starting your day with hot water and lemon, and are no longer sure whether carbs are meant to be the good guys or the bad, ‘Feel the Fear and Eat it Anyway’ could be the January read for you. In [...]

Dirty Vegan

This week I’ve been enjoying out Matt Pritchard’s new vegan cookbook, ‘Dirty Vegan: Proper Banging Vegan Food’.

Veganuary snacking

This month I’ve been enjoying the Vegan Goodness Box from the Goodness Project, a snack box jam packed with delicious vegan treats. The box contains a variety of sweet and savoury snacks, as well as cruelty free cosmetics, sourced from across the world. If you are looking for some delicious, animal-friendly snacking this Veganuary, either [...]

Vegan souvlaki?! Why not?

When the opportunity arose to sample the new vegan range at the Greek restaurant, The Athenian, for Heathly Living London, I jumped at the chance. Being a vegan of the early 2000s, when eating plant-based meant carrying around your own carton of soya milk and having to request the goat’s cheese salad without the goat’s [...]

The secrets of self discipline

If you are anything like me, you will have times when you are feeling really strong, fit, healthy and well-disciplined, and others when it feels like your healthy lifestyle has gone a little bit awry. I find that healthy behaviour breeds healthy behaviour, while once I start snacking and skipping workouts a downward spiral can [...]