Sugar Free Love

The Case Against Sugar by Gary Taubes

Our Gaz has written a book we were a little intrigued by. With the title; ‘The Case Against Sugar’, to say we felt compelled to actually read the book would be an understatement, so we did, and here’s the summation: Openly admitting from the offset, he does not claim to debunk or discuss anything more than years of research as…

Recipes / Savoury Snacks

Pimping up yer’Hummus

We love Hummus – hopefully as much as you do?! So #ConfessionTime, we don’t always make our own, well – rarely – but regardless, when we don’t we like to #PimpThatShizzleUp, so here are a few things we add to make your standard Hummus even more awesome (plus how to make it if you do want to make the whole…

Sugar Free Love

Bloggers Gonna Blog Baby…

I (one of us Sibz) have been pondering over this post for a while, and who knows, it likely won’t #BreakTheInternet but I don’t really care, it is therapeutic if nothing else, putting these words to the screen. As some of you may, or may not, have noticed there are a lot of honeyz out there who love to condemn…

Meat / Fish / Recipes

Spatchcock Pigeon

Spatchcock just means ‘flattened’ – it sounds a lot more complex that it is, but honestly you just slice through the bone, spread it out, be a bit caveman’y about it and cover it in spices! If you like game, yet aren’t really sure h0w to cook it – then this is for you, it’s guaranteed juicy, crispy, flavourful meat…

Brekkie / Brunch / Recipes

Banana Pancakes

Hello luscious Pancakes and… ONLY 5 Ingredients + a dash of Oil 😉 Ingredients: 3 tbsp Oats (gluten free if preferred) 1 tbsp Chia Seeds 10 tbsp Milk/Mylk 1 Banana ½ tsp Cinnamon Coconut Oil Instructions: Combine the first 5 ingredients in a blender & blitz until you have a smooth consistency In a small frying pan, heat a little…

Recipes / Salads / Sides

Green Olive & Anchovy Gremolata

Gremolata – sounds a little bit more sexy than just ‘dip’ we thought… A yum and very easy concoction that can be slathered over your toast, dipped in to with Veggies, on toast, with Fish or just eaten of the spoon should you have a savoury craving. Ingredients: 100g Pine Nuts 330g Jar of Green Olives (c. 160g drained) 1jar…

Savoury Snacks / Uncategorised

Dehydrated Kiwi Crackers

If you prefer to eat your Kiwis without their skins, then be sure you don’t chuck those furry morsels away 😉 Ingredients: 2 Kiwi skins 4 tsp soaked Chia Seeds (liquid part & seeds only) 8 tsp Hemp Seeds 8 tsp Flax Seeds Instructions: Line a small roasting tray with Baking Parchment In a liquidiser add the skin and soaked…

Recipes / Salads / Sides / Veggie

Brazil Nut & Pea Dip

Can be eaten hot or cold, with Pasta, a Crudite, a Rice / Pea / Carrot Salad or stuffed in a Mushroom – a very simple yet versatile side dish, that will keep for multiple uses over a few days. Ingredients:  250g Peas 50g Brazil Nuts 6tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil 3 Large Sprigs Mint 2 Lemons (Zest & Juice)…

Recipes / Sweet Treats

Strawberry & Banana Fro-Yo

Ode to our fave Summer Berry and it’s partner in crime … Ingredients: 100g Frozen Banana (roughly 2) 100g Frozen Strawberries (any frozen Berry of your choice) A dash of Cinnamon or ground Ginger 100g Yoghurt (unlfavoured, un’tampered with, Greek/Coconut/Full Fat) Instructions: Liquidise all 3 ingredients (ensure everything is well mixed) and serve, immediately 😉 Serve with more fruit (frozen or fresh), add…

Meat / Fish / Recipes

Smoked Mackerel & Beetroot Pate

Who knew you could get 1 of your 5 Veggies a day in your Mackerel Pate?! All you need is some Fish, some Veggies and that’s about it. Ingredients: 220g Smoked Mackerel 120g cooked Beetroot (2 large bulbs) Handful Parsley 1tbsp Capers 1 Lemon, Zest & Juice Salt & Pepper Instructions: Remove the skin of the Mackerel if need be, pop…

Recipes / Veggie

Brown Rice Pasta with Carrot Top, Parsley & Samphire Sauce

Ingredients: 10 carrot tops, cut 1 inch from stalks 5 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil 3 tbsp Water 2 lemons, Zest and Juice 1 Garlic clove 1 Ripe Avocado Small handful of Parsley 2 Spring Onions Salt and Pepper 4 generous handfuls Brown Rice Pasta 100g Samphire Instructions: In a blender add all of the top 9 ingredients, whizz until everything is…

Brekkie / Brunch / Recipes

The Infamous Green Smoothie . . .

We don’t know about you but, in general, people that make smoothies, LOVE smoothies, yes/no?! Well that’s kind of how we felt towards the #GreenSmoothieBrigade – until we got a new liquidiser, had some leftover greens and thought we’d give one a go… turns out they’re pretty handy, insanely versatile and there are VERY few rules around what can/cannot go…