Quick and Healthy Warm Tuna Nicoise

I’m not a major fish fan. There. I’ve said it. But I have recently discovered that I have a severe Vitamin D deficiency and along with massive prescribed supplements I have researched how to increase my intake via Vitamin D rich foods. Turns out there aren’t many of them and even worse, most are fish!!…

Warming Overnight Oats

Breakfast is meant to be the most important meal of the day. It is the break of the overnight fast and for this reason should always have slow releasing carbs in order to provide energy for the first half of your busy day! When you work in an office like I do, grabbing breakfast on…

Smoothies

A smoothie is a wonderful thing.  As well as kidding yourself you are being healthy (well you are having fruit and veg and things!), it can be a yummy replacement for dessert, for those of you who struggle without something sweet at the end of a meal.  I cannot take responsibility for the recipes below. …

Quick and Easy Yoghurt Bowls

Whenever I fancy something a bit more substantial than a smoothie after dinner, my go to is yoghurt.  But not that sugary artificial yoghurt you can buy in multi-packs with dubious claims of no added sugar (why would you add sugar in the first place!), or low fat (in other words added sugar!)… It is…

Quick and Easy Low Carb Office Lunches      

  When following a healthy eating plan such as carb cycling, which involves low and no carb days, it can seem quite challenging when faced with the dreaded office lunch!  With so many to-go places focused on bread or pasta, with very little choice of no carb meals apart from salad what can you do?…

Kale Glorious Kale – A Quick and Easy Recipe

The old superfood, kale may be being replaced by other more glamorous superfoods like avocados and broccoli(!!), but it is still a winner in my house and that may well be because of how I serve it up. No boring boiling for any kale that comes through my door, oh no! Kale deserves something special…

Quick and Healthy Blackbean Chilli

I love chilli and have never considered making it with anything other than mince.  Until I discovered blackbeans that is.  I have made this several times, perfecting it each time until I felt it was ready for all of you and could be made simply, quickly and still be delicious! I make it the day…

Welcome to my world!

What is this all about I hear you ask? Well, this blog is about stuff and things mostly.  Things like recipes for great quick and healthy eats, crafting with felt particularly making felt flowers, my cats, my love of coffee and hopefully things that will make you smile in this messy thing we call life. Also…

Quick and Healthy Saturday Night Rice with Bacon

This dish is influenced by paella, but since it has none of the traditional ingredients I can’t really call it a paella.  So, I call it rice and bacon, or for ease, “Anya’s paella”.  It is made using a normal frying pan or you can also use a wok, no special paella pan needed.  You…