My first holiday as a fully plant-based eating tourist. How did it pan out?

I’ve recently returned from a self-catering holiday on the North Norfolk coast. We were supposed to be in Greece but, as it turned out, it was one of the loveliest holidays we’ve had as a family. It was energetic yet very relaxing (apart from the incident when we got chased by a feisty horse). WeContinue reading “My first holiday as a fully plant-based eating tourist. How did it pan out?”

Farewell to PE with Joe but not goodbye…

This morning we said farewell to PE with Joe but it’s certainly not goodbye. Today marks my 128th daily workout in a row. Not only have I completed every single PE with Joe workout since 23rd March but I’ve also done a session on his days off! On those days I chose a HIIT sessionContinue reading “Farewell to PE with Joe but not goodbye…”

Longevity tips from my 91-yr old neighbour

I’ve become absolutely fascinated (and maybe a little obsessed) with the Blue Zones recently. Scientists have pinpointed 5 places in the world, dubbed Blue Zones, where people live the longest and are the healthiest: Okinawa, Japan; Sardinia, Italy; Nicoya, Costa Rica; Ikaria, Greece and Loma Linda, California. Researchers found all Blue Zone areas share 9Continue reading “Longevity tips from my 91-yr old neighbour”

chilli ‘non’ carne

VEGAN “This veg and protein-packed chilli ‘non’ carne has real depth of flavour. A winner with any chilli lover!” SERVES: 4   PREP TIME: 10 MINS   COOKING TIME: 1HR Ingredients 1 pot of baked beans with benefits 1 tblsp oil 1 onion, chopped 1 garlic clove, chopped 1 pepper, chopped 125g mushrooms, chopped 265g tin cooked lentilsContinue reading “chilli ‘non’ carne”