Three ingredient raspberry chia jam

 

Jam really takes me back to my childhood; jam and cheese sandwiches (don’t knock it till you’ve tried it), a spoonful of jam stirred into hot rice pudding, my mums incredible sponge cake filled with jam that my brother and I simply referred to as ‘jammy cake’, my grandma’s amazing homemade jam tarts, the list just goes on and on. Back when I was small, jam was my jam. Continue reading

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Coconuts – why we love them

coconuts If we had to take one food to a desert island, it would be coconuts. Although hopefully the desert island in question would already have coconuts growing on luscious palm trees swaying in the wind by a white sandy beach (ahhhh) so we’d get to pick another food, in which case we’d probably choose avocados.

Coconuts are just incredible. Not only can they be worn as brassieres (which, when paired with a fail-safe grass skirt provides the ultimate in Hawaii chic) , but the health benefits are totally other worldly. Coconuts contain lots of good fats, which lower cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart disease. It has also been suggested that they can curb your appetite and increase fat burning, so could also aid in weight loss. But there’s more. So much more. Coconuts come in many shapes and forms – we’ve listed our faves below as well as our top tips for using them. Continue reading

Chickpeas – why we love them


Chickpeas (or Garbanzo beans to our friends across the pond) are, in our opinion, underrated and underappreciated. Whilst they may not be touted as a traditional superfood these little, creamy, nutty, balls of deliciousness are most definitely a super-versatile-food. Continue reading

Bananas – why we love them

Brought to you by Mrs H

 

When I was younger, I used to love watching the New Adventures of Superman. Partly because Dean Cain was HOT, partly because Teri Hatcher had cool outfits, but mainly because I really identified with Superman’s plight – what kryptonite was to him, bananas were to me. Continue reading

Dates – why we love them

Brought to you by Mrs H 

When I was getting married, my friends thought it would be funny to ask Mr H lots of questions and video his answers. If I didn’t guess the correct answer, I had to drink a shot (sadly of alcohol and not wheatgrass). Some of them were fairly easy; he knew my favourite colour and my favourite movie (I’m keeping this PG) and I guessed them right also.

Cue my darling bridesmaids asking him ‘what would be her perfect date?’. He said…a walk along the beach and a healthy home cooked meal. I said…medjool. Yeah that’s right, my perfect date is sticky, sweet and ever so delicious.

Love at first date

Love at first date

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