Spiced beetroot and butternut soup, and some autumn gratitude


 Practising gratitude is something I’ve been trying to do more of recently; with every thankful thought and positive affirmation I can feel my mood lifting and my serotonin skyrocketing. When the rains set in in September, I found myself mourning the summer that had passed and dreading the winter to come. But then I thought to myself, I bet I wouldn’t appreciate summer half as much if I didn’t spend nine months of the year looking forward to it. And also, autumn (despite its unpredictability) can indeed be absolutely breathtaking too. Continue reading

Roasted sweet potato, butternut squash and carrot soup 


I’m so obsessed with soup at the moment, and for good reason – it’s comforting, filling, inexpensive, quick, great for batch cooking, hydrating, nourishing, and above all, delicious. One of my favourite things about this time of year is all the lovely seasonal vegetables, with sweet potato, butternut squash and carrot being my firm favourites. I couldn’t choose just one so I made this soup using all three and it was so delicious I just had to share it with you all!

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