Get seedy! The five minute taste sensation

I’m all about adding good stuff in with minimum fuss. And by good, I mean tasty AND nutritious. I haven’t got a lot of free time (as you might have worked out if you’ve read this page), and when I used to read in some high-falutin chef’s cookbook about toasting some seed I’d never heard…

The classic way to pamper yourself, step by step

This idea is so well-worn it’s like your favourite gauzy old bit of blanket, but that doesn’t make it any less effective. And face it, when was the last time WE did this for ourselves? The activity below will give you a hit of just about everything we’re aiming for with the self-care / alone time element…

Want to tune out the chatter? Here’s how.

Don’t you just hate it when you’re trying to concentrate on the task in hand, but you keep losing focus thanks to the noisy babble around you? A few years ago I discovered this handy little trick to help me maintain my attention, and it really works. If you can get the right track for you (make sure…

The twenty-minute black bean chilli

I can make fast, nutritious and delicious plant-based evening meals like nobody else. I mean it! Just follow these steps and you won’t go wrong. The amounts below are for two people; double everything for more eaters, or if you’re extra hungry. 1. On your way home from work stop by your local food shop….

To add harmony to your evening at home

Here’s a very simple way to provide a focus to your downtime and a small indulgence to your evening. It will enhance the look of your room and everything in it, and will add a sense of calm and harmony, no matter what else is going on in your life. 1. Buy a church candle,…