Loaded Porridge Breakfast Bowl

Anyone else out there love a beautifully loaded porridge bowl? It’s one of my favourite breakfast options- and when I say loaded, I mean loaded. With all the healthy goods, of course. Boosting up the flavour and textures to create what can only be described as a warm hug for your insides. I’ve been loading my […]

Meet Your Baker: Casella & Polegato

Welcome to the first edition of our new Meet ‘n Greet series! We often rave about out local food and how we, as a small business, strive to support the local suppliers in and near our community. We know out bakers, farmers, butcher, kombucha-maker, chocolatiers, etc. Heck, we’ve even visited our free-range chickens, fluttering about […]

Chia Pudding with Cacao Banana Crumble

We’re loving the Rude Health products in our shop because they not only taste sensational, but the company shares our value for real food, with clean ingredients. Not to mention, they’re a local UK company, born in London- and we are serious about supporting and stocking local products, as much as we are able! Looking for new […]

Turmeric Root: Favourite Staff Recipes

I’m not saying I’m a gold[en milk]-digger… Okay- glad I got that out of my system. Now for the serious stuff. Turmeric. You have probably heard mutterings of this little root all over the streets and inter webs. We’ve certainly been singing of its benefits around the shop! Curcumin, the key active ingredient in turmeric, provides the […]

5 Simple + Nutritious Breakfast Ideas

Breakfast is absolutely my favourite meal of the day! Years ago, I decided to implement a “healthy mornings” theme to my breakfast creations. Not only was I maintaining a daily yoga practice/exercise routine, but I was also looking for a way to cut my late-morning/afternoon sugar cravings. My body needed FUEL. Let’s be honest- cereals, […]

Y is for…

Yogurt Yogurt is such a great way to get your calcium and fat in the morning, or as an easy dessert of an evening. We have Goats Yogurt in store, a delicious alternative to cows milk yogurt and also CoYo coconut yogurt that is suitable for vegans and lactose intolerant folks. Like our posts and […]

X is for…

Xylitol Xylitol is a sugar alternative for use in baking, chocolate making and other uses. A natural product of fruit and vegetables, xylitol has many health benefits over sugar. Xylitol is suitable for diabetics, aspartame free and is sourced from sustainably managed birch woods. Like our posts and share with your friends on Facebook and […]

Homemade Seitan

For years when I was a vegan cook I always struggled to find Wheat Gluten to make things like seitan or veggie burgers with a  great texture. Wheat Gluten has has the starch washed out, leaving a flour that binds like crazy! This isn’t a great flour for coeliacs but great for Vegan who are […]