Date night at Chiquito, Swindon

One of my favourite foods to cook at home is Mexican. Whether that’s enchiladas, nachos (dairy free of course) or a good bean chilli, it’s something I always find myself tucking into at least once a week. Honestly if I could eat Mexican food all the time I’d be happy. Along with cooking at home, I also used to love going to Chiquito, a Mexican restaurant chain in the UK. So, partly for my exposure Read More…

The Benefits of Eating Fewer Carbs*

AD, GIFTED | Throughout my weight loss journey I’ve been learning how to eat healthier. Whether that’s looking at my portion sizes or choosing foods that keep me fuller for longer, such as wholegrains. One thing I’ve always struggled with however is carbs – especially when it comes to foods such as pasta and rice, which make up a lot of my home cooked meals. So I’m always interested to try lower carb alternatives or Read More…

Favourite dairy free alternatives

I’ve always had issues digesting dairy products even when I was an infant. It has always been one of the main food groups to cause my IBS flair ups, but it wasn’t until adult life that I had a formal diagnosis; a dairy allergy. Once I had that diagnosis I cut dairy products from my diet and instantly felt a lot better. No more bloating to the point of looking pregnant, no more painful cramps Read More…

Vegan & Beauty treats Ft Glow Steady

Back in September I entered Glow Steady’s first year favourites giveaway, and I won! 😊 This is the first giveaway I’ve won so I was pretty excited when Sophie contacted me for my address. My prize arrived at the end of November full of vegan and beauty treats that I wanted to share with you. I love how Sophie packed the individual items in white starry paper. It was like Christmas came early. 😊 Here’s Read More…

Flapjack & Brownie treats ft Emerald City Cupcakes*

Emerald City Cupcakes are a bespoke cake company run by the “2 Broke Girls”, at least that’s what we knew them as when we first met them. They were dressed up as the characters from the show and selling cupcakes after all. πŸ˜‰ Their real names are Sue and Char. We met these two lovely ladies at MCM Birmingham comic con and love their flapjacks, cupcakes and brownies. Love is probably an understatement as dad Read More…