Roasted chickpeas

£0.62    Ready in an hour     Serves 4 All you need is 1 tin of chickpeas 2 tbsp paprika 1 tsp balsamic vinegar 1 tsp olive oil 1 tsp garlic powder To make it just Pre-heat your oven to 180°C/160°C Fan/Gas Mark 4. Drain the chickpeas then place on kitchen paper and pat dry. […]

Amor’s 30 Under 30 – I co-wrote a book

“Empowered women, empower women” Growing up I was always encouraged to read, my mum would make us sit at the table and read for half an hour a day after doing our homework. As I’ve grown up I’ve tried not forget my love of reading, some days it can be hard to find time to […]

Good and bad sugars; what are the alternatives?

Sugar has come under fire a lot this week, and really I’m not surprised. The sugar tax came into effect and while many may argue it’s bad and that it’s going to promote the use of artificial sweeteners, I think it’s brilliant! The tax has been installed to discourage parents from buying high sugar content […]

The sugar tax has begun, but will it work?

The ‘sugar-tax’ came into effect this week, created to try and cut down on childhood obesity rates in the UK, manufacturers have been told they will pay tax on high sugar drinks, whether they pass this cost onto consumers is up to them. Last year, 20% of children in their final year at Primary School […]

Good and bad sugars; what’s the difference?

Good sugar is found naturally in food, bad sugar is added to food. As established in my first post on this topic sugar is good for you but in small doses – again, not groundbreaking. Sugar is also found in almost everything. It can be hard to distinguish between whats good for you, and what’s […]

Breakfast Carrot Cakes

£1.06 (a batch)   Ready in 1 hour 20 minutes    Makes 8 All you need is 75g ground oats 75g self-raising flour 50g crushed walnuts 4 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp baking powder 3 tbsp milk 300g carrots (roughly 4 large carrots) 50g caster sugar 3 tbsp ground flaxseeds mixed with 9 tbsp water (or […]

Good and bad sugars; why does it matter?

Sugar, we can’t live without it, literally. Sugar is a key part of our diets, we need it and we love to consume it. There are variations of sugar, some are good others bad. Good sugar is something found naturally in food and bad sugar is when it’s been added. But before we get into […]

Brunching with some bloggers

A few weeks ago you may recall I posted about my first blogger event well last weekend I had the pleasure of meeting up with the Southampton Bloggers again, this time for brunch (is there anything more stereotypical than a bunch of bloggers all poised with cameras taking images of food?)  and it was lovely. […]