Entries by Izzy

Carrot and Coriander Soup

Carrot and Coriander Soup This is a delicious warming soup which is easy to make and reheat. It makes a light lunch or enjoy it as a comforting snack when you get in from work, rather than heading for the biscuit tin! If you use a vegetable stock then it is suitable for sharing with […]

Okra Rice

I first heard about Okra when one of my friends was talking to me about the Indian restaurant Bundobust . She was telling me that the Okra fries are delicious, and similar to courgette fries. Courgette fries are quite possibly my favourite thing in the world, so I wanted to give the okra fries a go. This […]

Spinach and Cottage Cheese Cannelloni

This recipe will last for a couple of mealtimes. You can pack it up to take to work, or enjoy it at home in the evening. You can make your own passata if you feel like it, but I find the Tesco Garlic & Herb Passata does the job just fine. This recipe is based […]

Chinese Chips

It really is no secret that I love chips, especially the chips from the local Chinese takeaway. I set upon a mission to make my own healthier version, and here it is. Enjoy! Ingredients: Frozen oven chips Pepper cut up into chunks Onion chopped finely Courgettes/ broccoli/ any other veg that you like Coconut oil Spices […]

Bircher Muesli

This is a versatile and tasty cupful of joy that can be enjoyed any time of the day. Ingredients: 1/2 cup rolled oats 1 tsp chia seeds 2 tbsp chopped apricot and raisins Sprinkling of blueberries and any other fruit you like 1 cup almond milk/ oat milk Method: Add the oats and chia seeds […]

Christmas Cards

Making cards isn’t that hard, doesn’t take too long, and is such a great and personal way to wish someone a ‘Merry Christmas!’ Here are a few examples of quick and easy Christmas cards. Embroidery Thread Christmas Tree Use a pencil and ruler to draw on the outline of the tree, and mark on the […]

Words to Live By

Sometimes in life we get so caught up going from one thing to the next, we don’t give ourselves the time we need to reflect. I think it is important to have a few key ideas to live by. These may be film quotes, song lyrics, or even an inspirational quote with a meaningful background on […]


Dream Travel List

In my job I am often coming across amazing places, so I started compiling a list of awesome things I want to do and places I want to explore (and animals I want to see in their natural habitats).  This list is growing all the time, and if you have any suggestions please do let […]


Making candles is actually much easier than it sounds. It is a great way to make lovely presents for people, and also if you spill any of the scented oil on yourself then you’ll smell amazing for the whole day. All you need to do is find a vessel for your candle, I love the […]