Cheesy chorizo stuffed sweet potato

Cheesy chorizo stuffed sweet potatoA lighter way to comfort eat a baked j-po (or should that be baked sweet-po?)

Ingredients (serves 1):

  • 1 large sweet potato
  • 1/2 tbsp melted coconut oil
  • 75g chopped chorizo
  • 1/4 tsp thyme
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • pinch of chilli flakes
  • 50g goat’s cheese
  • 1 spring onion (sliced)
  • sea salt for seasoning
  • 1 tbsp natural yoghurt for serving


My mindfulness journey day 1: losing my train of thought

So after starting my 10 days to a more mindful me journey, and getting loads of fab meditation advice and support on Twitter, I promptly took 10 days off!

To say I’m ashamed is an understatement – when you ask for advice on something you should always follow it through (I’m sure someone must have taught me that once – maybe at school?)

So, better late than never, I’m pleased to be able to update you on the first day of my 10 days to a more mindful me journey in a post I’ve aptly decided to title ‘my mindfulness journey day 1: losing my train of thought.’


‘SAD saviour’ summer strawberry salad

SAD saviour summer strawberry saladThis weekend, the X-Factor re-started which means one thing: winter is on its way.

Not many people know this about me, but I don’t do well during winter!

Firstly, the cold temperatures cause me major anxiety. I think it stems from months of sleepless nights worrying about whether I’d be stuck in snow and ice when I used to drive to breakfast work shifts. I barely drive anywhere now, but the snow and I have yet to re-establish our once close childhood friendship! (more…)

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