Quick Look at How My Balcony Garden is Doing & Some Inspiring Balconies Around The World

Here are a few images from my balcony garden efforts. The storms and now the heat waves have not helped with the loss of many plants but slowly recovering now. Enjoy! Herbs and flowers seem to shine brighter with the golden sunlight... The scent of catmint is divine... Herbs easily gathered for different recipes... A … Continue reading Quick Look at How My Balcony Garden is Doing & Some Inspiring Balconies Around The World

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Healing Depression Through The Transformative Power of Spring

Spring is here and the days are growing longer and slowly warmer. As some of you may be aware, I've struggled with depression, anxiety and panic attacks the last two and a half years. I've tried a variety of antidepressants, seen counsellors, tried yoga, meditation, journalling...you name it, I've tried it. They all seem to … Continue reading Healing Depression Through The Transformative Power of Spring

My Zero Waste Journey So Far

I started this journey towards zero waste about 3 years ago and have made a lot of progress but still have a long way to go. I thought it might be helpful if I documented some of the milestones, so I could have a better sense of where I am and where I want to … Continue reading My Zero Waste Journey So Far

The Terrible Shortage of Bread During Storm Emma, & How To Make Wild Yeast SourDough Starter at Home and Never Need Buy Bread Again! :)

Storm Emma is finally over here in Ireland and most people are recovering from serious cabin fever, freezing pipes, electricity lines down and food shortages. Its been a long few days of artic winds, snow and ice but the thing everyone has been talking about is that most vital of necessities, Bread! Supermarkets were mobbed … Continue reading The Terrible Shortage of Bread During Storm Emma, & How To Make Wild Yeast SourDough Starter at Home and Never Need Buy Bread Again! 🙂

How To Make Creamy Vegan Vanilla & Chickpea Ice Cream

Ingredients ¼ cup aquafaba (liquid from chickpeas) 3 cups full fat coconut milk (2 cans) 2 tsp vanilla bean paste (or 2 Tbsp vanilla extract) 1 Icing sugar ½ tsp sea salt Instructions Place coconut milk in refrigerator at least 24 hours before making ice cream. In a bowl, or in the bowl of a … Continue reading How To Make Creamy Vegan Vanilla & Chickpea Ice Cream

How To Make Delicious Vegan Cream & Tasty Carrot and Black Pepper Hummus

Aquafaba almost sounds like something you'd say to cast a spell. Fitting, because this is indeed a magical ingredient. But what is it? Simply Chickpea juice! In my last post, I talked about my discovery of the astonishing countless uses of chickpeas. I continue to explore its many possibilities including gorgeous cream... Aquafaba has some … Continue reading How To Make Delicious Vegan Cream & Tasty Carrot and Black Pepper Hummus

How to Make Tasty Chickpea Tofu, Zero Waste Chickpea Hair Mask and Fabulous Flax Milk

I recently discovered the many amazing benefits and uses of Chickpeas and the more I find out, the more I'm amazed. Chickpeas really are a wonder food. Chickpeas help to increase satiety(feeling full), boost digestion, keep blood sugar levels stable, increase protection against disease and more. Called Besan or gram flour, chickpea flour is naturally … Continue reading How to Make Tasty Chickpea Tofu, Zero Waste Chickpea Hair Mask and Fabulous Flax Milk