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Saving Water in the Kitchen: 30 Easy Tips to Help Save the Environment & Reduce Costs

Saving Water in the Kitchen: 30 Easy Tips to Help Save the Environment & Reduce Costs

We’ve all heard of it — California is currently facing a major environmental crisis. Now, a drought might not look as shocking on TV as a hurricane, earthquake, or a tornado. But that doesn’t make its consequences any less lethal. California’s farms, plantations, and vineyards […]

Date & walnut muffins

Date & walnut muffins

I’ve been slowly working away at this muffin recipe for about 6 weeks now, tweaking, testing then re-tweaking, until there was a huge eureka yesterday when I finally cracked it. There are a gazillion muffin recipes out there, so why all the bother? Well I […]

Limoncello and Balsamic Strawberry, Victoria Sponge Teacake

Limoncello and Balsamic Strawberry, Victoria Sponge Teacake

My Mum was an incredible baker and, like so many women of her generation in Ireland and England, one of her best recipes was for a Victoria Sponge. Mum used to follow the tried and tested 4, 4, 4, and 2 method ~ aka in […]

8 Underrated Spices That Can Turn Any Dish From “Meh” to “Wow”

8 Underrated Spices That Can Turn Any Dish From “Meh” to “Wow”

If there’s one ingredient that can make any meal taste better without compromising its flavor, that’s spices. From adding a pungent touch to the mix to mellowing a dish’s aftertaste, these fragrant add-ins can take your cooking skills to a whole new level with half […]

7 Must-Try Tips for Flawless Homemade Jerky

7 Must-Try Tips for Flawless Homemade Jerky

Organic, hormone-free, meatless (!). It’s safe to say that jerky is going through a healthy renaissance of sorts these days. But even if that’s the case, we can all agree that nothing can beat the all-natural, preservative-free nature of the homemade version. And for those […]

12 Decadent Seasonings to Take Your Homemade Jerky to the Next Level

12 Decadent Seasonings to Take Your Homemade Jerky to the Next Level

When it comes to making jerky at home (you may need a good dehydrator), a good marinade can make or break the deal. But, if you are anything like us, adding a little more zest to the mix is always welcome. That’s where dry rubs […]

10 Veggies & Fruits to Sneak Into Your Homemade Sausages for an Extra Kick

10 Veggies & Fruits to Sneak Into Your Homemade Sausages for an Extra Kick

So, you bought a killer sausage maker, you found an easy recipe online, you’ve got a bunch of organic casings in store, and you are ready to get down and dirty. Nothing’s stopping you from making a handful of delicious homemade sausages. Unfortunately, sometimes, no […]

Why Making Your Own Sausages is Actually Worth the Try

Why Making Your Own Sausages is Actually Worth the Try

While you do your best to stick to your #cleaneatinggoals on a day-to-day basis, sometimes you can’t say no to a juicy, yummy sausage. Sadly, as convenient as it is to head to the nearest grocery store and stuff your cart with large packages of […]

Is There Such Thing As Healthy Jerky?

Is There Such Thing As Healthy Jerky?

For some, it’s the ultimate post-workout snack. For others, it’s just another preservative-laden grub that they’d only munch on during a road trip when nothing else is available. But, no matter which side you’re on, meat jerky is one of those foods that you can’t […]

Drinking Coffee is Actually Healthy, According to Study

Drinking Coffee is Actually Healthy, According to Study

We have to admit: Coffee comes with a lot of perks, from waking you up every morning to boosting your productivity when your overworked brain is this close to giving up. But, according to research, there’s so much more to the energy-boosting drink than meets […]


Recipes

Date & walnut muffins

Date & walnut muffins

I’ve been slowly working away at this muffin recipe for about 6 weeks now, tweaking, testing then re-tweaking, until there was a huge eureka yesterday when I finally cracked it. There are a gazillion muffin recipes out there, so why all the bother? Well I […]

Limoncello and Balsamic Strawberry, Victoria Sponge Teacake

Limoncello and Balsamic Strawberry, Victoria Sponge Teacake

My Mum was an incredible baker and, like so many women of her generation in Ireland and England, one of her best recipes was for a Victoria Sponge. Mum used to follow the tried and tested 4, 4, 4, and 2 method ~ aka in […]

12 Decadent Seasonings to Take Your Homemade Jerky to the Next Level

12 Decadent Seasonings to Take Your Homemade Jerky to the Next Level

When it comes to making jerky at home (you may need a good dehydrator), a good marinade can make or break the deal. But, if you are anything like us, adding a little more zest to the mix is always welcome. That’s where dry rubs […]

10 Jaw-Dropping Popcorn Food Combinations That Are Actually Delicious

10 Jaw-Dropping Popcorn Food Combinations That Are Actually Delicious

We’re not going to lie: Popcorn is a snack for all seasons and all reasons. In its simplest form, this bite-sized treat serves as a low-calorie, crunchy nibble that can help you stick to your healthy eating resolutions. But, add a few creative toppings and […]

All About Tahini: What it is and 6 yummy ways to use it

All About Tahini: What it is and 6 yummy ways to use it

Tahini is a paste made from sesame seeds. Sesame seeds are jam-packed full of good stuff. However, unless you’re super-diligent with your chewing, most of them are going to pass straight through you. Which means all their goodness passes straight through as well. This is […]