Author: Caitriona Horne

‘I HAVE NOTHING IN MY FRIDGE’ STIR FRY

My challenge for you is to cook (and eat) everything in your fridge before you shop again. This eliminates food waste, saves a bit of money, and you get to exercise being creative with your meals.

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Green Burger

STEMS-AND-ALL GREEN BURGER

I prefer my burgers to be made with nothing but plants, so I make my own. This green burger is loaded with nutrients to leave you feeling satisfied.

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Conquer back to school chaos with collaboration and Kaizen

There are so many blogs, tips and checklists on how to cope with the back to school chaos – and most of them are targeted at mums. But this piece doesn’t just have women in mind (let’s face it, so often the burden of home organisation falls to the mother). Since I’m elite-trained in optimism […]

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Messy

From Chaos to Calm

If your home life is anything like ours, your mental to-do list may look a little like this: Where are my keys? The school holidays are nearly here and I just noticed an out-of-date passport It was Granny’s birthday two weeks ago and we haven’t even sent a card The front door no longer opens […]

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The Lean and Happy Home

The Lean and Happy Home

In seven simple steps… Lean removes waste: wasted money, energy, resources. Lean will give you the gift of time. Lean is a set of principles embraced by the most creative and dynamic organisations around the world, and now for the first time, Swedish social entrepreneur Eva Jarlsdotter applies them to family life. Embracing the Japanese […]

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A Monk’s Guide to Happiness

In June 2009 I emerged from a meditation retreat that had lasted four years. It was an intensive programme alongside 20 other monks, in a remote old farmhouse on the Isle of Arran in Scotland. We were completely cut off from the outside world, with no phones, Internet or newspapers. Food was brought in by […]

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Deliciously Ella’s Quinoa & Black Bean Burgers

We made these burgers for an Action Against Hunger burger-themed supper club and they were such a hit that we knew we needed to share them with you. They’re so easy to make and the mix of quinoa, black beans, mushrooms and chilli is delicious. MAKES 6 LARGE BURGERS 1 red onion, finely chopped 2 […]

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It’s Never Too Late to Sleep Train

Dear reader, This book is particularly personal to me as it has saved my sanity and finally got my toddler, husband and myself sleeping soundly through the night without disturbance (most of the time at least!). When this manuscript landed in my inbox I was intrigued to act as guinea pig. Broken from almost hourly […]

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Deliciously Ella’s Carrot Cake

I love carrot cake, it’s rich and comforting and in this recipe the burst of juicy raisins and the coconut sugar bring out the natural sweetness of the carrots. We use an icing made from cashew nuts, as we think they’re a great match for the flavours in the cake. INGREDIENTS For the cake 400g […]

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Nutcessity

Nutcessity Brand Founder: A Day in the Life

A tree-nut lover with a peanut allergy, Mike Duckworth started Nutcessity in Bristol in 2016 to make disruptive, natural nut butters. Mike says: Generally I’ll get up at 6 and put the kettle on, or check social media and e-mails (I’m trying to get better at taking it slower and planning the day). If I’m […]

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