Amazing Superfood Smoothie

I love creating smoothies, and I love drinking them (most of them – and if it’s not gone so well a few spoonfuls of cacao will usually improve the situation). The best thing I like about them is the huge variety of ingredients and amount of nutrition you can pack into something that tastes great and is enjoyable to drink.

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Adventures in Seaweed 2

I am a convert!

It was a challenge for me initially but I have persisted and am really enjoying my sea spaghetti now.

I prepared a meal for a friend and her 3 children yesterday and it went down really well, they all seemed to enjoy it and asked their mother to make it for them at home.

Meanwhile P was having none of it – so I used the sauce with regular wholewheat pasta for her – which she eventually tried – I like to think that seeing her big-girl shero enjoying new food will be absorbed into her pint-sized psyche, and have a positive impact sometime in the future. Continue reading

Adventures in seaweed

Ok so I may disappoint you now because I’m not talking mermaids with seashell bras type adventures, I wanted to share my latest new-food experience – Sea spaghetti.

I got so excited when I heard about this ‘perfect raw alternative to pasta’, and even more so when I found it in a shop.

However after getting it home and soaking it for half an hour in warm water I found the intense ‘  rock pools at low tide’ odour rather off-putting. The problem was it looked like seaweed, and it smelt like seaweed, Continue reading