Sweet potato and bacon fritters

Bit of an unplanned brunch this morning. Looked in the fridge, picked out what was there, and this happened!! These are simple, yummy and the perfect thing for a weekend treat which will keep you full for a while🙂 Ingredients (makes 2): 1 cup grated sweet potato 1 shallot – finely chopped 2 slices streaky … Continue reading

Maintaining yourself

How well do you look after your car? Well, the law in the UK at least, states that you must obtain an annual MOT certificate, to prove your car is road-worthy. You’ll also get regular services, every 6-12 months. On top of that, it’s likely that you get it looked at whenever you hear an … Continue reading

Our first paleo pop up restaurant!

A few weeks ago I held what I believe was Scotland’s first paleo pop up! It was definitely Dundee’s first. I wanted to share my experience in planning and preparing for the event, and how it went on the night🙂 I’ve thought for a long while that a pop up would be a great way … Continue reading

Gluten free doesn’t equal healthy

It’s everywhere now. Gluten free everything, from crackers to sausages to Easter eggs. It feels like everyone is jumping on the gluten free wagon. But that doesn’t mean it’s healthy… It’s accepted in paleo circles that gluten is one of the evils of the modern day diet. It has been found to play a role … Continue reading

Cinnamon and pecan banana bread

I was playing with a banana bread recipe on a snowy Sunday and came up with this yummy result! We ate two slices each while it was still warm (insert guilty looking face). Seriously, it takes about 10 minutes to throw together if you have the ingredients. You can try other combinations with the basic … Continue reading

Asian pork stir fry

I often turn to stir fries when I feel I’m in need of a garlic and ginger filled immune boost. They’re quick and simple, and you get the added bonus of a ton of veggies in there too. Plus, it uses up any that you’ve got left over or lying around. This was one of … Continue reading

Why eat paleo?

One of the things I’m often asked about eating paleo is, why? To an observer (and to me before I started!) it can seem restrictive and severe. In truth, over time, it becomes second nature. Yes it takes some adjustment and a shift in your thinking. It took me about a year to fully get … Continue reading