Meet The Maker: Rose-Marie Swift, Founder, RMS Beauty

I’m always interested in finding out about beauty brands directly from the person who created it. Hearing their vision can be very inspiring and also the chance to get some insider goss 🙂 I thought I had missed my chance to meet Rose-Marie Swift, the founder of rms beauty when I was unable to attend a masterclass at Content. Unexpectedly the opportunity came up at the … Continue reading Meet The Maker: Rose-Marie Swift, Founder, RMS Beauty

Recipe: Oat & Almond Pancakes with Banana & Berries (wheat-free, gluten-free, dairy-free)

Pancakes are one of my favourite food groups. It is impossible to be depressed eating pancakes. Go on try. I’ve been experimenting with oat muffins (recipe coming soon) so I figured oats would work equally well in pancake form. With Shrove Tuesday/Pancake Day coming up, this recipe will hit the spot for everyone whether eating gluten free or not. RECIPE: OAT & ALMOND PANCAKES WITH … Continue reading Recipe: Oat & Almond Pancakes with Banana & Berries (wheat-free, gluten-free, dairy-free)

Recipe: Winter Warmer Spicy Cashew Soup With Plantain Croutons (vegan, gluten-free)

This recipe is up due to popular demand. Haha. When I posted a pic of what I was making on Instagram, several people asked for the recipe so here it is! View this post on Instagram Making spicy cashew soup with plantain croutons #lunch #meatlessmonday #plantpower A post shared by Green Beauty & Lifestyle Blog (@wonderlustinglynda) on Dec 16, 2013 at 5:55am PST I love … Continue reading Recipe: Winter Warmer Spicy Cashew Soup With Plantain Croutons (vegan, gluten-free)

Recipe: Cocotastic Coconut & Strawberry Pancakes (vegan, vegetarian, dairy-free)

When I want  a cake fix but haven’t got the inclination, patience or ingredients to make cake, pancakes hit the spot. I have a million and one delicious pancake recipes to share. This one is great for brunch or dessert. RECIPE: COCONUT & STRAWBERRY PANCAKES (vegan, vegetarian, dairy-free) Recipe: Coconut & Strawberry Pancakes (vegan, dairy-free) Ingredients (makes 8- 10 pancakes): Vegan pancakes: 1 cup of … Continue reading Recipe: Cocotastic Coconut & Strawberry Pancakes (vegan, vegetarian, dairy-free)

Spelt oat berry bread slice

Recipe: Quick Spelt, Oat & Berry Bread (vegetarian, wheat-free, dairy-free)

Sometimes you want a fresh bread loaf type affair but haven’t got the patience to wait for the dough to rise and all that malarkey. This quick and easy recipe is perfect for those times.  Spelt, oats and berries are power packed with nutritious and great for slow release energy too. I like to have slices of the berry bread with peanut butter or cheese … Continue reading Recipe: Quick Spelt, Oat & Berry Bread (vegetarian, wheat-free, dairy-free)

Hot buttered rum with coconut oil

Winter Warmer: Hot Coconut Buttered Rum – Yum! (vegan, dairy-free)

When the weather outside is frightful. Drinking hot buttered rum is most delightful. Let it snow. Let it snow. Let it snow! Hurrah we’ve finally got proper snow in London. I know it’s causing disruptions left, right and centre but snow is just so magical! I don’t know if people who’ve seen snow their whole life feel the same but my heart leaps at the … Continue reading Winter Warmer: Hot Coconut Buttered Rum – Yum! (vegan, dairy-free)