• Nettle seeds

    Published On: August 8, 2023Categories: Foraging For Food, Nutrition

    Yesterday I was collecting female seeds from the nettle and drying them out to use in bread, porridge, smoothies and seed bars. You can tell the female nettles as the seeds hang down in big [...]

  • 9 cheap ways I add extra nutrition to my meals when on a tight budget

    Published On: July 23, 2023Categories: Healthy food, Nutrition, Saving money on food, Wellbeing

    I have become a lot more conscious about my nutrition and what I eat as I have got older. I want to stay healthy as I age, and am aware that the NHS is not [...]

  • Foraging for bilberries

    Published On: July 22, 2023Categories: Foraging For Food, Nutrition

    Our local moors are totally covered in bilberries at the moment. I think that they have other names if you do not live in the North of the England, and are also known elsewhere as [...]

  • 15 foods that I eat to help my bad knees

    Published On: June 3, 2023Categories: Nutrition, Wellbeing

    In 2008 I was told that I needed to have knee replacements.  I was in a lot of pain and often walked with a stick.  I don’t do hospitals or anything medical if I can [...]

  • Learning about rhubarb

    Published On: May 20, 2023Categories: Growing Food, Nutrition

    Rhubarb brings back memories as a child of my gran giving me a stick of rhubarb and a bag with some sugar in as a treat, and me dipping it in and eating it raw. [...]

  • Ways to eat a nutritious diet on a budget

    Published On: February 17, 2023Categories: Nutrition, Wellbeing

    As I have aged, I have become even more aware of the nutrition in my food.  Being well is being frugal and brings more joy in to my life.  Providing our food is not just [...]

  • How honey can save you money

    Published On: January 28, 2023Categories: Healthy food, Nutrition, Wellbeing

    I wrote this post about honey a year ago but have been asked for it again, and so I apologise to those of you who have been following me for a while. I have improved [...]

  • Adding Variety to Mealtime

    Published On: December 2, 2022Categories: Nutrition, Saving Money

    How do I add variety to my meals when I am on a low budget? Some people find meal planning a chore, but I actually enjoy it as it is a challenge to make meals [...]