This past week we took 5 days off & headed north of the border to Scotland where my family live, we make the 300 mile drive about every 8 weeks & its always such a beautiful journey. We didn’t expect to see snow but it made all the hills look pretty. The scenery always looks so different each time depending on the season, even though I must have done the journey countless times I never tire of it. I love getting to see my family & especially my niece who is 6 & is growing up so fast.
My husband & I celebrated 15 years together in February & we never do anything extravagant to mark the occasion. This year was no exception. I spotted that one of our favourite bars Kosmonaut in Manchester was showing our favourite film and we decided it would be a fun way to celebrate. Pizza, cocktails & True Romance = my ideal date night.
Chai has become my drink of choice over the past few months, I love how spicy it tastes. It’s become so easily available too & most supermarkets have their own version. The Vanilla one I have photographed above is nice but I think the original Tesco version is nicer. If you have a favourite brand of Chai then let me know, I’d love to try more.
In the past 3 years since my dad had his Stroke my whole family has started to eat better. My mum juices twice a day & has stopped smoking & her skin is looking incredible. My husband & I eat a Vegan diet & we have never been more adventurous & excited about cooking & meal planning. We have discovered so many tasty meals and snacks since cutting out all the processed food. I have been trying to do more of the cooking these past few months and buying some cookbooks has really helped. Deliciously Ella is the newest book in my collection & I have found it so easy to follow & even a beginner like me has been able to follow the recipes & cook some edible meals.
I have a post planned all about my favourite Vegan / healthy meals and snacks, so keep an eye out for that.