Foodie News

Creating a compassionate workplace

It probably won't surprise you to know that I haven't spent all my career working with meditation and chocolate - though during a lot of it I was eating chocolate and dabbling in some chocolate making on the side. Before I started Food At Heart, I spent over 17 years...

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A Feelgood February Guide to Self-Care

Yes, we are in the month of love! And while I think it's really important to tell the people you love that you care for them, it's also a great opportunity to check in with your own self-care regime. I therefore want to share a few things I've put in place for my own...

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Marmalade Choc Chip Cookies

As this is the month of Valentine's, I wanted to share a simple and tasty recipe that makes a lovely gift (for yourself or someone else!). Sometimes the greatest way you can show someone you care is by making something with your very own hands. I love the bittersweet...

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Get some rest: a resolution that’s worth making ALL year

This January I'm trying to keep things simple. Rather than setting myself lofty goals and a long lists of 2019 to-dos that fizzle out by the end of the month, instead I'm assigning a word or two to use as my general theme for the year (whereas last year was all about...

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A sprinkle of Christmas self-care

I've been a little quiet on the writing front over the last month as I've (not quite literally, but almost) been drowning in a sea of Slow Chocolate. Anything chocolate-related of course ramps up over Christmas. Which also means it's a great time for me to put into...

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Earl Grey Spelt Scones for Afternoon Tea Week

In case you missed it, this week is Afternoon Tea Week. I'm a BIG fan of both tea and afternoon tea, but I also love this week as it's an excuse (not that I need one) for a little bit of light baking. I still find the process of baking one of the most therapeutic...

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The art of self-kindness – and why it matters!

Have you ever heard that little voice in your head that says you're not quite good enough? That you don't know what you're doing while everyone else is completely sorted. And that you're not doing enough and haven't achieved enough. In fact, overall you're really just...

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