Foodie News

Random acts of slowness

I started thinking about this post a few weeks back, but in the true spirit of slowness, I've been letting some thoughts bubble around and simmer a bit. However as today is the summer solstice, the longest day of light in the northern hemisphere, it felt appropriate...

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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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