Interview: Karen from the Happy Bread Company

Food Startup Interview

The eighth interview in my Foodie Startup series features a company that is transforming the tummies of Britain in a delicious, traditional way… the Happy Bread Company! (Full deets about this series can be found here.) When I went down the paleo rabbit hole, one of the easiest things to ditch for me was gluten. Bread? Bah! Pasta? […]

Interview: Margie from Nana Ice Cream

nananicecream

The final interview in my Foodie Startup series features a company that has perfected the alchemy of turning fruit into ice cream… Nana Ice Cream! (Full deets about this series can be found here.)   Since I cut out the majority of dairy from my diet in order to improve my skin, I’ve been retesting myself with various […]

7 Current Obsessions #2

current obsessions

I was watching a Youtuber last night talk about her ‘current obsessions’ and it reminded me of (1) how much I love watching other people talk about products and (2) how much I hate realising that 50% of the products are from the US and even if I got them online here, the shipping would be […]

My Experience With Reverse Dieting

My Experience With Reverse Dieting-02

Be prepared for one of my geekiest posts yet. Ready? OK. So… what the heck is reverse dieting and why would you want to do it? “Over repeated bouts of calorie restriction, your metabolism takes a beating. When you drop calories too low for too long, your body intervenes on several fronts. Most notably, it […]

Interview: Sarah and Isolde from Cool Beans

Cool Beans

The seventh interview in my Foodie Startup series features a company that is totally changing the bean scene (seriously though)… Cool Beans! (Full deets about this series can be found here.)   When I decided to start cutting back on the slightly worrying quantities of meat I was consuming on a daily basis (primarily for the environment, […]

Single-Serve Vegan Protein Cookies

Single-serve cookies

Trying to bake with vegan protein powder has always been a bit hit or miss for me. (Oh, and if you’re wondering why this omnivore cares whether her protein is vegan or not, this will explain it.) I’m usually left with something that tastes great… but is liquid in the middle. Or it looks pretty […]

Interview: Stephen from the Protein Bakery

Protein Bakery

The sixth interview in my Foodie Startup series features the bakery that specialises brownies, blondies, cookies that are packed with protein… The Protein Bakery! (Full deets about this series can be found here.)   Before I discovered blogs like Protein Pow and Proteinology, I had no idea that protein powder could be turned from a lumpy drink my […]

7 Current Obsessions

current obsessions

It feels like a smokin’ hot minute since I last shared some current obsessions on this blog (unless those flourless brownies count…) Yes some of these were sent by very generous companies (marked with *) but others I’ve bought out of pocket. Either way, I can safely say this lot gets a firm Cat Food seal […]

Interview: Ethan from Whey Ahead

Whey Ahead

The fifth interview in my Foodie Startup series features the UK’s first range of organic protein supplements… WHEY AHEAD®! (Full deets about this series can be found here.)   A few weeks ago, I noticed my brother had a 5kg bag of mint chocolate flavoured whey protein in his kitchen, and of course we got into a discussion […]

Interview: Suzie from Primal Pantry

Whey Ahead

The fourth interview in my Foodie Startup series features the UK’s first paleo-friendly snack bars… Primal Pantry! (Full deets about this series can be found here.)   I remember a time when the best option you could get for a healthy on-the-go snack bar was an Eat Natural bar. It always concerned me that (as delicious as […]