Blackberry & Raspberry Chia Jam

At the beginning of the summer, I picked fresh raspberries from our neighbour’s garden and decided to make raspberry chia jam – now a new staple condiment in my fridge. A few months on and summer has become autumn. Blackberries are now in season and I am flat-to-the-mat making blackberry chia jam. I originally shared this recipe on Instagram where I was asked the question … Continue reading Blackberry & Raspberry Chia Jam

Banana & Blackberry Bread

If you follow my stories on Instagram then you’ll know that I love picking blackberries at the end of the summer. This is one of my favorite activities and I often have my doggo with me eating them – yes he sometimes has paleo tendencies and eats blackberries from the hedgerow! In previous years I simply ate my blackberries. Absolutely nothing wrong with that. They’re … Continue reading Banana & Blackberry Bread

Blackberry Compote

The end of the summer can bring an element of sadness. Darker days, back to school, colder weather. However, the end of summer brings the beginning of blackberry season. Blackberries are incredibly easy to grow at home. That said, I don’t even grow my own blackberries. Instead I make use of my local hedgerows in county Monaghan which are flush with blackberries towards the end … Continue reading Blackberry Compote

Crumpets

These crumpets are a delicious weekend breakfast treat. I have provided options for savoury and sweets crumpets below. Sometimes I really struggle to decide if I want a sweet or savoury breakfast. In these cases, I sometimes go for both! If using dairy milk and dairy cream cheese, this recipe is vegetarian-friendly. By opting for non-dairy alternatives, this recipe is vegan-friendly. I like to use … Continue reading Crumpets

Overnight Oats

Overnight oats can be made the night before and are perfect if you find yourself tight for time in the mornings. I love this combination of banana and berries although adding a little sprinkle of desiccated coconut can be delicious too. Soaking the oats in milk, as opposed to water, and adding seeds boosts the protein content of the overnight oats to help keep the … Continue reading Overnight Oats