All posts tagged: organic food

#OrganicUnboxed – Steak with Beetroot & Spinach Pasta Recipe

You might have seen I’m taking part in the #OrganicUnboxed Challenge, to come up with some tasty recipes from a ‘mystery box’ of organic goodies. The first dish I came up with might not look very pretty. In fact, if I’m honest, it looks a bit weird!! But I was inspired by a recent recipe I had in my Gousto box, with beetroot pasta and goat’s cheese. And you know me, I had to add some meat! The beef was provided by Devon-based ‘The Well Hung Meat Company‘ and I was so impressed with the quality of the meat and the flavour. You could really taste the difference, and I’ll definitely be ordering from them in future. Where possible for all of these #OrganicUnboxed recipes, I tried to use as many of the items from the box. For this recipe, the only addition was the spinach, which was also organic. Beef with Beetroot & Spinach Pasta Serves two people Ingredients 1 red onion (diced) 2 cloves of garlic (minced) 1 leek (finely chopped) 1 bag …

A ‘Thrifty Organic’ Dinner with Deliciously Ella

I’ve come across a number of fantastic blogs that focus on being thrifty and I’m always so inspired by what they can achieve with such little spend. I was always fairly thrifty when I was younger and I’m still happy to buy my clothes from somewhere cheaper rather than splashing out on designer numbers. When it comes to food, I don’t think that it always has to be expensive to be good, but I’m very conscious of quality, especially with regards to meat. For this reason, I’ve found that food seems to be the one area in my life where I do spend more. I was recently invited to a very exciting event at Whole Foods Market in Kensington, hosted by The Organic Trade Board and the lovely Ella Woodward of Deliciously Ella. In case you’re not aware of her (but if not, where have you BEEN?!) Ella started blogging back in 2011 after being diagnosed with the┬árare illness, Postural Tachycardia Syndrome. She was able to take control of this illness (which was causing chronic …