The Rose Kiss: Beauty and the Beast Retold

Trapped by a curse. Running from fate. Can their love bloom in the face of a sinister spell? Provincial France, 1700. Lana Moreau, beautiful daughter of a bankrupt nobleman, is desperate for a suitor with a brain. But things don’t go as planned when her father takes her to the local prophet, looking for insight into her many failed courtships. When the seer names her … Continue reading The Rose Kiss: Beauty and the Beast Retold

Plant-Based Buddha Bowls:

100 Recipes for Nourishing One-Bowl Vegan Meals  These vegan Buddha bowls feature delicious grains, from the familiar, like oats, barley, quinoa, and rice, to the newly popular, like amaranth, freekeh, and farro, along with all manner of noodles, including pastas, udon, rice noodles, and soba. Nutritious veggies abound, especially greens like spinach, chard, and kale, as do bold flavors and aromatics, like garlic, ginger, lime, tamarind, and lemongrass. Protein-rich ingredients like tofu, tempeh, nuts … Continue reading Plant-Based Buddha Bowls:

Book Review: The Single Mums’ Book Club:

It’s 8:30am and I’m already utterly exhausted. My son has lost his football boots, my daughter is ready for school dressed only in her vest and knickers, and of course, my 1-year-old has filled his nappy for what feels like the tenth time this morning. As for my husband? He’s decided marriage doesn’t suit him, and well… buggered off. All hope of ‘me time’ has … Continue reading Book Review: The Single Mums’ Book Club: