Breadline Challenge – Final Day

I had intended to write everyday during the breadline challenge but once I hit Wednesday, I was suffering from mid challenge slumps. The day was a bit of struggle; I had low energy levels and lacked focus at work, and the rest of week remained similar. What I have realised during this week is that;…

Breadline Challenge Day 2 – Chickpea and carrot patties

These were inspired by the chickpea and coriander burgers I saw on the BBC good food website, a great source for finding new recipes, and the famous Jack Monroe kidney bean and carrot burgers. I included chickpeas instead of kidney beans, a grated carrot, and my mum suggested using some of the frozen spinach – an excellent suggestion….

Breadline Challenge Day 1 – Black eyed bean and vegetable curry

For day 1 of the breadline challenge I made this easy and simple curry. I have fond memories of eating black eyed beans for breakfast during my childhood; mum used to soak them overnight and cook them with some light and gentle spices. They were a delicious and nutritious way to start the day!  They also make…

The FoodCycle Breadline Challenge is here…

It’s so easy to just spend £2.50 on a cup of coffee or a slice of cake, without a lot of thought, especially in London. It doesn’t seem like a lot of money, but for many this is the sort of amount of money they have to spend on an entire day’s food. It has become…