Chickpeas and sweet potato curry

As a busy London bee, working full-time and wanting to keep on top of my healthy vegan meals, one-pot recipes are my favourite! Mess-free, stress-free and ready in 30 mins max, depending on your chopping skills! I’ve been cooking this almost weekly and it’s a hit among my friends! I’m very excited to share how STUPID easy it…

Make meat a treat, I dare you!

Some of you would’ve noticed on my Instagram account (@mariasurcel) that I have a clear preference for plant-based meals. I love fruit and vegetables, I am fascinated by spices and herbs and clean eating is a way of life for me. I’m not perfect though, chocolate is my Achilles’ heel (isn’t everyone’s?) and will succumb…

When life gives you lemons, turn them into Easter eggs

A couple of months ago I decided I needed to book my first adventure for this new year, as 2016 was so full of new experiences, travelling and the outdoors. So I had to keep it up! And so I did. I booked a wonderful 5-day hiking trip, over the Easter weekend – to the…