With the world of social media, internet and YouTube there is very little excuse for not having enough inspiration for meals. Despite this sweeping statement, there are times where I feel my cooking gets a little boring and the same meals seem to be on repeat.
I'm not the best cook, but I do love to experiment in the kitchen and try new recipes on my family. One area I really want to improve on is "clean eating" and improving our diet. Especially as I will be wanting to lose the baby weight soon. So where do I turn when I feel like I'm in a rut in the kitchen?
Pinterest is normally a good place to find some inspiration. I pin a lot of recipes that I would like to try, but I do find they are heavily American and do not translate brilliantly to UK cooking. I especially look for most of my slow cooker recipes here.
I love watching vlogs and have done for a fair few years. One of my favourite vloggers, Jessica Beautician, who also happened to do my wedding makeup, is a massive foodie. Her cooking always inspires me and she always seems to be able to rustle up something from nothing. Something which I am terrible for. She also makes her own oat milk etc which I never realised was so easy to make!! Will definitely be doing that instead of paying a silly amount for a bit of milk! She is also really into clean eating and is a vegan so it's been really interesting watching her journey with food within her vlogs. I always look forward to her videos, mainly due to the food segments where she will shares a lot of her recipes but she happens to now live in Turkey so its amazing to see a different and very beautiful part of the world. Another You-tuber I love is Hastes Kitchen, 'clean eating made simple'. His short cooking videos are perfect for quick watching and gaining great inspiration from. I love cooking and watching him cook at the same time... I often then end up making notes on what to try next!
Anyone else love this programme?! There is nothing I love more if we're having a lazy Saturday is switching this programme on. In fact I love most cooking programs as whilst they are inspiring, they completely relax me!! Nothing like a bit of food therapy!
I follow a lot of accounts, and I love it when people share their food with us - especially when it comes to eating more healthily. There isn't a particular account I favour as I know we all love to add the foodie shot every now and then!
One of my best chums, Steph has an amazing blog, Daydreaming on a Dime, where she reviews so many amazing food spots. Her photography is gorgeous and I always seem to get so many ideas from her posts. Another blog I love is Hello Gemma, Gemma blogs about beauty, health, fashion and lifestyle and it's an absolutely stunning blog. Her food posts are always great for those health conscious folks that I aspire to be (lol)!
I would love to know where you find your food inspiration, leave your suggestions below!
Mummy B xoxox