5 mindful cooking tips

Let’s talk about mindfulness, it’s one of my favourite subjects and something that I’m very passionate about. I recently read something that struck a chord with me, it’s that mindfulness is for all of life.  That statement means mindfulness isn’t intended just for the 30 minutes of morning meditation, or during a relaxing yoga class, where it can be easy to cultivate. You can bring it into all areas of your life, to things that you enjoy and things that you don’t. However you feel about cooking – love or hate, or anywhere in between, it’s all good – it can be very interesting to approach it mindfully once in a while. So today I’ve put together five of my favourite mindful cooking tips to share with you.

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Mindful eating with garden peas

Today I’m celebrating the humble garden pea.

For me, peas are a quick and easy dinner staple because they’re healthy, delicious and I always have them in the freezer. However, with all this convenience, it’s easy to forget their origins and the journey that they’ve been on to get to your plate.

July is peak pea harvesting season and it’s at around this time that you can find peas in pods more commonly in the shops. If you’ve never eaten freshly podded peas before, you are totally missing out, they are unbelievably sweet and delicious.

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