Category archives: Finger on the Pulse

Warm Lentil & Butternut Squash Salad

I am so happy I managed to grow this beauty in the garden without the slugs and snails getting to it first. In the end it took over a little as it trailed across the lawn but I ended up with this lovely looking butternut squash. It's always good to grow the foods you love eating and I sure am a big fan of butternut squash! I love it roasted, in stews and curries or in[...]

Brunch

Brunch is such a lovely meal, in it's name it implies relaxing, the weekend, holidays. And it sure is lovely on those occasions, but this meal doesn't have to be restricted to the weekend, it can be a midweek lunch or even dinner. The BPT Brunch is a nutritionally rockin', satisfying meal. Unlike the processed, meat heavy, greasy regular English breakfast our Brunch i[...]

Healthy Lunch Bowls

It's October already and here I am back at college for my final year as a Naturopathic Nutrition student. I am absolutely loving getting down to the nitty gritty of the effects nutrients have on our body. In particular I'm finding it fascinating learning about how certain nutrients play a role in switching on or off certain genes which may be the catalyst in the progr[...]

Roasted Cauliflower

This one pot roasted cauliflower, turmeric, chickpea, cherry tomato and spinach dish is being served up for dinner on quite a regular basis around here, it's super easy as all the ingredients are cooked in the same dish and a bit of a powerhouse of ingredients. Cauliflower is often over cooked, overlooked or just plain boring steamed, but by roasting it, it develops a[...]