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Buckwheat Miso Porridge with Wild Mushrooms

Savoury porridge?!? Hell yeah! It's delicious for breakfast or lunch! Wonderful earthy flavours for utter comfort in a bowl on a cold wintery day. Buckwheat  has a lovely earthy taste and is a beautiful partner for mushrooms! Not related to wheat in any way, buckwheat is a gluten free pseudograin, actually a seed. Very high in fibre and antioxidants, it offers us a [...]

Gluten Free, Vegan Mince Pies

I've been watching everyone around me scoffing Mince Pies for the last couple of weeks now... drooling and wishing I could have one.. so it's about time I made my own! Eating Mince Pies is the only way to properly get into the spirit of Christmas, don't you agree? I am so excited to share this recipe for gluten free, vegan mince pies with you, because I honest[...]

Buckwheat and Mushroom Risotto

This is the meal of the moment for me. Buckwheat and Mushroom Risotto, gorgeous and comforting as the days get shorted and the winter sets in. Buckwheat is a staple Eastern European food, an ancient grain with a long history. While many people think that buckwheat is a cereal grain, it is actually a fruit seed that is related to rhubarb and sorrel making it a suita[...]

Baked Sweet Potatoes with Avocado Salsa and Cannellini Bean Hummus

You know those evening when you just want dinner to cook itself... I'm asked all the time about 'what can I eat when I get back from work late'? Often the choice people make in these situations is not the best...  Take out or ready meals or a sandwich is often the choice for many. If this is you and you want a quick dinner without compromising on the healthiness of yo[...]

The Best Nutty Banana Nice Cream

I've got a delicious weekend treat to share with you today. Also known as Nice Cream, this dairy free, sugar free ice cream is so easy to make and totally delicious! My kids love this and I love it because it helps keep their sugar intake to a minimum. Well... I love eating it too of course! There are just 3 ingredients in this Nice Cream: bananas, almond butter an[...]

How to Eat Healthy While Camping

A weekend camping in the countryside or in the woods is a great opportunity to get into nature and forget about our everyday worries and stresses. It takes us back to slow living; fetching water, gathering wood and making fire, are actions which help bring us into the present moment, connecting out mind and body.  Simply being outdoors has been scientifically proven t[...]

Courgetti with Rocket & Cherry Tomato Salsa

Spiralizing veg has been a big trend now for a few years, so today I want to share with you my favourite courgetti recipe. As most of my recipes are, it's quick and easy and if you don't have a spiralizer, you can use a julienne peeler instead. Courgettes are a wonderful vegetable, containing  significant levels of potassium to control blood pressure, vitamin C to boo[...]

Coconut Lentil Curry with Cauliflower Rice

Cauliflower rice has to be the best invention ever! You can steam it or bake it, make it as fine or coarse as you like,  it always tastes delicious! And when paired up with this creamy coconut lentil curry it's just divine! Cauliflower belongs to the cruciferous group of vegetables, renowned for their health benefits. Cauliflower is rich in sulphoraphane, indoles a[...]

Raw Chocolate Buttons

Spring has definitely sprung my friends! The sun is shining and everything is awash with spring flowers and blossoms. Whether you're celebrating Easter or Passover this week, chocolate will definitely be on the cards. And believe me no-one wants to miss out on chocolate, me included!! If you're avoiding refined sugars for any reason, my raw chocolate recipe is a[...]