Apple & Blackberry Muffins (V+GF)

With natural sweetness from applesauce, local blackberries and cinnamon, these muffins are a great way to welcome in Autumn tastes. I made these recently for a crowd who needed gluten free options, but if you aren’t baking for anyone with a gluten intolerance, simply use a high quality organic spelt or oat flour instead. IfContinue reading “Apple & Blackberry Muffins (V+GF)”

Easy A-B-C Juice To Flush The Liver & Remove Excess Heat

As we transition from Winter to Spring, the sense of coldness we may have felt over the last few months begins to ‘melt’ with growing warmer days. As we start to feel the Winter stiffness softening in the joints and muscles perhaps becoming more relaxed, the various bugs and bacteria within us can start toContinue reading “Easy A-B-C Juice To Flush The Liver & Remove Excess Heat”

Post-Gym Apple Pie, Vanilla & Hazelnut Muffins

Hello 2019, and hello healthy new year’s resolutions! Make these snacks on a Sunday, and you’ll have a few delicious and protein-filled muffins to replenish your energy post-exercise. Apple puree is a useful ingredient to have in the cupboard when the time comes to make a dairy or egg-free dessert, cake or vegan biscuits. EasyContinue reading “Post-Gym Apple Pie, Vanilla & Hazelnut Muffins”

Easy Apple & Pear Chutney (V + low sugar)

Spice up these seasonal fruits and serve them along side a warming curry or festive platter of cheese and wine! (is it ok to say ‘festive’ in October?) Easy to make and with no refined sugar, this chutney will keep in the fridge for roughly a week, and will taste best a couple of daysContinue reading “Easy Apple & Pear Chutney (V + low sugar)”

Roast Red Cabbage & Apple

Wonderfully Autumnal and easy to prepare, this is a dish for plonking in the middle of the dinner table on cold evenings for everyone to try. Best served along-side seasonal squash or your Sunday roast, the addition of balsamic vinegar brings a welcome tangy-ness and zing to what can sometimes be a few months ofContinue reading “Roast Red Cabbage & Apple”

Fruity Rhubarb Crumble (vegan)

In season during March, Rhubarb is actually a vegetable, but of course used primarily in sweet dishes like this healthy crumble! With plenty of fibre and vitamins C and K, as well as potassium, magnesium, calcium and manganese, Rhubarb is the perfect pink addition to an early Spring dessert. When the weather is at aContinue reading “Fruity Rhubarb Crumble (vegan)”

Baked Apple Bliss

So quick and simple, yet often forgotten about – baked apple is a classic dessert that uses up the glutton of windfall apples many apple-tree-owners end up with. Instead of palming off carrier bags of apples to anyone who will take them, or attempting to make cider and wishing you’d never started, try this simpleContinue reading “Baked Apple Bliss”

Vegan Apple & Cobnut Tart

2017 is a particularly abundant year for the Kentish cobnut, so you’ll be able to find them more easily than usual in supermarkets and market stalls. The cobnut is a relative of the hazelnut, and when roasted, they have a similar taste. With apple, cinnamon and ginger, this recipe tastes like Autumn, and adding the cobnuts makesContinue reading “Vegan Apple & Cobnut Tart”

Seasonal September Recipe: Apple, Fig & Blackberry Compote

  Eating seasonally is one of the best ways to provide the body with all the nutrients it needs for that particular time of year. There’s a reason root vegetables are ready to eat in the Winter time when we need ‘grounding’ and warming up, and there’s a reason sweeter, lighter, refreshing fruits are ripeContinue reading “Seasonal September Recipe: Apple, Fig & Blackberry Compote”

Apple & Fennel Summer Slaw Recipe

A very healthy, fresh alternative to the traditional coleslaw; this salad is brilliant at BBQs and works well as a side with your mid-week meal. Apples and carrots are effective liver-cleansers, and walnuts provide essential omega 3 healthy fats to boost brain power! Make a large batch at the beginning of the week and youContinue reading “Apple & Fennel Summer Slaw Recipe”