Springtime Parsley & Basil Pesto

As we welcome the Spring Equinox this week, it seems appropriate to make something green and full of life. The beginnings of Spring are very much a transitional time  of the year in terms of living with nature. After the heaviness and hibernation of Winter, it’s important to recognise whether there’s a need to re-setContinue reading “Springtime Parsley & Basil Pesto”

Plant-Based Avocado Pesto (No Garlic)

Mid-August calls for something that provides an abundance of nutrients, but doesn’t require hours inside the kitchen to make it. It calls for something healthy and light, but also filling enough to last until the sun sets late in the evening. It calls for something without garlic, because Summer is a social time of year…..Continue reading “Plant-Based Avocado Pesto (No Garlic)”

Red Pepper, Basil & Chickpea Hummus

A healthy dip to have on hand during warmer months when cool salads, chopped veg and bright colours fill the table! Chickpeas are a powerful plant-based protein and contain inulin which helps to reduce visceral internal fat (the fat around the vital organs like heart and liver), so serve with carrots, celery, yellow peppers, cucumberContinue reading “Red Pepper, Basil & Chickpea Hummus”

Hey Pesto! …. (Vegan Walnut Pesto Recipe)

*A note on measurements: The ‘cup’ measurements I use are the standard American cup sizes. You can buy ‘cup’ measurers from most big supermarkets. These are very useful (as it doesn’t require getting the scales out and measuring all the ingredients by weight) and they generally range from 1/3 cup to a whole cup measurement.Continue reading “Hey Pesto! …. (Vegan Walnut Pesto Recipe)”