2-Step Green Olive Dressing

As we move towards warmer, sunnier months here in the UK, there’s often a BBQ or two to attend or host; you might spend more time eating outside; or perhaps you’re in the mood for more fresh food and different tastes. This quick and simple dressing is all natural, totally healthy and adds a satisfying,Continue reading “2-Step Green Olive Dressing”

Chickpea Pancake Pizza

A healthy yet satisfying and totally tasty alternative to pizza, these protein packed chickpea bases are easy to make and cook quick enough to make midweek. Unlike a dough-based pizza base, these ‘pancake’ pizzas are far lighter and easier to digest, and of course since you’re the one making them, you choose exactly what goesContinue reading “Chickpea Pancake Pizza”

Bloat-No-More Sauteed Fennel & Spinach

If you often experience bloating, it can be frustrating to locate the cause of the issue when it crops up (or rather, blows up at the most inconvenient times….). Raw foods, certain nutrients or intolerances, eating quickly, and particularly stress and improper breathing can all cause bloating and discomfort. Thankfully, there are a few naturalContinue reading “Bloat-No-More Sauteed Fennel & Spinach”

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”

Simple Plum Sauce

Seasonal fruits like figs, plums and even apples work well not only in cakes and sweet desserts, but cosy comfort-food dinners too. Inspired by Chinese plum sauce – usually used to dip spring rolls and fried treats into – this sauce is more fruity, and the autumnal plum flavours work well with anything from stir-fryContinue reading “Simple Plum Sauce”

Easy Plant-Based Burgers

Packed with plant protein, fibre, vitamin D and magnesium, these burgers are anything but junk food. Whilst some vegan burgers contain artificial ingredients and lots of soy or quorn, these are made from real foods, and taste satisfyingly savoury. Pair with sweet potato or carrot wedges and salad, and wrap in a romaine leaf insteadContinue reading “Easy Plant-Based Burgers”

Summer Berry & Coconut Ice Cream (V)

A naturally sweet, healthy and refreshing dessert (or breakfast, or snack), this little ice-cream-like recipe is incredibly easy, and can be made right before serving. With no refined sugar and healthy ingredients, it’s a dessert that won’t spike your blood sugar, but will satisfy post-dinner cravings. Experiment with different toppings like shaved chocolate, nuts, orContinue reading “Summer Berry & Coconut Ice Cream (V)”

Cauliflower & Spelt Pizza

With a lot more nutrients and fibre and a whole lot less sugar, additives and saturated fats than a regular pizza, this recipe packs in a whole bunch of vitamins, and is far easier to digest than a traditional wheat-based pizza. Top with natural passata and healthy ingredients, and you’ll get way more than yourContinue reading “Cauliflower & Spelt Pizza”

Mitochondria – Enhancing Summer Meal

When it comes to how food effects us, many of us are concerned with whether it adds or burns fat, whether it builds muscle, sustains energy, helps us sleep, or prevents illness. What we may not consider however, is whether a food can enhance the function of our mitochondria or not. First of all, mitochondriaContinue reading “Mitochondria – Enhancing Summer Meal”