Easy Pea & Brown Rice Risotto

With the UK in limbo between promising sunny Spring days and stretches of bleakness, cold and rain, it’s always useful to have a warm and comforting go-to meal. This risotto swaps out the classic rice ingredient for a combination of buckwheat and brown rice, making the dish higher in fibre and minerals, as well asContinue reading “Easy Pea & Brown Rice Risotto”

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)”

Vanilla & Cardamom Quinoa Pudding

If the snow and freezing temperatures has you craving warm and sweet comfort foods, rice pudding may be one of the nostalgic things on your mind. If however, the thought of a big bowl of white rice is enough to give you symptoms of bloating and heaviness, this quinoa alternative packs a punch of plantContinue reading “Vanilla & Cardamom Quinoa Pudding”

Rose Tinted Biscuits

Despite the cold temperatures and reports of approaching snowfall, we can all have hope that Spring is indeed on the way! The daylight hours are slowly extending, and flower buds peep out waiting for an opportunity to bloom, and all the while the comfort food can seem way more appealing than the cleanses and saladsContinue reading “Rose Tinted Biscuits”

Dark Chocolate & Berry Muffins (Gluten + Dairy Free)

If you’ve made it to February with your new years resolutions fully intact and your healthy eating plan still on track, then well done! If you’ve slipped up a couple of times and splurged on chocolate or wine in a moment of craving, then equally well done for being human and honest. Life is aboutContinue reading “Dark Chocolate & Berry Muffins (Gluten + Dairy Free)”

Vegan Pink Pate

With more and more people becoming health conscious and changing dietary habits, it can be difficult to know exactly what to serve at festive get-togethers or group dinners. Are people still following low-fat diets? Have they gone paleo? Is everyone still gluten free or are they having a cheat day? Whatever situation your guests present you with, thisContinue reading “Vegan Pink Pate”

Gold Star Spiced Ginger Biscuits (High In Fibre + Vegan)

Christmas can definitely be a time when food ‘rules’ and healthy habits go out the window. Look at any ‘traditional’ Christmas lunch table, and you’re likely to see a lot of meat, gravy, cakes, and the cheeseboard. There is of course an abundance of vegetables, but they’re often pushed to the side to make roomContinue reading “Gold Star Spiced Ginger Biscuits (High In Fibre + Vegan)”

Vegan Pate

Making everyone happy at Christmas is a challenge to say the least. In fact it can seem impossible at times, especially when it comes to food that suits everyone’s ever-changing dietary ‘needs’. If your mother in law has gone gluten-free, your nephew paleo, or your sister vegan (or all three….) it can be tempting toContinue reading “Vegan Pate”

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”

Baked Eggy Summer Greens

A wonderfully light, tasty and Summery dish, perfect for seeing out the warmer evenings. This recipe is super simple, and takes just 20 minutes to prepare in full, so keep it handy for mid-week meals! Double up the ingredients to serve the whole family, and remember it when you’re looking for savoury breakfast ideas. SuitableContinue reading “Baked Eggy Summer Greens”