Winter-Spiced Persimmon Preserve (GF)

There’s no mistaking the season with the Wintery scents of this recipe as it cooks. Aromas of cinnamon and star anise will make the kitchen smell as though you’re warming up a batch of mulled wine, but this preserve is suitable for the whole family, and is perfect spread over warm home made bread or thisContinue reading “Winter-Spiced Persimmon Preserve (GF)”

Seasonal Butternut Squash & Carrot Pasta Sauce (V+GF)

  It’s Autumn, it’s cold, and it’s time for some hearty, warming dishes. What it’s also time for however, is lots and lots of vitamins and minerals, which can be denatured and lost when we cook foods and heat them to a high temperature. By gently steaming the squash, and then simply blending all theContinue reading “Seasonal Butternut Squash & Carrot Pasta Sauce (V+GF)”

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”

Spiced Apple, Almond and Walnut Quinoa Breakfast Muffins (Vegan, gluten free, and no refined sugar!)

When you think of Autumn, what comes to mind? Perhaps it’s the amazing colours which appear on the leaves of trees before they’re finally dropped, the smell of colder air in the mornings, apple picking, the fact that every coffee shop has at least five items which are ‘spiced something’ now, and maybe also that annoyingContinue reading “Spiced Apple, Almond and Walnut Quinoa Breakfast Muffins (Vegan, gluten free, and no refined sugar!)”