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”

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”

No-Bake Plant Protein Power Brownies

Full of nutrients to help maintain healthy muscles and bones, as well as boost mood and energy levels, these brownies are my new favourite and something most people will easily be able to fit into their dietary needs. Simple to make, these will keep well in the fridge for a week or two, and areContinue reading “No-Bake Plant Protein Power Brownies”

Spiced Cauliflower & Tomato Bake

Comfort food at its healthiest and tastiest – this bake is reminiscent of a pasta bake or casserole, but made with fibre-rich cauliflower, full of antioxidants, and sulforaphane – which contains an important natural chemical that effects the expression of DNA. In the case of sulforaphane (and therefore cauliflower) the effect it has is aContinue reading “Spiced Cauliflower & Tomato Bake”

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”

Festive Spiced Spelt Biscuits (vegan)

Whip these up to have on hand for guests, for yourself, or for healthier edible Christmas gifts! These festive little bites are made with easy – to- digest spelt flour, Christmassy mixed spice and minimal sugar. The sweetness comes from organic pureed apples and molasses, meaning these biscuits could be a welcome break from theContinue reading “Festive Spiced Spelt Biscuits (vegan)”

Not-Quite-Thai Green Curry Paste (vegan + low sugar)

A recipe with the salty, zingy, satisfying flavours of a traditional Thai curry paste, but with ingredients you’re more likely to have on hand at home. Consider this the quick, mild and family-friendly Thai curry paste. Adapt this curry paste recipe to suit your own taste buds, and experiment with using different herbs and spices!Continue reading “Not-Quite-Thai Green Curry Paste (vegan + low sugar)”

Low Carb Cookies

For anyone following a low sugar, grain-free, paleo or low-carb diet, or if you’re simply looking for a cookie recipe you can legitimately class as a healthy snack, this is one to bookmark and make weekly. High in fibre, protein and healthy fats, these cookies have the added benefit of blood sugar balancing cinnamon toContinue reading “Low Carb Cookies”

Early Autumn Upside-Down Cake

With sweetness purely from seasonal fruit, minimally processed ingredients and a soft, satisfying texture, this comforting cake is perfect for that in-between time, when the afternoon sun is still warm, but there’s definitely a hint of Autumn in the air. September is a wonderful time for cooking seasonally – we’re approaching the harvest season, andContinue reading “Early Autumn Upside-Down Cake”

Superfood Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups (VE)

For all mood boosting, hormone balancing, crave – curbing, satisfying, brain enhancing needs, this super healthy superfood treat ticks all the boxes. Packed with healthy fats, plant based protein  and tonnes of minerals like magnesium, zinc, and antioxidants, this recipe contains a lot of the nutrients many of us are chronically deficient in. If youContinue reading “Superfood Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups (VE)”