Chocolate Miso Mousse

If you haven’t yet tried pairing the umami saltiness of miso paste with chocolate, you’re in for a treat. The fermented bean often used in Asian cooking adds a flavour to cacao or dark chocolate that creates an almost salted caramel – like flavour. Coupled with the fact that miso is of course entirely moreContinue reading “Chocolate Miso Mousse”

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”

Super Simple Strawberry, Coconut & Lavender Ice Cream (V)

Apparently ‘alternative’ ice cream flavours are trendy this year, including a pear and blue cheese flavour available at an artisan store in London, and a naan bread flavour option also available in the UK, made from a restaurant’s leftover naan bread (of course). This recipe is probably more inviting than cheese or bread flavoured iceContinue reading “Super Simple Strawberry, Coconut & Lavender Ice Cream (V)”

Simple Wild Garlic & Walnut Pesto (v)

April is a wonderful time to get outside and explore the abundance of Spring herbs and plants flourishing right now. The UK is full of greenery during these months of ample sun and rain, from detoxifying cleavers and dandelion to Alexanders and today’s featured ingredient of wild garlic or Ramsons as it’s also known. Wild garlicContinue reading “Simple Wild Garlic & Walnut Pesto (v)”

Vegan Fat Bars

To balance mood and hunger levels, good quality healthy fats are essential, especially when it comes to hormones or women’s overall health. After the ‘low fat’ craze of the 1980s and ‘90s, much of the ‘healthy’ food in supermarkets is still marked as low fat, but it turns out this low fat food is actuallyContinue reading “Vegan Fat Bars”

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”

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”

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)”

Low Sugar High Protein Black Bean Brownies

If brownies are one of life’s greatest pleasures to you, then perhaps you also feel that a brownie with health benefits, protein and hardly any sugar is a pretty good thing too…. With the wonderful classic brownie texture, this recipe makes a big batch of filling and satisfying snacks that can also be eaten forContinue reading “Low Sugar High Protein Black Bean Brownies”