Moroccan – Style Amaranth Tabbouleh

High in plant based protein, gluten free, full of antioxidants and calcium and easy to digest, amaranth is the ancient grain cultivated for over 8000 years, and still going strong today. Whether its porridge, cookies, cous cous alternatives or salads, amaranth is very versatile and easy to cook. This recipes takes the Lebanese tabbouleh andContinue reading “Moroccan – Style Amaranth Tabbouleh”

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”

Peachy Pea & Feta Salad

A wonderful, seasonal blend of soft and sweet fruit, and salty, tangy feta. This is a lovely light salad for leisurely lunches or warm evening meals. It takes minutes to make and will work as a main meal or a side at your next get together or BBQ. All of the ingredients are seasonal, soContinue reading “Peachy Pea & Feta Salad”

Papaya, Cumin & Coconut Anti – Inflammatory Salad

A refreshing and flavourful Spring / Summer salad, with plenty of hidden health benefits and plant protein. Papaya contains a powerful enzyme known as papain, which plays a key role in breaking down and digesting proteins. Unlike many other fruits, papaya is low in sugar, so doesn’t interfere with the process of digestion like otherContinue reading “Papaya, Cumin & Coconut Anti – Inflammatory Salad”

Spring + Summer Super Greens Salad

Green = good, right? Well you can’t go wrong with this recipe then. High in plant protein thanks to the peas and beans, and tangy and fresh thanks to fresh mint and lime juice. This is a great go-to salad when there are lots of hungry mouths to feed.   Ingredients (Serves 4 as aContinue reading “Spring + Summer Super Greens Salad”

Apple & Fennel Summer Slaw Recipe

A very healthy, fresh alternative to the traditional coleslaw; this salad is brilliant at BBQs and works well as a side with your mid-week meal. Apples and carrots are effective liver-cleansers, and walnuts provide essential omega 3 healthy fats to boost brain power! Make a large batch at the beginning of the week and youContinue reading “Apple & Fennel Summer Slaw Recipe”

Simple Summer Salad

Here’s the situation: It’s sunny outside, the family and friends are arriving for a BBQ, but there’s no vegetarian option for those annoying relatives…. two options: let them eat empty burger buns and breadsticks, or serve up this delicious salad! Makes: a big salad to share with friends and family. Ingredients 1 bag of spinachContinue reading “Simple Summer Salad”

Nutrient-Packed Spring / Summer Rice Salad

So as the weather gets warmer, we tend to opt for colder dishes over dense, warm foods. This is also a time of year though, when we can get outside a lot more and move our bodies! So we need food that keeps us energised, healthy and feeling good. Make this big salad and shareContinue reading “Nutrient-Packed Spring / Summer Rice Salad”