Plant Based Beetroot Chocolate Muffins

Seasonal and completely satisfying, these chocolatey, gooey muffins are made with healthy ingredients and are SO easy to make. Suitable for most diets – including gluten free if you swap the spelt flour for gluten free flour – and entirely plant based. Beetroots are full of iron, potassium, fiber and vitamin C – they’re alsoContinue reading “Plant Based Beetroot Chocolate Muffins”

Fig & Pesto Flatbread

With September being fig season in the UK, this is the perfect time of year to get creative with the sweet, jammy and delicious fruit. Baked into cakes and crumbles, and used as an accompaniment to sharp cheeses, figs are great with both sweet and savoury dishes. This recipe is a satisfying savoury flatbread idealContinue reading “Fig & Pesto Flatbread”

Windfall Apple & Plum Chutney

If you have an overflow of apples or have been given some by a friend, this recipe is the perfect way to use a lot of them in one go. Deliciously tangy, naturally sweet and a great accompaniment to curry, cauliflower bites or cheese, this chutney recipe is simple yet really satisfyingly similar to theContinue reading “Windfall Apple & Plum Chutney”

Easy Apple & Pear Chutney (V + low sugar)

Spice up these seasonal fruits and serve them along side a warming curry or festive platter of cheese and wine! (is it ok to say ‘festive’ in October?) Easy to make and with no refined sugar, this chutney will keep in the fridge for roughly a week, and will taste best a couple of daysContinue reading “Easy Apple & Pear Chutney (V + low sugar)”

Autumn Chutney #1: Waste – Not Bitter Lemon, Honey & Ginger

Autumn is the time for warming meals and digestion-enhancing condiments, spiced chutneys and flavourful feasts. This recipe ticks all the boxes, and all the ingredients are especially talented at helping the body digest heavier meals. Think of this as part side-dish, part medicine. Naturally paired with a curry, this chutney includes lemon zest for itsContinue reading “Autumn Chutney #1: Waste – Not Bitter Lemon, Honey & Ginger”

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”

Autumnal Humble Crumble (V)

Seasonal, healthy, easy to make, comforting, and delicious. Yep, this recipe is all of those things, and it’s been a staple in my kitchen for weekend desserts for the past month. When it comes to crumbles, everyone’s got their preferred filling and favourite way to make it, which makes the humble crumble such a personal,Continue reading “Autumnal Humble Crumble (V)”

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”

Juice, Shots & Infused Water: Healthy Drinks Alternatives

If the Summer was full of parties, BBQs, long lazy lunches and dinners that lasted well into the night, then use this transitional time into early Autumn to re-boot, revitalise and rejuvenate the body. The immune system, digestive system and respiratory system are especially important to care for at this time of year, as they are theContinue reading “Juice, Shots & Infused Water: Healthy Drinks Alternatives”

Autumn Equinox: Understanding The Dark, The Light and Everything In Between

Late September brings us the Autumn Equinox; the day in which hours of light and darkness are almost equal (it’s nature; they’re never going to be exactly equal no matter how much we want to squeeze natural phenomenons into neat little descriptions….). The earth’s Southern hemisphere approaches Spring and Summer, while the Northern hemisphere isContinue reading “Autumn Equinox: Understanding The Dark, The Light and Everything In Between”