Easy Baba Ghanoush

Summer picnics, BBQs, and long evenings are the perfect time to serve a spread of dips, salads & colourful snacks, and THIS delicious baba ghanoush is worth including. Usually served with crudités or flatbreads, the traditional Levantine appetiser is satisfyingly savoury, and easy to make with this recipe. Enjoy! INGREDIENTS (served 2-4 as part ofContinue reading “Easy Baba Ghanoush”

Sugar-Free Elderflower Cordial

Seasonal and fresh, this recipe is a wonderful way to imbibe the benefits of elderflowers, which have been used in traditional medicine systems for thousands of years. Elderflower provides a great remedy for respiratory issues, sinus problems, and elderflower extract has actually proven successful in killing hospital-born pathogens like MRSA. For such a sweet-smelling, unassumingContinue reading “Sugar-Free Elderflower Cordial”

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”

Banana, Beetroot & Cocoa Dessert

This dessert is perfect for when your muscles have been working extra hard and require a nutrient boost. Full of magnesium, potassium, nitric oxide, protein and antioxidants, this little pud is a pot of genuine superfood goodness. As a bonus, there are also lots of mood and energy-enhancing ingredients here too to keep you going.Continue reading “Banana, Beetroot & Cocoa Dessert”

Feel Good Flapjacks (V)

A flapjack can be something of a lifesaver if you’re flagging and foggy-minded midweek, or experiencing a blood sugar drop and need something with healthy carbs fast. With plenty of plant based protein, fibre and healthy fats, these flapjacks can be made into bites or bars, and popped into your bag to enjoy with tea or coffee.Continue reading “Feel Good Flapjacks (V)”

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”

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)”

Plant Powered Antioxidant Pudding

‘Antioxidant’ it a word that gets thrown around a lot. We’re told antioxidants are good for us, but what do they actually do? To put it simply, antioxidants slow the process of ageing, which means the body and mind stay in good condition for longer, and it’s easier for toxins to be released from theContinue reading “Plant Powered Antioxidant Pudding”

Warming Walnut & Ginger Spelt Biscuits

February is very much Vata / Kapha season in terms of Ayurveda, which basically means many of us are likely to waver between feeling cold and fragile, with dry skin and unpredictable energy levels, or heavy and lethargic, with digestive issues and low mood levels. (To find out what Ayurveda is, read this post, orContinue reading “Warming Walnut & Ginger Spelt Biscuits”

Sound Healing & Nutrition For The Soul

A little inspiration on how we can use sound to enhance wellbeing….    Living at a time in which sound is everywhere and silence is scarce, our bodies and minds are reacting to an overload of frequencies every day. From the subtle hum of the refrigerator, to car engines, chirping birds, aeroplanes, our favourite songsContinue reading “Sound Healing & Nutrition For The Soul”