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”

Digestion-Boosting & De-Bloating Digestif

Chewing a mix of seeds and spices post-dinner is tradition in many cultures throughout the world – just as you might sip a mint tea, or enjoy a square of chocolate, there needs to be a natural human urge to consume something sweet, bitter or pungent to help with digestion. If you tend to sufferContinue reading “Digestion-Boosting & De-Bloating Digestif”

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”

New E-Recipe Book! Get Your FREE Copy This Month

After lots of requests, I’m excited to share with you my first recipe e-book! Recipes For Living Well: Sweet Snacks & Healthy Desserts #1. Full of healthy ingredients, mostly plant based and completely delicious, the recipes in this book are a glimpse into years of cooking for yoga retreats, developing recipes and healthy swaps forContinue reading “New E-Recipe Book! Get Your FREE Copy This Month”

Wild Garlic & Nettle Soup

Throughout the lockdown, many of us have been for daily walks, bike-rides and runs, and even discovered completely new routes to venture along. If you’re lucky enough to live close to fields, hedgerows and the countryside, you’ll have probably seen lots of Spring plants emerging over the past month or so. Spring is a timeContinue reading “Wild Garlic & Nettle Soup”

Recipe: Healthier No-Bake Millionaire Shortbread

Originally known as the ‘caramel slice’, complete with condensed milk, sugar and butter, the ‘millionaire shortbread’ is one of those sweet treats that is definitely a favourite in our house, although ours has some very different ingredients. You can find a few healthier millionaire shortbread items in the supermarket in the ‘free from’ section, but if you’reContinue reading “Recipe: Healthier No-Bake Millionaire Shortbread”

RECIPE: Immune-Boosting Ginger, Thyme & Pea Soup

Seasonal, easy to make and with big immune-boosting benefits, this soup provides plenty of plant protein, as well as important compounds that help to fight off illness and infections (and possibly COVID19….) Whether you’re self-isolating or reading this at a time when there’s no threat of illness of a pandemic proportion, this is a greatContinue reading “RECIPE: Immune-Boosting Ginger, Thyme & Pea Soup”

Gingerbread Men (vegan + gluten free)

‘Tis the season of feasting and celebrating, followed by the season of trying to un-do all the feasting and celebrating…. This recipe isn’t here to tell you to count calories or cut down on anything this Christmas though – the enjoyment of being with others and celebrating together is way more important than watching theContinue reading “Gingerbread Men (vegan + gluten free)”

Butter Bean, Banana & Beetroot Brownies

When it comes to making healthier flourless muffins, cakes and brownies, getting the right consistency can be difficult… When it works however, there’s cause for celebration, as the result is something that cooks well, tastes delicious, and is 100% good for you! Butter beans are high in potassium, magnesium and plant-based protein, making them anContinue reading “Butter Bean, Banana & Beetroot Brownies”

Ginger & Molasses Biscuits

Warming and comforting, with digestion-boosting spices and a good dose of iron from the molasses, these biscuits are a great way to balance the Ayurvedic Vata Dosha. Dip them in tea or pack a few with you to take on blustery Autumn walks, they’re easy to make and satisfyingly similar to a ginger snap, asContinue reading “Ginger & Molasses Biscuits”