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”

Calm Cookies (vegan)

If a busy schedule, work deadlines or a general sense of underlying anxiety are leaving you feeling less-than-relaxed, this blend of mood-boosting, deeply calming, hormone-balancing ingredients could lend a helping hand. Even better news is that it all comes in the form of cookies! Chamomile tea is traditionally sipped at bedtime or when you’re inContinue reading “Calm Cookies (vegan)”

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”

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”

Bloat-No-More Sauteed Fennel & Spinach

If you often experience bloating, it can be frustrating to locate the cause of the issue when it crops up (or rather, blows up at the most inconvenient times….). Raw foods, certain nutrients or intolerances, eating quickly, and particularly stress and improper breathing can all cause bloating and discomfort. Thankfully, there are a few naturalContinue reading “Bloat-No-More Sauteed Fennel & Spinach”

Easy Homemade Ketchup

Minimal sugars, no artificial ingredients, and delicious! This is ketchup you can genuinely add to your meals without adding any chemicals or hormone disrupting additives. Totally easy to make, full of lycopene (a powerful antioxidant protecting against cellular damage) and a recipe worth passing on to anyone keen on condiments!   INGREDIENTS 1 plum tomatoesContinue reading “Easy Homemade Ketchup”

No-Bake Plant Protein Power Brownies

Full of nutrients to help maintain healthy muscles and bones, as well as boost mood and energy levels, these brownies are my new favourite and something most people will easily be able to fit into their dietary needs. Simple to make, these will keep well in the fridge for a week or two, and areContinue reading “No-Bake Plant Protein Power Brownies”

Simple Balsamic & Honey Brussels

OK, so you may have had enough of them by now, but if there’s one festive food you can definitely include in a January health-kick, it is of course the humble sprout. High in antioxidants, fibre and vitamin K, they’re also incredible versatile, suitable for a host of different meals. Brussels sprouts also give aContinue reading “Simple Balsamic & Honey Brussels”