Simple Plum Sauce

Seasonal fruits like figs, plums and even apples work well not only in cakes and sweet desserts, but cosy comfort-food dinners too. Inspired by Chinese plum sauce – usually used to dip spring rolls and fried treats into – this sauce is more fruity, and the autumnal plum flavours work well with anything from stir-fryContinue reading “Simple Plum Sauce”

Fresh Coriander Chutney

Colder, darker evenings call for cosy curries and quality time spent experimenting in the kitchen. There are hundreds of different chutney flavours, however many of them are made with a host of preservatives, additives and sugar. As always, the wonderful thing about preparing your own meals, is that you get to decide what goes in, and whatContinue reading “Fresh Coriander Chutney”

Healthy Banana Brownies

  Genuinely healthy and packed with protein, magnesium and potassium – these brownies are the ideal post-exercise snack, and make for a totally satisfying yet ‘clean’ dessert too. This recipe is so easy, you’ll be able to prepare it in minutes, cook it whilst you’re having dinner, and devour the brownies hot from the ovenContinue reading “Healthy Banana Brownies”

Vanilla, Coconut + Cashew Energy Balls

So, Spring is finally officially here, which often brings with it the motivation to get moving and spend some more time outside in the fresh air. If you’re planning some outdoor adventures, you’ve finally fixed your bike, you’ve unearthed those old running shoes, or you’re currently training for the London Marathon, it’s important to fuel yourContinue reading “Vanilla, Coconut + Cashew Energy Balls”

Recipe: Have Your Cake + Detox Too….

If the post-Christmas comedown has you frantically searching for ways to eat healthier and get back to feeling your best, then finding ways to eat whole, natural foods is the way to go. This recipe is totally raw, vegan and without tonnes of sugar! Despite what many of the health and wellness websites may say, January reallyContinue reading “Recipe: Have Your Cake + Detox Too….”

Chocolate, Chai & Chestnut Pudding: Healthy Festive Fare & Party Power Food #2

A wholesome dessert that is totally suitable for breakfast. Chai is always cooking on the hob at my house during Winter, and the addition of chestnuts adds some warming, nutty festive flavour. As I mentioned in last week’s recipe; Chestnuts are low in fat, but rich in nutrients such as vitamin C, iron, magnesium andContinue reading “Chocolate, Chai & Chestnut Pudding: Healthy Festive Fare & Party Power Food #2”

Anti Inflammatory Ruby Red Juice

  Packed full of vitamin C and A, alkalising and anti-inflammatory, this juice is perfect for when you feel a cold coming on, or you’re suffering from any aches and pains. Having recently experimented with juicing, I can honestly say that adding a few juices a week to my diet has given me more energy, abilityContinue reading “Anti Inflammatory Ruby Red Juice”

Get Up & Glow: A Deciem Fountain Review + Recipe

January is usually a time we’re a little more health conscious than usual. The Winter definitely isn’t over yet, but the need to feel refreshed, light and revitalised is very apparent after the festive season. Although January is often touted as the month to ‘detox’, it’s actually not a great time of year to doContinue reading “Get Up & Glow: A Deciem Fountain Review + Recipe”

Not-So-Naughty But Nice: Healthy Dark Chocolate, Almond & Rose Fudge

‘Tis the season to treat yourself and others – so why not actually treat everyone by making and munching on things that you know are genuinely good for you? This dark chocolate almond and rose fudge is made from completely natural ingredients, but is still completely luxurious enough to pretend you’re being naughty instead of nice…. (Yes, theContinue reading “Not-So-Naughty But Nice: Healthy Dark Chocolate, Almond & Rose Fudge”

Rawberry Jam Recipe

This raw, vegan and sugar-free jam tastes just as sweet as the kind you’d usually spread on your toast, but this time it’s even more delicious because it’s HEALTHY! The chia seeds give the jam an extra boost of energising omega 3 goodness, while the fact that it’s raw means none of the nutrient valueContinue reading “Rawberry Jam Recipe”