Recipes

Where culinary delight meets nutritional excellence

All recipes are naturally free from gluten, dairy, refined sugars & sweeteners but adaptations for those wishing to use gluten & dairy are included.

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Rich chocolate protein muffins with peanut butter drizzle

Chocolate Chunk Muffins

Chocolate has the wonderful ability to enhance our mood but the specific combination in these marvellous morsels takes this even…

Chocolate Chunk Muffins
Roasted Celeriac & Apple Bread

Roasted Celeriac & Apple Bread

In the world of Autumnal seasonal vegetables the pumpkin/squash clan often rule supreme (& I will happily devour mountains of these…

Roasted Celeriac & Apple Bread
crackers made of pumpkin, sunflower, chia and flaxseeds

Super Seed Crackers

Out of everything I’ve ever made these come back as being most people’s favourite. Seriously from the first batch that…

Super Seed Crackers
slices of chocolate studded banana bread topped with banana and walnuts

Chocolate & Hazelnut Banana Bread

I didn’t think my banana bread could get better than it was. But then it did. A slightly more indulgent…

Chocolate & Hazelnut Banana Bread
cucumber and almond gazpacho topped with cucumber slices and avocado oil

Glorious Green Gazpacho

On a hot summer’s day what could be more refreshing than a vibrant spoonful of this chilled cucumber & almond…

Glorious Green Gazpacho
thick melted chocolate chunk cookies

Fudge Brownie Bean Cookies

That oozy chocolately joy that only a decadent & luxurious sweet treat can bring….well how about recreating that but using…

Fudge Brownie Bean Cookies
Pieces of banana wrapped in nut butter and oat pancake with yoghurt and coconut

Banana & Oat Pancake Sushi

I see no problem whatsoever with sticking to the classic imaginings of meals, but I also see the benefit of…

Banana & Oat Pancake Sushi
peeled hard boiled egg decoratively stained with tea pattern

Tea Dyed Eggs

I think all natural foods have a beauty about them, but then of course we have the opportunity on occasion…

Tea Dyed Eggs

Rosemary & Cacao Granola Bars

Which is what happened here. Granola & oat based snacks are often associated with sweetness, they contain 50% dried fruit…

Rosemary & Cacao Granola Bars

Spring Green Tofu Quiche

Which probably makes for an odd introduction to a vegan recipe…..stick with me though. Yes I include high quality animal…

Spring Green Tofu Quiche

Sweet Potato & Sesame Bean Bake

So I will admit it, I often embark on something whilst already mid-way through something else. And I’m probably on…

Sweet Potato & Sesame Bean Bake

Raw Nut & Seed Snack Bars

Now these elements cannot be isolated from the myriad other influences on our health & wellbeing but they most definitely…

Raw Nut & Seed Snack Bars

Super Yoghurt Breakfast Bowl

And this then feeds into how we fuel ourselves because warmer temperatures & greater levels of light induced energy alter…

Super Yoghurt Breakfast Bowl

Super Green Wraps

Many people will turn to a sammie as a convenient meal & that is absolutely fine, but what we tend…

Super Green Wraps

Easy Egg Nests

The first thing we choose to eat on any 1 day will dictate how our body then functions for the…

Easy Egg Nests

Baked Banana Oat Bread

But it’s still a baked good in the sense that it’s a cake, it has sugar added to it, it…

Baked Banana Oat Bread

Homemade Baked Bagels (AKA Platzels)

I will also highlight at this point that these are un-yeasted which means no proving time. And no proving time…

Homemade Baked Bagels (AKA Platzels)

Raw Chocolate Cups

Find all explanatory details in this post. With such accolades being thrown about it must then be a rather lengthy…

Raw Chocolate Cups

Sweet Potato Toast

They are also incredibly simple to make, will last in the fridge for a week so can be prepared in…

Sweet Potato Toast

Savoury Bean Muffins

But that doesn’t have to be the case! Nope there’s a lot to be said for a savoury bake &…

Savoury Bean Muffins

Sweet Bean Breakfast Crepes

But I also see that some prefer a less savoury spin on their start to the day & in honour…

Sweet Bean Breakfast Crepes

Baked Sweet Potato Falafel

Now that is entirely normal & can be purely to do with acclimatisation, (the processes of soaking & sprouting being…

Baked Sweet Potato Falafel

Spiced Tofu Scramble

Now of course there may be cases where people truly don’t enjoy tofu & that is absolutely fine, but I…

Spiced Tofu Scramble
crispy coated chicken strips with tomato ketchup

Crispy Chicken Goujons

Suffice to day those days are long since passed, not least because none of them are even vaguely gluten free…

Crispy Chicken Goujons

Sweet Potato & Sesame Bean Bake

Basically this recipe was created entirely by accident after a request to produce a natural vegan protein bar which I…

Sweet Potato & Sesame Bean Bake

Baked Oats

Oats are just fabulous aren’t they?! They’re inherently sweet, lightly nutty, packed full of nutrients, fibre, complex carbohydrates (AKA lovely…

Baked Oats

Creamy Asparagus Pasta

But it’s also the most incredible backdrop for a whole host of veggie & flavour laden things to take hold.…

Creamy Asparagus Pasta

Baked Peanut Butter Protein Donuts

Smile inducing indeed. But also not actually sweet because they are sugar free, rich in fibre, packed with protein &…

Baked Peanut Butter Protein Donuts

Chewy Apple Waffles

I mean sure they’re crispy on the outside but that tends to be it, they’re kind of meh from there…

Chewy Apple Waffles

Simple Apple & Pear Purée

You can endlessly vary the combinations, add berries, mix the types of apples, use plums instead of pears, puréeing some…

Simple Apple & Pear Purée

Tahini Granola

But there are levels & options to play with when it comes to adding sweet things into our diets &…

Tahini Granola

Garlic & Rosemary Focaccia

But not here. Because being a tad familiar with this game I know how different naturally gluten free flours behave…

Garlic & Rosemary Focaccia

Homemade Baked Beans

But tinned beans tend to come packed with additional ingredients & sweeteners, even the natural ones. But guess what I’ve…

Homemade Baked Beans

Herb Rosti

Yep lunch, brunch, breakfast or dinner these beauties want to be front & centre on your plate. And in my…

Herb Rosti

Lentil Frittata

And I love a frittata as a wonderfully satisfying, simple to throw together meal at any time of day. A…

Lentil Frittata
Sugar Free Strawberry & Orange Jam

Sugar Free Strawberry & Orange Jam

So welcome to the stage the new kid on the block. Drumroll (& toast preparation) please. In replacement for the…

Sugar Free Strawberry & Orange Jam
Vegan gluten free pizza with artichokes, broccoli & tomato sauce

Chickpea Flour Pizza

I have been dabbling in the world of gluten free pizza bases for some time now. There have been good…

Chickpea Flour Pizza
Vegan toasted tempeh sandwiches

Toasted Tempeh Sandwiches

Now protein is incredibly important. We need it to grow & repair our tissues, it forms our immune cells, it…

Toasted Tempeh Sandwiches

Raw Chocolate & Orange Tart

Whatever the reason though there is always a reason. Now this of course can take an unfortunate turn & become…

Raw Chocolate & Orange Tart

Lentil Loaf

Listening to the news this morning the preliminary stats are in….It’s the 2nd day of Veganuary 2020 & sales of…

Lentil Loaf

Mince Pie Cookies

It’s beginning to look a lot like……blind panic to the aroma of gingerbread men? Just me? OK so I lied…

Mince Pie Cookies

Salmon Studded Potato Cakes

No wonder people think they can’t cook these days….. Well I’m here today (& everyday) waving my little flag for…

Salmon Studded Potato Cakes

Billionaire Bites

I recently had a conversation with someone & they asked me whether I ever do anything unhealthy. I guess it…

Billionaire Bites

RECIPE: No-Fry Mediterranean Fritters

I absolutely love anything that resembles a pancake but I have always been more of a savoury stack supporter as…

RECIPE: No-Fry Mediterranean Fritters

RECIPE: Cacao & Coconut Semifreddo

I don’t have an exceptionally sweet tooth, I never have, but also the lack of overly sugary foods in my…

RECIPE: Cacao & Coconut Semifreddo

RECIPE: Matcha & Macadamia Chia Pudding

The concept that someone would have the creative capacity to come up with an entirely new breakfast every single morning…

RECIPE: Matcha & Macadamia Chia Pudding

RECIPE: The Anything Muffin

Ever looked at a recipe & thought “YES PLEASE” then looked at the ingredients & realised you’re missing a few…

RECIPE: The Anything Muffin

RECIPE: Cucumber, Mint & Strawberry Jelly

I was unconvinced by jelly as a kid. Well actually I remember being entirely enamoured with the smell, the wibbly-wobbly…

RECIPE: Cucumber, Mint & Strawberry Jelly

RECIPE: Spiced Pear & Cacao Scones

There’s something about a scone. Whether it’s the nostalgia (my grandma was a prolific & perfect scone maker) or perhaps…

RECIPE: Spiced Pear & Cacao Scones

RECIPE: Roasted Broccoli Doughnuts

Sometimes I surprise myself. And sometimes I provide my sister with side splitting levels of entertainment. This was an occasion…

RECIPE: Roasted Broccoli Doughnuts

RECIPE: Savoury Carrot Waffles

I would never choose waffles for breakfast. Or indeed for brunch for that matter. Seems slightly odd to say when…

RECIPE: Savoury Carrot Waffles

RECIPE: Baked Avocado Eggs

When looking to breakfast my top tips are always prioritise colour, protein & fats & wouldn’t you know this recipe…

RECIPE: Baked Avocado Eggs

RECIPE: Cookie Dough Energy Bites

That perfect not quite chewy but not quite crumbly texture, studded with cacao nibs & enveloped in beautiful dark chocolate…

RECIPE: Cookie Dough Energy Bites

RECIPE: Perfect Psyllium Pitta

When it comes to a pitta pocket I don’t mess around….! For anyone vaguely in the know/having had digestive troubles…

RECIPE: Perfect Psyllium Pitta

RECIPE: Raw Chocolate Bark

Is there anything more indicative of great affection than the gift of good chocolate? I think not. And with the…

RECIPE: Raw Chocolate Bark

RECIPE: Sticky Toffee Stuffed Dates

There are some things in life that need explanation. And there are some things in life that don’t. I have…

RECIPE: Sticky Toffee Stuffed Dates

RECIPE: Simple Bone Broth

Bone broth. Oh how cool you are, full of nourishing goodness, divinely savoury & generally the hippest thing since the…

RECIPE: Simple Bone Broth

RECIPE: Mince Pie Cookies

Sometimes things happen in my brain, I’m not sure where they come from but the result is INSANELY GOOD. And…

RECIPE: Mince Pie Cookies

RECIPE: Chewy Chestnut Oat Bars

There’s something about the smell of warming spices that just sings of Christmas, snuggling inside away from the wintry chill…

RECIPE: Chewy Chestnut Oat Bars

RECIPE: Jackfruit & Lentil Stew

The time is here, the socks are on, the slow cookers are out (although this recipe is made in a…

RECIPE: Jackfruit & Lentil Stew

RECIPE: Cookie Dough Dates

When I was little a choc ice was the ULTIMATE in ice creamy treats, my sister & I LOVED them.…

RECIPE: Cookie Dough Dates

RECIPE: Pumpkin & Hemp Seed Butter

In recent years our passion for nut & seed butters has grown exponentially & for jolly good reason as they…

RECIPE: Pumpkin & Hemp Seed Butter

RECIPE: Pomegranate, Rose & Beetroot Jellies

Right from the very beginning when I coined the mantra ‘Making Every Mouthful Matter’ that’s exactly what I have strived to do…

RECIPE: Pomegranate, Rose & Beetroot Jellies

RECIPE: Sleep Soundly Smoothie

Following on from this post of my conversation with the lovely team at Motion Nutrition on my top tips for…

RECIPE: Sleep Soundly Smoothie

RECIPE: 15 Minute Fishcakes

I love food. Well actually to be more specific I love GOOD food (if you hadn’t guessed by now) &…

RECIPE: 15 Minute Fishcakes

Sensational Sesame

I’m going to give you all a little insight into my love life today……I am truly & utterly besotted with…..tahini.…

Sensational Sesame

RECIPE: Perfect Pea Muffins

    Nope I haven’t finally lost my marbles I am here to tell you that you can (& should!)…

RECIPE: Perfect Pea Muffins

RECIPE: Sunshine Scones

Turmeric is a fantastic spice to include in your diet for a variety of reasons, most notably due to its…

RECIPE: Sunshine Scones

RECIPE: Kohlrabi & Black Bean Purée

If you were feeling in a childish mood & I said the word ‘beans’ where would your thoughts go….. Honestly…

RECIPE: Kohlrabi & Black Bean Purée

RECIPE: Baked Egg Risotto

I think risotto is one of the easiest dishes to whip up but I feel like it gets a bad…

RECIPE: Baked Egg Risotto

RECIPE: Peanut Panna Cotta

Is there anything more sumptuous than a truly divine panna cotta? Well how about one bursting with peanut buttery delight? I’m…

RECIPE: Peanut Panna Cotta

RECIPE: Simple Coconut Yoghurt

  Including more fermented foods in our diet is a fantastic way to support ongoing optimal health as the probiotic bacteria…

RECIPE: Simple Coconut Yoghurt

RECIPE: Baked Almond Arancini

  For me there is no greater pleasure than taking a dish that is absolutely divine to eat but on…

RECIPE: Baked Almond Arancini

RECIPE: Savoury Miso Chia Puddings

Chia seeds are a fantastically versatile ingredient but you will usually find them confined to sweeter creations. Not to be constrained…

RECIPE: Savoury Miso Chia Puddings

RECIPE: A Gold Standard Sandwich

I don’t think there is anything I love more than playing around in my kitchen and coming up with creations that people…

RECIPE: A Gold Standard Sandwich

RECIPE: Cauliflower Fishcakes

Now I’m going start out by saying that I have nothing against potatoes, when boiled and cooled white potatoes can…

RECIPE: Cauliflower Fishcakes

RECIPE: Pea & Parsley Potato Toast

Toast is a marvellous thing, it provides the perfect vehicle for delicious toppings, and my slightly off beat version here is no…

RECIPE: Pea & Parsley Potato Toast

RECIPE: Vanilla Hemp & Açai Ice Pops

Here in the UK we had a glimpse of soaring summer temperatures last week and that got me thinking about heady…

RECIPE: Vanilla Hemp & Açai Ice Pops

Hemp Days Are Happy Days

Life can be pretty taxing sometimes, with so many plates to juggle, places to be and things to do who…

Hemp Days Are Happy Days

RECIPE: Cavalo Nero & Parsley Eggs

Starting the day with some good quality protein balances our blood sugar and keeps our energy sustained not just through…

RECIPE: Cavalo Nero & Parsley Eggs

RECIPE: Herby Chickpea Crepes

I literally LOVE the versatility of chickpea flour, it’s a wonderful source of plant based protein and fibre, it’s also…

RECIPE: Herby Chickpea Crepes

RECIPE: Terrific Tamari Lentils

  The concept of ‘meal prepping’ seems to be hugely in fashion right now with every blogger, fitness enthusiast and…

RECIPE: Terrific Tamari Lentils

RECIPE: Perfect Gingerbread Biscuits

I don’t think anything is more synonymous with the festive season than the smell of warm spices……That incredible aroma that seems…

RECIPE: Perfect Gingerbread Biscuits

RECIPE: 5 Minute Flapjacks

Simple snacks are my absolute favourite, I think they’re probably the first step for many in transforming the way they eat –…

RECIPE: 5 Minute Flapjacks

RECIPE: Sesame & Seaweed Oatcakes

We adore oatcakes in my house, and as they’re fit to bursting with dietary fibre, that amazing natural nutty flavour,…

RECIPE: Sesame & Seaweed Oatcakes

RECIPE: Miso, Fig & Pumpkin Seed Crackers

12 Days of Miso challenge: Day 1  This recipe is all about capitalising on the innate sweet savouriness of white miso. I’ve…

RECIPE: Miso, Fig & Pumpkin Seed Crackers

RECIPE: Quick Pickled Cucumbers

I do love a pickled cucumber but the shop bought versions tend to contain extra sugars that I just don’t…

RECIPE: Quick Pickled Cucumbers

RECIPE: Chickpea Soda Bread

In my eternal quest for the perfect (naturally) gluten free bread I have dabbled in many a flour, seed, nut…

RECIPE: Chickpea Soda Bread

RECIPE: Speedy Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

How to take the classic jacket potato and turn it into an absolute nutrition nuclear bomb? Well here’s how! A simple…

RECIPE: Speedy Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

RECIPE: The Best Banana Porridge

Now this is a recipe that comes down to one pretty simple consideration…. Are you looking for the perfect nutrient dense,…

RECIPE: The Best Banana Porridge

RECIPE: Hot Muesli Bowl

On cooler mornings I know I for one am all about the warm breakfasts but there are those days when…

RECIPE: Hot Muesli Bowl

RECIPE: Fig, Flax & Olive Crackers

I am slightly bereft now that we are really nearing the end of fig season for this year 🙁 I adore…

RECIPE: Fig, Flax & Olive Crackers

RECIPE: Carrot Cake Muffins

Coming in a very close 2nd place to banana bread, carrot cake has to be one of my absolute favourite baked…

RECIPE: Carrot Cake Muffins

My Perfect Matcha Latte

  Matcha, the superstar of the green teas, heralded in Asia as one of the pinnacle pillars of health promotion that results…

My Perfect Matcha Latte

RECIPE: Liquid Gold/Golden Nuggets

These little ingots are just as valuable as their name implies. Some of you may be familiar with Golden Milk…

RECIPE: Liquid Gold/Golden Nuggets

RECIPE: Simple Carrot Soup

Simple, silky smooth, hug in a mug style smile inducing and easily whipped up from scraps in the fridge…..sounds pretty good…

RECIPE: Simple Carrot Soup

RECIPE: Fig & Tigernut Pancakes

I have to admit that I wasn’t always a pancake fan, but then I guess the pancakes I refer to…

RECIPE: Fig & Tigernut Pancakes

RECIPE: Cauliflower Crisps

This is one of those recipes that sings to my zero waste ethos. It’s so simple it barely requires writing down, and…

RECIPE: Cauliflower Crisps

RECIPE: Golden Grain Free Croutons

So this delicious recipe was almost my undoing. Not in the sense that it was something I overly struggled with in…

RECIPE: Golden Grain Free Croutons

Powered by Plants Ebook Launch!

The day is finally here! After months of work I am so happy to announce that my first recipe ebook is…

Powered by Plants Ebook Launch!

RECIPE: Roasted Tempeh Rainbow Bowl

Now looking at this beautiful bowl would you know that it was all the leftovers from my fridge? (Don’t say…

RECIPE: Roasted Tempeh Rainbow Bowl

RECIPE: Super Power Immune Elixir

This potent, food based remedy harnesses the natural power of its ingredients. It is simple to prepare, easy to store,…

RECIPE: Super Power Immune Elixir

RECIPE: Hangover Healing Smoothie Bowl

This recipe links to the post ‘How To Heal A Hangover’ We’ve all been there, we’ve all done it, we’ve…

RECIPE: Hangover Healing Smoothie Bowl

RECIPE: Sam’s Sugar Free Honey Cake

The dedicated recipes are starting to come thick and fast team and this was my next request! My lovely friend…

RECIPE: Sam’s Sugar Free Honey Cake

RECIPE: Raw Tigernut Porridge

One of my biggest pet peeves in life is waste, especially when it comes to food! Luckily this is counterbalanced…

RECIPE: Raw Tigernut Porridge

RECIPE: Truly Dreamy Tigernut Milk

Oh gosh where to start with this one…… Tigernuts are actually nothing to do with nuts…..how’s that for a kicker…

RECIPE: Truly Dreamy Tigernut Milk

RECIPE: Vegan Walnut Pesto

Pesto is such a beautiful sauce, it’s so absolutely bursting with flavour no dish can fail to be enhanced by…

RECIPE: Vegan Walnut Pesto

RECIPE: Chickpea Tortillas

These are my absolute favourite go-to, gluten free wrap replacement. They make a wonderful accompaniment to falafel, or I love to…

RECIPE: Chickpea Tortillas

RECIPE: Fresh Herb Falafel

These falafel epitomise the amazingness of plant based ingredients for me. So simple, requiring little more effort than leisurely adding things…

RECIPE: Fresh Herb Falafel

RECIPE: Revamped Potato Boulangeres

Eating healthily doesn’t mean that you must eschew everything you hold dear from your current diet, far from it!  Instead…

RECIPE: Revamped Potato Boulangeres

RECIPE: Best Ever Granola Bars

Who doesn’t love a deliciously oaty, seedy granola bar? No-one! Ok well maybe they’re not up some people’s street but that…

RECIPE: Best Ever Granola Bars

RECIPE: Tomato & Chilli Baked Salmon

Oily fish are an exceptionally important inclusion to our diets as they are the richest & most easily absorbed sources of…

RECIPE: Tomato & Chilli Baked Salmon

RECIPE: Tomato & Chilli Chutney

Christmas is the time of cheese with my family, it could be due to the fact that a good proportion of…

RECIPE: Tomato & Chilli Chutney

RECIPE: Festive Fruit Cake

This is my version of a Christmas cake that I have adapted over a number of years. It strikes a balance between the…

RECIPE: Festive Fruit Cake

RECIPE: Spiced Red Lentil Dip

Lentils are a fabulous alternative to beans or pulses to make dips with. They are also fabulous sources of plant…

RECIPE: Spiced Red Lentil Dip

RECIPE: Passionfruit Probiotic Oats

The inclusion of probiotic foods into your diet is beneficial to your overall state of good health. A balanced gut…

RECIPE: Passionfruit Probiotic Oats

RECIPE: Cashew & Hazelnut Butter

Nut butter is probably one of my favourite things in life. I love to swirl it through porridge, smear a thin layer…

RECIPE: Cashew & Hazelnut Butter

RECIPE: Cauliflower & Chickpea Puree

The weather outside is……… well it’s not frightful just yet but it’s definitely started to turn wintery now! And with…

RECIPE: Cauliflower & Chickpea Puree

RECIPE: ‘No-Mato’, Chicken & Spinach Quinoa

A delicious alternative to a regular pasta bake, bursting with plant based protein, beautifully sweet veggies & succulent chicken pieces. A delicious…

RECIPE: ‘No-Mato’, Chicken & Spinach Quinoa

RECIPE: ‘No-mato’ Pasta Sauce

Many of you will have heard the term “Deadly Nightshades”. Now deadly is taking things a little far, but the…

RECIPE: ‘No-mato’ Pasta Sauce

RECIPE: Gluten Free Soda Bread (Vegan)

There is nothing better than the smell of freshly baked bread. Before I was forcibly removed from the world of…

RECIPE: Gluten Free Soda Bread (Vegan)

RECIPE: Crispy Baked Okra Bites

Okra is a great vegetable but one that probably finds itself on most people’s ‘Less Than Familiar’ lists. A staple…

RECIPE: Crispy Baked Okra Bites

RECIPE: Nectarine & Orange Compote

The concept of preserving fruits & vegetables for use through the winter is an ancient one but has relied on…

RECIPE: Nectarine & Orange Compote

RECIPE: Crunchy Rice & Quinoa Crackers

My latest contribution to the world of using up leftovers, these naturally gluten free, high protein, super tasty crackers are a keeper…

RECIPE: Crunchy Rice & Quinoa Crackers

RECIPE: Pumpkin & Hemp Seed Tahini

  Middle Eastern cooking has given us many wonderful things but one of my favourites has to be tahini. This…

RECIPE: Pumpkin & Hemp Seed Tahini

RECIPE: Sugar Free Seed Cookies

These are basically a play on a really great bowl of muesli but handily contained within the portability of a ‘cookie’.…

RECIPE: Sugar Free Seed Cookies

RECIPE: Moorish Lamb Stuffed Aubergines

Poor old aubergines 🙁 For some reason I associate this much maligned vegetable with questionable Moussakas and the odd soggy Ratatouille (let’s…

RECIPE: Moorish Lamb Stuffed Aubergines

RECIPE: Beetroot Blood Cleanser

When it comes to juicing I’m a relatively new convert, only in the sense that I have previously forgone juices…

RECIPE: Beetroot Blood Cleanser

RECIPE: Super Easy Stir Fry

AKA The savour of weeknight dinners! From fridge to pan in under 30 minutes, full of veggies, a tantalisingly fresh sauce…

RECIPE: Super Easy Stir Fry

RECIPE: My Favourite Green Omelette

This is my favourite for a reason, it’s insanely delicious! I pretty much have a variation on this theme for…

RECIPE: My Favourite Green Omelette

RECIPE: Flaxseed Rolls

Now these could also be called “My Ultimate Anti-inflammatory Baked Buns” but I thought that was a bit wordy. They…

RECIPE: Flaxseed Rolls

RECIPE: Millet Scones

Who doesn’t like a warm, fluffy scone straight from the oven?! These beauties are made from millet flakes, a close relative of…

RECIPE: Millet Scones

RECIPE: Hazelnut Brownies (Gluten & Grain Free)

Sometimes it’s all about a raw, vegan, sugar-free energy bar but sometimes it’s not. I’m talking about rich, chocolatey indulgence and these…

RECIPE: Hazelnut Brownies (Gluten & Grain Free)

RECIPE: Apple & Walnut Paté

A recipe borrowed from the kitchen of my lovely mother, this is one she tweaked from a traditional festival staple when…

RECIPE: Apple & Walnut Paté

RECIPE: Mini Veggie Frittatas

Eggs are a great source of high quality protein, healthful fats, Vitamins B6, B12, D and Minerals including Zinc, Iron…

RECIPE: Mini Veggie Frittatas

RECIPE: No Effort Roast Chicken

This is one of my ‘soapbox moments’ – you must choose an organic chicken. No questions, no excuses. This obviously has…

RECIPE: No Effort Roast Chicken

RECIPE: Pistachio & Sour Cherry Muesli

Cereal is so passé, who wants to have the same breakfast as everyone else out of some flimsy cardboard box?!…

RECIPE: Pistachio & Sour Cherry Muesli

RECIPE: Spicy Omelette Nori Rolls

Something a little different for lunch perhaps? These wraps are tasty, filling and travel really well if you make them…

RECIPE: Spicy Omelette Nori Rolls

RECIPE: Almond Butter-Miso Sauce

This recipe links to the post ‘Cleaning Up The Classics Part V: Condiments‘ This is one of those things you…

RECIPE: Almond Butter-Miso Sauce

RECIPE: Tahini Dressing

This recipe links to the post ‘Cleaning Up The Classics Part V: Condiments‘ If you haven’t tried this before or…

RECIPE: Tahini Dressing

RECIPE: Classic Vinaigrette

This recipe links to the post ‘Cleaning Up The Classics Part V: Condiments‘ This is the most basic of all…

RECIPE: Classic Vinaigrette

RECIPE: Proper Tomato Ketchup

This recipe links to the post ‘Cleaning Up The Classics Part V: Condiments’.  Make this once and I promise you…

RECIPE: Proper Tomato Ketchup

RECIPE: Almond Crusted Salmon Goujons

Not your usual fish finger! Crisp and crunchy on the outside these baked beauties hide a mouthwateringly moist centre to…

RECIPE: Almond Crusted Salmon Goujons

RECIPE: Brown Rice Pilau with Chicken

Fluffy brown rice, cooked in a medley of delicious spices and studded with succulent chicken pieces, this pilau is definitely a crowd…

RECIPE: Brown Rice Pilau with Chicken

RECIPE: Good Morning Matcha Smoothie

This recipe links to the post ‘The Clash of The Titans: Caffeine vs Cortisol‘ and is a super speedy, delicious…

RECIPE: Good Morning Matcha Smoothie

RECIPE: Golden Milk

This recipe links to the post ‘The Clash of The Titans: Caffeine vs Cortisol‘ Turmeric and ginger are the diamond…

RECIPE: Golden Milk

RECIPE: Buckwheat & Berry Breakfast Bowl

Buckwheat is a deliciously nutty, naturally gluten free grain and despite its name it has nothing to do with wheat!…

RECIPE: Buckwheat & Berry Breakfast Bowl

RECIPE: Fruity Gummy Sweets

This recipe links to the post ‘Cleaning Up The Classics Part IV‘ 2 cups fresh juice (Tart Cherry Juice, Grapefruit,…

RECIPE: Fruity Gummy Sweets

RECIPE: Perfect Popcorn

This recipe links to the post ‘Cleaning Up The Classics Part IV‘ Serves 2 1 tsp coconut oil 3 tbsp…

RECIPE: Perfect Popcorn

RECIPE: Power Ranger Bars

Packed to the rafters with plant based protein, fibre & healthful fats these bars are the rocket fuel of the afternoon…

RECIPE: Power Ranger Bars

RECIPE: Courgette & Coconut Porridge

Serves 1  (For the ultimate too-good-to-share, power-up brekkie!) 1/4 cup pinhead oats 1 tsp porridge oats 1 tsp chia seeds…

RECIPE: Courgette & Coconut Porridge

RECIPE: Lentil Crackers (Vegan)

1/2 cup green or brown lentils 1 organic vegetable stock cube 1 tbsp raw apple cider vinegar fresh thyme sprigs…

RECIPE: Lentil Crackers (Vegan)

RECIPE: Cauliflower, Broccoli & Sesame Rounds

I have called these ’rounds’ rather than crackers as they have a more delicate texture. They make a great snack or accompaniment to…

RECIPE: Cauliflower, Broccoli & Sesame Rounds

RECIPE: Pear Tart with Hazelnut Pastry

For the pastry: 2 cups roasted hazelnut flour ¼ teaspoon pink himalayan salt 2 tablespoons melted coconut oil 1 large egg…

RECIPE: Pear Tart with Hazelnut Pastry

RECIPE: Cherry Sandwich Oaty Bars

For the oaty layer 1 tablespoon chia seeds ¼ cup water 2 cups oats, divided 1 cup raw cashews 1…

RECIPE: Cherry Sandwich Oaty Bars

RECIPE: 15 Minute Miso with Greens

This recipe links to the post ‘How To Be A Superhero‘ Serves 2 4 cups water 1  cup sliced green…

RECIPE: 15 Minute Miso with Greens

RECIPE: Super Easy Kimchi

This recipe links to the post ‘How To Be A Superhero‘ 1 medium Chinese Leaf cabbage 4 spring onions 5…

RECIPE: Super Easy Kimchi

RECIPE: Fresh Pear Breakfast Pots

Serves 4 4-6 ripe pears (depending on their size) 3/4 cup rolled oats (gluten free if necessary) 1/2 cup flaked…

RECIPE: Fresh Pear Breakfast Pots

RECIPE: Sugar Free Granola

Makes 1 medium jar 2 cups gluten free rolled oats 1/2 cup almonds 1/2 cup walnuts 1/2 cup hazelnuts 1/2…

RECIPE: Sugar Free Granola

RECIPE: Chai Date & Sesame Biscuits

Makes 12-14 biscuits 125 grams melted coconut oil ⅓ cup coconut palm sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 large organic…

RECIPE: Chai Date & Sesame Biscuits

RECIPE: Marvellous Meat Bolognese

This recipe links to the post ‘Cleaning Up The Classics Part II‘ Serves 6 400g organic beef mince 1 large…

RECIPE: Marvellous Meat Bolognese

RECIPE: Lentil Bolognese Sauce

This recipe links to the post ‘Cleaning Up The Classics Part II‘ Serves 4-6 250g lentils verdes or Puy lentils…

RECIPE: Lentil Bolognese Sauce

RECIPE: Sugar Free Fruit Jelly

This recipe links to the post ‘Cleaning Up The Classics Part II‘ Serves 4 1 3/4 cups freshly squeezed juice…

RECIPE: Sugar Free Fruit Jelly

RECIPE: Herby Cashew Cream Cheese

I have said before that when I first had to eliminate gluten & dairy from my diet there were no real alternatives…

RECIPE: Herby Cashew Cream Cheese

RECIPE: Creamy Kale Parsnip Pasta

The recipe links to the post ‘The Darkside of Dairy‘ Serves 4 3 large parsnips 1 tablespoon olive oil 400g…

RECIPE: Creamy Kale Parsnip Pasta

RECIPE: Roasted Almond Butter

Makes 1 jar 1 1/2 cups organic blanched almonds   Preheat your oven to 190°C and pop a piece of…

RECIPE: Roasted Almond Butter

RECIPE: Coconut Chia Fruit Parfaits

Serves 4  150g creamed coconut 3 tbsp chia seeds ½ tsp vanilla bean paste your choice of fruit: a combination of…

RECIPE: Coconut Chia Fruit Parfaits

RECIPE: Ultimate Oaty Cookies

Makes 12-14 cookies ¾ cup oats blended to a flour ¾ cup old-fashioned rolled oats ¾ teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 1…

RECIPE: Ultimate Oaty Cookies

RECIPE: Almond & Orange Cantuccini

This recipe links to the post ‘To Dunk or Not to Dunk? That is the Question’ 4 cups almond flour…

RECIPE: Almond & Orange Cantuccini

RECIPE: Date & Almond Biscuits

This recipe links to the post ‘To Dunk or Not To Dunk? That is the Question’ 200g ground almonds 3…

RECIPE: Date & Almond Biscuits
loaf of banana bread topped with walnuts cut into slices

Brilliant Banana Bread

If I were to pick 1 baked good that would always garner my attention then banana bread would be it.…

Brilliant Banana Bread

RECIPE: Green Protein Smoothie

This recipe links to the post ‘So What’s the Big Deal about Breakfast?’ Serves 1 1 cup organic spinach or…

RECIPE: Green Protein Smoothie

RECIPE: Red Rice Kedgeree

This recipe links to the post ‘So What’s the Big Deal about Breakfast?’ Serves 1 1/4 cup cooked red rice…

RECIPE: Red Rice Kedgeree

RECIPE: Scrambled Oats with Blueberries

This recipe links to the post ‘So What’s the Big Deal about Breakfast?’ Serves 1 1/2 cup gluten free rolled…

RECIPE: Scrambled Oats with Blueberries

RECIPE: Buckwheat Pancakes

This recipe links to the post ‘So What’s the Big Deal about Breakfast?’ Serves 1 1 banana or 1/2 cup…

RECIPE: Buckwheat Pancakes

RECIPE: Perfect Porridge

This recipe links to the post ‘So What’s the Big Deal about Breakfast?’ Serves 1 1/2 cup rolled or jumbo…

RECIPE: Perfect Porridge

RECIPE: Red Rice Energy Bars

This recipe links to the post ‘The Red Hot New Kids on The Block’ Makes 16 good sized squares Use…

RECIPE: Red Rice Energy Bars

RECIPE: Amaranth Crisps

This recipe links to the post ‘Shining a Spotlight on Savoury Snacks’ 1 cup Amaranth 2 cups water/stock Optional additions:…

RECIPE: Amaranth Crisps

RECIPE: Coconut Sugar Caramel

1/2 cup coconut milk 1/4 cup coconut sugar a pinch of sea salt 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1 tablespoon water 1…

RECIPE: Coconut Sugar Caramel

RECIPE: Spiced Red Lentil Soup

This recipe links to the post ‘A Symphony of Soup’ AKA “I think I’ve got/am getting/may get in the future…

RECIPE: Spiced Red Lentil Soup

RECIPE: Almond Crackers with Thyme

This recipe links to the post ‘Shining a Spotlight on Savoury Snacks’ 2 cups Almond Flour 1/4 -1/2 cup cold water…

RECIPE: Almond Crackers with Thyme

RECIPE: Dilly Carrot & Parsnip Shards

This recipe links to the post ‘Shining a Spotlight on Savoury Snacks’ 50g carrots, choose wide ones 500g parsnips, ditto…

RECIPE: Dilly Carrot & Parsnip Shards

RECIPE: Parsnip & Pecan Muffins

This recipe links to the post ‘Banishing the Breakfast Biscuit’ Makes 12-13  These can also be made as one large…

RECIPE: Parsnip & Pecan Muffins
fluffy clementine pancakes with tahini yoghurt and fresh orange slices

Clementine & Chestnut Pancakes

I think it’s a crying shame certain foods only get brought out & celebrated at specific times of year, especially…

Clementine & Chestnut Pancakes
beetroot hummus topped with sauerkraut and walnut pieces

Beetroot, Walnut & Sauerkraut Dip

I could never pick a favourite food but if I had to choose something I could always devour then a…

Beetroot, Walnut & Sauerkraut Dip
frozen coconut yoghurt studded with mixed berries

Frozen Yoghurt Bark

I don’t see deprivation as a positive tactic when it comes to our eating habits. Ever. It ultimately causes unhappiness,…

Frozen Yoghurt Bark