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Taking the complex & turning it into easily digestible, entertaining & actually actionable information.

From explanations on health topics, sensationalist media headlines, alternative approaches to skincare, product/brand spotlights & more, hopefully there’s something in here to pique your interest & teach you something you didn’t know before!

paleo, grain free loaf made from cauliflower rice & fresh herbs

Cauliflower & Herb Bread

If someone were to ask me to summarise my entire professional career into 1 mission statement it would probably come…

Cauliflower & Herb Bread
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
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

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)

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

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

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

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

Buckwheat Pitta Breads

When it comes to a pitta pocket I don’t mess around! But incidentally mucking around in the kitchen is exactly…

Buckwheat Pitta Breads

Simple Bone Broth

Or not. Not about the goodness, just the hip-ness, I mean my Grandmother & her Grandmother before that have probably…

Simple Bone Broth

15 Minute Fishcakes

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

15 Minute Fishcakes
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