Salads

Chickpea and Sesame Cakes with Spicy Mango Salsa

Chunky chickpeas add a hearty bite to these wholesome savoury cakes and I love the juicy, fresh flavours of the spicy mango salsa alongside them. Chickpeas are a low-fat source of fibre and protein, to fill...

My Day on a Plate: Violinist Ingrid Nicola

Violinist Ingrid Nicola is a member of RTE's Contempo Quartet who play two concerts at this year's classical music festival Music in Monkstown, in the intimate setting of Monkstown, Co. Dublin ru...

Rainbow Lunch Bowl

We're always advised to eat a rainbow of colourful fruit and veggies each day, to avail of all their wonderful antioxidants and key nutrients. One of my favourite lunches to throw together is a Rainbow Bowl, an...

Quinoa Veggie Bowl with Basil and Toasted Seeds

Meals don't come much more colourful, healthy and delicious than this combination of fresh veggies, fluffy quinoa and toasted seeds :) I usually stock up on dry quinoa and use it to make big batches of ...

Zesty Quinoa Salad with Avocado Dressing

I try to make sure that greens feature in my diet every single day, from steamed or lightly stir-fried broccoli, asparagus and mangetout, to huge salads and spinach and kale in green smoothies and juices. I...

Nori Rainbow Wraps

The typical Western diet doesn't incorporate an awful lot of sea vegetables, but they're a great type of food to support good health and they're pretty easy to integrate into your normal diet. They offer o...

Three Cheers For Courgetti

You can barely open a cookbook these days without seeing a photo of spiralised veggies, with courgetti being one of the most popular choices. And with good reason too! Zucchini, or courgette as it’s more...