Curried Chickpea and Wild Rice Stir-fry

Beans and rice are a classic combination. A few decades ago, it was claimed that those on a meat-free diet must eat beans and rice together to consume the right kind of 'complementary' amino acids. Luckily,...

‘Toffee Crisp’ Protein Thickshake

A healthy chocolate smoothie that tastes like a Toffee Crisp? You must be joking! That's pretty much what I hear from my friends when I dare to tell them that such a creation exists! Yet this smoo...

The Importance of Fat

  Throughout my training as a nutritional therapist, the necessity of the right type of fats in the diet was consistently emphasised, and many clients I've worked with have shown classic symptoms o...

The Full Facts on Fibre

    The word ‘fibre’ frequently appears on cereal boxes and other packaged foods, yet many of us do not realise the importance of fibre in our diets for long-term health, weight control and ...

Oils and Vinegars

Oils and Vinegars Organic virgin coconut oil Organic virgin Olive Oil Flaxseed Oil Sesame Oil Cold pressed Pumpkin seed oil Walnut oil Cider vinegar Red wine vinegar Raw Apple Cid...

Herbs and Spices

Herbs and Spices It's a great idea to stock up on plenty of herbs and spices. Many have medicinal and healing properties, and they really help to add flavour to dishes without using refined sugar, salt o...

Vanilla Chocolate Fudge

 Fudge! What's not to love? It's rich, chewy and decadently delicious. If you love chocolate then you will find this recipe hard to resist. And the best bit? It's raw, totally plant-based and the ingre...

Energising Vanilla Chia and Buckwheat Pudding

This makes the perfect light meal or snack at any time of the day, though I love it as part of breakfast after a big cold green smoothie. The combination of coconut and vanilla with chia seeds and banana&nb...

Cauliflower ‘Cheese’

Cauliflower cheese, if you please! Yes I know this doesn't look the most vibrant food in the world, but it does make a great side dish. I used to love cauliflower cheese. You know, the proper kind ser...