Strawberries and Cream Summer Shake

Few flavours scream summertime in the way that strawberries and cream do. Many years ago when I was in primary school, summer was marked by bowls of strawberries and cream out on the terrace after various c...

Carrot Noodle Salad with Ginger-Miso Dressing

  Sometimes I really crave the unique flavours of Asian dishes, which is why I wanted to create an Asian-style crunchy salad, using miso and ginger to make a creamy dressing. This salad was so delic...

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...

Roast Aubergine and Basil Pizza

I think I'm obsessed with pesto. It's the ubiquitous deli spread that instantly makes everything taste amazing. And the best thing is that it's so easy to make at home and playing around with different ingr...

Detoxification for Beauty

Beauty Tip: One of the very best supplements for boosting liver detox is Milk Thistle, which is completely natural and easily available in health food shops. Its potent ingredient, Silymarin, helps to boost the...

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 ...

Beans and Legumes

Beans and Legumes Buy dried beans and lentils to soak and cook at home, rather than tinned versions. Look out for beans sold in cartons (Tesco stocks them) or sprout your own at home! Chickpeas Bor...