3 Weight Loss Myth Busters

How to Lose Weight – Debunking 3 Weight Loss Myths

When it comes to how to lose weight, all sorts of fads and fictions exist promising the holy grail of a perfect body that everyone can achieve. Perfect in whose eyes one could ask, but that’s another story! If you flick through any women’s magazine, you’re guaranteed to see several advertisements promising weight loss. They might recommend you follow say …

berry, nuts and chocolate tarts

Chocolate Berry Tartlets | The Healthy Way

Healthy eating does not have to mean avoiding chocolate – because what’s the fun in that! Yes, these tartlets have chocolate as one of the key ingredients along with the fabulous all-rounder coconut oil, one of my favourite healthy fats to include in desserts of any kind. Because if healthy eating required giving up chocolate, I would have given up …

Gluten-Free Almond and Zucchini Bread (fondly referred to as A-Z Bread)

Don’t you just love sweet, random moments that can have rippling effects in the most surprising directions? That can prompt one of our all-time favourite gluten-free breads to finally receive a blog posting? Yes? Well, this one is thanks to Mike. We met Mike, a young English Doctor based in Leeds,  by chance last week on a train heading from …

Fudgy flourless chocolate torte

This is torte, but not as you know it, and you and this little beauty may want to be left alone for a while once you’ve taken your first bite! To share or not to share is the question on the lips of those who’ve already been seduced by this ridiculously moreish treat. Deceptively simple to rustle up, this chocolaty, …

Golden-Roasted Cauliflower Salad with Walnuts, Parsley and Capers

Finally cauliflower is hip, and deservedly so. Not only is it a powerhouse of nutrition but your taste buds will love it too … yep, no kidding! The humble cauli is gaining popularity as a ‘real food’ alternative to commonly used foods such as rice, pizza bases and more and it also makes a de-lush-ous salad ingredient. Infact cauli is …

basil and sunflower pesto

Basil and Sunflower Seed Pesto

  This basil pesto is a simple, easy combo of delicious ingredients that allows you to throw together a meal in less than 15 minutes. Full of flavour and bursting with Summer goodness from the sweet basil leaves, it ranks as one of my ultimate comfort foods.  Truth be told, I have been known to eat it directly from the jar! Fresh pesto is incredibly …

turmeric & pistachio dip

Turmeric and Pistachio Dip

In my kitchen I always like to have ingredients on hand that will let me make a tasty and decadent snack with a minimum of fuss. All ingredients into the blender, “press play” for 20 seconds or so, and voilà a delicious dip is ready and waiting. This Turmeric and Pistachio Dip is a favourite example, as not only are all …