Rocket and Radichio Salad with Pear and Hazelnuts

Rocket & Radicchio Salad with Pear & Hazelnuts

  Do you find that as the morning temps start to dip into the single digits, and the rugs, throws and slippers come back out into play, it’s tempting to move away from the usual salad and greens? It’s natural to start to lean towards warm soups, broths, braises and roasts, which all play a beautiful role in our nurturing …

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 …

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 …

creamy tahini and lemon dressing

Creamy Tahini Lemon Dressing

Say hello to this fabulous, 5-minute powerhouse dressing that deserves to be placed straight into your kitchen toolbox of essential, save-the-day recipes! OK, that’s a big ask of such a simple dressing. Yet this creamy tahini combo is truly finger-licking good, with its lemony deliciousness shining through its creamy texture with just the right amount of spunk and attitude. Wait till you taste …

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 …

Roasted carrot hummus dip

I love taking a dish that everyone knows and loves like the ubiquitous hummus dip, and tweaking it a little! Often I’m curious just to explore some new flavour options. And I must admit very often I’m thinking about how we can get some extra nutrition gems into our diet. So without further ado, let me introduce the Roasted Carrot Hummus! …

Strawberry chia pudding

Chia Pudding Pots that are easy to Grab-and-Go

If you haven’t come across chia puddings in your local café yet, chances are you’ll cross paths before too long. Chia seeds have been popping up everywhere since we all started to cotton on to the healthy benefits these tiny seeds contain, and luckily using them to create a nutritious and tasty pudding treat is really fast and easy. You see, as well …

Energy Bliss Balls

  Someone asked me a couple of days ago what is my best, go-to, snackable food for when I get the munchies? I didn’t hesitate in my reply that these Bliss Balls are my constant obsession and for good reason! What’s not to love when they take less than 5 minutes to make, are supercharged with pick-me-up ingredients and are incredibly reliable at boosting energy …