Butternut Soup with Beetroot and Cumin Croutons

Butternut Soup with Beetroot and Cumin Croutons

Butternut Soup with Beetroot and Cumin CroutonsIngredients, serves 4 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 onion, finely chopped 3cm piece ginger, grated 1 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon curry powder or garam masala 1/2 teaspoon turmeric 1/4 teaspoon cayenne...

Valentine Bliss Balls

Valentine Bliss Balls

Ingredients: 175g Medjool Dates, stoned 150g ground almonds 25g dried coconut 1 tablespoon Pitaya powder 1 tablespoon chia seeds 250g dark or white chocolate Method Add all the ingredients to a food processor and process until smooth. The mixture should stick together...

No-Tuna Mayonnaise

No-Tuna Mayonnaise

We all know that we should be trying to incorporate more naturally plant based meals into our week. I love doing this, but also want to know that my macronutrients are well balanced and that the meal is nutrient rich. Most vegan swaps tend to be a poor replacement...

Date and Peanut Bombs

Date and Peanut Bombs

These treats are so simple, yet so divine, you will think you are eating something really decadent! It is important to use Medjool dates as they are soft and chewy (a bit like toffee) which give these treats their distinct texture – other dates can be used, but the...

Butternut Squash Chips

Butternut Squash Chips

Ingredients 1 butternut squash, cut into batons or cut with a crinkle cutter 1 tablespoon olive oil sea salt Method Turn oven to 200°C Peel the butternut squash and cut onto longer batons or crinkle cut. Pop into a baking tray and massage in the olive oil and a little...

Spiced Poached Pears

Spiced Poached Pears

Poached pears usually involve cooking them in a red wine dredged sugar syrup. While this might taste divine as a treat, I wanted to create something light that can be eaten regularly as a dessert, that is just healthy and not sugary. The star anise really lifts the...

Edamame Hummus

Edamame Hummus

Ingredients 300g edamame beans, defrosted 50g tahini paste 3 tablespoons lemon juice 1 garlic clove 1 tablespoon Tamari soya sauce pinch Himalayan salt 1 tablespoon extra Virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil If required 1a2 tablespoons cold water Method:...

Green Smoothie Pancakes

Green Smoothie Pancakes

Green Smoothie Pancakes Ingredients, serves 4 140g rolled oats 1 banana (100g approx.) 80g spinach 50g cottage cheese 1 egg 80ml almond milk 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda Method Blitz the oats in a food processor for 30 seconds until...