Fennel, Mint and Tomato Salad with Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing

Today we had a glimmer of summer, so I promptly went into garden to see what greenery there was to munch and also what I could rescue from the fridge in a bid to extend the summer feeling.  When faced with a bulb of fennel, a bunch of mint, some baby plum tomatoes and random [...]

Garden Greens with Tamari, Ginger & Lime

  So, I finally made it out into the garden in between the showers of rain and to my surprise there was a fair few greens ready for the taking…ok so some of them had bolted but I thought the flowers were pretty and made a nice feature on the windowsill.  A quick turn in [...]

Warm Griddled Vegetable Salad with Chickpeas and Spiced Pumpkin Seeds

What a week!  In fact I should say what a few weeks.  A lost camera lead, general technology meltdown, a virus and a lost recipe notepad….wowzers.  Thank goodness today’s recipe is straight forward in both the ingredients and method.  Such a chirpy little salad with its bold hits of flavour made me yearn for the [...]

Climate Change Week Recipe for The Vegan Society

  This week is Climate Change Week and the good folks over there are bringing awareness to a global issue in a number of interesting ways.  Definitely worth popping over to their site to check out what has and is going on. I had the good fortune to be asked to submit a recipe for [...]

The Day After the Night Before: Brunch

  I went to bed really late last night and I have had a very physically busy week so when I finally awoke from my sleepy haze I was ready for something substantial to eat.  Not technically a day that would normally involve a lazy brunch, but I thought that I would treat myself and [...]

Hiroo’s Feast: Tofu Sesame Galettes, Ancient Rice & Vegetables in Miso Broth

So, I think I already mentioned the wonderful Christmas gifts I received from my friends Hiroo and Kiki.  The recipe I made for Kiki was one of indulgence,  so in the light of being balanced and moderate in my approach to better health I thought it would be good to include a recipe that was [...]

Boxing Day Brunch

If like me you have a few food items left over from your Christmas day lunch you are going to love this recipe.  It is a great way to use up all those left overs or even those things that you thought you were going to cook but given the stress of the day didn’t [...]

Bet Your Butter Beans

I was really hungry today but needed something super quick to eat as I wanted to pop out and visit my friend who has just had a beautiful baby boy. This is one of those recipes that I wished on reflection I had been more meticulous about the quantities of the ingredients as it turned [...]

Super Quick Stir Fry

Ever want a super tasty lunch in record time with no fuss and no washing up mountain to contend with….this is the fella.  Two pots, one spatula, one knife and about 10 minutes of your time…easy peasy! Ingredients (serves 2) Appx 160g of any wheat free organic noodles of your choice.  I use any of [...]

Easter Ackee and Greens

Easter Ackee and Greens There are certain days in the year when a special something for breakfast is most definitely required. On Sunday I found myself pootling round the fridge to get some inspiration for an Easter Brunch.  Spring onions, peppers, green leaves…there was really only one way to go. Ingredients 2 organic yellow onions [...]

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