Raw Chocolate Mousse

Here's a perfect, simple, recipe for those who get choc cravings but want a dairy and refined sugar free option. Makes 4 portions (or 2 bigger ones!) Ingredients 1 large avocado 1 banana 3 tablespoons coconut oil 4 tablespoons raw cacao powder 2 tablespoons honey, agave nectar or maple syrup 1/8 teaspoon sea salt Directions … Continue reading Raw Chocolate Mousse

Tips for Ultimate Skin Health 

Written for Wild Oats Natural Foods, Bristol. You can find the original article on their website here.  Puy lentil salad with sprouted chickpeas and sardines; the perfect fresh dish providing protein, antioxidants, nutrients and good fats for glowing skin. You can find my recipe here. The skin is an organ, the biggest organ of the … Continue reading Tips for Ultimate Skin Health 

Puy lentil salad with sprouted chickpeas and sardines

Written for Wild Oats Natural Foods, Bristol. You can find the original article on their website here The perfect fresh dish providing protein, antioxidants, nutrients and good fats for glowing skin. Serves 2 Ingredients 1 cup of puy lentils 150 g of fresh spinach 2 fresh beetroots -or pre-cooked 1 big tomato -sliced 50g sprouted … Continue reading Puy lentil salad with sprouted chickpeas and sardines

Milk Kefir

Kefir (pronounced "ke-fear") is my current favourite fermented food and as I look forward to drinking it most mornings I just had to share my enthusiasm with you!  The origin of the word sums it up really -"keif" in Turkish means "good feeling" 👍🏻 Why is that? Well it tastes yummy and it benefits the body … Continue reading Milk Kefir

Sauerkraut 

Sauerkraut is an affordable, easy and tasty way of introducing probiotics (good bacteria) into your diet. The fermentation process encourages essential bacteria such as Lactobacilli and Bifidobacteria to flourish, aiding digestion as well as improving gut, brain and body health.  There are many different ways you can make sauerkraut and lots variations of ingredients, but … Continue reading Sauerkraut 

Vitamin D -The Sunshine Vitamin 🌞

I love the sun in October, it's low and is a sharp light that makes everything beautifully vivid. Vitamin D comes in two forms -D2 & D3. It is a fat-soluble (the liver mainly stores it in fat) pro-hormone which helps balance hormones in the body and supports our immune system.  Top up your vitamin … Continue reading Vitamin D -The Sunshine Vitamin 🌞

Eating with the Seasons

  I don’t know about you, but when I think of seasonal produce my memory casts back to picking berries and sweet peas in a friend’s back garden when I was little. Each summer my family and I were tempted by the ‘pick-your-own’ strawberry sign on the roadside. And I also remember the annual Harvest … Continue reading Eating with the Seasons

Almond Milk

Here's a simple step-by-step guide to making your own delicious almond milk.  It makes roughly 500ml.   All you'll need is... 110g of almonds 2 medjool dates water blender jug or container for milk Step one of homemade almond milk; Soak 110g of almonds for 6 hours Step two; Take out the stones of two … Continue reading Almond Milk

Energy Balls 

Hello! Energy balls are becoming pretty popular, that's probably because they are sooo simple to make and a great snack -I'm not a big advocate of snacks because they can inhibit the proper digestion of your previous meal (see blog on this), but if you're needing a pick-me-up these are a great healthy option, packed … Continue reading Energy Balls