Warm Slaw - recipe below Raw vs Cooked? I got my nutrition students to have a Raw vs Cooked debate today. They came up with some really great points. How eating foods raw preserves many of the vitamins and minerals (depending on how and how long it's been...
Golden milk for the autumn equinox Golden milk is perfect for this time of year. The autumn equinox marks the passing from the harvest time of late summer, to the autumn season where dying leaves and over-ripened fruit drop to the ground and compost themselves into...
Imagine if you could make a sugar-free version of these for you and your children to enjoy. Super healthy and oh so delicious sweets that help you make white blood cells, soothe your inflamed gut, calm your nervous system and help moderate your brain activity?
This recipe for mini frittata muffins is as versatile as it is delicious. You can get creative with the filling, so that it becomes something new every time you make it. Plus you can have it for breakfast, lunch, dinner or as a satisfying snack. There have been a few...
The long winter is over, days are lighter for longer, trees are blossoming, spring flowers are singing their bright colours, and glimmers of sunshine bring a renewed sense of hope and excitement. Springtime...
Pancake day is here! It's Shrove Tuesday tomorrow - traditionally a day to use up all your fresh produce in a pancake batter before you fast for 40 days. Now more usually known as Pancake Day. So I'm reposting below my recipe and top tips for making deliciously...
This delicious chickpea soup mostly comprises things beginning with C. The whole cumin seeds combine with the chickpeas and carrots to give an earthy sweetness to help nourish your digestive energy and keep you feeling grounded and gently supported.
This broccoli and almond soup recipe is an old favourite of mine – it’s light, creamy and super simple to make. And a great veggie soup for those of you who struggle with pulses but want some plant-based protein in there to fill you up and keep you satisfied and energised for longer.
Nut truffles – or energy balls – are the simplest, quickest things to throw together. You can even get the kids to help – and then they will be more excited about eating them too.
– You know exactly what’s in them
– You know they’ve been made just how you like them
– You can use ingredients that are great for you right now: e.g. the recipes below are categorised into anti-inflammatory and energy-boosting
– You can usually find time to whizz up a batch at least once a week
Mmm just made this carrot cumin and butterbean soup for lunch and it was de-li-cious!
Carrots really do help you see in the dark. The beta carotene in them helps your eyes to make rhodopsin, a purple pigment that helps you see in low light conditions. The more you cook carrots, the more this antioxidant is released, so this soup is perfect as the nights draw in.