Chocolate Heaven Protein Smoothie

Dessert for breakfast that is healthy and totally satisfying ! What a great start to the day ! Give this a go and don’t feel guilty … heaven in a glass is good for the soul. You will need: 1 Cup Almond Milk 1 Cup Coconut Milk 1 Tablespoon Almond Butter 1 Tablespoon Hemp Seeds…

Nancy’s Mince Pies! Gluten and Dairy Free!

It’s mince pie time again! whoop! It’s so hard to find plant-based, dairy and gluten free mince pies that don’t taste like cardboard so I decided to make my own and boy are they good! I could eat these by the dozen… and in fact I do! This recipe was originally posted over at Pure and…

What a Pickle! Padron Pickle Recipe

Thanks to a glut of these lovely little padron peppers from Riverford Organic I had the pleasure of making up some batches of pickle. Padron peppers are a bit of a Russian roulette – you never know if you will get a spicy one or a mild one so if you’re not a fan of…

Chia Jam Recipe

This is a fantastic way to use up ripe, seasonal soft fruits and boost your omega-3’s in one tasty go! The recipe was originally posted over at pureandsimplebakes.com so head on over to see the full post. This stuff is lovely, it’s easy to make and totally raw so doesn’t require any cooking or setting…

Spinach, Seed and Nut Pesto Recipe

This is a delicious way to make your own homemade pesto that’s dairy-free and full of goodness. You can actually use any leafy greens in this, spinach works well but so would kale, and broccoli can also be added too. The type of nuts can be altered to taste as well. You will need: 2…

Sweet Potato Bubble and Squeak Recipe

I am a huge fan of bubble and squeak. It has to be one of my all time favourite recipes from my childhood and a perfect way to use up left over potatoes and veg after a sunday roast. This bubble and squeak uses sweet potatoes instead of “normal” potatoes and frankly it’s so darn…

Dehydrated Pineapple Recipe

I love parties and all the little snacks that go with entertaining. The only issue being how calorific these simple treats are. So I tend to go for low-calorie, healthy treats that are easy to prepare and seriously delicious! Very easy when you have a dehydrator, also possible in the oven if you dry out…

Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

  2 Cups whole wheat spelt flour 1 tsp Bicarbonate of soda 3/4 tsp Salt (Himalayan rock salt works well) 1 Cup organic, chunky natural peanut butter 1 Cup maple syrup (type 2 or 3) 1/3 Cup hazelnut oil or if not,  extra virgin olive oil 1 1/2 tsp Vanilla extract Preheat oven to 350F/…

Lentil, Feta and Tomato Salad Recipe

This can be a warm or cold salad and works really well as a quick lunch or dinner on a summer’s evening. 200 g Cooked puy lentils 300 g Green vegetables, I used fine green beans, asparagus and broccoli 100g Feta Handful of sun-dried tomatoes 30 g Kalamata or black olives 1 tbsp White wine…

Ice Lolly Recipes

In the hot weather everyone fancies an ice cream so why not whip up one of these delicious, healthy versions to get you through those warm afternoons. Pineapple Bliss Lolly 3 Bananas 1/3 Pineapple 1 Apple (or an equivalent amount of fresh apple juice) Coconut milk (adjust quantity to suit taste and consistency) Handful of…

30 Day Muffins Recipe

These are my favourite muffins! The mixture makes 30 muffins and will keep in the fridge for 30 days. I make a mixture and bake a small batch when I fancy one for brekkie or a snack.The mixture doesn’t actually last that long in our house – lol! Adapted slightly from my mum’s 30 day…

Hazelnut Butter Cookies Recipe

2 cups whole wheat spelt flour 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1/2 tsp salt (Himalayan rock salt works well) 1 cup hazelnut butter 1 cup whole hazelnuts 1 cup maple syrup (type 2 or 3) 1/3 cup hazelnut oil or if not, extra virgin olive oil 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract Preheat oven to 350F/ 175C…