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

Thanks to a glut of these lovely little Padron peppers from Riverford Organic I had the pleasure of making up some batches of a pickle. Padron peppers are a bit of 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

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

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

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 leftover potatoes and veg after a Sunday roast. This bubble and squeak use sweet potatoes instead of “normal” potatoes and frankly it’s so darn good I…

Lentil, Feta and Tomato Salad

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 A handful of sun-dried tomatoes 30 g Kalamata or black olives 1 tbsp White…

30 Day Muffins

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…

Mincepies Recipe – 168 calories per pie!

For the Pastry: 4 oz Buckwheat flour 2 oz ground Almonds 5 tbsp Agave nectar Up to 6 tbsp Water For the Mincemeat: 3 oz Bramley apples, cored and finely chopped 6 oz Mixed dried fruit (I prefer raisins, currants, cranberries and apricots) 1 oz Vegetable suet 2 oz Raw sugar (coconut palm or dark…

Festive Crunchies

For the Mincemeat: 3 oz Bramley apples, cored & finely chopped 6 oz mixed dried Fruit (raisins, currants, cranberries, apricots…) 1 oz vegetarian Suet 2 oz Raw sugar (coconut palm or dark raw muscovado) Juice and grated zest of half an Orange 1 tsp of ground Mixed spice 1 pinch ground Cinnamon 1 pinch ground…

Comfort Breakfast

This is for those mornings when it’s freezing outside and you’ve got a big day ahead of you. It’s full of goodness and lovely and warming 🙂 40-60g Spelt porridge flakes 20g Vanilla Protein Powder 1 tbsp Nut Butter (I prefer hazelnut) 1 handful of Dried Cranberries 1 Granny Smith Apple 1 handful of Mixed Berries…

Perfect Porridge

3/4 cup of oats 1 & 1/2 cups of water A handful of fresh or frozen berries A small handful of almonds & hazelnuts 1 tbsp of date syrup 2 x Acai Berry Plus Supplements Bring the oats & water to a gentle boil on low heat (trust me on this, burnt porridge smells BAD!)…