Smoked Paprika Hummus – vegan, gluten-free deliciousness!

I think by now, most of us are well acquainted with regular hummus. Most of us love hummus because it fulfils that need for something creamy, tasty and filling. It has a sort of 'hard to describe' citrusy - tahini - garlic - chickpea fusion. It's the prefect plant-based food full of healthy essential fats, high [...]

Vegan Cashew Lime Pesto – Cauliflower Salad – 2 ways

If you've been tuning in here for any length of time, you might have noticed that I am a bit of a fan of cauliflower salads. In this recipe, I am sharing a totally new variation, dressed with a delightful vegan pesto. I am using cashews, lime and basil as the main ingredients for the [...]

Black-eyed Bean & Beetroot Salad with Tahini Sauce

Black-eyed Beans (known as 'Black-eyed peas in the US - even though they are actually a bean) are a fabulous addition to conscious cuisine. In today's recipe, I am using black-eyed beans, in a delicious beetroot salad with tahini sauce. You can buy black-eyed beans in a tin or carton, although if you buy the [...]

Creamy Baba Ganoush with a Hint of Smoked Paprika (easy vegan recipe)

In some parts of the world the aubergine is called eggplant. I live in England, so in this article, I am going to refer to it as 'aubergine'. What's not to love about the aubergine! When picked raw it has a sort of spongy, proud texture. It comes in lots of different colours and varieties [...]

Hemp & Lemon Hummus – a delicious recipe with Hemp Seed Hearts

Hemp seeds play a rather important role in my life, featuring almost daily in my cuisine. In fact, if you ever came over to my house for dinner, you'd likely find them appearing somewhere on the plate. If they aren't in a topping, sauce or pie base, you'd likely see them appearing as part of [...]

Ginger Raw Slaw with Beet & Cauliflower

Nothing quite gets me excited about salads as a colourful, vibrant ginger raw-slaw. I just love, love, love, nutrient-packed  raw veggies, dancing in a flavoursome, creamy vegan sauce. In true conscious kitchen style, every ingredient I use is naturally brimming with goodness, helping to provide a plethora of health-affirming deliciousness. I am constantly changing my [...]

Raw Sunflower Seed Pate and the Divine Spark of the Cosmos

Today we are going to shine like the sun, because this - my conscious kitchen friends - is no ordinary recipe... it is the ultimate vibration raising pate! I soak the sunflower seeds overnight, which starts the spouting process. Soaking unleashes an incredible life force from a dormant, raw seed. It's the same miraculous life [...]

Superfood Salad to Boost Your Immune System Fast

Earlier in the season as the days started getting darker and colder, I began to make a special effort to infuse more powerful, immune-boosting additions to my daily foods. At the moment my salads are getting a gorgeous dose of freshly grated ginger, garlic, parsley and lemon. These extra things have very potent health benefits. [...]

Wild Garlic & Beetroot Spring Salad with Hemp Dressing

It’s that time of year where leaves, greens and flowers are springing up over my garden. I feel incredibly blessed to have such a space. It wasn’t exactly handed on a plate though. The space was full of rubble and grass when we moved here 9 years ago. I took one glance at it and saw the potential of a beautiful sanctuary for bees, hedgehogs, frogs and herb (yes… especially lots of herbs!) After plenty of tender, love and care (and sweat!) we now have the most beautiful haven…