The truth is, I don't normally write my gravy recipes down. I tend to just wing it and make them up as I go along. However they do have similarities in the way I make them and I am often asked, so I am delighted to share an easy, special recipe with you today. Just [...]
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 [...]
I am often asked to share my chunky mushroom gravy, so here we go! This is the perfect partner for healthy loaves, like my Gluten-free Seed Roast Loaf and dinners that need a tasty sauce. It's simple to make, because gravy really doesn't need to be complicated. I've been making it like this for as [...]
Tahini is a beautiful creamy paste made from sesame seeds. It’s a fantastic way to enjoy seeds and works a real treat for salad dressings and sauces. In this recipe I’ve created a tahini sauce especially for falafels. The tasty, creamed blend of garlic, coriander and tahini complement the warming spices and chickpeas of falafels perfectly.
Sometimes a recipe just needs a sauce. If you are going to great lengths to make sure that everything you eat is healthy, then why not enjoy a rich, tasty healthy sauce too. Let's face it, shop bought sauces are usually full of stuff we really don't want to be putting in our body. This [...]
These oatcakes are a delicious, thin, lunch time cracker infused with a delicate hint of rosemary. They serve well with most dips or pates, along with a salad and are popular with most people who try them. I also sometimes use them in place of bread to go along with a soup or stew… [...]
Falafel is a traditional deep fried middle eastern dish. We enjoy a wonderfully healthy version by adding a few extra things like turmeric and sweet potato and bake them in the oven instead. I like to add turmeric, because it complements the other flavours so well and gives a gorgeous yellow glow to the plate. [...]
Turmeric has such a catalogue of health benefits, that I make sure I include it in our weekly diet in different and interesting ways. We’ve found that this colourful side dish is such an appetizing way to enjoy rice with salad or a heavier main meal. There’s a bit of a knack to cooking rice. [...]
An exciting way to use olives and sun-dried tomatoes to make a scrumptious pâté. So simple, yet gourmet!
These savoury, crunchy biscuits go down really well with soup, or hummus and salad. Homemade oatcakes don’t seem to last five minutes on our dining table.