Thick Creamy Coconut Squash Soup with Ginger

As the bright orange and yellow leaves begin to turn and a cooling breeze fills the air, suddenly hearty, warming soups become incredibly inviting once more. The farmers market here in Glastonbury, is beginning to fill up with squashes and pumpkins, with their gorgeous assortment of shapes and colours. I just can't resist bringing them [...]

Sweet Potato & Coconut Soup with warming spices

Nothing beats a one pot, no fuss meal, for some spur of the moment deliciousness. I enjoy this as a well rounded, nurturing evening meal. This soup contains a fabulous blend of nutrients, protein, essential fats and nurturing spices - a whole, complete dinner. It also sits nicely in the pan for days, ideal if [...]

Roast Cashew Soup with Butternut Squash & Ginger (dairy-free, vegan)

Most of the time involved in creating this soup is spent waiting for things to bake and cook quietly in the background, whilst you can be getting on with something else in the kitchen. The roast cashew in this is a real gift as it entwines it’s rich, silken earthiness amidst the other ingredients. With [...]

Minted Nettle & Pea Soup with coconut (dairy-free, vegan)

Nettles are an amazing food that deserve a place in every conscious kitchen. If we respect mother nature, she unveils a carpet of super foods without the need for us to rush off and fill our shopping baskets, or spend a small fortune on supplements in supermarkets or health food stores. Nettles are jam packed with high vibrational goodness and have been well documented throughout the aeons for a myriad of health benefits.

Carrot & Ginger Wellness Soup – with coconut & lentils

There are a myriad of different things  in our modern world that act against our health; and that's before we even begin to look at what we eat. For optimal wellness, the least that we need to do is ensure that every mouthful of food we eat nourishes and supports our continued health and well-being. [...]

Celtic Leek & Potato Soup infused with Rosemary & Thyme

With winter on the horizon and endless days of rain here in Avalon at the moment, it felt like something warm and hearty would be a welcomed addition to the menu today. Catering for a lovely group of 14 people, I just couldn't stop thinking of  leek & potato soup this morning. So, as I [...]

A Delicious, Vegan, Mushroom & Cardamom, Squash Soup

Here in Avalon the autumn chill has well and truly started, so I'm beginning to enjoy some hearty, nurturing dishes whilst snuggled around my open fire. The recipe I am sharing in this article is a gorgeous warming soup that uses squash as the base. The inviting fragrance of cardamom, warming hint of ginger, earthy [...]