Breakfast Power Smoothie

5 or 6 mornings a week this is how I start my day, it’s all I need for breakfast. I live with 2 others, the first one up in the morning makes the shakes for everyone else, and pops them in the fridge ready for when they get up. It’s a great system, and it … Continue reading

Honey Roasted Beetroot with Caraway

In my opinion one of the best things you can do to a beetroot, we do it a lot, so I thought I’d tweak it a little, and this worked nicely… – Preparation Time:  10 Minutes                            Cooking Time:  40 Minutes         … Continue reading

Gluten & Dairy Free Mince Pies

If you’ve any left over mincemeat then you must give this a try. It’s amazing how well this pastry turns out considering it’s simplicity. A very merry Christmas to all, try not to over indulge too much!! – Preparation Time:  25 Minutes                          Cooking Time: 20 … Continue reading

Parsnip & Chestnut Soup

I saw this on a menu in a cafe today and had to give it a crack, perfect for a starter around the festive season, or any other cold winter evening. – Preparation Time:  15 Minutes                              Cooking Time: 15 Minutes         … Continue reading

Savoury Cashew Cream

My sister who is a big advocate of raw food inspired me to create this cream. She uses cashews for many things, and makes marvellous desserts with them. I adapted this from a recipe I saw on theglutenfreevegan.com. It tastes awesome, and it has inspired me to use it in many dishes. So far all … Continue reading

Roasted Jerusalem Artichoke in a Mediterranean Sauce

Artichokes are fantastic at this time of year, and I like to use this dish as an accompaniment to Christmas dinner, it’s nice to get some different flavours on the plate. Just beware of the extra vibrations around the room, we call them fartichokes in my house!! – Preparation Time:  20 Minutes         … Continue reading

Pickled Cucumber & Carrot Salad on Shredded Beetroot

I found this side salad the perfect accompaniment to some smoked mackerel, and a nice light starter if you’re doing a dinner party. – Preparation Time:  20 Minutes                                                       … Continue reading

Indian Curry Paste

One of my favourite things to make is a curry, and people need to be aware how easy this is to do from scratch. A paste takes very little time, and it’s always better when you make it yourself. Make it in bulk, freeze it down, and you’ve saved yourself time for the next curry. … Continue reading

Butternut Squash with Sage

Known as a winter squash, the butternut is still very much in season. They will usually keep in the cupboard for up to a month, but once cut keep in the fridge for 3-5 days max. – Preparation Time:  10 Minutes                            Cooking Time: 15 … Continue reading

Cauliflower Rice

This revolutionary side dish can replace rice in many dishes, and therefore the perfect dish for a light and low carb dinner, or post training meal. Ideal served with a chicken breast or fish fillet. – Preparation Time:  4 Minutes                              Cooking Time: 4 Minutes … Continue reading