Perfect Quinoa

By |2020-05-25T11:22:32+00:00May 25th, 2020|Categories: Breakfast/Brunch, Dairy free, Diabetic Friendly, Family Friendly, Favorites, Gluten Free, Recipe, Vegan, Vegetarian, Wheat Free, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , |

With plenty of fibre and protein, quinoa is often dubbed a ‘superfood’. As a good source of magnesium and calcium it’s also specially useful in a vegetarian/vegan diet and for those who don’t use dairy. Other vital minerals include maganese, iron and copper. 

Consuming quinoa regularly often helps […]

Chocolatey Fresh Fruit Salad

By |2020-05-20T13:26:47+00:00May 20th, 2020|Categories: Breakfast/Brunch, Dairy free, Desserts, Family Friendly, Favorites, Kids, Salads, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

A fun way to encourage your child to eat a greater selection of fruits.

Ingredients

  • Selection of your fruits (local, organic and seasonal is best) 
  • Raw cacao powder or a very light sprinkling of finely grated dark […]

Creamy Hummus

By |2020-05-18T10:19:16+00:00May 18th, 2020|Categories: Dairy free, Dinner, Family Friendly, Favorites, Gluten Free, Snacks, Vegan, Vegetarian, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Hummus is so easy to make, specially from canned chickpeas, which are as nutritious as the dried version and a great store cupboard staple. So skip the shop-bought stuff and make this lusciously creamy and light recipe yourself in just 5 minutes. Serve with crunchy vegetables or lovely […]

Homemade Roasted Tomato Sauce

By |2020-04-22T12:51:29+00:00April 22nd, 2020|Categories: Dairy free, Diabetic Friendly, Dinner, Family Friendly, Favorites, Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , |

This beautiful sauce is best made towards the end of the summer when fresh tomatoes are plentiful, sweet and delicious. Oven-roasting tomatoes at low temperature concentrates their natural sugars, giving a sweeter and much more flavourful version – ideal when tomatoes are out of season. Making your own […]

Baked Smoked Haddock with a Cheesy Crumb and Peas

By |2020-04-17T18:10:54+00:00April 17th, 2020|Categories: Diabetic Friendly, Dinner, Family Friendly, Favorites, Fish, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Baked Smoked Haddock with a Cheesy Crumb and Peas. The ulitmate comfort food – well in my eyes anyway!

Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 500g naturally smoked haddock or cod
  • 1 medium onion, finely sliced (120g)
  • 60g butter
  • 100 ml cream
  • 120g […]

Crunchy Granola Chocolate Bark

By |2020-04-10T17:07:16+00:00April 10th, 2020|Categories: Dairy free, Family Friendly, Favorites, Gluten Free, Snacks, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , |

Just 2 simple ingredients: Melted dark chocolate + homemade granola makes for one gorgeous chocolately snack. Check out our gorgeous low-carb homemade granola recipe here.

Makes 1 large kilner jar of chocolate bark

Ingredients

  • 300g dark chocolate (70%)
  • […]

Overnight Oats, Blueberry Compote, Roasted Hazelnut Crunch

By |2020-04-07T10:32:09+00:00April 7th, 2020|Categories: Breakfast/Brunch, Diabetic Friendly, Family Friendly, Favorites, Gluten Free, Recipe, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I first came across overnight oats when I lived in Australia over 30 years ago. Back then I thought it strange to eat raw porridge – but times have moved on. This makes for a quick and simple breakfast, lunchbox item or snack. I recently developed this recipe […]

Gut Healing Bone Broth

By |2020-03-31T16:06:56+00:00March 31st, 2020|Categories: Beef, Drinks, Family Friendly, Favorites, Freezer Friendly, Soups, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Making your own broth allows you to introduce an amazing array of nutrients to your diet. It also  adds incredible flavours to soups, sauces, stews or just as a simple broth brew.  

Bone broths are especially nourishing for the digestive and immune systems and a key ingredient in […]

Immune Boosting Vegetable Broth

By |2020-04-17T15:03:04+00:00March 8th, 2020|Categories: Diabetic Friendly, Drinks, Family Friendly, Favorites, Freezer Friendly, Soups, Vegan, Vegetarian, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Making your own broth allows you to introduce an amazing array of nutrients to your diet. It also  adds incredible flavours to soups, sauces, stews or just as a simple broth brew.  

Similar to bone broth, when making a vegetarian/vegan version it is important to include as […]

Smoky Baba Ganoush

By |2020-03-03T19:40:24+00:00March 3rd, 2020|Categories: Family Friendly, Favorites, Vegan, Vegetarian, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Baba Ganoush is a delightful middle-eastern dish made from charred aubergine, creamy tahini, garlic and lemon. Traditionally served in a mezze platter but also fantastic as a sauce/chutney with roasts or as a dressing with salads. 

Serves 4-6 

Ingredients

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