Double Chocolate, Roasted Hazelnut and Blood Orange Torte with a Balsamic Cherry Syrup

By |2020-02-11T21:51:08+00:00February 11th, 2020|Categories: Dairy free, Desserts, Diabetic Friendly, Family Friendly, Favorites, Gluten Free, Raw, Sugar Free, Vegan, Vegetarian, Wheat Free, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This totally ‘delish’ torte made its debut at our last staff Christmas party – and won the hearts and taste buds of the IINH team. It’s very simple to make and works with all dietary choices. I dedicate this gorgeous dessert to Maria, our 1st year coordinator. After […]

Cardamom and Pistachio Short Breads with Whipped Goats Cheese and Persian Cranberry Compote

By |2020-01-29T11:31:39+00:00December 22nd, 2019|Categories: Drinks, Family Friendly, Favorites, Good Food, Sugar Free, Vegetarian, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

If you are entertaining over Christmas or hosting a New Year’s Eve party these little shortbreads make for the perfect canapé. Play around with various shortbread toppings: goats cheese and onion marmalade, feta, mint and black olive crumble, blue cheese and cranberry compote, ricotta, semi-dried cherry tomato and pesto.

Serve this […]

Red Velvet Protein Balls

By |2020-01-29T11:54:33+00:00August 8th, 2019|Categories: Breakfast/Brunch, Dairy free, Favorites, Freezer Friendly, Gluten Free, Kids, Raw, Snacks, Sugar Free, Vegan, Vegetarian, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

These vibrant little protein treats are really easy to make and even easier to eat. Earthy sweet beetroot blended with the chocolaty textures of  Medjool dates, creamy Brazil nuts and warming spices pack an amazing sweet punch.  I reckon you might end up doubling up on this recipe […]

Cheese, Spring Onion and Garlic Low Carb Soda Bread

By |2020-01-29T12:12:22+00:00May 10th, 2019|Categories: Breads, Breakfast/Brunch, Diabetic Friendly, Family Friendly, Favorites, Freezer Friendly, Low GI, Sugar Free, Wheat Free, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

One of my new year resolutions for 2018 was to develop a simple low-carb, grain free loaf. Come forth my  “wholesome low-carb, grain free soda bread”.  Since then I have reinvented this delicious loaf  in a […]

Low-Carb Homemade Granola with Berry and Creamy Greek Yoghurt

By |2020-04-08T10:56:32+00:00December 1st, 2018|Categories: Breakfast/Brunch, Dairy free, Diabetic Friendly, Family Friendly, Favorites, Gluten Free, Kids, Low GI, Sugar Free, Vegan, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Making your own granola give you control of the ingredients, specially the sugar content. Store-bought granola is one of those sneaky products with a “healthy” tag, but is often far from it. By making your own you can adjust quantities, omit dried […]

Tikka Spiced Chickpea, Beetroot and Pomegranate Salad

By |2020-01-30T11:50:33+00:00May 31st, 2018|Categories: Dairy free, Diabetic Friendly, Family Friendly, Favorites, Gluten Free, Low GI, Lunch, Sports on a plate, Sugar Free, Vegan, Vegetarian, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

This is one of several dishes I recently developed for a juice bar in Dublin. They asked me for help to create a healthy salad bar menu – for a place without a prep kitchen or a chef! Most of their clients […]

Blood Orange and Pomegranate Bounty Bars

By |2020-01-30T12:09:02+00:00December 12th, 2017|Categories: Dairy free, Family Friendly, Favorites, Gluten Free, Kids, Sugar Free, Vegan, Vegetarian, Whole Food Recipes|

Here comes a tasty tip ahead of Christmas – make your own mouth-watering healthy treats instead of forking out on a selection box! They are even so good they can be part of your New Year goodie box.  Check out more treat ideas by clicking on the following […]

Jack-O-Lantern Bounty Bars

By |2020-01-31T09:29:58+00:00October 27th, 2017|Categories: Dairy free, Family Friendly, Favorites, Gluten Free, Snacks, Sports on a plate, Sugar Free, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

For Halloween let’s be a bit sneaky, because these gorgeous ‘bounty’ bars are made with such great ingredients. I didn’t use Pumpkin in the name in case it put off certain inquisitive wee folk. But with […]

Brazil and Fig Chocolate Truffles

By |2020-01-31T09:39:09+00:00October 25th, 2017|Categories: Dairy free, Diabetic Friendly, Favorites, Gluten Free, Sports on a plate, Sugar Free, Vegan, Vegetarian|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Everybody loves chocolate – mmm! – specially when it’s guilt-free and healthy. These delicious little truffles are a perfect nutrient dense snack and a fantastic pick-me-up if you start fading during the day. They also make a scrumptious after-dinner sweet treat to satisfy those sneaky cravings but want […]

‘Bite the Sun’ Energy Bombs

By |2019-12-07T15:16:13+00:00February 20th, 2016|Categories: Family Friendly, Gluten Free, Sugar Free, Vegan, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

These sunny energy bombs are dedicated to Meleni Aldridge, the wonderful lady who is creating an amazing new online community for lovers of natural food and health, including a toolkit of resources for nutrition coaches, NTs and other health practitioners. It’s called Bite the Sun (www.bitethesun.org).

IINH recently […]