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 […]

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 

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Roasted Vine Tomato and Mozzarella Soup

By |2020-01-29T11:23:45+00:00November 7th, 2019|Categories: Family Friendly, Favorites, Freezer Friendly, Gluten Free, Low GI, Lunch, Soups, Vegetarian, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It’s November, yet we still have home grown tomatoes in our local farmers market! Not surprisingly they’ve lost some of their sweetness – its winter, its wet and its cold, after all.  The best way to sweeten these little ladies up is to gently roast them in the […]

Soothing Turmeric and Butternut Squash Soup

By |2020-01-08T11:42:54+00:00October 28th, 2019|Categories: Dairy free, Diabetic Friendly, Family Friendly, Favorites, Gluten Free, IINH Food Blog, Soups, Vegan, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Did you know that butternut squash is one of the mildest and easiest vegetables to digest? A type of winter squash, butternut contains fibre, carotenenoids, potassium, among other nutrients. According to Chinese Medicine, squash strengthens the digestion and helps reduce inflammation. Now the clocks have gone back one hour […]

Courgette Hummus

By |2020-01-29T12:07:26+00:00July 7th, 2019|Categories: Dairy free, Diabetic Friendly, Family Friendly, Favorites, Gluten Free, Snacks, Sports on a plate, Vegan, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Recently I have been creating ketogenic recipes for Natural Life, one of Ireland’s leading health food companies. All the recipes showcase their latest product, a high quality MCT oil that you will find in your local independent health store.  Enjoy the […]

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 […]

Spiced Sauerkraut

By |2019-12-08T11:12:08+00:00February 3rd, 2019|Categories: Diabetic Friendly, Favorites, Gluten Free, Salads, Vegan, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

When it comes to fermentation, Dearbhla Reynolds of The Cultured Club  is one of the most knowledgeable, skilled and passionate people I’ve ever met. Author of the celebrated Cultured Club fermentation book, she runs wonderful

Chunky Pea and Parsley Pesto

By |2020-01-30T10:20:12+00:00February 2nd, 2019|Categories: Diabetic Friendly, Family Friendly, Favorites, Gluten Free, Low GI, Recipe, Vegan, Vegetarian, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

This vibrant aromatic chunky green pesto is bound to be a winner with the whole family. Sweet peas and earthy parsley really do enjoy each-other’s company. Blend with your favourite extra virgin olive oil, a smidgen […]