Raw Celeriac Pasta and Tomato Sauce

As a vegan it is very easy to over consume grain-based foods such as pasta, bread, oats and rice. Of course, these foods aren’t necessarily ‘bad’ for us in moderation, but they can reduce our absorption of vital minerals such as calcium, iron, zinc and magnesium due to their high phytic acid content. I have…

Spicy Red Cabbage and Potato Stir Fry

I made this recipe for a potluck¬†gathering at my house with some of the lovely people I’ve met on my Naturopathic Nutrition course. A potluck is a communal meal where everybody brings a dish – they are a great way to host a simple dinner party without the pressure or costs landing on one person,…

Fluffy Banana Pancakes with Blood Orange Syrup

It’s the season for pancakes! It’s sometimes hard to find a good pancake recipe that doesn’t use eggs or dairy or involve a thousand other ingredients. I decided to come up with my own simple version that uses good old oats instead of flour. Flour is excessively high in gluten and is a refined grain,…

Stuffed Avocados with Bean Salsa and Quinoa

Avocados? They’re not just for guacamole. If you’re an avocado lover like me, then this is one for you.¬†I eat an avocado every day. They are so versatile and an absolute superstar when it comes to benefiting your health. Here are just some of the reasons why I love them… Despite being a fruit, they’re…

Raw Christmas Truffles

Stuck for last minute Christmas gifts? I’ve come up with three festive truffle ideas that look impressive but take no time at all to make and are both indulgent and full of goodness. They’re sure to go down a treat! Each recipe makes around 12-16 truffles. Just bung all the ingredients together in a food…

Whole Roasted Cauliflower and Cranberries

  I’ve been dying to try out a whole roasted cauliflower since I had one for the first time in a restaurant in Liverpool last month. Eating out can be a challenge when you prefer to eat both vegan and gluten-free, so I was delighted when I saw the cauliflower dish on the menu –…

Winter Veggie Bean Chilli

Chilli is one of my favourite meals to make in the winter and takes me back to lots of childhood evenings sat around the table with the family. Back in those days we would have used meat as the base of our meal but I’ve since discovered the wonders of filling my chilli with lots…

Spicy Peanut Noodles & Kale

Can you cook noodles? Do you know how to chop chilli and garlic? Do you just LOVE peanut butter, like me? Then you’ll love this dish. It tastes really exciting but requires the minimum amount of effort – perfect for a lazy week night! This dish has so much to shout about. Kale is the…

The Perfect Vegan Lunch Bowl

Healthy lunches are always tricky at this time of year. It’s easy to ditch the salads and reach for starchy comfort foods, which can often leave you feeling lethargic. Plant-based foods can fuel your body and boost your mood during the cold winter months and lunch bowls are an easy way to get all the…

Butternut Squash Gnocchi with Kale Pesto and Cashew Cheese

I’m a little obsessed with squash at the moment and I’m always looking for new ways to prepare it. Gnocchi is traditionally made with starchy potatoes, eggs and white flour, and can sit quite heavily on the stomach. So of course I leaped at the chance to create a more nutritious version that is also…