Magical Life of Salads: Beetroot Slaw with Tahini Dressing (recipe & sneak peek at course)

Move over limp lettuce and soggy cucumber... we want delicious, filling, hearty magical salads, and, we want them now ūü§£! It's no exaggeration to say that I've spent my whole adult life getting excited about making good salads. Whether I am serving people on retreats (I am a plant-based retreat chef) or teaching others how [...]

Gluten-free Vegan Wraps – soft and wrappable

Quite possibly the best thing since sliced bread - gluten-free vegan wraps that work. Homemade, gluten-free wraps that are wrappable. We are talking about an excellent, healthy tortilla-style wrap that you can use in a multitude of different ways. You might have already noticed some of the nasty ingredients in the packaged varieties. Today my [...]

Super Immune-Boosting Salad (and the immune system made simple)

Enjoying a healthy plant-based diet pretty much ensures that you are infusing immune-boosting nutrients such as antioxidants into your body. Plant-foods are known to significantly reduce inflammation, whilst keeping the cells of the body in a state of health. Science shows that a totally plant-based diet contains up to 64 times the amount of antioxidants [...]

Mam’s Hawaiian Picked Daikon – made easy (white radish, mooli)

At the time of writing, I am in Hawaii, visiting my Mam. It was Mam who inspired me originally in the kitchen, growing up as a Northumbrian lass - she always made the most of whatever we had available at the time.  In fact, she still does. I am always intrigued to find what new [...]

Sweet Potato Hummus for a lighter delicious hummus (naturally vegan)

Hummus is fabulous stuff. You can add it to a salad, have it in a sandwich or wrap, enjoy a hearty dollop on a baked potato, dunk veggies or potato wedges in it or simply pop it in some pita bread with falafels. Traditionally hummus was made with chickpeas, tahini, lemon, oil, garlic and salt, [...]

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