Homemade Baked Beans

I used to love Baked Beans on toast with cheese on top, particularly as a quick, easy meal, but now I prefer to make my own healthier version. Fry some onions, mushrooms & peppers, add garlic and herbs (I like basil, organo & thyme – you can also add some chilli powder or paprika or […]

Redcurrant Sauce

As a counterpoint to the Baked Veggie loaf, I created this spicy Redcurrant Sauce. This would also go well with grilled or roasted meat as an alternative to traditional mustards etc. This recipe is gluten free, dairy free, vegan, vegetarian and quick and simple to make. If you have any left over it will keep […]

Coconut Pancakes

Super quick, easy to make (only two ingredients) and totally delicious. I serve these with stewed apples (with raisins & cinnamon), some sunflower & pumpkin seeds and topped with coconut cream. These can be served at any time of the day and make just as good a supper as breakfast. They are so quick to […]

No/low sugar snacks

You want something to eat. You don’t want a meal, but do need a sustaining snack. You’re trying to avoid/reduce sugar – what can you have? ¬†Certainly an interesting challenge. ¬†Here are few ideas of no/low sugar snacks that you can either prepare in advance or make quickly & easily when you need a boost. […]

Healthy breakfast ideas for kids

Breakfast is definitely the best meal of the day. After a long night it is designed to do exactly what it says – break your fast. After 10-12 hours without eating we need something to get us up and running again. Today there is such a wide range of options on offer it can be […]