Turmeric Porridge

I have been making & eating this porridge for a long time and been thought very weird even by Nutritional colleagues, until recently that is! We now know how amazingly good Turmeric is for us and this is just one easy way to include Turmeric in your diet. You have to enjoy the flavour of Turmeric to […]

Mango Salsa

The perfect accompaniment for the Coconut Chicken. This Mango Salsa will really add to the freshness of the dish and give it a bit of a chilli kick, I would also add a small clove of garlic. This recipe can be tweaked to your taste very easily. This would also go well with fish or […]

Buckwheat Banana Bread

A delicious gluten, dairy & egg free sweet treat. This is very easy to make, uses up the uneaten ripe bananas at the end of the week and can be enjoyed by everyone. Spread with a little butter (if you eat dairy) or some almond butter (if you’re dairy free). The addition of the walnuts […]

Black Bean Brownies

This is one of my favourite sweet treat recipes. It’s moist, light (crumbly) & totally delicious. The best bit is that if you don’t tell anyone that there is no flour or butter in the brownies they don’t know and they will certainly never guess it’s made with beans!! So not only is it dairy […]

Scones

I love a scone and it’s one of the things I miss about following a gluten & dairy free diet. So, I decided that I would have a go at making some myself and this is what I’ve come up with. These are dairy free, gluten free, low sugar scones (suitable for vegans) that are also high […]

Veggie Burger & Tahini Slaw

I wanted a  veggie burger that didn’t use breadcrumbs, included sweet potato and is simple to make.  So here it is Bean & Sweet Potato burger.  These are quite soft so don’t work well in a bun (however you could firm up the mixture with some buckwheat flour (if you are gluten free) or plain flour […]

Creamy Dairy Free Soup

One of the things I miss following a dairy free diet is creamy soup. I tend not to use dairy alternatives as they can have a lot of added extras, so I am always on the lookout for cream alternatives.  Watching Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s new series I saw him use hummus in soup.  Hmmm, interesting, what would […]

Healthy Soup Bowls

As the autumn weather starts to get colder thoughts turn to comforting warm bowls of homemade soup (well in our house they do!).  However, soup is, well soup, however tasty it is, so I thought I would try and improve on a bowl of Soup by adding toppings (this does only work for thicker soup).  […]

Storecupboard Tomato Soup

Following on from my post about storecupboard ingredients here is a quick and simple recipe for Tomato soup.  The addition of Courgette makes the soup creamy without having to add any dairy products.  Serve with your favourite bread or a follow with a salad topped with beans for added protein and avocado for healthy fats. […]