Roasted Garlic and Pea Soup

Roasted Garlic and Pea Soup

Serves 4 Ingredients 2 bulbs of garlic 1 onion 2 cups of frozen peas 1 big handful of basil Olive oil Splash of cider vinegar Salt and pepper Rocket Method Chop onion into quarters and place the wedges along with whole bulbs of garlic into a roasting tray. Drizzle with olive oil and a sprinkling of salt and roast at 180°C for 30 minutes. They may need turning/stirring in that time so keep an eye on them - it is very important that they don't burn or even brown too much, as this will give your soup a nasty bitter...

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Energy Boosting Chia Seed Breakfasts

Energy Boosting Chia Seed Breakfasts

Chia seeds are more than just a passing craze. These tiny seeds are packed full of antioxidants that help your body fight free radicals. They contain few calories, plenty of nutrients and more omega-3 than salmon – perfect for vegans and vegetarians. Chia seeds are also a good source of fibre, keeping you full for longer so you won’t be tempted by sugary snacks. Here are five chia seed breakfasts to boost your morning Chia pudding is a filling breakfast that you can enjoy on the go. Mix 250ml almond milk with 2 tbsp coconut yoghurt and 4 tbsp chia...

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Maca Cashew Porridge with Mulberries and Figs

Maca Cashew Porridge with Mulberries and Figs

Serves 1 Ingredients 4 tbsp oats 1 tbsp of chia seeds 1 tbsp cashew nuts 2 tsp maca powder 1 tbsp white mulberries 1 tsp pumpkin seeds 2 dried figs Honey (to taste) Method Blend the cashew nuts with 1 cup of water to make cashew milk. You can soak them overnight/for a few hours before if you have time but this is not key. Combine the cashew milk and oats in a saucepan over a low heat. Stir continuously as the porridge cooks - this should take 7-10 minutes, but never let the mixture dry out, add in more...

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Creamy Truffle Thyme Mushrooms on Toasted Sourdough

Creamy Truffle Thyme Mushrooms on Toasted Sourdough

Serves 2 Ingredients: 4 pieces of sourdough (or your favourite bread 500g of mixed mushrooms (I used chestnut, closed cup, enoki, golden enoki, shiitake and oyster) 2 cloves of garlic A few sprigs of fresh thyme Olive oil Salt and pepper 2 tablespoons of coconut milk Truffle oil Method Roughly slice or chop all your mushrooms. Heat a glut of olive oil in a pan and add in your mushrooms - you may want to do this in batches as the mushrooms won't brown if you overcrowd them. Peel and finely chop the garlic and add this to the mushrooms,...

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BEAUTIFUL BREAKFASTS: HOW TO WHIP UP AN ANTI-AGEING SMOOTHIE

BEAUTIFUL BREAKFASTS: HOW TO WHIP UP AN ANTI-AGEING SMOOTHIE

No time? No problem. Smoothies are the ultimate on-the-go breakfast for the healthy but time-starved. And adding a few key ingredients to them makes them not only a nutritious, delicious drink but also a tool to help stop premature ageing in its tracks. Try these easy recipes to bolster your beauty routine each morning. Simply add all the ingredients into your blender, whizz up and go. Vitamin E is a fat-soluble antioxidant that works wonders for the skin and hair. It helps to repair damaged cells and can even improve collagen production, reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles....

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