Brussels sprouts and chestnut soup

Don’t be put off by the fact that this soup contains sprouts. I’m not particularly keen on sprouts myself but this soup is lovely. Like with all soups the better the stock the tastier the soup and this would be a great post Christmas day soup using stock made from the Turkey bones. If you have Brussels sprouts … Read More

Mackerel Pate (dairy free)

This recipe is so easy to make and so tasty. It provides a great source of omega 3 as well as being dairy free. It can be served as a dip, with a salad and is lovely with oatcakes as a snack. Suitable for a detox diet.   Ingredients (choose organic where possible) 225g smoked mackerel1/2 avocadojuice … Read More

Linseed and almond bread

This makes a wonderfully light bread which is great toasted for breakfast with nut butters and banana. This particular recipe is gluten and  grain free . You can play around with the dry ingredients to suit yourself. I have made this bread using  different mixtures including Teff and Rice flour and it always works well.     Ingredients 1 … Read More

Chicken Liver Pate (dairy free)

    I came up with this rich and exotic recipe in a quest to create a chicken liver pate which isn’t laden with cream or butter and I’m more than happy with the results here. This recipe contains apple and avocado, its completely dairy free and could be served readily at any dinner party!   This is great serves … Read More

Golden Paste

This amazing Golden Paste is a culinary delight and an absolute must for anyone suffering from an inflammatory condition like arthritis or anyone wanting to super charge their immune function.You can add it to rice while its cooking and its great dissolved in a cup of hot coconut milk for a delicious beverage with amazing health benefits. … Read More

Cherry and cashew nut protein balls

  These delicious energy balls have no added sugar and are for a post workout repair or a midmorning energy boost!   Ingredients100g dried unsweetened cherries 100g Cashew Nuts 2 heaped tablespoon of chia seeds 4 tablespoons of Hemp protein Desiccated coconut for rolling   Method 1. Soak the cherries in boiling water, just enough to cover … Read More

Smoked Salmon and Taramasalata Timbales

This makes a great starter for a dinner party, simply garnish and serve with melba toast (wholegrain of course) or oatcakes. It can also be the basis of a light lunch served with salad. If you are diary free this can be made just with the taramasalata but you will need to be careful with it … Read More

Sardines Baked in Tomato Sauce

Ingredients Serves 2 4-6 sardines, depending on size,cleaned and gutted small handful fresh basil leaves Tomato sauce 1 carrot 1 small onion 1 stick of celery 1 clove of garlic all peeled and finely chopped 2tsp extra virgin olive oil 1 x 400g/14oz tin of chopped tomatoes 1 tbsp tomato puree 1 small glass of red … Read More

Energy Boosting Bircher Muesli

This muesli is made by soaking energy giving oats over night (make sure you use jumbo oats) and adding a variety of foods to the mixture the next morning which will further promote good energy levels. Replacing ordinary oats with gluten free oats and making sure all the ingredients are organic would make this recipe suitable for a … Read More

Champneys Gazpacho Soup

This recipe came from a 1988 edition of ELLE magazine and was part of a 10 Day Cleansing Plan. It is packed with good sources of carotenoids, in particular lycopene from tomatoes, so is great for sun protection. It’s low GL, it’s really easy to make and fabulous for Summer.   Basic ingredients 100g onions,peeled … Read More

Christmas Tomato, Apple and Celery Soup

Making vegetable and fruit based soups is one of the ways you can help towards reaching your ‘five a day’ quota over the winter months. Not only is this soup good for you but it smells and tastes of Christmas! Ingredients 250g tomatoes remove stalks but keep whole 250g apples, leave the skins, cut into … Read More

Mackerel Pate

Mackerel pate is incredibly easy to make, nutritious and versatile. It is a great source of Omega 3, protein and contains a wide array of vitamins and minerals. Mackerel pate can be served as a starter with melba toast or as a snack with crudités or oat cakes or as a sandwich filling. This recipe … Read More