Sweet Potato & Kale Falafels

This recipe emerged from my kitchen as a blend of other recipes I had seen for sweet potato falafels. I couldn’t quite find a recipe I really loved, so took elements of some recipes and added a zest of my own. I really like cooking in this way – improvising and adapting to use what […]

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Homemade Banana Flapjack

  These are made with banana and apple which cuts down on the amount of fat and sugar usually needed for flapjacks. 50g butter, plus a little extra for greasing 2 tbsp smooth peanut butter 3 tbsp honey or maple syrup 2 ripe bananas, mashed 1 apple, peeled and grated 250g rolled oats 85g apricots, […]

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Energy Bites

Tasty snack which can be made in minutes and are a fab chocolate/nutty sweet treat! Keep in the fridge once made. The protein and healthy fats from the seeds & nuts keep you sustained with energy and prevent blood sugar from spiking!   40g unsalted cashew nuts (almonds or pecans also work well) 10g pumpkin […]

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This was made for me years ago by a friend and it was so tasty I made sure to copy the recipe so I could make it again – I have actually stopped eating chicken, so now replace the chicken with tofu or just have vegetable & cashew stirfry   Ingredients: 50g Chicken / Tofu […]

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Sweet Potato & Chickpea Tagine

     I love creating simple tasty dinners from store cupboard staples & vegetables ….minimum waste and maximum taste! Try this vegan recipe as part of your week – it takes about 50 minutes to cook in total, so perhaps a good one to make on Sunday evening in preparation for the week ahead…..   […]

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Make your own Almond Butter

ALMOND BUTTER Try almond butter on toast, spread on slices of apple (great snack), add to smoothies or your autumn porridge This is super easy to make, just 3 simple ingredients (no additives, perservatives or palm oil here!) 200g  almonds (unsalted skins on) Drizzle of olive oil Pinch of sea salt  1. Spread the almonds […]

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Lunch ideas – part 2!

Lunch ideas – part 2! Taking your own lunch to work is fantastic for saving money, boosting your vegetable intake, maintaining energy levels and it doesn’t have to be as complicated as you may think. This is part 2 of lunch ideas for your working week, you can find part one here  ROASTED VEG, PEARL […]

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