Turmeric toddy

This is so warming & comforting as a bed time drink.  A big old mug of cashew milk (you can use any milk you want but I like cashew because I like to have plenty of cashews for my mental health). 1 tsp turmeric. 1 tsp cinnamon. 2 tsp agave, honey or coconut sugar. Heat…

Real simple baked trout

1 whole trout. Herbs (I used oregano, sage and rosemary as I had them in the garden). 2 cloves garlic. 1 lemon (sliced). foil. Heat your oven to 200c and put your trout (gutted buy your fish monger if you’re not confident doing this yourself) on foil. Stuff with the ingredients and seal the foil…

The ‘constantly on the go’ vegan day

Jack is a busy working vegetarian/vegan and he also loves to eat healthy non processed home cooked food. He works away from home a lot and so the temptation of fast food is always there. When you work long hours and are away from home on your own your body can crave high calorie foods…

Easy Mediterranean chicken tray bake

Easy Mediterranean chicken tray bake Serves 2 – you will need: 2 chicken thigh fillets 2 red onions 2 red peppers 1 tbsp olive oil Juice of 1/2 lemon Zest of 1/2 lemon 3 cloves garlic Salt & pepper to taste To serve: 2 big handfuls of rocket A sprinkle of basil leaves 2 tbsp…

Deprivation and Binges

I think it’s fair to say that I have had a difficult couple of weeks. I have been feeling pretty depressed and unwell and my food and exercise regime has really taken a hit. I have been feeling unwell and so my firm plans to do more exercise have really fallen by the wayside. I…

Porridge 4 ways

Porridge can be a fantastic quick, easy & nutritious breakfast. But sometimes the age old oats & milk can seem less than inspiring. Here are some yummy twists on the classic brekkie! Tropical coconut & lime soaked oats (top left) 3 tbsp oats 2tsp chia seeds 7 tbsp coconut milk 5g creamed coconut 1 tbsp…

Home made baked beans

The baked beans we buy in the supermarket are often laden with sugar and salt and have watery, fairly miserable sauce. These home made ones are so much nicer and really hit the spot as a comfort food. Makes one big bowl, Probably 4 or 5 portions You will need: 1x 400g tin of haricot…

Berry quick breakfast pancakes

Serves 1 For the pancakes: 50g Brown Rice flour 1 egg water (enough to make a normal runny pancake batter, keep adding until the batter looks right- you could use a milk alternative) 1 tsp coconut oil For the filling & topping A big handful of mixed berries (I used a mixture of raspberries, blackberries,…