Posts for FOOD Category

CASHEW BUTTER BISCUITS

These biscuits are something else. When I first made this recipe I didn’t intend for them to taste so much like shortbread but they are…

NUTTY CACAO CHOCOLATE

I’m so HAPPY to be back in the kitchen after several life-changing weeks adjusting to motherhood and welcoming my daughter Lila Jane into the world.…

RAW MILLIONAIRES SHORTBREAD

This recipe has to be one of my most decadent. These shortbread bites are so rich and delicious you’d never guess they’re refined sugar free.…

ROASTED CARROT AND BUTTERNUT SQUASH SOUP

Soups, stews and chillis are always a firm favourite in my kitchen because they mean you can cook once and eat at least three times…

MINT “DOUBLE CHOC CHIP” SMOOTHIE BOWL

This smoothie bowl is perhaps bordering on the dessert/breakfast side – I have been known to eat it at all times of the day! I…

SWEET POTATO AND PECAN BROWNIES

I’ve made quite a few different recipes for sweet potato brownies and they’ve all, well, just tasted a bit too much like sweet potato. I…

RASPBERRY CUPCAKES WITH LUCUMA FROSTING

I have been thinking about ingredients for this recipe for ages so I was so happy when I finally got round to making these cupcakes.…

MATCHA GREEN TEA ENERGY BALLS

Energy balls have got to be one of the easiest and tastiest snacks when you’re on the go. I’m always looking for new combinations and…

BANANA AND ALMOND BREAKFAST BARS

Now, I’m calling these breakfast bars but I actually eat them at all times of the day……morning, noon and night – whenever the snack cravings…

LENTIL BOLOGNESE

If you’re on the new year health kick and you’re getting bored of the same old salads, this Lentil Bolognese will be right up your…

CHRISTMAS BLISS BALLS

I love the taste of traditional mince pies but I’m not a great fan of the gluttonous pastry-induced stodge feeling that comes with over-indulgence at…

DUBAI’S HIDDEN GEM CAFES…

Roseleaf Café at Dubai Garden Centre Hidden away in the oasis of the Dubai Garden Centre, The Roseleaf Café is my go-to breakfast spot after…

VEGAN “EGGNOG”

While I’m not strictly a vegan, I try to limit my dairy intake and stick to a plant-based way of eating as much as possible.…

PECAN PIE

I think this dessert has been my biggest success so far. I made it for friends at Thanksgiving who aren’t into eating this way and…

GREEN SOUP

If you’re fighting off winter colds and bugs, this soup could just be your saviour! Packed with leafy greens and immune-boosting spices like turmeric and…

GRANOLA, BANANA AND RAISIN MUFFINS

It took a few times to perfect this recipe. There was always something missing. Then I had the idea to add the granola….yum! This topping…

HAZELNUT “NUTELLA” CACAO BROWNIES

When I discovered making nutritious “nutella” from dates, cacao and hazelnuts, I had to make it into a brownie….so much easier to snack on that…

“CHERRY BAKEWELL” ALMOND ENERGY BALLS

If you love traditional Bakewell Tart and you’ve been missing out since being healthy, these sweet treats are going to be your saviour! Made with…

BANANA AND VANILLA SHAKE

Ever since I found out I was pregnant my tooth has become A LOT sweeter. A green smoothie in the morning just isn’t quite cutting…

STICKY DATE AND PECAN FLAPJACKS

This recipe is seriously good…so good I have to stop myself from eating half of the mixture before it goes in the oven. When I…

MEXICAN STYLE OMELETTE

Everyone loves an omelette. It’s a breakfast favourite and such a versatile dish. This recipe is great as it takes all of my favourite Mexican…

PECAN AND COCONUT RAWNOLA

I have always been a huge fan of traditional granola. Before my healthy eating days I used to buy this in bucket loads from the…

BANANA, PECAN AND DATE LOAF

Even before my healthy eating days, I was a big fan of banana bread. Lately, I’ve tried lots of recipes but there was always something…

SWEET POTATO AND DATE CREAM

When I started to avoid dairy and processed food, I really missed yoghurt and for a while I was living off avocado cacao mousse as…

‘SALTED CARAMEL COOKIE DOUGH’ BALLS

When I started to eat more healthily, energy balls were a life-saver when those biscuit/cake cravings set in, often during the afternoon at work. I…

THE QUICKEST SIMPLEST PANCAKES EVER!

Everyone loves pancakes for breakfast. Although, often, this tasty breakfast favourite involves lengthy recipes which sadly, make them reserved for weekend treats. I was seriously…

MARINATED KALE SALAD

Since my healthy eating began, I have become amazed by all of the great things you can do with kale. Beforehand, I had only eaten…

PISTACHIO AND ALMOND MOUSSE

If you’re a fan of pistachios and you like traditional “bakewell” taste, you’re going to love this dessert. It is definitely one of my favourites!…

FIT FOOD CAKES

Fit Food Cakes are plant based, vegan, gluten-free, dairy free and processed sugar free – totally guilt free! Perfect for health conscious treats and ideal…

AVOCADO, CHICKPEA AND BROCCOLI QUINOA RISOTTO

I think this is the best main meal recipe I have made so far! Its so quick and simple to make and its really filling.…

SWEET POTATO, SQUASH AND LENTIL CURRY

This is one of my favourite dishes in the evening, especially if I have a high intensity cardio workout planned the next morning. It’s so…

BANOFFEE “NICECREAM”

I have been making banana “nice-cream” from sliced frozen bananas for a couple of years now. I absolutely love how you can achieve the ice-cream…

BANANA AND CASHEW NUT PORRIDGE

Before I got into healthy eating and started to experiment, I used to eat porridge plain, maybe with a bit of sugar on the top…little…

MY NEW FAVOURITE SUPERFOOD: LUCUMA POWDER

MY NEW FAVOURITE SUPERFOOD: LUCUMA POWDER I recently discovered this superfood when I was out for dinner and tried lucuma icecream. I’d seen a few…

RASPBERRY JAM AND COCONUT CHIA POT

I always look forward to waking up in the morning when I know I’ve prepared a tasty breakfast pot in the fridge the night before.…

VANILLA COCONUT NUT BUTTER

This is the most deliciously decadent nut butter I’ve ever tasted. I was never really into nut butters before I started to eat healthily. I’d…

Hazelnut Cacao Mousse

When I first discovered, to my utter delight, that you could make “chocolate” mousse from my favourite salad ingredient, the delicious avocado, (of all things!)…

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