Myth Busting – To Fat or Not To Fat?

To Fat or Not to Fat? I’m sure many of you are aware of the term healthy fats, but what exactly does that mean? And does this therefore follow that there are unhealthy fats? Keep on reading for a brief history into how the science, nutritional guidelines and the food industry confused the public’s understanding…

Lime & Blackberry Cheesecake

Foraging for Sunday Treats During our customary Sunday stroll through the countryside we happened upon a treasure trove of blackberries! Blackberry season is the silver-lining of summers end and this glorious British berry can be found on hedge groves right up until October. Anyone can pick FREE blackberries and other such edible delights along public…

Homemade Med Veg and Goats Cheese Pizza

Avoiding diet culture and eating the things you enjoy Pizza is one of my favourites treat foods. Note I say, treat and not ‘cheat food’. Using negative or shaming language like ‘cheat food’ and labelling food as good or bad is something that I am trying to avoid. This is because it falls in line…

Banana Pancakes

This recipe is perfect for lazy Sunday mornings and tastes best when the bananas are a little old and brown as more of their starch has been converted to sugars. The pancake batter contains no refined sugar and is simply sweetened by the over-ripe bananas! You can also add 50% oats and 50% flour or…

Glass noddle Tom Yum Soup

The perks of having a big brother who lives in Thailand include having access to the most authentic Thai curry pastes. I used a Tom Yum paste that my brother buys from the floating markets in Bangkok to make this glass noodle Tum Yum soup and its packed with flavour! The best Tom Yum soup…

Al Fresco Dining

Featuring Indian spiced giant couscous, a spicy bean salad and roasted figs and goat’s cheese Today I whipped up a couple of quick and easy salads and nibbles to enjoy outside in the garden now that the sun has shown its face here in the UK. Pictured above you can see an Indian spiced giant…

Pulled Jack-fruit Nachos

I make my own nachos using tortilla wraps! Making them from wraps lends better control over their salt and saturated-fat content.  You can buy corn and whole-meal wraps to make these even healthier. I covered my nachos in a BBQ bean and jackfruit chilli, a tangy mango chilli salsa and the all-important guacamole. I also…