Favourite book list 2019

I love a book recommendation so thought I’d share my top five from the year. Feel free to share back! (Please note these are affiliate links to Amazon, of which I get a finely julienned portion.) Best food book 2019 Arguably one of the best “diet” books (and I say that loosely), ever written. Marc […]

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Eight top reasons to eat & enjoy your vegetables

There may be more information available these days than there has ever been to reveal the mysteries of life, health & harmony, yet the simple task of feeding ourselves is as confusing as ever! Here are eight reasons why a plant-based diet is truly good for you. 1. Food is information It’s literally giving instructions […]

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Black eyed Beans with Smoky Southern flavours: slow cooked

Cooking black-eyed beans or any dry beans from scratch can seem like a chore. But with a little forethought and a slow cooker it’s super easy! Taking the time to soak, cook, salt & steep has them literally melt off the spoon. Start a few days before you want to serve them. I generally soak […]

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Plant-Based Cooking Workshops – Hall of Fame

Updated December 2019: Our plant-based cooking workshops are a fun way of learning how to eat more plants in a healthy & delicious way! Plant-based cooking workshop – Twin Lakes, Glenbervie LOVED the workshop and had lots of fun. The food was yummy, the people lovely and the environment a delight. HM Highlights: Hard to […]

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Vegan Chowder with Fennel, Leek & Potato

This fragrant vegan chowder gives any version of chowder a run for its money. It’s rich n’ creamy and full of flavour. On first tasting it was declared “best soup ever” by my Austrian soup lover. He says that a lot! To make an oil-free version leave out the oil and go straight to adding […]

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How to build a delicious Buddha bowl

Creating a Buddha bowl is perfect for those times when you can’t be bothered cooking let alone following a recipe. It’s more like assembling small parts and creating a symphony. There’s not always a fixed destination in mind. All I know is that my favourite tastes & textures end up in one place covered in […]

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Satay sauce for bowls, noddles and so much more

A quick satay sauce recipe is sooo handy for those moments when you want something super tasty that doesn’t take a lot of fuss. It’s perfect for an Asian style bowl or over roast pumpkin & noodles. Or even a bowl of steamed cauliflower. Delicious! This is not a low fat recipe. In fact quite […]

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Cabbage Soup with White Bean & Potato

Cabbage soup dresses up beautifully with bohemian flavours. Here we lace it with smoked paprika, bay leaves, garlic and punchy aromatics like caraway & dill. If you’ve got half a cabbage languishing in the fridge, this is the perfect way to make the most of this generous and nutritious vegetable. I love the simplicity of […]

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Easy Lentil Soup Recipe

This easy lentil soup recipe has only 4 ingredients and is perfect for those times when you can’t be bothered cooking or even thinking about it!

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Bean Stew Cooked in Red Wine

This borlotti bean stew combines my favorite ingredients, namely beans, wine, mushrooms & greens. It’s quick to throw together and makes for the perfect weekend lunch dish.  Make the beans in the morning and by lunchtime they will be falling apart wrapped in a rich luscious sauce. Serve with your favourite grain or mash. Pictured is a […]

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