Vibrant Carrot Salad

Vibrant Carrot Salad

This is a yummy and refreshing salad just for those summer months. Vibrant Carrot Salad – This is a yummy and refreshing salad just for those summer months. – Little Gem Lettuce, Walnuts, Flaked Almonds, Lexia Raisins/Cranberries, Goji Berries, Red Onion – Finely chopped, Finely Chopped Cucumber – de-seeded, Cherry Tomatoes, Balsamic Vinegar, De-seed the […]

Yummy Spiced Apple Buckwheat Bake

Yummy Spiced Apple Buckwheat Bake

While researching how buckwheat can be used in a pudding instead of rice we came across this carefully crafted recipe on thefirstmess.com. It’s quick to make and quite delicious and the combination of raw buckwheat groats, walnuts, apple, coconut milk, maple syrup and spices has what a good pudding needs: flavour, sweetness, warmth and bite. […]

Warming Winter Lentil Salad

Warming Winter Lentil Salad

Low in sugar, gluten free and high in fibre and minerals, this winter salad is easy to make. In the depths of winter you might rely on familiar ingredients. Regular, go-to flavours created from store cupboard staples mean we don’t need disrupt our flow to produce delicious elaborate meals; just delicious simple and nourishing meals. […]

Are roasted and salted nuts too salty for you?

At this time of year my body feels like rejecting foods that are too sweet: too salty, too skinny, too big a portion…and I’m feeling lucky to have a warm belly… But it’s really easy to roast nuts in the oven. Peanuts are easiest, though I have run out so I’ve turned to: Roasted and […]

Cold weather, warm food

Standing on a market stall, selling foods to young: old, rich and poor, is unpleasant when the windchill factor is minus 8˚C. But, what I stock can be made into the warmest foods. Here’s something I rustled together whilst licking my wounds from Saturday’s market: Satisfying Tempeh Stir-fry with Minted Red Quinoa Serves 4 Chopping […]

Thai Tempeh Curry

Takes 25 minutes Serves 3 hungry people Ingredients: 10 Garlic Cloves 250g Button Mushrooms 1 Green Pepper 1/3 cup extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 block defrosted Tempeh 1 tin Coconut Milk 2 dstsp Thai Herbs see www.eatwholefoods.co.uk/thai-stir-fry-herb-mix-65g/p/10166 1” cube of Ginger thinly sliced or cut into matchsticks For the Rice: 2 cups brown Long Grain or […]