Courgette, Kale and Roasted Garlic Soup

So I know it’s the middle of ‘summer’, but we have had a fairly rainy and miserable stint over the last couple of weeks that has left me feeling particularly autumnal. I’ve also been a bit naughty recently. It’s been a particularly stressful period at work, and have found myself reaching for refined sugary treats…

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Winter Vegetable, Lentil and Quinoa Salad (Vegan, GF)

I went to the Mae Deli for the first time recently and had a particularly delicious seasonal veg, beet and red rice salad that inspired this vegan AND gluten-free recipe perfect for your new year health-kick. I didn’t have any red rice to hand, and wanted to make a recipe that was a bit more…

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Sweet Potato Falafel and Tsatziki

Falafel is potentially one of the most universally-loved vegetarian food for veggies and carnivores alike. So you won’t fail to please the crowd with this recipe. It’s deliciously satisfying and really easy to make! I have tried making traditional, and beetroot falafel in the past, but this sweet potato variety is probably my favourite of…

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Beetroot, Butternut and Blue Cheese Soup

This is my ultimate Autumn British soup. I have combined seasonal vegetables with a traditionally British cheese to make it lovely and sustainable. You will realise that it’s so cheap to make and so DELICIOUS that you will need to invest in a new Thermos flask and take this into work for lunch for the…

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Fresh Corn, Beetroot, Green Bean, Tomato, Rocket and Feta Salad

Quite often, I walk into the supermarket or local market, with no idea what I’m looking for. Like most young people without heaps of disposable income, I look at the seasonal veg because it’s usually the cheapest (and eating seasonal local food is better for the environment), and sometimes the reduced stuff because I love…

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Vietnamese Green Mango Salad (Pescatarian)

If you’ve never tried a green mango salad, you may think that the idea of combining mango with prawns, fried shallots, mint etc. sounds like the most bizarre thing. Trust me, it’s not. It’s delicious. I learnt this recipe during a local cooking class in Vietnam, so it’s as authentic as they come. Green mango…

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Vietnamese Fresh Spring Rolls (Pescatarian)

One of the most crowd-pleasing and versatile dishes to come out of Vietnam has got to be the famous fresh spring rolls. While I was in Vietnam, I spent a day in a local kitchen learning how to make traditional Vietnamese spring rolls and I thought it absolutely necessary to share the recipe with you…

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Raw Zucchini, Lemon, Garlic and Avocado Salad

This salad is really light, fresh and simple. It’s both raw and green; both popular salad traits these days! The recipe combines zucchini (courgette) which is high in vitamin C and low in calories, with the nutrient powerhouse that is broccoli, as well as avocado, lemon and garlic – so if you’re looking for healthy, look…

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Zucchini Stuffed Mushrooms

This light vegetarian (optional vegan/paleo) recipe is perfect for a lunch or light dinner at any time of the year. Mushrooms are a great substitute for meat for vegetarians and vegans due to their chewy texture and earthy taste. What’s more, Portobello mushrooms are nutrient powerhouses! Not only are they low in calories, sodium and…

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Grain-Free Garlic Cassava Bread

I’m very sad to say that it is now less than 3 weeks until I leave St. Lucia, to chase coconuts in other lands! I will have spent a year in this wonderful country and I will definitely be leaving a piece of my heart behind with me. However, I have plans for many more…

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