omega-3 enriched crackers

omega 3 crackers on a plate

Method: Combine the seeds and the almond flour together in a bowl. In a separate bowl, whisk the remaining ingredients with the water. Combine the two mixtures together and stir until thick and combined. Allow the chia seeds time to absorb all of the water. They’ll become denser in volume and more gelatinous in texture. […]

quick and easy red lentil dahl

quick and easy red lentil dahl

Method Place the lentils in an oven-proof casserole dish with the water, onion, garlic and Bouillon powder. Bring to the boil and simmer for 10 minutes before adding the tomatoes and spices, stirring well. Choose between adding the canned or fresh tomatoes. If adding the fresh tomatoes, add them skin on and all. Cover and […]

homemade granola squares

Granola oat squares

Method Pre-heat the oven to 170 C. Grease and line a baking tin with parchment. Place the oil, sugar, syrup in a saucepan and bring it to the boil, stirring continuously. In the meantime combine all the dry ingredients in a bowl. Dissolve the bicarbonate in the cold water and add to the honey mixture. […]

fodmap friendly grain free, gluten free bread

fodmap friendly grain free, gluten free bread

Method Process the walnuts, and 1 cup of the pumpkin seeds until a smooth meal forms in a food processor. Transfer the mixture to a large bowl and combine with the remaining pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, chia seeds, psyllium husk, almond flour, fresh herbs and salt. Gradually pour in the water until a thick dough-like […]

raw coconut and banana cheesecake

raw coconut and banana cheesecake

Method Line a 18cm springform cake tin with parchment paper. Pulse the walnuts, cinnamon and coconut oil in a food processor until it reaches a crumb consistency. Scoop the crumb out the processor and press firmly to the base of the pan. Wash and dry the processor and add the coconut cream, banana and yacon […]

mini cottage pies

3 miniature cottage pies

Method Pre-heat the oven to 200 C. Heat a glug of olive oil in a large frying pan, then add the chopped vegetables. Sweat them for about 8 minutes until softened, and then add the mince, breaking it up with a wooden spoon. Fry for about 5 minutes until browned. Add the red wine and […]

chocolate orange gluten free Jaffa cakes

Gluten free jaffa cakes

Method Pre-heat oven to 180 C. Mix together the dry ingredients, then pour in the wet (coconut oil, maple syrup, milk). Mix to combine. Grease a muffin tray and transfer 2 tbsp of the batter into each muffin case. Bake for 15 minutes or until a knife inserted in the middle comes out clean, and […]

succulent chicken thigh casserole

Chicken thigh casserole recipe

Method Preheat the oven to 200 C. Season each chicken thigh with salt and pepper. Heat 2 tbsp coconut oil in a pan and lightly fry each thigh, turning until both sides are nicely browned. Transfer the thighs to a casserole dish. Add the stock to the pan and deglaze it, then add the liquid […]

spicy lamb shoulder tagine

Spicy Lamb Shoulder Tagine

Method Pre-heat the oven to 180 C fan. Toss the lamb in the syrup and spices, season with salt and pepper, and mix well. Heat 2-3 tablespoons of olive oil in a heavy based ovenproof casserole dish and sear the lamb until it is browned on all sides, turning all the time. Turn up the heat and […]

chocolate brittle

Chocolate brittle recipe with cranberries

Method On a flat work surface near the hob, lay out a baking tray covered in baking parchment. Over a gentle heat, using a double boiler, melt the chocolate. Once melted, work quickly and pour the melted chocolate onto the baking parchment. Spread it out evenly using a spatula, making sure to cover the entire baking […]

dairy-free cream of mushroom soup

Method Heat the coconut oil in a large saucepan over medium heat and add the onion, celery, garlic, parsley stalks, mushrooms and thyme leaves and cook until softened. Pour the stock into the saucepan and bring to the boil. Then turn down the heat and simmer for 20 minutes. Season to taste with Himalayan salt […]

the best ever tomato sauce

Method Heat a heavy-bottomed saucepan and add the coconut oil. I use the organic odourless coconut oil. Add the shallots and then the garlic, turning down the heat to make sure the garlic doesn’t burn. You do not want the garlic to burn as this will result in a very bitter sauce. Stir until the […]