2-ingredient applesauce
dairy free / Free from / Fruit & veg / gluten-free / vegan / vegetarian

2-ingredient applesauce

It’s dark, foggy and very damp in London at the moment, and I am officially in full-blown, hood-up, tights-on, Autumn mode. And to harness all the beautiful produce knocking about at this time of year, I’ve been making industrial quantities of pumpkin and squash purรฉe and applesauce, and stashing them in the depths of my … Continue reading

Vitamin E avocado & almond smoothie
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Vitamin E avocado & almond smoothie

This summer we holidayed in Morocco, splitting our time between Marrakesh and Essaouira. It’s always difficult to choose but they are two of my favourite places on Earth I think. Marrakesh is hot and dusty and a glorious assault on the senses. The souks are weaving and labyrinthine, leading you past glittering lamps and pointy … Continue reading

Miracle matcha & pineapple smoothie
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Miracle matcha & pineapple smoothie

Although we can all have too much of a good thing, matcha is definitely the new wonder child in my kitchen. It’s a form of Japanese green tea made from shade-grown green tea buds, stone-ground to a fine powder, and traditionally whisked into hot water. You can find it in specialist tea and health food … Continue reading

Sunshine anti-inflammatory smoothie
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Sunshine anti-inflammatory smoothie

It’s been almost 10 months since I first started juicing and posted my Beginners’ Green Juice. I’ve plugged away at it all winter, playing around with exciting (and sometimes wacky) juice and smoothie variations (see here,ย here and here), and now that the warmer months are upon us, it’s time to celebrate with a brand new … Continue reading

Heart-healthy pecan, maple & pumpkin seed granola
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Heart-healthy pecan, maple & pumpkin seed granola

Until recently I had always relied on shop-bought granola to satisfy my breakfasting needs but, although it’s marketed as a healthy choice (and boy do you pay for the privilege), it often contains a shed load of sugar and other nasties. On top of that, if you’re gluten-free or vegan, you always need to be … Continue reading