Okonomiyaki (Japanese Cabbage Pancake)

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Another meat-free Monday is SORTED, thanks to this tasty recipe for Okonomiyaki! Okonomiyaki is a Japanese dish that is basically a big cabbage pancake (or fritter). I love to add mushrooms and spring onions as well and top with some miso baked veggies and/or bacon (obviously not meat free then). If you like this then check out my Spicy Whole … Read More

Gluten Free Sourdough Bread

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Since the COVID-19 isolation situation has been underway I, like many others, have taken to mastering the art of sourdough bread! I have several coeliac and gluten-intolerant friends so I wanted to create a gluten-free sourdough as well. The nature of gluten-free breads is that they are quite dense, this have found they turn out better as bread rolls rather … Read More

Sourdough Rye Bread

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Since the COVID-19 isolation situation has been underway I, like many others, have taken to mastering the art of sourdough bread! But, why Sourdough? Why make sourdough bread over other breads that, in all fairness, are less time-comsuming to make? I did a little research (1, 2) and found that compared to breads prepared using fast-acting (bakers/dried) yeast, breads made … Read More

Christmas Pudding Bliss Balls

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Impress your friends’ and colleagues’ tastebuds this festive season with these divine, yet nutritious, Christmas Pudding Bliss Balls. Recipe Type: GF, DF, RSF, Paleo, Vegan Serves 12 Bliss Balls Time  45min Ingredients: 1 C mixed nuts (pecans, almonds and walnuts are delicious) 1/2 C mixed dried fruit (prunes, raisins etc) Juice and zest of 1/2 orange 1 T brandy optional 1 t … Read More

Paleo Choc-Coconut Cookies

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These healthy chocolate & coconut cookies are a perfect to snack on during the day and round out an evening beautifully! They’re also egg and nut free, making them a perfect treat for your kids in their lunch box! Recipe Type: GF, DF, RSF, V, Paleo Serves 16-20 cookies Time 45 min Ingredients: 2.5 C Shredded coconut 1/3 C buckwheat flour … Read More

Raw Raspberry Ripe Cheesecake

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Move over cherry ripe, make way for raspberries! Tart but also sweet, these delicate berries are the star in this delicious Raw Raspberry Ripe Cheesecake! Recipe Type: GF, DF, RSF, V, Paleo Serves 1 cake Time 1 hour For the Base: ¾ cup almonds ½ cup shredded coconut 3 tbsp cacao powder Blitz these together in a food processor until it’s the … Read More

Lentil Bolognese

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lentil bolognese

Here’s another cracker (and super simple dish) for your Meat free Mondays! Lentil Bolognese. This recipe is really easy, no fancy ingredients or complicated cooking methods, just good old fashioned cooking. Some of my other favourite meat-free dishes include Eggplant Parmigiana, Whole Baked Cauliflower, Risotto Cake, Pumpkin Bites and Roast Pumpkin Quiche. Serves 4 Time – 30 mins Ingredients: 1 … Read More

Lamb Kofta

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Lamb Kofta

Not many people know this, but one of my first jobs (that I held for over 3 years during high school) was at our local kebab shop in Stafford! For me it was a wonderful experience working for, and with, a lovely Turkish family and gaining a sincere introduction to Middle-Eastern cuisine. Falafels are still one of my favourite foods … Read More

Paleo Pumpkin Gnocchi with Italian Sausage and Cherry Tomatoes

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Pumpkin. Aaaahhhh who doesn’t love pumpkin? And gnocchi! Such a delicious and classic Italian favourite. Well combine the two, plus some of my wholefood creativity and you have Paleo Pumpkin Gnocchi! Gnocchi is one of those dishes that can be really hard to do gluten-free and whole-food based. I’ve tried many times without success. Until I started experimenting with pumpkin. … Read More