Category: Recipes

Pan Roasted Vegetables

Come the weekends we all like something extra delicious and my absolute favourite is roasted vegetables, it never fails to satisfy. There is something very comforting about food coming out of a hot oven. Roasting brings out the sweetness of beets and parsnips, peppers, carrots and potatoes, and intensifies the robustness of garlic, mushrooms and […]

Juice Recipes and Tips

Juicing Tips Start with equal amounts of apple to vegetables until your taste buds adapt and you are relishing a ratio of 70-80% vegetables to 30-20% fruits. Beets have a strong earthy taste; they are a strong cleanser and are best used in moderation. Spinach when ground up is a strong laxative; a small handful […]

Beetroot Loaf or Burgers

Making a weekly vegetable loaf can be a great way of taking care of lunches during the week, or serve this beet loaf as the main dish for dinner. You could use the same mix to form beet burgers. Either way this is a tasty way to enjoy beets, or use carrots instead if you […]

Overnight Oats

How to make overnight oats Overnight oats are oats, usually rolled oat flakes, that have been soaked overnight in water or milk. You can add dried or fresh fruit, nuts and seeds to make it more appealing. The oats will slow down the release of sugars from the addition of fruits and adding a good […]

Dulse Soup

Dulse, also known as dillisk, does not require pre-soaking and can be eaten raw. It is milder tasting than many other seaweeds and generally will not overpower a dish. Always wash seaweed in fresh water to remove any sand or small stones before cooking. Ingredients: 1 cup of washed dulse 2 cups of mashed potatoes […]

Tomato Salsa

It is so easy to make fresh tomato salsa, which you can enjoy as a dip, or serve alongside salads, steamed vegetables or other dishes. While fresh ripe tomatoes will taste best you could use tinned tomatoes and add a teaspoon of maple syrup for sweetness. Optional Additions: Cucumber, bell peppers, parsley, oregano, olive oil, […]

Marinated Raw Mushrooms

Marinated mushrooms are delicious as a snack or serve as a side dish. These marinated raw mushrooms are handy to have ready-made for adding a deep savoury taste to lunch salads and wraps, or as an added ingredient in stir-fry and other dishes. Nice variations are lemon with coriander, oregano and basil, or add turmeric […]

Cooking Black-eyed Peas

Black-eyed peas, the name rolls off the tongue, like blackstrap molasses, a joy to utter and eat. I am talking the divine morsels of soluble fibre, B vitamins, iron, potassium, magnesium and many other beneficial nutrients, —not the pop band of the same name, (which I also like.) In my cupboard they are usually found […]

Sweet Potato Oven Chips

Sweet potatoes taste all the sweeter when baked in the oven. As oven chips, they make a delicious snack, or serve as a side dish. The yellow flesh sweet potatoes are high in vitamin A and a very good source of vitamin C, manganese, copper, pantothenic acid and vitamin B6. Additionally, they are a good […]

Vegan Carrot, Walnut Mince

This is a versatile recipe for making a plant-based, vegan mince to replace minced meat in traditional recipes such as spaghetti bolognese and shepherd’s pie. Use it to stuff peppers, on salads, in wraps, as a side dish, or wherever you feel like adding a tasty filling. Serves 2 sides, or use as a filling […]