Healthy Basics

Zucchini Hummus Posted on 12/04/2019 | No Comments

For those who love traditional hummus, but can’t digest the fibres found in chickpeas – this zucchini hummus will become your new best friend.

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My Favourite Salad Dressings Posted on | No Comments

Let’s face it, eating salads day in and day out can get a little repetitive. That’s why I’ve developed a range of salad dressings to help you spice things up. Feel free to prepare a big batch at the start of the week and store in an air-tight glass jar in the fridge. MACADAMIA, LEMON…

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Potato Mash Substitutes: Sage & Celeriac Mash Posted on 26/06/2018 | No Comments

Celeriac is more than likely one of those vegetables you walk past at your local fruit and veg market without even considering. Although it appears a little ugly on the exterior, like all good books, you should never judge a vegetable buy it’s cover. Celeriac is rich in vitamins A, C, K and E, carotene, micro elements and other nutrients that are known to boost the health of our digestive system, reduce inflammation and improve liver function. It makes yet another wonderful substitution for potato mash during the winter months.

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Healthy Guacamole – My Go-To Snack Posted on 11/01/2018 | No Comments

Healthy Guacamole – a simple recipe I know, but one that is often over looked in terms of a healthy snack. What exactly is it? Guacamole is an avocado based dip first developed my the Aztecs. It’s original name ?huacamolli (pronouced a-waka-mol-i) translates as “avocado sauce” (mmm… not as appetising as I’d like, but I’ll take…

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Apple Cider Vinegar Salad Dressing Posted on 09/01/2018 | No Comments

Apple cider vinegar has a number of health benefits (all of which you can read about here). However, I’ve noticed that so many of my clients struggle to incorporate ACV into their everyday lives. As such, I’ve decided to share my favourite apple cider vinegar salad dressing recipes (probably the easiest & tastiest way to incorporate ACV ever).

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Winter Greens Pesto Posted on 14/06/2017 | 1 Comment

We love pesto in our house. So much so, that when the winter months rolled around and there was no Basil left in the garden, I went searching for a substitute. Turns out you can make pesto out of just about any green leafy veg! Load up on your nutrient rich greens this winter, with this delicious recipe!

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How to MYO Mexican Seasoning Posted on 02/02/2017 | No Comments

Ever considered making your own Mexican Seasoning? I avoid like to avoid as many additives and preservatives as I can. This means subbing out the store-bought Mexican seasonings and making my own – you can read more about this here. Today on the blog, I share my recipe. It’s incredibly simple and tastes exactly like…

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Kale Pesto Posted on 15/12/2016 | No Comments

Another quick and simple way to boost your vegetable intake with minimal fuss.  85g pine nut, toasted 85g parmesan cheese 2 cloves garlic 150ml extra-virgin olive oil, plus extra to serve  85g kale  Juice 1 lemon Put all ingredients in a blender and process until smooth. Season with salt and pepper before stirring through zucchini pasta…

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How to Cook Beetroot Posted on 22/11/2016 | No Comments

I get asked this question a lot. So many of us have tried the old ‘at home’ beetroot trick and failed miserably; but what if I told you that there is a simple and effective way to maximise the taste of your ‘at home’ beetroot prep and all you have to do is wrap and bake 😉

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Basil & Cashew Pesto Posted on 06/10/2016 | No Comments

Making your own pesto is not only incredible easy, but rich in phytonutrients (and so much more!). This Basil & Cashew Pesto is not only rich in flavour, it pairs perfectly with almost any dish. For those seeking a vegan alternative, using “nutritional yeast” will give you a similar flavour. I personally like to use…

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