Rich Chocolate Mousse

What, another chocolate dessert?!?! Yep! Have I gone chocolate mad? U-huh! I make no apologies! I love chocolate and is loves me. And chocolate is healthy, so why not have some fun with it, right? Chocolate puddings are a sneaky way of giving something nutrition to your loved ones without them even realising it. This …

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Courgette Sidekick

This is such a hit (even with kids) whenever I make it for family occasions.  The lightness of the courgette accompanies any dish.  What’s great about it is that it tends to marinate quite quickly, giving it an antipasti quality with a great almost pasta-like texture.  It’s quickest and easiest to prepare using a mandolin, …

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Simple & Satisfying Salad Dressing

Delicious extra virgin olive oil to tantalise my tastebuds when eating my salad. I LOVE the dressing on salads. Particularly with a generous glug of organic, cold (or mechanically) pressed extra virgin olive oil. I would say that you need about two tablespoons per person of this thick, green tinged delightful stuff. (Sometimes more, if you’re …

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Spiced Seaweed Rice

. This is what I came up with for my recent shared meal. I invited some new friends with a common passion for real food to bring a dish and share an evening with me in my home. It was a resounding success! Seaweeds are incredibly high in nutrition, from fibre to protein, to minerals …

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Mediterranean Style Courgette Linguine

This is a lovely light dish reminiscent of Italian linguine pasta, yet it’s totally grain free! You can serve this as a starter, side or main, depending on your appetite. Feel free to swop in or out any ingredients! Serves: 2 (as a main) Ingredients: 2 organic courgettes/zucchini, washed, topped and tailed 3 vine ripe …

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Broad Bean & Mushroom Spelt Pasta

I looked in the fridge and saw a large stack of broad beans in pods staring at me. This recipe is what resulted. It’s a little bit time consuming, but well worth the effort. If you’d like to know more about the benefits of spelt over wheat pasta, click here. Serves: 2-4 Ingredients: 250g spelt fusilli pasta a lot …

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Sweet Kidney Bean Stew

Kidney beans are great. They are high in nutrition and have a number of health benefits, including improving brain brain function, lowering cholesterol, boosting energy, detoxifying, strengthening the bones, balancing sugar levels and much more. Kidney beans are also a great source of protein providing 16 grams of protein per 200 gram serving. Combined with …

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Beautifying Buckwheat Breakfast

This is a recipe inspired by Leslie Kenton’s recipe from her book, Skin Revolution. To find out the health benefits of buckwheat, click here. Ingredients: 2-3 tbs of sprouted buckwheat (wet or dehydrated, depending on your preference) 1 tbs of chia seeds 1 cup of almond milk 1 apple, grated 1-2 tbs of chopped dried …

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How to bring more fulfillment to your life

What's happening for you right now? Where are you stuck in your life and what where would you like to move forward? If you're not sure where to start, a great way to prioritise is to use something called The Wheel of Life.  The Wheel of Life is used by many in the self-development world …

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Is going gluten-free good for you?

Hands up if you've ever tried, or considered, going gluten-free? (You don't literally need to put your hand up, but I bet that if that question was asked to a crowd of health-conscious men and women, the majority would have their hands up right now!)  What's so important about gluten? Gluten is a protein that …

Ania NowickiIs going gluten-free good for you?