Beet and Carrot salad with tahini, mint and pistachios

Beet and Carrot salad with tahini, mint and pistachios

Day #21 beet and carrot salad. We had this tonight as a side to falafels and hummus. Super quick salad recipe that’s great on its own or as an accompaniment to a main dish.Ingredients:2 beetroots (cooked)1 large carrot1 tbsp tahini1 tbsp olive oil2 tbsp waterJuice of 1 limeTsp sumacHandful of fresh mint2 tbsp chopped pistachios  What to [...]

Beet tart

Beet tart

Day #12 Beetroot, spinach and soft cheese tart. this feels like a dish for Spring, he kind of thing you could serve for brunch or lunch in the sunshine. The base is gluten free and is a mix of buckwheat and rice flours, ground almonds and polenta. You can play around with the filling and [...]

Beet Tart with Turmeric

Beet Tart with Turmeric

I have made my coconut fennel tart sooo many times now I decided it was time to experiment with a new one. The base for this is slightly different, I have used quinoa flakes combined with the flour which gives a really nice chunky texture. It is really important to cook the base alone without [...]

Beet-utiful juice

Beet-utiful juice

In November I decided to do my first juice cleanse...a day without food sounded tough, a few hours without food usually leaves me grumpy! But it was surprisingly easy, drinking a juice every two hours stopped me from getting hungry, although I did go to bed super early just so I didn't think about my [...]

Pink open sandwich

Made from leftovers, I had to share this recipe on here as it was an unexpected delicious lunch. Sometimes the simplest food is the best. This is more compiling ingredients than a recipe but the combination of flavours is wonderful and so filling. I used Biona Organic rye bread, the nutty flavour compliments the other ingredients [...]

Summer salads

Summer means one thing, lighter days and lighter suppers. I have lots of people ask me for recipes for salad and these are so much more than leaves on a plate! They can all be used as sides to any of my main dishes, such as my chickpea burgers, or just enjoyed on their own. I [...]

lunch in a jar

Lunch in a jar means delicious salads without the soggy leaves! Key to this is putting the wet stuff at the bottom and working your way up to the leaves on top. This can be made with any combination of dips/roasted veg/cheese or meat. Prepare some roasted veggies at the weekend so you have a [...]