Lunch

Fresh Spinach Dip in a Bread Bowl

Prep. Time: 15 minutes Yield: 8 – 10 servings Ingredients: 1 small round loaf of bread 1 cup plain Greek yogurt 2/3 cup quality mayo 1/4 cup sour cream 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp black pepper 1/4 tsp dried dill 1/2 cup shredded carrot, chopped 2-3 oz fresh baby spinach, chopped […]

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Breakfast

Healthy hummus stuffed peppers

Prep. Time: 15 minutes Ingredients: hummus sweet mini peppers minced red onion chopped grape tomatoes fresh parsley crumbled feta cheese Instructions: Slice the top off of each pepper and discard, or leave the top on for a handy dandy pepper handle. Next slice each pepper lengthwise. Top with hummus and sprinkle on the toppings.   […]

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Breakfast

Cauliflower Rice Sushi Bowls with tofu

Prep. Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 7 minutes Yield: 4 Ingredients: For the dressing: 1/4 cup canola oil, or any neutral-flavored oil 2 tsp tamari, or soy sauce 2 tsp rice vinegar 1 tsp sesame oil 1 tsp maple syrup 1/4 tsp sesame seeds (optional) For the sushi bowls: 1 large head cauliflower, cut into […]

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Breakfast

Cucumber Avocado Toast

Easy and quick yet tasty and healthy avocado toast with cucumber and basil leaves. Prep. Time: 5 minutes Yield: 1 Ingredients: 2 slices whole wheat bread 4 tablespoons mashed avocado 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1 cucumber, sliced A few basil leaves, chopped Salt and pepper, to taste Instructions: Mix mashed avocado with lemon juice. Slather […]

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Soups

COLD GREEN PEANUT SOUP

INGREDIENTS: 100ml/ 0.4 cups raw peanuts 500ml/ 2 cups water 1 cup broccoli, fresh or frozen 1 cup spinach, fresh or frozen a handful of leek, sliced 1 garlic clove, chopped 1 tsp ginger, grated a handful of basil juice 1/8 lemon black and white pepper salt INSTRUCTIONS: Start by blending the peanuts to a […]

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Dessert Recipes

Strawberry Banana Cream Cake

INGREDIENTS: Pink filling 3 bananas 2 cups frozen strawberries (or other berries) 1-3 tablespoons coconut oil (optional but it will make it creamier) Cream exterior 2 cups cashews 2 cup dates 1 peeled orange 2 tablespoons melted coconut oil water, as needed PREPARATION: Pink filling Put the bananas in your blender, followed by the frozen […]

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Soups

Sweet potato, coconut & cardamom soup

“The crispness of the coconut flakes and poppadom pieces contrast brilliantly with the smooth soup. ” Serves 4-6 Cooks In: 50 minutes Difficulty: Not too tricky Ingredients 3 green cardamom pods 1 onion 600 g sweet potato 4cm piece of ginger 2 cloves of garlic 2 tablespoons groundnut oil 1 x 400 ml tin of low-fat coconut milk […]

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Lunch

Cauliflower dhal

Serves: 4 Cooks In: 55 minutes Difficulty: Super easy   Ingredients 4 shallots 1 clove of garlic 1 small cauliflower groundnut oil 1 small handful of curry leaves 2 teaspoons mustard seeds ½ dried red chilli 300 g yellow split peas 2 x 400 g tins of reduced fat coconut milk Method: Peel and slice the shallots and […]

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Dessert Recipes

Vegan toffee apple upside-down cake

Serves : 9 Cooks In: 50 minutes Difficulty: Not too tricky   Ingredients 25 g vegan margarine , plus extra for greasing 3 dessert apples 195 g muscovado sugar 180 g plain flour 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 1½ teaspoons mixed spice 80 ml sunflower oil 1 tesapoon vinegar 1 lemon 85 g walnuts Method: Preheat the oven […]

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Dessert Recipes

Spiced plum chutney

“If you’re not a fan of jams, this is a lovely way to use up plums, and it’s a joy to eat with a ploughman’s lunch! ” Makes: 500ml Cooks In: 1h 30m plus infusion time Difficulty: Not too tricky Ingredients 4 shallots 1 kg mixed plums 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 3 fresh bay leaves 1 cinnamon stick […]

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