wild blueberry powder

Two Ways With Superfood Wild Blueberries and Oats (vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free)

Blueberries were one of the first ‘superfood’ rockstars. Boasting high levels of antioxidant phytonutrients, vitamins C and K, manganese, copper and fibre, they are great for overall health and disease fighting. Wild blueberries, their smaller, more intense, siblings are even richer in antioxidants compared to cultivated varieties. However fresh wild blueberries are not easy to get hold of in London so the next best thing is … Continue reading Two Ways With Superfood Wild Blueberries and Oats (vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free)

Skin Hydrating Green Smoothie ingredients

Recipe: Skin Hydrating Green Goddess Smoothie (vegan)

I LOVE green smoothies (not news to you if you follow me on Instagram). I have a gazillion recipes as I continually experiment and mix things up but this is one of my absolute favourite combinations. It’s delicious with the spicy kick of the rocket, bursting with nutrients and offers all kinds of goodness for the skin. To keep skin happy and healthy, hydration and … Continue reading Recipe: Skin Hydrating Green Goddess Smoothie (vegan)

Massaman pumpkin/squash curry

Recipe: Massaman Pumpkin Curry (vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free)

I wouldn’t be a proper blogger if I didn’t post a Halloween or pumpkin related post now would I? BTW if like me you wondered what the difference between pumpkins and squash is – there is none. Pumpkins are a squash. I recently visited the School of Wok for a cooking workshop hosted by WORLDFOODS, a Bangkok based company that produce Asian ready-made pastes and sauces. … Continue reading Recipe: Massaman Pumpkin Curry (vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free)

Food Discovery: Mouthwatering Moroccan Amlou

I love discovering new ingredients and flavours that I haven’t tried before. We know all about the wonders of argan oil but I had no idea until recently that it was edible too (do bear in mind food grade argan oil is different from cosmetic grade). In my last post about argan oil, I mentioned that Wild Wood Groves also produce edible argan products.  Or … Continue reading Food Discovery: Mouthwatering Moroccan Amlou

vegan black bean brownie

Healthy Meets Delicous Recipe: Magic Bean Brownies (vegan, gluten-free, wheat-free, low-carb)

If you follow me on instagram then you’ll have recently seen me making these brownies. I asked folks to guess the magic main ingredient and of course nobody guessed correctly. Yup black beans!s No wheat, grain or nut flour of any kind is used. If you tell people you’re making cake with black beans…..well I bet you are screwing up your face. I’ve baked it on numerous occasions … Continue reading Healthy Meets Delicous Recipe: Magic Bean Brownies (vegan, gluten-free, wheat-free, low-carb)

Chop'd sesame, salmon & orange salad

Wonderlunching at Chop’d: new summer menu

I was recently invited to the launch of Chop’d’s (grammatically correct but unsightly I know) new summer menu, which is in stores next week. I had the chance to meet Eddie Holmes, the founder of Chop’d as well as some of the suppliers to the restaurant’s food chain and learn more about the company’s food philosophy. Chop’d has nine stores in London and is coming up … Continue reading Wonderlunching at Chop’d: new summer menu