Spicy roasted chickpeas 

Roasted chickpeas are great way to get your fibre and protein intake. They taste great as an accompaniment to a meal or scattered over a salad! Ingredients: 400g can chickpeas (I use Sainsburys So Organic range) 1/2 tsp each of the following: Ground cumin Smoked paprika Crushed coriander seeds Salt and black pepper A few…

Oat and banana breakfast bars 

These are great to make as part of Sunday meal prep and a nutrient packed grab and go breakfast!  Ingriedents: 1 cup porridge oats 1 banana  1 tbsp chia seeds 1 tbsp nut butter 1 tbsp honey  1 tbsp ground flaxseeds (optional) 1 tbsp cacoa powder (optional) Handful each of: Pumpkin seeds Coconut chips  Flaked…

Black bean dip

A super quick and easy recipe! The black beans give it a great texture and nutty flavour while the paprika, garlic and cumin give it good kick! Ingredients: 400g tin organic black beans Half tsp each of the following: Paprika Ground cumin Pink salt Black pepper 2 garlic cloves A good gulg of extra virgin…

Easy homemade granola 

I love granola for breakfast but when buying them from the shop they contain so many extra ingredients which aren’t really necessary and it’s so simple to make it at home! I use the following as the base to all my granola creations: 3 cups Scottish rolled oats 1/2 cup organic honey 2 tablespoons coconut…

Vegan almond and avocado pesto 

Ingredients: Half an avocado  4 tablespoons ground almonds  1 pack fresh basil 3 garlic gloves Juice of half a lemon Olive oil – a good glug!  Salt and pepper to taste  Method: Blend the avocado, garlic, basil leaves with the lemon juice and some olive oil till chopped and slightly smooth.  Remove and mix in…

Warm butter bean and grilled vegetable salad

I love a hearty salad and as the autumnal days are slowing creeping in I’m looking for warm salads full of colour and flavour. This is a favourite of mine and it’s so quick and easy to make during the week.  Serves two  Ingredients: 250g organic butter beans 1 red pepper 1 medium courgette 1…

Brie, mushroom and rocket spaghetti 

I went into autopilot cooking this meal and forgot to take step by step pictures – sorry!  Serves 1 Ingredients  200g cooked Spaghetti (I used whole grain spelt) 4 large chestnut Mushrooms 30g Somerset Brie  Handful of spinach and rocket Knob of Butter Few glugs of Olive Oil  1 tsp garlic powder Handful of chopped…

Easy creamy pasta sauce

Ingredients: For the sauce: 500g baby plum tomatoes  2 small red onions or 1 large 5 garlic cloves  Half a thinly sliced red chilli  3 tbsp Olive oil Handful of basil leaves  A tin of chopped tomatoes  For the pasta: 175g baby Spinach  Two tablespoons Greek yogurt  Salt and pepper Oregano  Heat a frying pan…

Vegetable fried rice

An easy versatile recipe great with grilled chicken breast or steamed fish fillets