Brussel Express

brussel sprouts

I’m hoping you know how beneficial Brussel Sprouts are to your body? No? ok, well they contain lots of amazing phytonutrients to combat inflammation and cholesterol. Vitamin K & C as well as fab anti-oxidants. Not to mention their ability to help prevent cancer……find out more here Heres one of my favourite ways to serve […]

Cauliflower Stew with Yellow Spilt Peas and Courgettes

Cauliflower & Courgette Stew

It’s the middle of my International Courgette Week. How’s it going for you? Today its something a little spicy. I asked a couple of my favourite cookery writers/chefs what is their favourite way of using courgettes. Chef Gurpareet Bains’ favourite is a recipe from his cookbook “Indian Superfood” in the book it is called Chicken […]

Watermelon & bean salad

watermelon & bean raw salad

This is a great and unusual way to use Watermelon and Runner beans together, spiced up with some fresh ginger. A lovely combination of fresh flavours and crunchy textures, great for a quick lunch   To serve 2 Put all of the ingredients in a salad bowl, mix and serve 1/2 small watermelon chopped into […]

Raw Tacos – what??

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A good friend of mine in Australia, Tina posted on Facebook about some “raw tacos” that she was making for supper with a mouthwatering photo. She gave me the link to the recipe she was using from http://tastespace.wordpress.com/2011/08/03/raw-tacos/ and I was so impressed when I made the dish (also adding guacamole in as below) that […]

Kale “Speltotto”

Kale Speltotto

  Kale Speltotto   Serves 2   3/4 cup spelt or arborio rice 3 chunky spring onions, sliced thinly 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 pints veg stock Approx 10 kale leaves, stalks removed, leaves roughly chopped or torn 1 large field mushroom or two portobello mushrooms chopped into 1cm cubes 3 teaspoons pesto 1/4 lemon […]

Asparagus & Poached Egg Salad

egg&asparagus salad

I’ve been lucky enough to have been eating lots of this anti-cancer veggie over the past few weeks (and juicing the ends) and I’ve tasted Asparagus from my Mum’s own Asparagus bed and also a good friend has supplied me with plenty from her local farm shop in Kent, both quite different. We’ve got a […]

Fresh raw veggies with cashew dressing

raw veggies with cashew tamari dressing

I just love this combination of uber thin sliced raw veggies with a dresssing, you’d never know they were “raw” This is what went into my dish but you can play around with the ingredients and quantities Served 4 1 cup of very thinly sliced red cabbage 1 cup of very thinly sliced white cabbage […]

>"Cottage" Pie

> Whilst pondering what to make for supper last night with some lentils I had soaking I saw a tweet from the lovely @girlonraw for a cooked “Harvest Pie” and decided to have a go making my husband’s old recipe for Cottage Pie, but substituting the meat with lentils. Well we were both pretty pleased […]

>Warm Salad for Autumn

>;After quite a time away from my blog – but most definitely not my anti-cancer food I’m back with a super recipe I found whilst searching for inspiration online what do do with the fabulous Mibuna Greens that my Mum had grown for us. This recipe and photograph comes from a beautiful food blog called […]

>Treatment & Pizza!

> On behalf of my husband, David, thank you for all of the lovely comments about his guest blog, it has made my job twice as hard coming up to anywhere near his standards of prose, but I do try and write this post every week, he took several doing his post!! So these are […]