Real ice lollies

Every time we get good sunny weather here in the UK my daughter and I concoct tasty ice lollies. We usually start with a juice of whatever we’ve got fresh or in the fridge, this can be just fruit or a sneaky combination of fruit and vegetables. I bought some ice lolly moulds from a […]

Do something selfless – its easy

  A couple of weeks ago I found out that a lovely young lady I know was in a hospice to get some specialist pain management. Her partner posted on facebook asking if any of us friends could help out with something for the hospice. As someone who has a chronic illness I’m not sure […]

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 […]

egg&asparagus salad

Asparagus & Poached Egg 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 […]

raw veggies with cashew tamari dressing

Fresh raw veggies with cashew 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 […]

Nettle smoothie

NETTLES Super food Nettles – yup , Nettles, who’d have thought that the pesky weed in our gardens, fields and on roadsides would be amazing sources of calcium, iron, protein, potassium, manganese, vitamins A & C…. The list goes on. So how can we harness the super power of nettles? The best nettles are the […]