Dairy Free, French Style Pizza with Red Onion and Mushroom

This meat and dairy free, French style pizza is easy to make and tastes good either hot or cold. If you’re in a hurry, use a ready-made pizza base and pre-sliced onions and mushrooms. It will taste much better than … Continue reading

How To Make Vegetable Stock Cubes

Making home-made vegetable stock is easy and an eco friendly way of adding lots of extra natural flavour and goodness to your cooking. It helps to cut down on food waste and packaging and means that you can make the … Continue reading

Holy Moly Avocado, Sweet Pepper and Spelt Salad

I was telling a friend about the salad I’d made the night before using some beautiful avocados when she said: ” I love avocados but they’re banned from the list of foods I can eat. My slimming club categorizes avocados … Continue reading

Tuna and olive tapenade

This is a really simple, yet healthy dish which only takes minutes to prepare.  Tapenade is a French recipe involving crushed olives,  although the Italians claim it was they who originally invented it thousands of years earlier.  As with all … Continue reading

What’s so good about the Mediterranean Diet?

You may be wondering why the Mediterranean diet has got lots of media attention recently.  After all  it’s not another new food sensation but one that has evolved over hundreds of years.  In  2010 it hit the headlines after Unesco … Continue reading

Moroccan Chicken Tagine

This is a Moroccan inspired recipe for chicken which is a delicious alternative to roasting, especially if you like olives as this dish uses a mixture of green and black ones. A traditional Moroccan tagine is the best dish to … Continue reading

Haricot beans and chorizo

Help! It’s March but the only white fluffy things leaping outside are snowflakes!  Where are the lambs-it’s just too cold! Temperatures are set to plummet even further so guess we’ll have to eat ourselves warmer this week. This one pot … Continue reading