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

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

Top foods to help beat arthritis

Home spun remedies, based on local ingredients and handed down the generations, like chicken soup to combat flu, are often dismissed as placebos.¬† We live in an age dominated by over-reliance on prescription medicines and pill popping, even for minor … Continue reading

Baked Spinach and Tomato Pasta

The hibernating season is over! The weather is getting warmer and once again it’s time to shed all those layers- not just the woolly ones but the ones that find a home around our middles in winter! All this thinking … Continue reading

Aubergine Parmigiana

are a typical Mediterranean food packed full of vitamins and, like tomatoes, have been found to contain a compound that helps prevent cancer. They are so flavoursome and versatile that they are widely used in French, Spanish and Italian cooking. … Continue reading

Spanish Lentils

This veggie recipe is quick to make, filling and cheap. A perfect rainy Monday recipe guaranteed to chase away the Autumn blues. This is my mother’s version of a Spanish classic. She doubled many of the ingredients of the original … Continue reading