Spices have played an important part in both the history of food and trading. The opening up of trade routes between West and East was largely due to the demand for spices in Europe, thanks to the dual purpose they served: both enlivening an otherwise bland diet and disguising the …Read More
Minted Mushy Peas & The New Green Toast
I think we’ve all seen enough pictures and recipes for every variation of “Avocado Toast” you could possibly imagine. Don’t get me wrong, I’ll always be a lover and advocate of the classic Avo Toast, but in this post, toast says goodbye to avocado and welcomes peas …Read More
Quinoa Salad with Avocado, Mango & Pomegranate
Following on from the popularity of my recent Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad post, here is another quinoa-based dish I created that also went down a treat!
This colour-popping, vitamin-fuelled, anti-oxidant and protein-packed salad is guaranteed to be a big hit on any buffet table. It would also be ideal to serve …Read More
Investec Entrepreneurs’ Event
Last Thursday I was honored to have been invited to a Women Entrepreneurs’ Event, arranged by, and held at Investec Bank.
The event was a unique initiative coordinated by Investec’s fantastic Marketing team, who put together a sumptuous and luxurious Afternoon Tea (champagne included!) with guest speaker, Annee de …Read More
Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad
This colourful, nutrient-packed substantial salad – my own high-protein, gluten-free version of a traditional Middle-Eastern dish called Tabbouleh – is guaranteed to go down a treat on any buffet table. Delicious served cold or at room temperature, it would also be ideal to serve at a barbeque or pack along for …Read More
Saucy Salmon & Veggie Bake
This Saucy Salmon and Veggie Bake recipe which I’ve created makes a perfectly healthy protein-packed “one-pan” meal, and is both easy and versatile to whip up – either for a filling fancy lunch or a delicious week-night dinner. It includes your protein and healthy fats from the salmon, unrefined carbs …Read More
Staying Slim While Enjoying Your Pizza
You probably never thought you’d hear a doctor or nutritionist tell you pizza can actually make a healthy balanced meal, but as ever, I’m full of surprises! 🙂Holding my most delicious Italian pizza!
If you consider its components, there’s …Read More
Raw Peanut Cookie Energy Balls
Looking for the perfect snack to have on hand to satisfy those mid-afternoon munchies or late-night sweet cravings? These all-healthy Raw Peanut Cookie Energy Balls are just the thing! Decadent, filling and delicious, you wouldn’t believe that they’re also super-healthy, good for you and all-natural, too!
They’re …Read More
Fresh Tomato Soup with Mixed Green Pesto (Dairy Free)
Nothing says comfort like a big bowl of homemade soup and this healthy Fresh Tomato Soup is no exception!
Low in fat and deliciously satisfying, this soup is packed full of fibre, vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants, making it a nutritious, anti-inflammatory, immunity-boosting and waist-line friendly dish. The addition of fresh …Read More
For the Love of Chocolate
More than 1000 years ago, the ancient Mayans of South America believed that the cacao tree and its pods were of divine origin. Centuries later, they even named it Theobroma Cacao – “Food of the Gods”. They treasured cacao as a universal curative and invigorating remedy. Can you blame them for loving …Read More