Category Archives: Recipes

Elena’s Colourful Farinata

vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free This recipe comes from Elena Holmes, a fellow nutrition consultant and superb vegan cook!  Based on a traditional dish from northern Italy, Elena has added more vegetables and spices to increase the taste, colour and nutritional quality. … Continue reading

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8 Warming Breakfasts (that aren’t porridge!)

Leaving the snug confines of the duvet is a little bit easier if you have a delicious breakfast to look forward to and at this time of year, we need something warming to fend off the cold damp weather. Porridge … Continue reading

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Shakela’s Turmeric Quinoa

gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan This beautiful golden spice is gaining widespread popularity for its amazing anti-inflammatory and antioxidant actions.  As well as being a staple ingredient in so many curry dishes it can be added to warm milk for a ‘turmeric … Continue reading

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Mediaeval Spiced Almond Milk – from The Greedy Wordsmith’s kitchen

Here’s our next recipe from expert cook and food writer Claire Davies, aka The Greedy Wordsmith. To discover more about Claire, her workshops, and her food and copy writing services hop on over to  www.greedywordsmith.com  Claire says… Almonds are a … Continue reading

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Salmon Paella – from the Greedy Wordsmith’s kitchen

Here we have the second in this series of recipes from expert cook and food writer Claire Davies, aka The Greedy Wordsmith. To discover more about Claire, her workshops, and her food and copy writing services hop on over to  … Continue reading

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Spiced Split Pea Dahl – from The Greedy Wordsmith’s kitchen

Expert cook and food writer Claire Davies, aka The Greedy Wordsmith, has been writing a few recipes to share with you all.  Claire is a whizz when it comes to food history and spends her time running cookery workshops (if … Continue reading

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Menopause Cake

egg & dairy free This is a time-honoured recipe I learned from working at Tullivers in York.  The ingredients of the menopause cake provide slow-releasing sugars, energy boosting B-vitamins and minerals, and natural phytoestrogens – plant compounds that have a … Continue reading

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Herb Dip

egg, gluten, nut and dairy free Ideal for summer picnics and lazy afternoon snacks in your garden, this is another great recipe from Alice Sherwood’s ‘Allergy-free Cookbook’.  Serve with new potatoes, cherry tomatoes, oatcakes, rice cakes or crudites. To serve … Continue reading

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Seven-layer Dip

egg, gluten, dairy and nut free This colourful tasty dip is ideal for parties or make a smaller version for your own vibrant light lunch!  The recipe is from Alice Sherwood’s ‘Allergy-free Cookbook’ which has a wealth of ideas for … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Nut Milks

gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan You will need: 1 cup nuts of your choice – almonds, hazels and Brazil nuts make good milks (walnuts are too oily) OR grated creamed coconut for making coconut milk 4 cups of plain water Flavouring if … Continue reading

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