Sides

Pea, mint and tahini dip

With summer on its way and only finding stolen moments in the kitchen as babe time continues to take precedence, I find that easy, vibrant dips and salsas are a great way to keep energy and nutrient levels up with minimum fuss and maximum potential. Also, they make a good excuse for a thin, […]

Last of summer strawberry salad 

This summer we have had a love affair with strawberries that surely cannot be rivalled. Our local store gets in the biggest, reddest, juiciest ones and I just couldn’t get enough. Never has fruit held so much juicy joy and goodness for me as in these first months of pregnancy, […]

Raw vegan turmeric mayonnaise

Since this is one in a long repertoire of plant-based recipes I’ve recently posted, I feel I should clarify for any new friends that I am not vegan. As you can read in more detail in my book, I eat organic meat and eggs and wild cold water fish occasionally, because after much trial […]

Vegan cashew and rocket pesto 

In my experience, a good pesto is key to any kitchen and while I have long loved the traditional incarnation in all its parmigiano glory, a tasty plant-based pesto is a must for adding some quick, zesty flavour to everyday lunches and dinners. This is a basic recipe that relies on […]

Raw savoy with almonds and chilli

I have been so busy writing my book these past few weeks, it has taken all the restraint I have not to share the recipes here as they come into creation. But the best things come to those who wait and so on both sides of the deal we must […]

Chilled avocado and coconut soup

I am on the third and final day of an amazing and restorative (if challenging) juice cleanse, and since my mind wanders mostly toward the beautiful sunshine outside and what I am going to eat tomorrow, I thought I would share this simple and delicious recipe for what I have come […]

Grilled cauliflower steaks with salsa verde

This quick little recipe is so big on flavour and so small on ingredients and method that it is sure to become one of your favourite ways to engage with that most humble yet nutritious veg patch hero, the cauliflower. A member of the brassica family, whose veggies contain the highest amounts of vitamins A and […]