IN THE KITCHEN

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, […]

Feta and roast vegetable frittata muffins

In nutrition clinic, I so often see that, for whatever reason, many of us aren’t eating enough protein. Protein provides the building blocks for all our bodily systems and it is so important for optimal vitality and wellness. Through recent diet fads and a much-needed move away from constant meat […]

Free-from banana and fig flapjacks

It’s hard to sit down and type anything about the last few weeks now that I’m a mother. The journey has been so all-encompassing, so full to the brim of every emotion, of a love I never knew, of challenges, choices and non-stop growth… and amongst it all has been […]

Coconut and cardamom bounty balls

I promise I will post a savoury recipe soon, but as my 38th week of pregnancy approaches and calories are in high demand, it’s hard not to focus on the infinite rainbow of delectable healthy sweet treats that occupy my mind and days in the kitchen. And they usually involve cacao. […]

Christmas chocolate truffles

These raw chocolate truffles are a delight to make and bursting with the warming flavours of December and all the excitement it brings. I remember creating the recipe for my book during the hot summer months and longing for advent to be upon us so I could taste them in their […]

Saffron spiced potato, leek and almond soup

The time is ripe for another hand-me-down nugget of culinary nourishment here and I can hardly contain my joy at sharing it. I can always rely on my cherished fried Tehya Sky to send me the best recipes from her Californian zen den across the pond. Just when I am hungrily […]

The best gluten-free chocolate chip cookies

A few weeks and multiple batches of cookies ago, my beloved sister Tehya Sky sent me this gluten-free chocolate chip cookie recipe from California, where she has been making and demolishing them with equal joy and fervour for her household and her friends. She even sent me a photo of […]

Blueberry and quinoa muffins 

This wholefood gluten-free blueberry muffin recipe from my book is full of surprise ingredients including quinoa, chia, oat, apple puree and banana. They are moist, sturdy and delicious, full of protein-building amino acids, naturally sweet and balanced with blood sugar-regulating cinnamon, offering so much more than your average bakery treat; I love […]

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, […]