Summer fruit welcomes a brand-new stone-fruit variety to the shelves this year and it’s called Metis®. Pronounced Me-teece, this natural cross between a plum and apricot is firm and crisp on the outside while being sweet and juicy on the inside. Metis® fruit has been naturally bred using bees to cross-pollinate apricot pollen and plum blooms … Continue reading Roasted Metis®, Mint and Cream Cheese Crostini
This may just be the best granola recipe I’ve made to date: chewy, crunchy and crumbly granola packed with vanilla flavour, crunchy protein crispies and naturally sweetened with banana. This vegan and gluten-free granola is a banana-nut sensation loaded with flavour and texture. One lazy Sunday afternoon, I wanted to do some baking but didn’t … Continue reading Vanilla Banana Nut Protein Granola
A fluffy, light and filling vegan take on the classic omelette made with chickpea flour. This version is packed with vegetables, cheesy, savoury garlicky flavour and topped with a fresh avocado salsa. It’s a delicious egg-free, gluten-free, high-protein brunch, lunch or dinner option. Kale and Mushroom Chickpea Omelette I can remember the first time I … Continue reading Kale and Mushroom Chickpea Omelette
A berry and apple packed breakfast bircher muesli that takes 5 minutes to prepare in the mornings for a delicious and creamy jar. It is naturally vegan, healthy and packed with fibre while being cheap and easy to make. I use the term “recipe” quite loosely for this Very Berry Cherry Bircher Jar as it … Continue reading Very Berry Cherry Bircher Jar
A thick and creamy vegan porridge made with gluten free buckwheat flakes, delicious salted caramel protein and lots of jammy sweet dates, this porridge is a perfect breakfast any time of the year. I am fairly new to using buckwheat flakes in place of rolled oats in my porridge bowls, although I am a big … Continue reading Salted Caramel and Date Buckwheat Porridge
What’s not to love about these bars? Thick and chewy flapjack like base loaded with peanut butter and vanilla protein topped with a rich and creamy chocolate ganache, laced with more peanut butter? Plus, they are vegan-friendly, full of healthy fats, gluten-free and a great pre or post workout snack, afternoon treat with a cup … Continue reading Peanut Butter Chocolate Protein Flapjack Bars
Flavour-packed, vegan and gluten-free fritters packed with vegetables, protein and rich sun-dried tomato Mediterranean flavours. These fritters are perfect for a lazy weekend brunch with friends or to make and eat on the go mid-week. They are great with a side salad and some simple lime guacamole or served with pitta breads as a sandwich … Continue reading Cauliflower and Sun-Dried Tomato Breakfast Fritters
Who doesn’t love a healthy, delicious and creamy breakfast that comes together in only 5 minutes in the morning but will keep you going until lunchtime? And it tastes like dessert, win win! This Berry Ginger Buckwheat Smoothie is really creamy, thick, berry-licious and gorgeous to make, I hope it will become a new favourite. … Continue reading Berry Ginger Buckwheat Smoothie
The ultimate summer salad – this really is packed with everything summery! A light but filling salad with quinoa, roasted squash, tropical fruits, summer berries, creamy avocado and sticky coconut clusters. This is my new favourite salad and I hope it will become yours, too, plus it only takes 30 minutes to make. Coconut Summer … Continue reading Coconut Summer Salad
Tribal smoothies are an industry leading brand when it comes to active nutrition and their range of exotic fruit smoothies are packed with organic baobab proving “natural fuel for life”. They are champions of “real-food” so their smoothies are great energising pouches for on the go fuel. Although, as you’ll see, they are also great … Continue reading Tribal Smoothies and Raw Cherry Chocolate Baobab Cheesecake
I knew that Nourishing Amy was missing a very classic and popular brunch dish and this is it: waffles! I cannot believe that this is my very first waffle recipe on here and I can only apologise but I think this recipe makes up for it. Thick, fluffy and light waffles laced with creamy tahini … Continue reading Tropical Tahini Waffles
What a way to start the day. Creamy coconut infused thick overnight oats with gooey chunks of mango topped with fresh fruits, sweet syrup and crunchy buckwheat. Mango Coconut Overnight Oats I do not enjoy overnight oats often enough and after making this new recipe recently, I most definitely will be making them more. My … Continue reading Mango Coconut Overnight Oats
I’ve recently found myself talking and thinking a lot about spices, Asian and Indian cuisine. For a long time I wouldn’t really enjoy an Indian takeaway as so often they are loaded with a lot of excess oil and are highly Westernised version of the authentic Indian cuisine that it is replicating. But then since … Continue reading Sticky Asian Aubergines with Coconut Rice and Curried Chickpeas
Thick and chewy chocolate date cookies filled with sweet berry jam and a creamy chocolate drizzle. These cookies make a delicious teatime treat and are gluten free, naturally vegan and healthy! Chocolate Jam Thumbprint Cookies I love experimenting with new baking ideas and one grey afternoon, I knew I wanted to bake something, but I … Continue reading Chocolate Jam Thumbprint Cookies
What is better than a big bowl of noodles, you ask? A big bowl of noodles drizzled in a deliciously creamy, rich and flavourful tahini dressing, that’s for sure. Tahini features heavily both in my recipes and in my daily meals that don't quite make the ‘gram. From drizzling over salads, to spooning from the … Continue reading Tahini Noodle Satay Salad
As I’m sat here in Pisa airport, after a busy week of catering at a yoga retreat I am really looking forward to getting back into my own kitchen and perhaps whipping up this Vegan Cinnamon and Cardamom Bread and Butter Pudding because it really is so simple and pretty much British comfort food down … Continue reading Vegan Cinnamon and Cardamom Bread and Butter Pudding
These Tahini Chocolate Chunk Oat Cookies are made with only a handful of ingredients and come together in less than 30 minutes. They are naturally vegan, dairy-free, refined-sugar-free and gluten-free while being deliciously rich and studded with dark chocolate chunks. They make the perfect dunking cookie or to enjoy with a glass of ice-cold milk. … Continue reading Tahini Chocolate Chunk Oat Cookies
A vibrant and fragrant spiced cauliflower rice salad with chickpeas, carrot ribbons, spinach and juicy dates topped with toasted cashew nuts, a creamy tahini drizzle and fresh herbs. Moroccan Cauliflower Rice with Dates Toasted Cashews and Tahini This is one of my favourite meals that I keep making on repeat but hadn’t yet written down … Continue reading Moroccan Cauliflower Rice with Dates, Toasted Cashews and Tahini
I cannot believe that Nourishing Amy is already 1 year old. How time really does fly when you are having fun. In that time I’ve shared more than 100 recipes (enough for a cookbook, hey?) and have written 1000s of words, as I am quite word-y. And following on from the May's monthly motivation post … Continue reading Vegan Orange Chai Donuts
This recipe proves that vegan food can please anyone and everyone. The fact you can make a cheese scone using no animal products at all is pretty impressive seeing as cheese is usually laden with dairy and scones are made from copious amounts of butter. They are also ridiculously simple, only require 7 ingredients and … Continue reading Vegan Cheese and Sun-Dried Tomato Scones
Have you ever made anything with aquafaba before? If yes, then you probably won’t be a stranger to the endless possibilities that a can of chickpea water can hold. If no, then you are probably wondering what is aquafaba? Hazelnut Chocolate Mousse Aquafaba is the water from a tin of chickpeas (or other beans work, too) … Continue reading Hazelnut Chocolate Mousse
Happy Easter! You may have already eaten quite a few hot cross buns, but you can never have too many, wouldn’t you agree? The warming aroma of sweet spices and the tender soft dough always remind me of springtime in the UK, with the sun shining and daffodils blooming… but perhaps after all the actual … Continue reading Hot Cross Bun Granola
Is there ever a bad time for chocolate? I don’t think so… and with Easter only a few days away, these are the perfect treat to whip up in no time at all. Yes, they only take 10 minutes to make and 1 hour to set and then you have deliciously creamy, rich and indulgent … Continue reading Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles
With Easter coming up, what better way to celebrate than with coconut and chocolate treats that happen to be healthy, delicious and pretty in pink?! But don’t save these bars only for Easter time, they are delicious any time of the year and will brighten anyone’s day. Pink Bounty Bars Pink Bounty Bars They’re such … Continue reading Pink Bounty Bars
This recipe post wasn’t supposed to be a recipe post. I was using up a few ingredients I had to hand and fancied something warming and comforting. Then I came up with this, and I am so happy I threw these ingredients together in the way that I did. Miso Bean Stuffed Butternut Squash with … Continue reading Miso Bean Stuffed Butternut Squash with Tahini Cream
Soft and chewy granola bars made with only 8 ingredients that take about 40 minutes from start to finish (include setting time) and that are genuinely healthy and delicious, what more could you ask for? These Roasted Nut Granola Bars make an amazing on-the-go snack or part of a balanced breakfast and they travel well, … Continue reading Roasted Nut Granola Bars
Happy birthday to me! What better way to start a special day than with extra-special and super easy and delicious pancakes! The ultimate plant-powdered protein pancake to make all your brunch dreams come true. I am in love with this recipe and am actually licking my lips after just devouring one on a grey and … Continue reading Giant Protein Pancake
Welcome to aubergine heaven. This recipe is creamy, rich in flavour and highly addictive - but it’s also healthy, completely made from whole foods and vegan-friendly. Smoky Aubergine Baba Ganoush When it comes to dips, hummus still reigns king (or queen) among most people and I think that’s down to a lot of mediocre aubergine … Continue reading Smoky Aubergine Baba Ganoush
I think I may have just upped my chilli game and it couldn’t have been easier or quicker to make. Chilli (non-carne) is one of my go-to meals to feed friends and family who are perhaps less than persuaded by a vegan lifestyle. Why? Because as I wrote about in my Veganuary hacks, offering a … Continue reading Chickpea Chilli with Guacamole
These almost raw, no-bake slices may just be a little bit addictive… you have been warned. I love making new variations on raw slices and experimenting with different flavour combinations and these bars are testament to one tasty afternoon of experimenting. Peanut Butter Coffee Crunch Chocolate Slices Peanut Butter Coffee Crunch Chocolate Slices These ones … Continue reading Peanut Butter Coffee Crunch Chocolate Slices
Flavour packed smoked paprika falafel with crunchy hazelnut crumb - deliciously vegan and gluten free, they only require 10 ingredients.
Fragrant Thai-style stir fry with ginger, garlic and chilli with a creamy, sticky peanut butter satay sauce - a deliciously quick and easy vegan dinner.
Happy Pancake Day! Can you believe it has been one whole year since the last time it was officially OK to eat pancakes for breakfast, lunch and dinner in the same day?! Well, when they taste this good, are this easy to whip up and are this good for you, I say we can have … Continue reading Peanut Butter Oat Flour Pancakes with Mixed Berry Chia Jam
A delicious and alternative way to serve sweet potatoes - roasted and stuffed with breakfast essentials like granola, nut butter and fruit. They are easy, vegan and gluten-free.
A vegan, gluten free and refined sugar free cheesecake, with a sticky, nutty base with a zesty sweet and thick cashew-based filling topped with vibrant slices of lemon and crunchy pistachios.
The perfect Mediterranean salad with nutty black rice and lentils, smokey sundried tomatoes and olives. Dressed in a simple balsamic-olive oil dressing, this is a delicious, vegan, gluten free and healthy meal.
Who doesn’t love a green smoothie? Well, a lot of people actually. I think they’re put off by the whole ‘greenness’ of it, thinking it will taste like grass. Well, that’s where they are wrong. Because there are plenty of green-loving smoothies out there that celebrate vegetables and tastes rather delightful. I think this is … Continue reading Rocket Ginger Smoothie
Warm chocolate banana bread oats baked until gooey and soft. Now, doesn’t that sound like an indulgent breakfast. If you need an excuse to jump out of bed, then this is it. Chocolate Banana Bread Baked Oatmeal Thick cake-batter style oats baked in an individual ramekin or dish until nice and crispy on top with … Continue reading Chocolate Banana Bread Baked Oatmeal
Deliciously rich and indulgent, these healthy chocolate mousse pots are naturally sweetened, vegan and gluten-free.
Enjoy this scrambled tofu on toast for a speedy and filling vegan breakfast or serve it up for friends over a lazy brunch – packed with flavour, vegetables and colour.
I’ve always had a love-hate relationship with eggs. As a toddler I loved hard-boiled egg and soliders (or shoulders as I would call them). But never scrambled eggs, fried eggs were gross and it was only throughout the last year of uni that I discovered poached eggs. So ‘giving up’ eggs when I learnt about … Continue reading Easy Veganuary Habits and Hacks: Eggs
These brownies are rich, indulgent, dessert-worthy, crowd-pleasing and simple to make.
A vegan version of a classic favourite with all the comfort, flavour and deliciousness of the original – a rich vegetable packed tomato sauce with No-Meat Ballz and spaghetti
Hearty, rich and flavoursome no-meat balls filled with brown rice, black beans and mixed herbs. The perfect vegan, gluten free alternative to a classic favourite.
A wonderfully creamy soup with cumin spiced notes and sweet parsnip that will warm you up on a cold winters day.
These raw and vegan chocolate coconut truffles are a deliciously rich while being good for you! A perfect holiday gift or a snack all year round.
Who doesn’t love granola? When it combines with the festive cheeriness of Christmas… well that’s one heavenly breakfast (or lunch/dinner/snack if you’re like me!). Christmas Granola After all the savoury recipe testing for my Christmas bonanza, it dawned on me that I needed to re-make my favourite festive-spiced granola as it’s one I make time and … Continue reading Christmas Granola
Deliciously smooth, rich and indulgent chocolate truffles made with just three ingredients.
A cinnamon-sweet mince pie filled cinnamon rolls with a sticky icing sugar glaze, perfect for weekend baking or festive treats.
A festive-infused vegetable and roasted nut roast that is easy to make from seasonal ingredients. It’s hearty, comforting and packed with flavour.
Christmas spiced stuffing falafel balls full of festive herbs, chestnuts and cranberries. Enjoy these as a side or as the star of the show.
Tangy, sweet and caramelised… this is the best way to enjoy sprouts.
With a knowledge of the Italian language, it still makes me chuckle that ‘biscotti’ in every other language refers to this particular type of sweet treat, whereas ‘biscotti’ literally translates to mean ‘biscuits’. The Italian call these type of crunchy biscuit cantuccini which I think sounds much more exotic and enticing, don’t you agree? Nevertheless, … Continue reading Orange and Cranberry Almond Biscotti
Naturally sweetened, this mincemeat is filled with juicy, plump dried fruits and flavoured with warming winter spices.
This is one of the meals I come back to time and time again to make for my family. It is one of the meals that they also suggest I make when I offer to cook the evening meal. I keep telling them it’s so simple and there’s really nothing to it but still they … Continue reading Sicilian Caponata with Rosemary Roasted New Potatoes
A gentle and warming bowl of Kitchari is one of the best and most loving things you can give to yourself, in my opinion. Full of nutrients, it is easy to digest and every time I take my first spoonful, I am so glad I took the time to nourish myself. I feel as though … Continue reading Nourishing Kitchari
Inspired by our love for granola and our obsession with my new crunchiest ever granola: Chai Spiced Walnut Granola, it was actually my Dad who suggested I make bars or bites with the mix. He is a big granola fan and as soon as he said these clusters would be great as bars, I had … Continue reading Chocolate, Chia and Mixed Nut Granola Bites
I don’t think I have ever made a chunkier, crunchier and downright chai-ier granola in my life. This is hands down a new favourite when I’m after those satisfying big clusters. Let’s be honest, who doesn’t look through the freshly made batch to hunt out the biggest clusters and then devour them before anyone else … Continue reading Chai Spiced Walnut Granola
Birthday cakes! For years, I have been put in charge of the birthday cakes in my family, long gone are the Colin the Caterpillar days along with the sickly-sweet Victoria sponge cakes layered with fake jam and yellow buttercream. Can you tell I have a slight aversion to these types of cake? I just think, … Continue reading Carrot and Raisin Bundt Cake
If you needed another excuse to have cookie dough for breakfast, then this is the recipe for you. I’ve posted about a breakfast cookie dough before thanks to my foodie friend Celine from Blueberrysmiles but this one is chickpea-free for the chickpea averse among you. After enjoying some delicious smoothies recently at plant-based cafes, I … Continue reading Cookie Dough Smoothie
I may not be the world’s biggest cheese fan, but when it comes to cream cheese, well that’s another story. I associate cream cheese with bagels and although it is not something I often have, it makes them even more delicious when I do. How do you like to enjoy your cream cheese? There are … Continue reading Tofu Cream Cheese plus Artichoke and Chilli Cheese Dip
Allow me to let you all in on a little secret: this post makes me feel like I’ve sort of made it, ever so slightly, in the food blogging world. My favourite inspirations often share reviews of upcoming cookbook releases either by friends or strangers and I think “wow, they must be big for so-and-so … Continue reading The Perfect Pasta Salad and The Vegan 8 Cookbook
What’s a Bronut, I hear you ask? A delicious brownie-donut fusion of course! Created in Cheshire by the immensely talented Emma at Soul Vegan Brownies. A self-confessed chocoholic, she initially created her drool-worthy range of brownies to share her love for cruelty free baking – showing you can indulge yourself without causing any harm and … Continue reading A Nourishing Review: Soul Vegan Bronuts
Cornbread is definitely an American traditional element to the festive season and about this time of year, my social media feeds are chock full of sweet yet savoury breads. Before last year I had never tried cornbread, believe it or not?! Although, I don’t think that’s unusual living here in the UK. It’s not something … Continue reading Vegan Black Bean and Sweet Corn Bread
I am all aboard the comfort food train at the moment, what with the cooling weather conditions and the shorter daylight hours. My body is craving something warming but equally nutritious and vegetable packed. This recipe is like a hug in a bowl. It is one of those meals you can whip up after a … Continue reading Rich Red Pepper and Chickpea Stew with Hazelnut Dukkha
This Golden Rice Autumn Nourish Bowl with Spiced Roasted Butternut Squash and Tomato Black Beans may just be the hug in a bowl you’re after today. Or all season, for that matter. It’s such a comforting and nourishing bowl (hence the name) and it is filled with feel good foods. We hear a lot about … Continue reading Golden Rice Autumn Nourish Bowl
This review has been a year-long dream of mine after first being introduced to Mordechai and his extensive range of 100% nuts nut butter. Still today, I can remember the colourful set up on display and his offers to try all the flavours – and believe me, there are many! From original single nut butters … Continue reading A Nourishing Review: Nutural World
I am posting this colourful bowl in time to still celebrate Organic September. Have you joined in at all? I will admit I do not buy everything organic but there is lots of research out there to highlight which produce it is most important to source organically (a quick google of "The dirty dozen fruits … Continue reading Beetroot and Date Quinoa with Tamari Kale and Mushrooms
There are so many plant-based milks available in the shops today and I am so grateful for the huge variety we have. It does make trying out all of them a little pricey and, sure, there will be a few hits and misses along the way, as they all taste very different. From sweet hazelnut … Continue reading Hemp and Blueberry Chia Pudding with Caramelised Banana
More is always more I say, when it comes to a chocolate drizzle, wouldn’t you agree? These tasty little treats came to me one afternoon when I whipped out the mixing bowl and threw a few ingredients together without much of an idea in mind. I had recently watched an episode of The Great British … Continue reading Chocolate Almond Salted Caramel Thumbprint Cookies
This makes a great sauce option to drizzle over fresh and fluffy pancakes, to smear onto toasted bread, to stir into a yoghurt and granola bowl or to top and melt into a warm bowl of porridge. The possibilities are endless. And, because it uses only the sweetness from the dates, it doesn’t taste too … Continue reading Salted Date Tahini Caramel
I love Thai food – I love the fresh flavours, the vibrancy of the dishes and the ingredients they celebrate. Talk about eating the rainbow… this bowl is packed full of colours and is a true feast for all the senses. A beautiful array for your eyes to focus on, the fragrant smell of the … Continue reading Thai Style Cauli-Broc Salad with Peanut and Lime Satay
This tastes just like chocolate pudding. So, if you’re after pudding for breakfast then here is your answer. Or, you can make this chia pudding and actually enjoy it for pudding – it tastes that good. Not even in a ‘this is healthy so let’s pretend it tastes yummy, too’ kind of way. This is … Continue reading Chocolate, Cinnamon and Raisin Chia Pudding
This salad just screams summer to me. It’s full of vegetables, is light but filling enough for lunch and comes together in under 10 minutes – which is perfect when the sun is shining and you don’t want to waste precious vitamin-D time. I just love coronation-curry style flavours and I think this highlights the … Continue reading Chickpea Coronation Style (Cauli-)Rice
I cannot believe that even after a few months, there is only one baked granola recipe on Nourishing Amy (check it out here)… which is upsetting for me as it is something I always eat. I have to say, I have been lucky enough to be sampling a few store-bought varieties recently thanks to social … Continue reading Pistachio, Pumpkin Seed and Goldenberry Granola
It may now be September but we can definitely hold onto summer thoughts (or maybe wishes) for sunshine and warmth, can’t we? A girl can dream. For those days when the weather is warm enough for a cooling cup of iced tea, this is another great ‘recipe’ for a refreshing tipple. Similar to my Radiance … Continue reading Vitality Lemon Ginger and Baobab Iced Tea
Banging. That would be one word to describe this salad. A feast for the senses. That would be 5 more words to describe this salad. A rainbow bowlful of deliciousness. That would be 5 more words to describe this salad. Crunchy. Salty. Sweet. Tangy. Fresh. Zesty. Creamy. Colourful. That would be 8 more words to … Continue reading Crunchy Coconut Chickpea Kale Salad with Figs and Tahini Dressing
Let us all celebrate The Great British Bake Off 2018! What is a cup-scone I hear you ask? Very simply, it is a hybrid between a cupcake and a scone. When baking these little carrot cake bakes, I was a little dubious of the texture given the nature of coconut flour. The batter is very … Continue reading Carrot Cake Cup-Scones
‘chicken’ meet ‘nugget’ Aka tofu cubes meet a crunchy baked coating. These little bites got so much love on my social media story at the weekend and I am so excited to share them with you. I’m not usually one for ‘fake meats’ or ‘meat alternatives’. I love tofu, tempeh and seitan but when they’re … Continue reading Vegan Tofu Nuggets with Spicy Tomato Sauce
Asian flavours always make my heart sing and combine that with my adoration of cucumber and obsession with avocado and I’m bound to enjoy this dish. But I am pretty sure that you will, too. Homegrown cucumbers cannot be beat, my family grows them in greenhouses and I always look forward to visiting for the … Continue reading Spicy Ginger Cucumber Salad with Smoked Tofu
Hummus and chocolate are two of my favourite things. Now, who says you can’t have both at the same time? Not me, that’s for sure. Not already won over by the idea of sweet hummus? Well, read on… Reasons this needs to be made: It is utterly delicious. It satisfies your sweet chocolate tooth craving … Continue reading Chocolate and Tahini Hummus
I love a quinoa salad, and while I’m so pleased to see the world catching on to the little grain and its amazing qualities, there are way too many ‘superfood quinoa’ salads on restaurant menus for my liking. Each one promises to be packed with superfoods, but when I read the ingredients, they are always … Continue reading Mango Edamame Sesame and Tahini Quinoa
What’s a coodle I hear you ask? Well, we’ve had zoodles or courgetti, so what to call a carrot noodle? A coodle, of course! I thought it was obvious anyway. This recipe makes the most of gorgeous carrot spirals without scrimping on those all important carbohydrates that make this a beautifully balanced meal. I chose … Continue reading Noodles and Coodles with Spicy Almond Satay
While I’ve been busy dreaming up new smoothie bowl combinations, I realised I hadn’t shared one of my everyday breakfasts. It’s a fuss-free smoothie bowl that I love for so many reasons: Berries – because they are my life. I have them every day! Buying the frozen variety makes them much cheaper (so I can … Continue reading Forest Fruit Berry and Coconut Smoothie Bowl
This is one smoothie bowl that’s sure to make your tummy rumble, your eyes shine bright and your smile stretch to your ears. Health meets indulgence. What could be better? After posting my Cacao Squash Smoothie Bowl, I knew I wanted to try the original and more common Sweet Potato Smoothie bowl. Yet, I didn’t … Continue reading Sweet Potato and Tahini Mousse
This is a smoothie for all the green-haters, who think that greens taste gross and are not breakfast worthy. To those haters, I say: try this Avocado and Kiwi Green Smoothie and then get a fresh perspective on your greens. I couldn’t think of a more delicious way to get your greens (unless they were … Continue reading Avocado and Kiwi Green Smoothie
Are we in for a treat today, or what? After the amazing feedback on these Raw Banoffee Boost Slices on Instagram, I had to share the recipe with you as soon as possible. These epic bars of pure bliss are simply delicious. They fall on the right side of healthy and indulgent (which side is … Continue reading Raw Banoffee Boost Slices
I have to admit, while cauliflowers may not be in season right now, I am still loving them and buying them quite frequently. I do try to eat seasonally as often as possible (bring me ALL the summer strawberries) but sometimes when a craving kicks in, you cannot ignore it. And surely there are worse … Continue reading Pistachio and Date Quinoa with Roasted Cauliflower
Hello! Welcome to a new favourite meal of mine. Why is it a new favourite, you ask? Well, it combines the much-loved but perhaps over-done chickpea-based falafel ball with my love for tofu. Enter: tofu balls. What is even better is the Spicy Tomato Sauce that they are served with. You may know I love … Continue reading Spicy Thai Style Tofu Balls with Spicy Tomato Sauce and Miso Caramelised Onions
What a perfect way to celebrate this warmer weather than with a bowl of sunshine? As soon as it gets slightly sunny in the UK, the shorts come on, the legs are out and we are smeared in white sun cream. We sure know how to make the most of the sunshine – and this … Continue reading Turmeric and Maca Chia Pudding
Every country has its own cuisine, and what I love most about getting to know a new country is getting to know its cultural dishes and ingredients. I’ve never been to Egypt but I definitely want to go at some point, although I must admit the inspiration for this recipe came from the abundance of … Continue reading Egyptian Spiced Courgette and Butter Beans with Turmeric Dukkha
For any breakfast lover, it is only a matter of time before you make your own granola. I love making my own oat-based cereal, as you can be as inventive as you like with flavours or keep it super simple like my classic Granola recipe. Even though it isn’t difficult, sometimes you don’t want to … Continue reading Cacao and Maca Raw Nola
I’ve called this a variation on Mac n Cheese, but my comforting pasta dish is a far cry from the butter and cheese laden dish. Over the years, I have tried, tasted and read about numerous cheese-free cheese sauces. The initial ones I made weren’t too spectacular, but it only made me more determined to … Continue reading Butternut Squash Mac n Cheezey Greens with Cheezey Hemp Sprinkle
As a happy two-month blog-iversay to Nourishing Amy, I have a special treat for all of you... Coconut and Cacao Donuts with Chocolate Coconut Glaze. I always say to eat more hole-foods! Donuts fit the bill perfectly. Joking aside, I am super proud of these ‘un-bakes’ and I am not afraid to say so. I, … Continue reading Coconut and Cacao Donuts
These are the family favourite. Hands down. I know there’s a plethora of chocolate chip cookies out there, but this one never claims to be a chocolate chip cookie. Instead, it’s more robust, hearty and chunky. It uses chopped chocolate for a rugged cookie, and the oats add that comforting ‘homely’ familiarity to them. You … Continue reading Chocolate Chunk Oat Cookies
My oh my are we in for a treat today! My good friend over at BlueberrySmiles and I have finally gotten around to collaborating on a little guest post for you. I am a huge fan of Celine’s food and her photography too, in fact she inspires me a lot (and she may not even … Continue reading Guest Post: Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough
AKA Easter Bunny Tails. Alas, Easter is but a distant memory and so is all the chocolate we received. But, fear not, for these beautiful little bliss balls make a delicious snack or sweet treat all year round, and as you can see their name is pretty adaptable. This is a recipe I initially created … Continue reading Chocolate Coated Coconut Bliss Balls
It may be summer, but here in England, the cold and grey days are still around and there are times when the sun never seems to have his hat on. That said, I could eat this Lightly Spiced Quinoa and Black-Eyed Bean Stew even on the hottest of days, especially if allowed to cool down … Continue reading Lightly Spiced Quinoa and Black-Eyed Bean Stew
The one thing that has been on me to-make list recently has been a sweet potato smoothie bowl, but then I thought “why is it taking me so long to make something so simple?” I always have sweet potatoes in the house, but perhaps I was holding out because I knew I would think of … Continue reading Cacao Squash Smoothie Bowl
Who doesn’t love Mexican food? I am a huge fan and love experimenting with different flavours, combinations and different styles of Mexican cuisine. I’ve got my Mexican Feast Buddha Bowl recipe, but I also love fajitas, burritos and simple Mexican fried veggies with guac. What could be better? Smokey spiced vegetables and beans, served with … Continue reading Paprika Baked Bean Tacos