Lemon Risotto with Garlic, Red Onion, Cashews and Olive Oil (vegan and gluten free)

For me, my go-to comfort food is risotto…it is warming, hearty and super tasty. I’m a firm believer in a risotto not needing to be overpowered by too many ingredients and so here is my lemon risotto, that shines through and will give you a very happy belly, made with only five core ingredients. The aim … More Lemon Risotto with Garlic, Red Onion, Cashews and Olive Oil (vegan and gluten free)

Roasted Lemon Basil Cauliflower with Flaked Almonds and Dates

This dish is so versatile and utterly delicious…it is great straight out the oven as a winter warmer or cold as a summer salad. It is also very easy to make and is packed with flavour. I want to explore this dish further by tossing linguine through it once it has roasted so the pasta can soak … More Roasted Lemon Basil Cauliflower with Flaked Almonds and Dates

Cassava, Lentil, Spinach and Cabbage Curry

This is not one of those curries that blows your mind with extreme spice…it is beautiful and fragrant! It is packed with protein and it tastes super delicious! The tahini and frozen chopped spinach gives the curry a fantastic creamy texture without the need for coconut milk and heaviness! Preparation time: 1 hour 30 minutes (including cooking … More Cassava, Lentil, Spinach and Cabbage Curry

Tangerine Glazed Carrots with Lemon Thyme and Sea Salt

These carrots are sweet, slightly crispy on the outside and beautifully soft inside! The tangerine makes these perfect for Christmas and the sea salt totally lifts the dish! Preparation time: 35 minutes (including cooking time) Ingredients (Serves 2): 5 large Carrots 3 Tangerines 7 springs of Lemon Thyme Large pinch of Sea Salt Pepper to taste 3 … More Tangerine Glazed Carrots with Lemon Thyme and Sea Salt

Chargrilled Baby Gem Lettuce in a Spicy Sesame and Lemon Sauce

This recipe is super simple to make and is truly delicious! Who said lettuce was only for salads?! The sauce is so creamy and tangy and the grilled lettuce has a great BBQ flavour! This dish is a great salad alternative for a Winter party…and the tahini means that it contains protein so it is nutritious too. … More Chargrilled Baby Gem Lettuce in a Spicy Sesame and Lemon Sauce

Parsley and Tahini Roasted Leeks, Swede, Onions and Carrots

I am a massive fan of root vegetables and these are definitely my favourite! Whilst eating this dish I went on a journey from Food Heaven to needing a big blanket and a fireplace…it is everything I love about winter! The tahini (sesame paste) gives the sweet vegetables a perfect hit of savouriness and depth of … More Parsley and Tahini Roasted Leeks, Swede, Onions and Carrots

Aubergine, Rocket, Pesto and Tomato Sandwich in Garlic Rice Bread (GF)

This is my ideal Gluten free and Vegan Club Sandwich! It is so moist and delicious, with added crunch from the pine nuts. I love using Biona Gluten Free bread, which I rub a clove of garlic and olive oil on to make the sandwich extra extravagant. Preparation time: 35 minutes (including cooking time) Ingredients (Serves 1): … More Aubergine, Rocket, Pesto and Tomato Sandwich in Garlic Rice Bread (GF)

Black Garlic Gnocchi with Samphire (GF)

This dish is perfect for garlic lovers! Black garlic can be found in some supermarkets…my favourite brand is Balsajo, and Samphire can be found in most supermarkets, including Sainsburys. Black garlic is very sweet, and is perfectly balanced out by the black pepper, salty samphire and red chilli in this dish. Unlike my other gnocchi … More Black Garlic Gnocchi with Samphire (GF)