Warming Ratatouille and a Life Update

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Well, it’s been six months since I last blogged. It’s been such a strange time in my life, and in the world at large. I’ve actually found it incredibly rich as well as challenging, and it reminds me of how amazingly courageous we humans are. Although the storm has not yet passed, the initial shock and … Read More

Lemon and Honey Biscuits and My Fertility Update, Part I

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For women and couples going trough IVF, right now is a tricky time. The ‘ticking clock’ of fertility doesn’t stop for Covid-19, but unfortunately treatment does. By 45, most women think they’ve missed the boat when it comes to having kids. I don’t know if I’ve missed the boat… yet. And I won’t know for a … Read More

Buckwheat Pancakes with Smokey Mushrooms, Wilted Spinach & Avocado

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The moon is so unbelievable bright over Dartmoor at the moment. Yesterday was a clear day and it was out during daylight – a beautiful white semi-ball in the blue sky. My little nephew, who is two next month, pointed into the sky saying ‘moon above the tree’ over and over again. I loved seeing how … Read More

Creativity in the Kitchen and This Week’s Yummy Recipes: Smoothie Bowls

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Smoothie bowls have been on the periphery of my consciousness for a while, but a few months ago I really started getting into them. They are so easy, so colourful and sooo delicious!! The idea of creativity in the kitchen can often seem like hard work, and many of us think it’s for other people because … Read More

This Week’s Yummy Recipe: Red Cabbage & Lemon Slaw (+ Easy Preserved Lemons)

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Today’s recipe is one of the first raw recipes I ever created and it’s been a hit ever since.  It was inspired by the flavours and colours of Morocco.  The beautiful jewel-like colours are a feast for the eyes, just like Morocco itself! How to Eat… Today’s Red Cabbage and Lemon Slaw is a great salad … Read More

Cheezy Almond & Leek Tart. My Experience with Fibroids

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I was recently rather shocked to discover (as I always am when something goes awry with my health) that I have uterine fibroids.  Is this over-sharing?  Well maybe, but in light of last week’s post it seems quite apt and hopefully it will shed some light for a few people. In my research to find out … Read More

Honeymoon Update and Raw Recipe Video Rewind: Pea & Mint Soup

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I can’t believe it’s been two months since my last blog post!  So much has and hasn’t happened in that time.  We packed up our house and flew to Halifax, Canada to start our epic 2 year Americas honeymoon adventure…  and arrived to a mechanically unwell Hanna (our lovely motorhome that we shipped from Europe). I … Read More

This Week’s Recipe Video: Delectably Simple Lime Mousse

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Today’s recipe is so lovely and light.  It’s the perfect dairy-free, summer pudding, although I love it for breakfast too 🙂 My News For those of you who haven’t seen me posting on my Facebook page, it’s time to give you an update on our wedding! We had the MOST gorgeous weekend.  The sun shone the … Read More

Spice up Your Weekend Raw Recipe: Chilli sin Carne with Cashew Creme Fraiche

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I created today’s recipe, Chilli sin Carne with Cashew Creme Fraiche, for my last workshop.  You may have seen me raving about the recipe on Facebook around that time, because I couldn’t believe quite how delicious it was.  I’ve been eating this Chilli at least once a week ever since 🙂 There’s a bit of simple preparation the night … Read More

Healthy Double Chocolate Raw Brownies

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I’ve been trying out a few of the recipes on The Vitality Detox menu plans.  Those of you already booked on the Detox have some real treats in store! In case you haven’t guessed already, raw food isn’t about denial.  It’s about super healthy and delicious alternatives to the foods that deplete us of energy and joy for … Read More

This Week’s Video: Wilted Greens, Marinated Mushrooms & Sweet Chilli Sauce

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Today’s recipe is another staple for me.  I love it at the weekend for breakfast (instead of eggs-on-toast or a fry up) and I also love it for lunch and supper too.  This recipe is also a sure-fire hit with foodies of all kinds, cooked or raw.  And did I mention it was super simple to … Read More

This Week’s Video:  Bee Pollen Balls

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Wow, what a week!  I’ve been thinking about how I can keep in touch with you and all my tribe whilst we’re away on our big adventure and I’ve decided social media is the way to go.  I’m on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and I’ve got my Youtube channel, but I don’t spend as much time on them as … Read More

This Week’s Video: Thai Noodles

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These Thai Noodles are a favourite of my sister’s after she did one of my programmes – she’s not raw, but she regularly makes it for dinner parties because of the amazing response she gets from her dinner guests. If you’re a fan of Asian flavours, you’ll love this recipe.  Get in the ingredients and add … Read More

This Week’s Recipe Video: Raw Sweet Chilli Sauce

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So, having spent 8 months living in the beautiful Devon countryside I now feel ready to head back to my lovely home in Bristol. Since I’ve been in Devon, I’ve been topping up with country air, and having regular creative kinesiology and craniosacral sessions.  Now I feel properly decompressed and back to my over-excited, sparkly self … Read More

This Week’s Recipe Video: Pear & Ginger Cheesecake

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Cake.  That’s what I want on a cold and rainy afternoon 🙂 So, this week’s recipe video is the most delicious and seasonal cheesecake, with the warming spice of ginger and topped with the luscious lightness of pear.  Make this your weekend project and treat yourself to indulgent, healthy cake without conscience! Over to you … … Read More

This Week’s Recipe Video:  Cheesy Pasta with Peas

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It’s a busy week for me because I’m preparing my delicious autumn raw food workshops as well as the Autumn Vitality Detox.   And all this before I start my 2 week summer holiday this weekend!  Today’s recipe is a summer favourite, as it’s fresh pea season 🙂 On the move All the soul searching I’ve been doing recently has finally … Read More

This Week’s Recipe Video:  Beetroot Almond Pate

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The bright pink colour of today’s recipe, my Beetroot Almond Pate, is the perfect accompaniment to summer.  For lunch, I love it dolloped on my plate with a big leafy salad.  Or, for a mid afternoon snack, I’ll have it on rice cakes with slices of cucumber, topped with fresh alfalfa sprouts.  This pate lasts for … Read More

Spicy Tomato Soup

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This raw, spicy tomato soup is one of my favourite cold-weather soups – perfect for spring before the sun starts doing its thing. When you’re in a hurry or want something comforting to take to work, make this! If you’re taking it to work, make it with 100ml of cold water at home, then top up … Read More

Banana Coconut Porridge

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Breakfast is often the hardest meal to find healthy alternatives for.  Toast and cereal are just so easy, and yet eating them means you start your day with the most de-energising food right from the get-go.So, what should you eat that will keep you going til lunch?  What’s quicker than a juice, but more sustaining than … Read More