Super Simple Lunch or Supper – This Week’s Recipe Video: Carrot & Coriander Soup

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Today’s recipe is one of the delicious soup recipes from my recipe book ‘Raw Freedom’.  It takes 5 minutes to make this classic with a raw twist. If  you serve it warm with fresh bread or toast you’ll be amazed at who loves it (raw-lover or not 🙂 ) My News This is my very last blog … Read More

Asian Style Peas with Broccoli and Avocado

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Plant-Based (mostly) Today’s recipe is the first of many new deliciously cooked recipes that I’m planning 🙂 It’s super-simple, quick to make and a great addition or introduction to your plant-based recipe repertoire. Although I’m not vegan, the way that I describe my preferred way of eating is ‘plant-based with non plant-based additions’, which basically means mostly vegan … Read More

Detoxing in a Campervan and a GLOW Recipe: Mexican Black Bean Soup

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In case you missed it, my beautiful 7 day detox, GLOW, finally launched!  Within minutes of sending out the launch email to our mailing list people where signing up.  I am thrilled because it means I’ve created a cleanse that really spoke to you, my tribe.  Hurray! And, for those of you who have now invested … Read More

Are You Dairy Intolerant + Dairy-Free Cheese & Onion Superfood Sandwich Recipe

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  I love cheese, but cheese does not love me. I was thrilled when I first discovered the raw vegan alternative to dairy cheese. It gave me access to that cheesy flavour without the nausea and spots that plagued my previously dairy-fuelled life. If only I’d known I just needed to cut out dairy when I … Read More

Beetroot, Carrot & Pickle Slaw

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I can’t believe it’s been over a year since I posted a recipe!! Where does the time go? I have to admit I’ve had a long dry spell when it comes to posting recipes on my blog – too many other life distractions going on! BUT the sunny weather and having lunch with my extremely talented-in-the-kitchen … 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

Raw Food Lunch Made Easy

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If you want to start eating raw lunches or are bored of eating Salad, then get ready to be inspired!  You’ll find it easy to get creative and try out these quick ideas for satisfying and delicious mid-day meals. What I eat for my Raw Lunch My lunches tend to be quite similar because I love my Salad, but … Read More

Reflections On Turning 40 and This Week’s Recipe Video: Pea & Mint Soup

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Today’s video is one of my favourite summer recipes from the soup chapter in my book.  It’s a regular lunchtime option for me, and friends and family love it’s creamy light-but-rich flavours too.  This is one of those brilliant recipes that make raw food easier to produce than cooked, so get in your ingredients and add it … Read More

Recipe Boredom and This Week’s Detox Recipe: Avocado Boats

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Boredom with your food is really bad for your health!  It’s easy to get stuck making the same old recipes again and again. When you’re trying to eat high raw it seems particularly easy to get bored of eating the same thing, and it’s often this boredom that derails people on their healthy-eating mission. When we … Read More

No-One Knows! And This Week’s Yummy Recipe: Sweet Potato & Spinach Mess

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The reality is we’re just making it all up.  No-one taught us how to do life and yet we all expect ourselves and others to know what the hell we’re doing.  We look to each other for guidance, affirmation and clues, but as none of us really know what we’re doing it doesn’t help much.  We’ll … 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 Recipe Video: Rawdelicioius Ratatouille

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Today’s recipe is one of the rare recipes that uses raw aubergine (and, yes, you can actually eat aubergine raw 🙂 ).  I eat it with a salad or with cooked brown rice or quinoa and it’s delicious! My News I’ve been thinking about doing a group programme on overcoming emotional eating for a while now … Read More

Warm Quinoa Salad

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My Beautiful Mum I’ve just got back from a month in beautiful Argentina (check out my photos on Facebook).  My time out there was a mix of tough, beautiful and love-filled. I feel very blessed to have a mum who is a total inspiration to me. In her 70s, newly in love (3 years), and now dealing with … 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 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

This Week’s Recipe Video: Cashew Cream Cheese

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So I’m back from a lovely relaxing few weeks away, and ready for the Autumn excitement!  Last weekend we had a fantastic Introduction to Raw Food Taster Class – we laughed so much and had a great time chatting about raw food and tasting scrummy raw recipes. I’m doing workshops and talks galore over the next … Read More

This Week’s Recipe Video: Mexican Salad

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I’m on my summer hols over the next few weeks, so my blog posts are going to be briefer than usual 🙂  Today’s recipe is one of my favourite summer salads.  The raw sweetcorn adds a deliciously sweet crunch.  And if you’ve never tried raw sweetcorn, it’s in season now so it’s the perfect time to make … 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