Asian inspired pate - vegetarian and healthy - Plant based whole food

Asian Inspired Pate

WOW!! This is Soooooooooooo darn good! I LOVE it!! I love the flavours of Asia and I love pate.  I know that you are more likely to get dumplings in Asia than Pate  (!!) …..but I had to bring these flavours and textures together. DIVINE – seriously. You must give this a go.  Its easy to make, full of delicious flavours, healthy and so good to keep in the fridge to add to crackers for an easy snack! Continue Reading


Mediterranean salad - Plant based whole food

Mediterranean Salad

This is a pleasant change from the traditional Greek salad. The mix of fresh pomegranate seeds with the olives are to die for!!! Add a few tablespoons of cooked quinoa to the dish and make it a beautiful light summer supper, or serve it up with a little grilled protein (shrimps with garlic, lemon and mint spring to mind!!!) Continue Reading


Quinoa coated scallop - Plant based whole food

Quinoa Coated Scallops Topped With Grilled Halloumi With A Caper & Raisin Dressing

This is a dish that Gordon Ramsey made, but he used panko to coat the scallops.  I’ve blended some cooked quinoa and coated the scallops in that just to make it a little more halo inducing! Its a delicious and conversation stopping appetizer that really is easy to make. Continue Reading


Thai curry - Plant based whole food

Wild Caught Cod In A Thai Red Curry Sauce With Grilled Bok Choy

I love Asian food and Thai food especially. The dishes you eat in Thailand are bursting with so many different flavours. Sweet, sour, spicy and salty. And when you have flavours like that, you can mix them up with beautiful fresh vegetables and have yourself a really healthy feast! This Thai curry dish can be made in about 5 minutes (after you’ve made the paste) and is perfect for a gourmet mid week supper!

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Quick, easy and healthy - compressed watermelon with goats cheese - Plant based whole food

Compressed Watermelon and Goats Cheese Salad with Blackberry Vinaigrette

So fresh, tasty, easy and delicious!! – Makes a great lunch or a starter for an evening meal. Compressing the watermelon, concentrates and intensifies the flavour of the it,  which in turn compliments the creamy taste of the goats cheese. A drop or two of blackberry vinaigrette, a few toasted pine nuts and and some chopped mint leaves and this dish will astound you with its simplicity yet it’s amazing  ‘gourmetness’ (real word)! Continue Reading