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


Spicy vegetarian burger - Plant based whole food

Spicy Mushroom Burgers

I used to be a big  meat eater, but recently, having started Cornell’s whole food plant based nutrition course, I’ve  decided to cut back on my meat and to choose more veggie dishes. I have to say though, amazingly, that  I actually prefer these burgers to the standard beef burgers. These healthy vegetarian burgers are spectacular!!!  – give them a go – if you are a vegetarian you will love them, and if you’re not a vegetarian you will be very pleasantly surprised!!

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Healthy Granola Bars - Plant based whole food

Healthy Granola Bars

Healthy Granola Bars

These are such a great healthy snack for either a quick breakfast getaway in the morning, in the kids’ lunchbox or as an afternoon pick me up. Shop bought granola bars often have too much sugar in them, by making your own, you have control on the sugar content and can add more of the healthy nuts and seeds to your own taste. If you are going for a hike and need more energy, then add extra oats. If you want to keep it low carb, then add less oats. You can change the ratio and the ingredients below to one that suits your lifestyle and tastebuds!

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