Breakfast to Put a Spring in Your Step AKA Easy Oats

Breakfast to Put a Spring in Your Step AKA Easy Oats

As we find ourselves in the midst of Spring, with birds tweeting and warm sun rays tickling our faces, it seems a good idea to lighten the food that nourishes our bodies to match a lightness of the days and of  the season. Give these ‘easy oats’ a try.

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Spice Rack: Cinnamon - Kheer (Indian Rice Pudding)

Spice Rack: Cinnamon - Kheer (Indian Rice Pudding)

This month’s spice is warming wonder cinnamon. While it will always remind us of Christmas, it’s a really versatile spice that brings a warm richness to sweet and savoury dishes all year round.  It’s also been proven to help stabilise blood sugar levels so is a great addition to your diet for your overall wellbeing… and cinnamon swirls.

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Spice Rack: Grilled Pineapple and Tamarind Salad

Spice Rack: Grilled Pineapple and Tamarind Salad

Now the sun’s shining (well nearly…) this a lovely bright summery dish. I’ve used flavours that both compliment and contrast each other - sweet, juicy pineapple, tart and fruity tamarind, earthy cumin, peppery fresh watercress and hot chilli.

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Spice Rack: Miso Turmeric Noodle Soup

Spice Rack: Miso Turmeric Noodle Soup

Turmeric. Everyone’s favourite buzzword/food trend/ superfood of 2017. While you may think I’m a bit late to the game here (‘It’s 2018 dahling. We’re all drinking hibiscus tea now.’’) I urge you not to throw this golden delight to the wayside now that it’s not the au-fait ingredient everyones talking about, and keep turmeric as a staple in your spice cupboard.

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Vegan Soup Recipe: Sweet Potato, Coconut and Red Lentil

Vegan Soup Recipe: Sweet Potato, Coconut and Red Lentil

This vegan soup recipe is vibrant, cuddly and balanced containing all the good things. Cooked, root vegetables like sweet potato can help curb sugar cravings and ground us when we’re at our most chaotic.

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