Black-Eye Beans with Mushroom

The aroma of cumin that in the dish is whats makes this dish so special. Cook the seeds in oil and wait for them to sizzle, and change colour and develop an aroma. This takes no time at all. The colour should be golden brown, don’t allow to get dark that means you have burnt…

Spicy Carrot and Parsnip Latkes

Ingredients 2 carrot shredded 1 parsnips sherred 1/2 cup gluten-free flour 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp tumeric 1 tsp dried basil 1 tsp dried oregano 1 tsp dried pepper flakes Salt and pepper to taste Olive oil for deep frying 1 handful of spring onions, finely chopped 1 sprig of fresh cilantro, finely chopped Method…

Fragrant Lime Rice

This rice is bursting with tangy citrus flavour and aroma of lime and the crunchy pumpkin seeds and sunflower seeds. You can use lemon or lime to give it a fresh, summery aroma. Ingredients 200g basmati rice, washed and drained 1 teaspoon mustard seeds 10 pumpkin seeds 2 tablespoons sunflower seeds 1 teaspoon ground turmeric…

Pumpkin

Pumpkin is a variety of sqush Pumpkin is a variety of squash that people often think of a traditional Halloween decoration or thanks giving pre filling. However, the flesh of the pumpkin plant provide a range of health benefits outside festivities. Pumpkin is a plump, nutritious orange vegetables, and highly nutrient dense food. It is…

Okra in a Delicate vegan yogurt Curry

Ingredients 300g natural vegan yogurt 3 tbsp gram flour 1 tsp black mustard seeds 1-2 fresh green chillies (depending on how hot you like it), finely chopped (seeds and all) 1 tsp finely grated peeled ginger 1 tsp ground turmeric 150g okra, top cut off and each one cut in half Method Combine the yogurt…

Health Benefits of Eating Lentils

Lentils are plentiful source of fibre, folic acid and potassium, theses nutrients all support heart health. According to the American heart association (AHA), increase fibre intake can reduce levels of low density lipoprotein (LDL), Cholesterol, or bad cholesterol. Not only does fibre have links to a lower incidence of cardiovascular disease, but it might slow…

Thai-Style Cauliflower & Potato Curry..

Ingredients.. 450 g/1 lb new potatoes, peeled and halved or quartered350 g/12 oz cauliflower florets3 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped40 g/1 ½ oz ground pumpkin seeds, (blend the pumpkin seeds) if Not not allergic to nuts then use ground almond. Instead of pumpkin seeds.1 tsp ground coriander½ tsp ground cumin½ tsp turmeric3 tbsp olive oilSalt…

Thai yellow Curry with Jasmine Brown Rice

Ingredients: 3 shallots, chopped 1 lemongrass stalk, peeled and chopped 2 small red chillies, deseeded 2 garlic cloves ½ handful of coriander (cilantro) 1 fresh or dried kaffir lime leaf 1 tsp of ground coriander seeds 1 ½ tsp mild chilli powder ½ tsp turmeric 2 tsp rice syrup ½ tsp Himalayan pink salt FOR…

Mung Bean Curry

I have never tried mung bean before, only bought it a few days ago and couldn’t find it anywhere in the supermarkets, I got it from a health food store. Everyone loves this dish, even children, will love this dish it’s so warming and comforting but leaves you feeling light. Ingredients: ½ tsp coconut oil…

Roasted Afghani Chickpeas

Ingredients: 1 tbsp olive oil or melted coconut oil Zest and juice of 1 lemon 1 tsp paprika ½ tsp turmeric 400g/14oz/scant 2cups Canned chickpeas, rinsed and drained Sea salt Method: Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas 4.Line a baking sheet with baking parchment. Put the oil in medium bowl and add the lemon zest and…

Curried Cabbage with Potatoes

Ingredients: 2 tbsp plus 2 tsp olive oil or coconut oil 120g/4 ½ oz/3/4 cup peanuts 2 tbsp curry powder 3 large potatoes, peeled or unpeeled and cut in cubes 1 garlic clove, crushed 1cm/1/2 In piece of fresh root ginger, peeled and grated 1 tsp ground turmeric ½ tsp coconut sugar or brown sugar…

Friday Night Curry

Wild rice and chickpeas for the high fibre content, and the chickpeas also give a protein punch. Ingredients: 190g (1 cup) wild rice, rinsed 1 tsp olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed 5 cm piece of fresh ginger, peeled grated 1 fresh red chilli,deseeded and finely chopped 1 red…

Chia smoothie pain relief

Ingredients: 250 ml 1cup frozen raspberries 250 ml 1cup frozen blueberries Small potion of apple juice or orange juice to Loosen the frozen fruits and make it easier to blend 2 small pots of chosen alpro soy vanilla yogurt 2 tbsp chia seeds from health store 1 tbsp powder ancient ginger & turmeric, natural health…

Maple Tofu with Egg-Fried Rice

Ingredients: 1 vegan egg 2 tsp linseed oil 3 tbsp olive oil 200 g/7oz long grain rice, cooked ½ tbsp turmeric 100 g/3 ½ oz frozen peas, thawed 100 g 3 ½ oz beansprouts 50 g/1 ¾ oz tofu, drained and dried on kitchen towel Cut into chunks 3 garlic cloves, crushed 3 tbsp soy…

Spicy Oven-Roasted Cauliflower

Ingredients: 1 small cauliflower, (500g 1lb 2oz) 1 tbsp chilli oil 2 tbsp olive oil Pinch of chilli powder Salt and pepper ½ tsp ground cumin Pinch of ground turmeric 3 slightly heaped tsp top Thai chilli paste Method: 1.Preheat the oven to 190°C (375°F/Gas 5). Split the cauliflower into florets and place in a…

Curried Cabbage With Potatoes

Ingredients 2 tbsp plus 2 tsp olive oil or coconut oil 120g/4 ¼ oz/3/4 cup peanuts 2 tbsp curry powder 3 large potatoes, unpeeled and cut into cubes 1 garlic cloves, crushed 1cm/1/2 in piece of fresh ginger, peeled and grated 1 tsp garam masala ½ tsp ground turmeric ½ tsp coconut sugar or brown…

SPINACH TOFU SCRAMBLE WRAP WITH ROCKET

Who needs eggs when you’ve got tofu? This is a kind of non-dairy version of scrambled egg that works wonderfully in this wrap with the accompanying spinach and crunchy red pepper. Neatly rolled up, it is the perfect lunch to pack up and take away. Ingredients: For the spinach 1 small onion 1 garlic clove…

Cauliflower & beans biryani with crisp onions

This can be time-consuming as it has a few stages so it is worth making a larger quantity to serve when there is a bit of family or friends gathering- any leftovers are good too. Ingredients: 500g/1lb 2oz/2 ¾ cups white basmati rice 1 bay leaf About 6 cardamom pods, crushed 2 tbsp olive oil…

THAI RED CURRY WITH NOODLES

Ingredients: ½ celeriac (celery root), peeled 60g/2 ¼ oz/1/2 cup cashew nuts, soaked for 2 hours 225ml/8 fl oz/1 cup low-fat coconut milk ½ onion, finely chopped 3 cherry tomatoes, rinsed Juice of ½ lime ½ small red chilli, chopped ½ avocado, peeled and stone remove 1 tsp fresh root ginger, grated 1 clove garlic…