Quick and Easy Yoghurt Bowls

Whenever I fancy something a bit more substantial than a smoothie after dinner, my go to is yoghurt.  But not that sugary artificial yoghurt you can buy in multi-packs with dubious claims of no added sugar (why would you add sugar in the first place!), or low fat (in other words added sugar!)… It is…

Quick and Healthy Blackbean Chilli

I love chilli and have never considered making it with anything other than mince.  Until I discovered blackbeans that is.  I have made this several times, perfecting it each time until I felt it was ready for all of you and could be made simply, quickly and still be delicious! I make it the day…

Quick and Healthy Chicken and Avocado Salad

It may seem strange to have a salad in Winter, but this warm chicken and avocado salad is so yummy and quick, it is a perfect foil for all those stews, casseroles and pies we end up eating at this time of year! Marinade Olive oil Lime juice of a lime Lime zest of half…

Golden Tea – The Natural Cold & Flu Remedy

Golden Tea is a fantastic natural alternative, or complement to lemsip and other cold n flu type hot medicines.  It soothes your throat, helps alleviate any inflammation in your sinuses, and gives you a great immune boost. Recipe with Golden Paste: I cup of boiling water from kettle 1 tsp golden paste i tsp manuka…

Golden Porridge

Golden Porridge is the perfect start to the day on a cold wintery day.  You can combine it with honey for an added immune support boost as well. Recipe with Golden Paste: 2-3 tbsp jumbo rolled oats. I cup of milk, almond milk, coconut milk, rice milk or soy (whichever you prefer, I use almond…

Golden Milk

Golden Milk is an ideal, warming way to benefit from the properties of turmeric and is perfect for the cold winter nights.  You can combine it with honey for an added immune support boost as well. Recipe with Golden Paste: I cup of milk, almond milk, coconut milk, rice milk or soy (whichever you prefer,…

Golden Paste

Golden Paste is a great way to keep turmeric in a dissolvable and easy to use format for all your recipes, especially Golden Tea, Golden Milk and Golden Porridge.  It is by no means essential and all of these recipes (and others) can be made using powdered turmeric and other ingredients (see the recipes in this blog…

Warming White Bean Soup

My GOD it’s cold outside! Who said Winter could come so soon, I thought Jon Snow was dead? He is probably alive again, who knows I got lost in the Game of Thrones when the little puppies were clearly going to be killed.  So what to do about the cold? Eat warm things of course!…