Minty Tomato and Cucumber Salad


This salad would go well with any Indian inspired meal. I recently served them with Lentil Cumin Cakes and Spiced Chickpeas, Cauliflower and Broccoli with Green Tomato Chutney. Ingredients 1 small punnet cherry tomatoes (approx 1 pint/600ml) 1/2 cucumber 4 Tablespoons Fresh parley 4 Tablespoons Fresh Mint or 2 teaspoons dried mint Juice of half…

Quick Snacks – Trail Mix


Okay – so you want to banish all those packaged snacks from your house?  You’ll need to think of some replacements like veggie sticks with hummus and bean dips, fruit smoothies (preferably green smoothies!) and trail mix. Try making your own trail mix. It will be cheaper and you can avoid toasted nuts and seeds…

Frozen Banana and Tahini Pudding


Elise loves this pudding – a healthy version of ice cream! This pudding is packed with Tahini – pureed sesame seeds. Sesame seeds  a very good source of manganese and copper, a good source of calcium, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, vitamin B1, zinc and dietary fiber.  They also an help reduce blood pressure,  improve vitamin E absorption…