EWG Shopper's Guide to Pesticides in Produce 2015

Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce™ 2015

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has just released its annual “Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce™“, a list of the most (and the least) pesticide-contaminated fruits and vegetables. Even though the data analysed is from the US  I like to refer to it when shopping. It helps me make better choices on what produce I need to buy organic […]

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Plan Ahead Your Meat Free Week – Jerusalem Artichoke Bake, Mung Beans Salad & Blood Orange Polenta Cake

Plan Ahead Your Meat Free Week – Jerusalem Artichoke Bake, Mung Beans Salad & Blood Orange Polenta Cake

This week’s meat free meal plan makes the best of the last of blood oranges with a moorish polenta cake (vegan & gluten free) as well as a scrumptious barley porridge. You will also find some clever Celeriac Noodles with Walnut Mushroom Pesto by the wonderful Rachel de Thample. My Jerusalem Artichoke & Spinach Goat Cheese Bake […]

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sra awards 2015

The Sustainable Restaurant Awards 2015 – Where to Dine With a Conscience

The Sustainable Restaurant Awards 2015 have just been announced this week with Daylesford and The Captain’s Galley named joint winners as Sustainable Restaurant of the Year. Both businesses were rewarded  for their commitment to serve high quality food from ingredients produced with principles on their doorsteps. Daylesford operates three organic cafés in Kingham in Gloucestershire, Notting Hill and Pimlico sourcing ingredients from […]

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14 Meat Free Recipes To Celebrate Chinese New YearV800

14 Meat Free Recipes To Celebrate Chinese New Year

We celebrate the start of Chinese New Year with meat free versions of some traditional Chinese recipes. For the next 15 days celebrations will take place around the world to mark the year of the goat, sheep or ram. Apparently there is a bit of a confusion this year caused by the Mandarin Chinese character yang: 羊 […]

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40 Delicious Pancake Recipes To Make with Left Overs

40 Delicious Pancake Recipes To Make with Left Overs

We often buy too much or simply forget what’s in the refrigerator and end wasting food, a lot of food. Overall up to 50% of the food produced ends up in the bin.  Even though we are improving, UK households are still wasting around 21% of perfectly good food. By becoming savvier with using left overs, families could save on average £60 […]

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Win Free Tickets to BBC Good Food Eat Well Show

A brand new BBC Good Food Show focused on healthy food will launch from 27 Feb – 1 March at Olympia West in London Kensington and I have 2 pairs of tickets* for you to win! Sponsored by Lexus, the brand new BBC Good Food Eat Well Show  is dedicated to gathering together healthy food brands, products […]

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Plan Ahead Your Meat Free Week – Mung Beans Winter Casserole, Citrus Kale Salad & Roasted Cauliflower

Plan Ahead Your Meat Free Week – Mung Beans Winter Casserole, Citrus Kale Salad & Roasted Cauliflower

This week’s meat free meal plan includes some cleansing dishes such as a buckwheat porridge (raw & gluten-free) that you can prepare it the day before. I also love the Beet, Apple, Quinoa & Sprout Salad from the Green Kitchen Stories App. There has been a lot of experiment in my kitchen lately. One of my latest obsession […]

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Will New York Adopt Meatless Mondays?

Thanks to a resolution presented by New York City Council members Helen Rosenthal and Corey Johnson, the Big Apple might soon adopt Meatless Mondays and join the ranks of  Los Angeles, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Washington, D.C., Cleveland, South Miami, San Jose and San Diego. By supporting Meatless Mondays, New York City Council is sending an important message, stating that […]

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Plan Ahead Your Meat Free Week – Winter Minestrone, Grilled Mushroom Risotto & Vegan Pear Bourdaloue

Plan Ahead Your Meat Free Week – Winter Minestrone, Grilled Mushroom Risotto & Vegan Pear Bourdaloue

Looking ahead to February, here is this week’s meat free meal plan. I am still in comfort food mode until the weather gets a little warmer. There has been a lot of talk about sugar in kid’s cereals this week with direct implications for obesity and diabetes. Morning time is always hectic, when you rush […]

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Deliciously Ella – Review + Giveaway

Deliciously Ella – Review + Giveaway

Something amazing is happening to Ella Woodward, creator of the healthy eating food blog Deliciously Ella. Her momentum is unbelievable. Not only has she amassed a huge following (with over two million visitors on her blog every month), she is also publishing her first cook book and as of last week is The Telegraph’s new […]

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