Chocolate & Cranberry Granola

I’d always wanted to make my own granola; to be able to regulate the quality of ingredients, restrict the amount of sugar and fats, and to be able to devise my own flavour combinations. And, finally, yesterday I did it, and it turned out better than I had hoped. Ingredients: 1 cup oats 1 tbsp…

Homemade Chunky Guacamole

We’re only at the beginning of the week, and yet I’ve woken up this morning with a heavy head, snotty nose, and aching legs. No wonder my partner bolted out of bed this morning; the ghastly sight of gunky liquid accumulating above my top lip would have me running as well. As much as I…

Vanilla & Coconut Chia Pudding

As with most chia puddings, it’s great if you can soak the seeds overnight, but if your time is limited, you can soak this for as little as half an hour and still get away with it! Ingredients: Serves 1 3 tbsp cup chia seeds 1/2 cup light coconut milk 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/2…

Healthy Chocolate & Stem Ginger Cheesecake

Despite my adamant attempt at self-restraint, I am still often caught red-handed polishing off the remnants of a chocolate cake or bar, face plastered with an expression of penitence. I just can’t help it when it comes to chocolate; some believe that abstinence is key, but whoever abides by this notion has clearly never experienced…

Mango Coconut Smoothie

No Talking. Just Eating. Ingredients: 2 medium mango 1/2 cup coconut milk 1/2 cup crushed ice (Optional) 1/2 tbsp rose water 1 tbsp pistachio kernels Assortment of fruit   Method: Blend together all ingredients, apart from the pistachio and assortment of fruit. Top the smoothie with the remaining fruit and pistachio  

Chicken Fajita Salad Bowl

Wait… hold on… no…. this can’t be… could it? … oh. my. God… I looked out the window today at 7pm, and IT WASN’T DARK! That’s right, folks! Summer is coming!! With summer fast approaching, there is such a romantic ambience in the air, as the sunshine gleams through your window and lights up the…

Asian Wild Salmon Courgetti

There are few things more rewarding and satisfying than a well-balanced Asian flavour concoction; over the years, whilst many aspects of my life have been reshaped and altered, the one constant has been my love for Asian food. Resultantly, there are few dishes that can beat my favourite fish (salmon), paired with my Asian soy…

Roasted Sweet Potato, with Lemon Tahini & Smoked Paprika Dressing

She stared lustfully out the rain-stained window, reminiscing the days where she would gaze admiringly at the clouds swimming across the humbly exulted blue skies; and when the warm spring heat wou… Source: Roasted Sweet Potato, with Lemon Tahini & Smoked Paprika Dressing

Roasted Sweet Potato, with Lemon Tahini & Smoked Paprika Dressing

She stared lustfully out the rain-stained window, reminiscing the days where she would gaze admiringly at the clouds swimming across the humbly exalted blue skies; and when the warm spring heat would penetrate through her sun-kissed skin. But alas, she was jolted back to reality, where the quaint whisper of the falling rain accompanied the…

A little French to go with my Toast

It’s true- I am obsessed with bread; as a friend of mine crudely pointed out, many of my recipes tend to gravitate towards one key ingredients- you guessed it, BREAD! But what’s the harm in that? When an ingredient is so delicious in so many different forms, who is to say that it should not…

The Breakfast of Champions; Homemade Shakshuka

I really do love my breakfast; my biggest meal of the day is usually the one that starts my morning off, and as a result, I try to find recipes that are delicious and filling. I have also noticed that the more substantial my breakfast, the less ‘hangry’ I get during the day. As I’m…

Cacao and Walnut Butter, with Summer Oats

I have always been a massive porridge fan, from when I used to go to school and ate this breakfast masterpiece as fuel for the morning, to the days where I fancied a quick and healthy snack, and even extending to lazy lunchtimes meals and wholesome desserts. Suffice to say, I am a big porridge…