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Wild Garlic Pesto

This beautifully seasonal pesto works wonders with pasta and is light and refreshing to eat. Alternatively, drizzle it on a salad to give it a vibrant taste. Simple to make, with just 4 ingredients and 5 minutes of your time. It really is worth it! Ingredients Large bunch of Wild garlic (use 2 bunches of […]

Simple, Spiced Up Mexican Bowl

Julia’s guides you through a delicious spicy Mexican bowl with a perfect balance of gentle spices and cool flavours. Ingredients: Serves:4 Baby spinach leaves 2 x Red pepper, roughly chopped 2 x Red onions, 1 finely chopped 1 roughly chopped 2 x Fresh corn cut into 1cm thick pieces 1 x Tin organic kidney beans […]

Super Spinach Salad Recipe

Julia takes the simple baby spinach leaf and works her usual wonders, with crispy onions, sprouted seeds and apple this salad is a crunchy, healthy culinary masterpiece! Ingredients: Baby Spinach Leaves 1 x tbsp Olive Oil 2 x Red Onions, roughly chopped 2 x Apples, cored and sliced Juice of one Lemon 2 x tbsp […]

Quick Vegan Ceasar Salad

This fresh and tasty Caesar Salad is substantial enough for a main meal and it’s vegan too. It only takes ten minutes to make so is perfect for a quick, easy and super nutritious bite when you are short on time but don’t want to compromise  on health. And our kids even gobble this one up too […]

Cauliflower Cous Cous

Enjoy this wonderfully different light and healthy ‘cous cous’ made with super healthy cauliflower. This is a brilliant alternative to grains and is quick and easy to make. It’s also delicious! Why we LOVE cauliflower: The humble cauli provides a long list of nutirional benefits, it’s anti-imflammatory, contains vitamins B1 (thiamine), B2 (riboflavin), B3 (niacin), B5 (pantothenic acid), […]

Colourful Cabbage Salad

Learn how to prepare Julia’s vibrant Colourful Cabbage Salad full of amazing power nutrients, textures & zest. Perfect for when you need to add a little colour to your day and spring to your step. Serves: 6 Ingredients: Dressing: 2 x tsp of Dijon Mustard 1 x Clove Garlic Juice of half a Lemon 1 x Tbsp of Balsamic […]

Kaniwa & Broccoli Salad

Often described as Quinoa’s little cousin, Kaniwa (also spelled Canihua) is rich in fibre and antioxidants. It is quicker to cook than Quinoa and also supercharged with B vitamins and a wide range of minerals, including, iron, calcium and phosphorus. One issue though is that it is not as readily available as Quinoa and normally only sold at health […]

Quinoa & Avocado Salad

Julia prepares a delicious quinoa and avocado salad to delight your senses. Serves: 4 Ingredients: 75g Quinoa 1 x tbp Olive Oil ½ Red Onion, finely chopped 2 x Celery sticks, finely sliced lengthways and chopped ½ Mild Red Chilli, fresh, deseeded and finely diced 1 x Apple, cored, quartered, sliced lengthways and tossed in juice […]

Quinoa Salad

Quinoa Salad with Apple & Hazelnut

  Serves: 8 Ingredients For the Salad: 100g Quinoa 1 tbp Olive Oil 3 x Carrots, topped, tailed, rinsed and grated 4 – 5 Radishes, topped, tailed, rinsed and sliced ½ small Red Onion, finely chopped 2 x Celery sticks, sliced lengthways into thin strips then chopped 1 x Apple, cored, diced and tossed in […]