New & Improved *Spiced Savoury Bread* with Roast Pumpkin Dip

My previous recipe of this bread was very vague. This is because for me, following a recipe takes a lot of the joy out of cooking and all kinds of experimenting in the kitchen. That meant that every time I made bread,… Read More

New Moon Goddess Potion

I usually always post on a Thursday but I wanted to post this Tuesday as it’s a new moon tonight. This is a special time when people naturally become more introverted, perhaps feeling more tired and more like saying at home, relaxing…. Read More

Spiced Savoury Bread

This recipe is inspired by the beautiful cooks at Byron Yoga Centre where I study two days a week. This week I’m actually just completing my level 2 teacher training there after studying for six months, but long ago on our very… Read More

Roasted Cauliflower & Chickpeas

I love this dish and use it as an accompaniment to all sorts of salads. Chickpeas are a great source of plant protein and when roasted they become firm and almost crispy, adding a lovely, almost nutty, texture. This is so easy… Read More

Apricot & Pistachio Quinoa with Vegan Pesto

Now it’s summer, we often yearn for more fresh, fruity flavours. This is a great salad to add to a barbecue, take out on picnics or enjoy around the table on a summer evening. A big bonus is that it’s so simple… Read More

Vegetable and Tahini Quinoa

This is such a fantastic summer salad and it’s a great option if you’re preparing food for lots of people. It’s colourful and light but has so much plant protein it will fill you up and fuel your body. The mixture of… Read More

A Healthy Spread

I’ve had such a fantastic time celebrating my 21st and wanted to share with you how I treated my guests to homemade nibbles. I tend to have a big meal a couple of hours before going out  but as I was having… Read More

Hot Jalapeño Hummus

Hummus is a great thing to have in your fridge, it brings moisture to meals and a fantastically filling element. I love adding a big dollop to bowls of quinoa and veg, raw salads as well as using it as a dip… Read More

Ella’s food solution for… Chip lovers

I know chips are a big comfort to lots of people. That crisp exterior and soft interior is a texture some are not willing to sacrifice – have no fear, you don’t have to. There are chip varieties which provide much more… Read More

Ella’s food solution for… Revamping your summer salad

This is a such a fresh and easy dish, perfect for this time of year. The softness of the egg and avocado goes with the crunch of the pepper, cucumber and spring onion to provide a great combination of textures. The stronger… Read More