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Back To School Beany Burgers

A much loved creation from my cooking class this week and ideal for the new term.   Delicious hot, these burgers also make a great portable, protein rich meal for office lunch breaks and children’s lunch boxes.

I like using black beans or butterbeans, plenty of toasted seeds and nuts and fresh rosemary.   The […]

By |September 5th, 2015|Healthy Snacks, Mains|0 Comments

Edamame Spaghetti with Pesto of Avocado, Pine Nut & Roasted Greens

By Guestblogger Naz Maghounaki
Student of the Pure Cook’s Training 2015.

I am delighted to welcome guestblogger Naz. Naz recently turned vegan and here she shares one of her creations arising from the Pure Cook’s Training.  Be sure to check out more of her recipes at her blog  http://theveganista.uk/

 

My decision to go plant-based stemmed from years of extreme […]

By |September 5th, 2015|Mains, Recipes|2 Comments

Online Cookery Course

Kindred Spirit Magazine, July/Aug 2015

Cookery coach and author, Anna Freedman launches an online course that allows anyone to transform their lives through a radically new personalised system of natural food selection and food preparation.  Pure Cook’s Training comprises seven modules of video demonstrations and online materials that take students on a journey of wellbeing.

In […]

By |June 20th, 2015|Press|0 Comments

Sour Cream Supreme

Authentic sour cream without any dairy. A firm favourite at any table and hit with little people.  Simply delicious served with vegetables, leafy greens, inside tortilla wraps or with a curry. I use silken tofu or regular tofu combined with water to achieve a creamy consistency.

Ingredients:
Half pack silken tofu (or regular tofu combined with […]

By |June 16th, 2015|Healthy Snacks, Mains, Recipes|0 Comments

Whole Foods Healed My Life Back

By Guestblogger Ana Muriel
Student of the Pure Cook’s Training 2015.
I am delighted to welcome guestblogger Ana.  Here, she shares her very personal story of how whole foods healed and brought her life back.  Ana runs fantastic yoga and nutritional programmes, visit her site for next events; www.anamuriel.org
The art of taking care of my body started long time ago as […]

By |June 12th, 2015|Living, Macrobiotics|0 Comments

Creating Delicious Health

The Vegan Society Magazine, Summer 2015
 

Enticed by vegan cuisine, I was at first captivated by the delicious flavours of natural, plant food.  That was seven years ago now and I haven’t looked back since.  I was drawn in by the most beautiful tasting food and opened to playing with a host of new vegetable […]

By |June 3rd, 2015|Press|0 Comments

Positively Healthy Pressed Salad

The pressed salad tops a regular salad any day!  This special style of salad is utterly delicious and ever so good for your health.

Pressed salads are made up of raw vegetables finely sliced and then pressed down to release their water content. This makes the vegetables more digestible and retains the vitality of the […]

By |April 1st, 2015|Healthy Eating, Healthy Snacks, Mains|0 Comments

Spring Green Parcels with Shitake Mushroom & Kohl Rabi

By Guestblogger Lilian Kluviers
Student of the Pure Cook’s Training Spring 2015.
I am delighted to welcome guestblogger Lilian.  Here, she shares her surprises from taking the Pure Cook’s Training and a lovely recipe creation to enjoy this Spring.  Lilian is based in the Netherlands and runs a special exercise academy internationally; www.doinacademy.com.
I have always been enthusiastic about nutrition and […]

By |April 1st, 2015|Healthy Eating, Healthy Snacks, Mains, Seasons|0 Comments

Chocolate Brownie Time!

We have been having a lot of fun perfecting the ultimate chocolate brownie recipe without sugar or dairy!

Dry ingredients:
1  cup spelt flour
half tsp baking powder
3 tblspn cocoa powder
handful raisons
handful chopped dates

Wet ingredients:
3 tblspn rice milk
5 tblspn oil
2 tbslpn maple syrup
3 tbslpn rice syrup

Mix the dry ingredients in a bowl and combine the wet ingredients in […]

By |February 14th, 2015|Desserts|0 Comments

My Second Pure Baby Is Born!

With huge gratitude to the universe, I am thrilled to welcome my new baby girl into the world!  Born last Saturday 17th January at home and weighing 7 pounds.  A second Pure Baby and sister for Jemima.

By |January 22nd, 2015|Parenting|1 Comment