Pear & Cranberry Crumble

I created this lovely festive dessert last night.  It was yummy, colourful and certainly a winner!

Pear & Cranberry Crumble

2 pears cut into small chunks
2 cups cranberries
3 tblspns Rice syrup
Dash water/ apple juice

1 cup oats
1 cup flour (any flour – eg. plain white/ wholemeal or rice flour)
handful raisons
Few tblsp ground almonds
4 tblspns sunflower oil
5 tblspns […]

By |December 5th, 2011|Desserts, Recipes|0 Comments

Tips To Slow Sugar Cravings

Sugar may give you quick energy bursts but it really is a deadly substance.  Sugar is linked with all manner of health conditions and disease.  Sugar is very artificial, it has been stripped of all nutrient content and actually leaches nutrition from the body in order to be metabolised.  So sugar sacrifices full body […]

By |November 21st, 2011|Desserts, Healthy Eating|0 Comments

TV Tribute To Grandma Muriel

She was the queen of fishcakes, the hostess of legendary family gatherings and a truly wonderful grandmother.
Muriel Beacon was remembered with much love last week on television.  Thank you to the many family members and friends for viewing and celebrating her life.

I was honoured to film with Gino D’Acampo and bring alive healthy updates […]

By |October 24th, 2011|Dishes on ITV|1 Comment

Oat, Raisin & Almond Cookies

Here is the recipe for the cookies that everyone so enjoyed at ‘A Recipe For Energised Eating’ at Wellbeing in the City last week.

Oat, Raisin & Almond Cookies

1 cup oats

tiny pinch Sea salt

Half cup ground almonds

Handful raisins

Quarter cup flour

Quarter cup sunflower oil

4 tablespoons rice syrup

Handful flaked almonds

Sugar free jam – optional

Dry roast the […]

By |October 12th, 2011|Desserts, Healthy Snacks|2 Comments

Dining Club Delights…

Diners certainly ate well last night at our Love At First Bite Dining Club.  From samosas, through to cauliflower soup with sweet miso  and steamed sourdough bread, followed by an abundant seasonal vegetable feast with white beans and quinoa, butternut squash tempura, ginger glazed pay choy, red and brown rice risotto, yellow courgette salad […]

By |August 19th, 2011|Desserts, Mains, Recipes|0 Comments

Naturally Fantastico

I’m appearing with celebrity chef Gino D’Acampo next month in ITV’s new series ‘There’s No Taste Like Home’.

The ITV series is discovering traditional recipes that have remained in families for generations and bringing these dishes into restaurants.  I refine my Grandmother’s legendary recipes to far healthier and equally delicious versions.

I’ll be posting the recipes […]

By |August 12th, 2011|Dishes on ITV|0 Comments

Red Lentil, Tomato Walnut Pate

Red lentils are great to use in summer for their light energy and they cook really quickly.  For a faster recipe, no need to bake the pate.


1 cups red lentils

1 and a half Cups water

Half cup passata

Wakame sea vegetable

1 diced onions

1 clove garlic

5  tomatoes

Handful finely cut walnuts

Chopped Basil leaves

Dash of shoyu

Dash of […]

By |August 8th, 2011|Healthy Snacks, Mains, Recipes|0 Comments

Polenta Cake Hearts

Enjoy feeding your loved ones with our Polenta Cake Hearts.  This delicious treat is perfect to expand energy and nurture nourishment for all.

The recipe is beautifully sweet and yet free from any sugar, baked flour or dairy.  The recipe uses rice syrup which is made in a natural process from the whole rice grain […]

By |August 8th, 2011|Desserts, Healthy Snacks, Recipes|0 Comments

Kale Crisps

Kale Crisps
These easy to prepare vegetable crisps taste like the seaweed served in Chinese restaurants and are sure to have people oozing with delight!  Kale is abundant at this time of year and carries all the great properties of dark, leafy green vegetables, being rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.  […]

By |August 8th, 2011|Healthy Snacks|0 Comments

Krispy Rice Treats

These puffed rice treats are a hit with everyone!

They are sweetened using rice syrup which is a lovely and healthier alternative to sugar.  Rice syrup is made from the whole rice grain and so bestows stable and steady blood sugar levels.

3 dessertspoons Peanut butter
3 dessertspoons Rice syrup
Dash of Vanilla essence
Handful Raisons
Chopped nuts […]

By |August 8th, 2011|Desserts, Healthy Snacks|0 Comments