As an enthusiastic health food blogger and green juice maker I am always on the lookout for new and wonderful food ventures. California, with West Hollywood and Venice Beach leading the way, has a reputation for being the mecca of yoga, meditation and all things green, mean and vegan. Having just returned back from LA I can tell you that it is all still true. Continue reading “Cafe Gratitude, Venice Beach”
Finding great, local vegan/vegetarian restaurants is not as easy as you may think considering how many column inches our health and well being is given in general media these days. Yes, you’re probably more likely to strike gold if you’re in Central London on a daily basis where you can have your pick of new, innovative and trendy vegan café’s. But here, in sleepy South West London? Not so much.
The Japanese kitchen is one of my favorites and I love discovering new and healthy cafés which incorporates both Japan and health under one roof. Otabé in Putney is such a place and if you ever find yourself in South West London you should try it. Their Matcha Latte is divine as is their brown rice porridge. After my lovely big bowl of vegetable donburi (rice and vegetables) I decided to create one at home which reminded me of Otabé’s version as this is a dish I could seriously have daily. Continue reading “Veggie Donburi”
Love a healthy curry, me. If you have a fridge full of veg that you might not want to juice, then you are a one step away from a curry. I liken a curry to a green smoothie (not literally but conceptually), a dish where you are able to fit in lots of nutritionally dense veg and where the whole is always greater than the sum of its individual parts. Continue reading “Relaxing Sweet Potato and Red Lentil Curry”