Pea and Cauliflower Bowl

If I was in my twenties, my girl crush would be Deliciously Ella. She has single-handedly changed the face of what a vegan may look and be like which is no small matter.  If in the past you would have let your imagination run riot and conjure up a physical manifestation of a vegan, Deliciously Ella would not have been it, let’s be honest. Continue reading “Pea and Cauliflower Bowl”

The Bodycoach, Green Juice and the beauty of social media

Beach Lean In 15

By now there is no getting away from Joe Wicks (@thebodycoach), the high octane PT and wellness wunderkind from Surbiton, also known as The Bodycoach. Whether his frantic London accent in his 15 second Instagram video recipe tutorials  floats your boat is neither here nor there, this Jamie Oliver on speed is definitely going places thanks to the astonishing before and after photos of devotees who’s fat loss and muscle gain beggars belief. He is also, let’s face it, rather easy on the eye. Continue reading “The Bodycoach, Green Juice and the beauty of social media”

1 Green Juice = A Lot of Green Veg

When you start juicing it may come as a surprise that your carefully laid out vegetables amount to hardly any juice. Fret not. You need a lot of veg to make a green juice and not all veg are the same. Here is my low down on what makes what:

1. Mean greens: Kale, Spinach, Swiss Chard, Cavolo Nero, Parsley, Coriander, ginger, radish. Bring a lot of punch and nutrients but do not warrant a lot of liquids. This is fine as a little ‘shot’ goes a long way. You also need… Continue reading “1 Green Juice = A Lot of Green Veg”

Scandi Winter Salad with Yogurt and Dill Vinaigrette


Time is getting closer to my first ever vegan cooking course and I have been busy considering recipes and ingredients that lends itself well to a group dynamic. Interestingly, I think vegan cooking can be an incredibly social experience as there is a lot of chopping, grating, slicing and blending. In addition, making a dish look beautiful is a very creative endeavour and does not only include the food but also on what the food is presented. Hence my almost unhealthy obsession with kitchen ware. Interesting plates and bowls with wonderful patterns are artifacts in themselves and presenting food can be a unique artistic expression.
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