Banana and Chia Loaf Cake with Dates and Walnuts

My Banana and Chia Loaf Cake with Dates and Walnuts is a delicious treat you can enjoy as part of a healthy eating plan. This is a sponsored post in collaboration with Indigo Herbs, suppliers of organic and quality assured natural health products. All the opinions expressed are my own.  Eating healthy foods and exercising regularly Read More…

A Vegetarian Burns Night – Not So Offal Haggis

January 25, Burns Night, marks the annual celebration of Scotland’s national poet, Robert Burns. It’s generally a very meaty celebration, but you can enjoy a delicious Vegetarian Burns Night too. Robbie Burns’ is a legend in Scotland as well as further afield. His huge volume of work includes ‘Auld Lang Syne’ and every year his fans celebrate with a special Read More…

How to Poach Chicken Breasts

One of the best – and easiest – ways to cook chicken breasts is to poach them. It really keeps the meat moist and is particularly good if you plan to use the chicken cold or add it to a dish already cooked. Because the chicken is cooked in liquid it cannot help but stay Read More…

Vegetarian Dinner Ideas for Back to School

Now September has arrived, easy back to school dinner ideas are more important than ever. Enjoying a few vegetarian meals each week benefits your health, your budget and the planet so it’s important to include meat free recipes in your menu rotation too. These vegetarian dinner ideas make it easy – and they are so hearty they will Read More…

Peach Proscuitto and Parmesan Salad

I first published this Peach Proscuitto and Parmesan Salad recipe three years ago, during a British autumn unlike any I have known in the over twenty-five years I have lived in the UK. It reminded me of the autumns I remember in Canada with the sound of crisp leaves underfoot, lazy late afternoon sunshine and evenings spent in Read More…