Gluten-free & Dairy-Free Chia Seed Super Salad


The sun is streaming into the kitchen and it feels great to be making hot-weather food. Step forward salads – with zingy, fresh ingredients and clean, clear tastes. Making food in this heat becomes as simple as putting some ingredients in a bowl. And when it’s this simple, it’s supereasy to make healthy, nutrient-packed meals. […]

Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Sushi from Renée Elliott’s Me, You & the Kids, Too


Zoë loves nori which is great because it’s amazingly good for you. Like other sea vegetables, it is high in B vitamins, beta-carotene, calcium, iron and zinc, so it is brilliant at boosting your immune system. And it’s particularly high in vitamin A which helps prevent colds and sore throats, as well as maintaining healthy…

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Leemei Tan’s Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Malaysian Coconut & Lemongrass–Scented Rice with Squid Sambal


It’s easy to get stuck in a rut, making the same spice paste over and over again. So I tried a new one to make this recipe – from Leemei Tan‘s Lemongrass & Ginger. I have an all-time favourite Thai green curry that I make that is hard to drag myself away from. But it…

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Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Kelp Noodles with a Chilli Lime Dressing


Last night I made a recipe from Christine Bailey’s new book The Raw Food Diet. A raw food diet is increasingly recognised as a superhealthy way to eat (and followed by many celebs, including Jennifer Aniston and Demi Moore). Raw food is basically food that hasn’t been heated above 47.7°C/118°F. It’s all about pure, unadulterated,…

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Gluten-free & Dairy-Free Cucumber, Celery, Apple & Mango Detox Juice


With Christmas, New Year and my birthday over for another year, it’s time to do some detoxing. (Especially as I was out drinking and dancing last night until 3am!) So I’ve started this morning with this Mango Detox Juice from a book by Christine Bailey called The Juice Diet which DBP has just published. It’s…

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Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Chicken & Fennel Salad with Tzatziki


This is a spicy chicken and fennel salad with a fennel-flavoured tzatziki. I’ve made the tzatziki with soya yogurt – and I used Alpro plain. But I think that Alpro might have changed the recipe for their plain soya yogurt recently, as it tastes slightly sweet (and maybe with vanilla-flavouring?) to me now. So I’ve…

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