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Supporting World Plant Milk Day 22nd August 2018

Contrary to popular traditional beliefs, you can have a healthy balanced diet without dairy. What about the calcium? The reality is that you can look after your bones through a diet full of plant foods such as green vegetables (kale, spinach, collard greens), chia...

Creamy Pea and Spinach Pasta: A 10 Minute Meal

Green peas are an incredibly healthy food to incorporate into your diet. Peas, along with other vegetables, make a great accompaniment to meat or fish, they can be added to salads, they can be made into soup or dips. This delicious creamy pasta recipe by Deliciously...

Cool Bananas

CHANCTONBURY HEALTH CARE’S FRUIT OF THE MONTH Bananas are the most popular fruit in the world after apples and oranges. They are the best know tropical fruit and scientifically they are actually a berry. A popular belief is that bananas are grown on trees, however,...

Supporting Celiac Awareness Week 14th – 20th May 2018

THE FACTS: Celiac disease is not a food allergy or an intolerance but an autoimmune disease caused by a reaction to gluten. Damage to the gut lining occurs when someone with celiac disease eats gluten. Celiac disease affects at least 1 in 100 people in the UK and in...

Quick and Easy Hummus

Hummus is a delicious creamy, thick spread made primarily from mashed chickpeas and a few other healthy ingredients.  It is an ‘ancient’ food that has long been enjoyed in the Middle East and North African countries.  Over the last decade hummus has become popular...

Creamy Carrot and Coconut Soup (dairy and gluten free)

Serves: 6-8      Preparation time: 30 minutes INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil or coconut oil 2 cups (300g) diced yellow onion 1 tablespoon minced garlic (3 cloves) 1 teaspoon sea salt, or more to taste 6 cups peeled and cubed carrots 1/2...

Almond waffles with berry compote

Celebrate international waffle day with these delicious gluten and dairy free waffles.  Accompanied with a warm berry compote and toasted flaked almonds, these protein packed waffles make an excellent healthy breakfast treat or dessert. Ingredients Makes 4 large...

Roasted Mediterranean Vegetables

Serves 4 1 red onion 2 courgettes 2 aubergines 2 red peppers olive oil 2 garlic cloves 1 tbsp mixed herbs 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar (optional) salt and pepper Heat the oven to 200c. Cut the aubergines, courgettes and red onion into thin slices and place them...

BANANA AND RAISIN BREAD

BANANA AND RAISIN BREAD This naturally sweet bread has much to celebrate.  It is simple to bake and is a great way to use up very ripe bananas.  It provides an excellent source of protein thanks to the eggs and the optional protein powder means this is a...

Almond Pancakes With Grilled Banana and Walnuts

ALMOND PANCAKES WITH GRILLED BANANA AND WALNUTS (Taken from Get the Glow Cookbook by Madeleine Shaw) Makes 9 pancakes INGREDIENTS: 200 g ground almonds 1tsp baking powder small pinch salt 2 eggs, lightly beaten 180 ml almond milk (unsweetened) 2 tbs...

Gluten Free Gingerbread Men Recipe

Gluten Free Gingerbread Men Recipe INGREDIENTS (MAKES 10 GINGERBREAD MEN) 280 g (2 ¾ cups) ground almonds 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg ¼ teaspoon ground ginger ½ teaspoon gluten free baking powder 4 (60 g) fresh soft pitted dates 50...

Roast Maple Brussels Sprout with apple and walnuts

Roast Maple Brussels Sprout with apple and walnuts 1 lb Brussels sprout, ends cut, then halved 1 large apple, cored and roughly chopped ¼ cup walnuts, roughly chopped 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp maple syrup salt and pepper to take Preheat oven to 200 C In a...

Healthy Homemade Guacamole (avocado dip)

  HEALTHY HOMEMADE GAUCAMOLE (avocado dip) Serve cold with vegetable sticks and/or homemade sweet potato fries* Serves 3-4 Ingredients: 2-3 ripe medium sided hass avocados 1/2 small white or red onion finely diced 1 small red bell pepper finely diced...

Courgette and Cherry Tomato Frittata

Courgette and Cherry Tomato Frittata Frittatas are a healthy way to enjoy eggs.  They can be combined with a variety of vegetables including spinach, kale, mushrooms, leeks etc and in no time at all you can have a nourishing meal on the table. Ingredients:...

Chocolate Cake (Gluten Free)

CHOCOLATE CAKE (gluten-free) INGREDIENTS Chocolate Cake 1 cup almond flour ½ cup raw cacao powder ¼ cup sifted coconut flour 1 teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt ½ cup maple syrup ½ cup butter, melted 4 eggs, room temperature ½ cup dark chocolate chunks...

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