Tapenade

Tapenade

A really tasty dip for crudites or pitta breads 110g stoned black olives 50g anchovy fillets 1tbsp capers 1tbsp Dijon mustard 1tbsp lemon juice Freshly ground pepper Whizz all ingredients togetherAdd 4tbsp olive oilStore in sterilized jar in fridge – keeps for months...
Chickpea and cauliflower curry

Chickpea and cauliflower curry

1tbsp sunflower oil 1 medium onion, thinly sliced 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2.5cm peeled and grated ginger 2cm of peeled and grated turmeric (or 1tsp ground turmeric) 1 green chilli, finely chopped (leave seeds in for more spice) 2tsps hot curry powder 300ml vegetable...
Rich chocolate cake

Rich chocolate cake

1 dessertspoon melted butter, for greasing tin 150g dark chocolate, chopped 125g butter 150g caster sugar 3 eggs, lightly beaten 55g plain flour or ground almonds Chocolate glaze: 110g dark chocolate, chopped 2tbsp milk 45g butter Preheat oven to 160oc/325of/gas mark...

New yoga videos

As well as the 15 minute chair yoga video I uploaded last week, there are now a weight bearing sequence and a short session of standing poses. I hope you enjoy practising and please send me feedback and suggestions.
Top tips for gut health

Top tips for gut health

Eat a high fibre dietWhole grains (e.g. brown rice, wholegrain pasta), fruit & vegPrevents constipation and reduces risk of type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and bowel cancerEat the rainbow of fruit and vegetablesDifferent colours of fruit and veg contain...