Indian mince

Superbly simple to make but packed with flavour, this Indian mince recipe is great for an easy family meal. If serving with naan, a great spelt naan bread recipe can be found here. Superbly simple to make but packed with flavour, this Indian mince recipe is great for an easy family Read more…

Green Lentil Curry

Green lentil and vegetable curry

This wonderfully tasty and satisfying green lentil and vegetable curry is a simple, one-pot dish which works for both adults and children. If serving with naan, a great spelt naan bread recipe can be found here. This wonderfully tasty and satisfying green lentil and vegetable curry is a simple, one-pot dish Read more…

Spelt gnocchi

Simple yet deliciously more-ish spelt gnocchi.  My children love to cut up the gnocci, which is great for them and saves me a job!  Serve with home-made pesto for a lovely, nutritious meal. Simple yet deliciously more-ish spelt gnocci. My children love to cut up the gnocci, which is great Read more…

Butternut squash and spinach curry

I’ve just made this and it was a hit with the children.  I offered them the choice of having it as it comes, or blended.  They went with the blended option (not one for the adults!) and they loved it, ate large portions of vegetables without even blinking. This butternut Read more…

Wheat and dairy free pesto pancakes

These yummy wheat and dairy free pesto pancakes originated as pesto pancakes but then I decided to reduce the cheese content and make them more digestible.  The recipe is now for wheat and dairy free ‘pesto’ pancakes.  They remained just as delicious and the whole family love them.  They are Read more…

Coconut dal

Another variation on a theme… this coconut dal is great for all doshas, is nutritious and most-importantly, delicious. Mung beans are the easiest pulse to digest (and least wind-forming) and is good for all doshas. If serving with naan, a great spelt naan bread recipe can be found here. Another variation Read more…

Winter vegetable and barley soup

Brimming with vegetable and barley goodness, this barley soup is great for you but also leaves you feeling totally satisfied.  It is very substantial, almost more of a stew than a soup. Brimming with vegetable and barley goodness, this soup is great for you but also leaves you feeling totally Read more…

Beetroot Curry

Beetroot is in season July through to January so it’s a great vegetable to eat throughout the winter. This sweet-sour Ayurvedic beetroot curry is a delicious way to eat it. If serving with naan, a great spelt naan bread recipe can be found here. Beetroot is in season July through to Read more…

Lemon dal soup

The added sour element from the lime or lemon adds a great twist to this tasty, healthy vegetarian dal soup. It is a very thick, substantial soup which can be eaten as such or had with rice, preferably brown to ensure a full protein meal.  Reduce the garlic if you have Read more…

Classic mung dal

This classic mung dal is a fantastically tasty vegetarian dish which, when served with wholegrains (e.g. brown rice) or dairy, provides a full protein meal.  It is a simple recipe to prepare and easy to digest.  Kids like it too! Mung beans are the easiest pulse to digest (and least wind-forming) Read more…