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THE BEST HEALTHY PLACES TO EAT IN HAMPSHIRE. RAW & CURED, LIME WOOD

THE BEST HEALTHY PLACES TO EAT IN HAMPSHIRE. RAW & CURED, LIME WOOD

Nestled right in the heart of the lusciously green New Forest, Lime Wood Hotel is one of the most idyllic boutique hotel locations you can find in the South of England Its Herb House Spa is a little ...

FRESH AND ZINGY WATERMELON SALAD WITH VEGAN PARMESAN (V, GF)

FRESH AND ZINGY WATERMELON SALAD WITH VEGAN PARMESAN (V, GF)

Freshen up your summer menu with this light & zingy vegan watermelon salad with parmesan sprinkle It’s a perfect addition to any summer party table, whether you are serving it as a starter or ...

HEALTHY BANANA, PEANUT BUTTER & OAT COOKIES (VEGAN, GF)

HEALTHY BANANA, PEANUT BUTTER & OAT COOKIES (VEGAN, GF)

Get prepared for a snack attack with these healthy 4-ingredient peanut butter, banana & oat cookies Keep them plain for a perfectly healthy breakfast cookie (for both adults and children) or ...

VEGAN BBQ ‘PULLED PORK’ BUNS

VEGAN BBQ ‘PULLED PORK’ BUNS

Add a twist to your BBQ with these vegan jackfruit pulled pork buns – rich, smoky and dense yet light and nutritious You’ve got very good chances of having even the biggest fans of pork coming ...

HEALTHY MANGO & CHIA BREAKFAST POPSICLES (VEGAN, GF)

HEALTHY MANGO & CHIA BREAKFAST POPSICLES (VEGAN, GF)

These delicious popsicles with mango, ginger & turmeric smoothie layered with chia pudding make perfectly nutritious breakfast or snack Make ahead and that’s your healthy breakfast sorted ...

THE BEST VEGAN-FRIENDLY PLACES TO EAT IN HAMPSHIRE. THE WHITE HORSE, OTTERBOURNE

THE BEST VEGAN-FRIENDLY PLACES TO EAT IN HAMPSHIRE. THE WHITE HORSE, OTTERBOURNE

So you’ve organised childcare well in advance and have been so looking forward to a dinner date and a night off from cooking to only get rather disappointed about the bland, not-tasting-of-much ...

HEALTHY ‘CARROT CAKE’ GRANOLA (GF, Vegan)

HEALTHY ‘CARROT CAKE’ GRANOLA (GF, Vegan)

If you love the flavours of a traditional carrot cake, this moorish crunchy carrot cake granola will be just your cup of tea It’s an ingenious way of sneaking vegetables in your breakfast too ...

THE ALL TIME FAMILY FAVOURITE VEGAN CHILI

THE ALL TIME FAMILY FAVOURITE VEGAN CHILI

This wholesome and nutritious black bean and sweet potato vegan chilli is a big family pleaser, both for adults and children Hearty comfort meal which takes less than 30 minutes to prepare Vegan and ...

VEGAN PANCAKES FIT FOR A QUEEN (GF)

VEGAN PANCAKES FIT FOR A QUEEN (GF)

With only a few staple ingredients, these vegan & gluten free pancakes are light yet wholesome and nutritious Whether you’re making them for breakfast with the family or brunch with the royals ...

CHICKPEA WAFFLES (GF, VEGAN)

CHICKPEA WAFFLES (GF, VEGAN)

With just a handful of ingredients, these gluten free vegan chickpea waffles are a quick yet healthy fix for breakfast or lunch and can be enjoyed either with sweet or savoury toppings You can use ...

NOURISHING EDAMAME NOODLE SOUP

NOURISHING EDAMAME NOODLE SOUP

Nourishing, warming and super easy to make, this edamame noodle soup is a perfect fix for a quick lunch or dinner Vegan and gluten free      Following last week’s snowmageddon, which ...

ULTIMATE DINING EXPERIENCE AT SEASONAL SOCIALS, FOUR SEASONS HAMPSHIRE

ULTIMATE DINING EXPERIENCE AT SEASONAL SOCIALS, FOUR SEASONS HAMPSHIRE

Living in Hampshire, United Kingdom, we are very lucky to have some stunning places dotted around our beautiful county Set right in the heart of the English countryside and only 50 miles away from ...

TWO-INGREDIENT PIZZA BASE (VEGAN, GF)

TWO-INGREDIENT PIZZA BASE (VEGAN, GF)

Pizza night doesn’t have to turn into a cheat night Make it just as delicious and enjoyable with this healthy quinoa & turmeric pizza base With only 2 ingredients (yes, you’ve heard it ...

EASY VEGAN VEGETABLE CURRY (Tesco AD)

EASY VEGAN VEGETABLE CURRY (Tesco AD)

A beautiful combination of warming Indian spices and vegetables, this healthy vegan curry is quick and easy to prepare Whether you’re making it for a dinner party or for a family midweek dinner, ...

VEGAN STRAWBERRY MOUSSE CAKE (GF, NO REFINED SUGAR)

VEGAN STRAWBERRY MOUSSE CAKE (GF, NO REFINED SUGAR)

This vegan strawberry mousse cake is a beautiful ‘marriage’ of slightly crunchy hazelnut base and zingy velvety strawberry mousse topped with a thin layer of rich dark chocolate crust It’s a ...

HEALTHY VEGAN LASAGNA (GLUTEN FREE & NUT FREE)

HEALTHY VEGAN LASAGNA (GLUTEN FREE & NUT FREE)

Classic Italian lasagna made vegan, gluten free and nut free This meat free lasagna is great for a family get together, a dinner party or a weekly meal prep You can make it ahead of time and serve ...

CREAMY BEETROOT & BUCKWHEAT RISOTTO (V, GF, DF)

CREAMY BEETROOT & BUCKWHEAT RISOTTO (V, GF, DF)

Beetroot & buckwheat risotto ala healthy style Indulgingly creamy yet light, this is another dish from the ‘home comfort food’ series This humble meal is a true nutritional powerhouse: ...

THE ALL TIME FAMILY FAVOURITE VEGAN SHEPHERD’S PIE (GLUTEN & DAIRY FREE)

THE ALL TIME FAMILY FAVOURITE VEGAN SHEPHERD’S PIE (GLUTEN & DAIRY FREE)

Good old family classic shepherd’s pie made vegan friendly A perfect comfort food dish for a cold winter’s day, which the whole family will enjoy (even the fussiest little eaters will love it) ...

SUPER EASY ONE POT SQUASH & SWEET POTATO SOUP (VEGAN, GLUTEN FREE, DAIRY FREE)

SUPER EASY ONE POT SQUASH & SWEET POTATO SOUP (VEGAN, GLUTEN FREE, DAIRY FREE)

  Nourishing & wholesome soup which takes very little effort to prepare A perfect one pot lunch or dinner for the whole family and a great meal prep option Vegan, dairy & gluten free ...

HEALTHY VEGAN CHOCOLATE TARTS (GF)

HEALTHY VEGAN CHOCOLATE TARTS (GF)

This recipe is a perfect party dessert recipe, which you can make in advance Free from gluten, dairy and refined sugar, it’s much kinder to your waste and is a great way to shave off unnecessary ...

MY BEST YET HOMEMADE VEGAN EGGNOG (GLUTEN FREE, SUGAR FREE)

MY BEST YET HOMEMADE VEGAN EGGNOG (GLUTEN FREE, SUGAR FREE)

Creamy, smooth, silky, this no egg eggnog is super simple to make and takes very little time to prepare Serve it cold with some ice or as a hot latte with whipped coconut cream and gingerbread ...

HEALTHY, GLUTEN & SUGAR FREE GINGERBREAD COOKIES

HEALTHY, GLUTEN & SUGAR FREE GINGERBREAD COOKIES

Good old favourite gingerbread cookies but with a healthy twist Free from gluten, dairy and refined sugar, they are a delicious treat to enjoy over the festive season without excessive calories ...

EASY MOROCCAN INSPIRED FESTIVE SALAD (GLUTEN FREE, VEGAN)

EASY MOROCCAN INSPIRED FESTIVE SALAD (GLUTEN FREE, VEGAN)

With the festive season just round the corner, now is the time to start thinking of the recipes for your Christmas table, don’t you think I don’t know about you but I like having some lighter ...

GRANOLA BREAKFAST PIZZA (GLUTEN FREE, VEGAN)

GRANOLA BREAKFAST PIZZA (GLUTEN FREE, VEGAN)

Granola pizza is a perfect weekend brunch recipe It takes minutes to prepare and more importantly, you don’t have to make individual brunch dishes for all your guests (which can get too time ...

HEALTHY GLUTEN FREE CHOCOLATE COOKIES

HEALTHY GLUTEN FREE CHOCOLATE COOKIES

With Christmas just round the corner, these easy gluten and refined sugar free chocolate cookies are a perfect treat to accompany your winter cup of hot chocolate! They take around 20 minutes to ...

RED LENTIL CURRY (GLUTEN FREE, DAIRY FREE, VEGAN)

RED LENTIL CURRY (GLUTEN FREE, DAIRY FREE, VEGAN)

A good old curry I don’t think you can ever go wrong with this firm family favourite If you are lucky to have some curry left over, it tastes even better the next day     The secret to a ...

PUMPKIN SPICE WAFFLES (GLUTEN FREE & DAIRY FREE)

PUMPKIN SPICE WAFFLES (GLUTEN FREE & DAIRY FREE)

Light and fluffy, these pumpkin spice waffles ooze autumn inspired flavours They are perfect for a weekend brunch as you can make them ahead of time and freeze (take them out of the freezer the night ...

BASIL & KALE PESTO (DAIRY FREE, GLUTEN FREE, VEGAN)

BASIL & KALE PESTO (DAIRY FREE, GLUTEN FREE, VEGAN)

Pesto is a great condiment to keep in the fridge when you want to put together a quick meal Add it to pasta or pizza base, use it as a salad dressing, spread it on toast or use it as a dip – it’s ...

BOUNTY-LICIOUS CHOCOLATE PROTEIN WAFFLES (GLUTEN FREE, DAIRY FREE, VEGAN)

BOUNTY-LICIOUS CHOCOLATE PROTEIN WAFFLES (GLUTEN FREE, DAIRY FREE, VEGAN)

Light, soft, chocolatey – eating these waffles is just like indulging in the good old Bounty chocolate bar, only a healthier version of it These chocolate protein waffles are perfect for a weekend ...

‘CARROT CAKE’ MILLET PORRIDGE (GLUTEN FREE, DAIRY FREE, VEGAN)

‘CARROT CAKE’ MILLET PORRIDGE (GLUTEN FREE, DAIRY FREE, VEGAN)

This comforting bowl of ‘carrot cake’ millet porridge is a great way of adding vegetables to your morning porridge Full of nutrients (such as magnesium, calcium, phosphorus, fiber and ...

WEEKEND GETAWAY IN COTSWOLDS, ENGLAND

WEEKEND GETAWAY IN COTSWOLDS, ENGLAND

Picture perfect English villages, quirky cosy cottages with thatched roofs, luscious green grasslands and virgin beech woods – it’s no surprise that The Cotswolds is considered one of the Areas ...

NUTELLA PORRIDGE. THE HEALTHY WAY (GLUTEN FREE, DAIRY FREE, VEGAN)

NUTELLA PORRIDGE. THE HEALTHY WAY (GLUTEN FREE, DAIRY FREE, VEGAN)

This post will be a short and sweet one Thanks to so many of you asking on Instagram, I’m popping in to post the recipe for this delicious chocolate porridge for those of you who can’t wait ...

GREEN KALE SALAD WITH SPICY ROASTED CHICKPEAS (GLUTEN FREE, VEGAN)

GREEN KALE SALAD WITH SPICY ROASTED CHICKPEAS (GLUTEN FREE, VEGAN)

Fresh, zingy, packed with nutrition and vitamins – this green salad takes very little time to put together and can be enjoyed over lunch or dinner Serve it with a side of sweet potato baked fries ...

GLUTEN FREE & DAIRY FREE PLUM CRUMBLE (VEGAN, CANDIDA FRIENDLY)

GLUTEN FREE & DAIRY FREE PLUM CRUMBLE (VEGAN, CANDIDA FRIENDLY)

‘Plum crumble for breakfast!’ you might ask, to which you would receive a big and resounding YES!!   The plum tree in our garden has exceeded all expectations this year ‘The old lady’ of ...

3 INGREDIENT GLUTEN FREE BUCKWHEAT WRAPS

3 INGREDIENT GLUTEN FREE BUCKWHEAT WRAPS

Having taken a little break from posting on my blog and social media, I’m back with a new lease of energy {a huge sigh of relief} and beaming with excitement to conjure up some new healthy and ...

‘BLACK FOREST GATEAU’ PORRIDGE (GLUTEN FREE, SUGAR FREE, CANDIDA FRIENDLY, VEGAN)

‘BLACK FOREST GATEAU’ PORRIDGE (GLUTEN FREE, SUGAR FREE, CANDIDA FRIENDLY, VEGAN)

Although it’s summer time and we’ve been so lucky to see some glorious hot sunny days here in England, I still like to treat myself to a bowl of hot porridge from now and again, especially when ...

BUTTERNUT SQUASH HUMMUS (GLUTEN FREE, VEGAN & CANDIDA FRIENDLY)

BUTTERNUT SQUASH HUMMUS (GLUTEN FREE, VEGAN & CANDIDA FRIENDLY)

Today’s recipe was inspired by my trip to Rotterdam’s Markthal, the Dutch food market that I visited a few weeks ago     I must have spent a good few hours wandering round from stall to ...

BASIC CHIA PUDDING RECIPE & OPTIONAL EXTRAS

BASIC CHIA PUDDING RECIPE & OPTIONAL EXTRAS

Today’s post is dedicated to one of my almighty favourite breakfasts – chia pudding I’ll post a simple recipe which you can use as a base, as well as ideas and suggestions of how to infuse ...

RED LENTIL PASTA WITH AUBERGINE & RED PEPPER SAUCE (GLUTEN FREE, CANDIDA FRIENDLY, VEGAN)

RED LENTIL PASTA WITH AUBERGINE & RED PEPPER SAUCE (GLUTEN FREE, CANDIDA FRIENDLY, VEGAN)

Pasta must be one of my favourite ‘ready in a jiffy’ meals which I always resort to when I’m short of time or not quite in the mood for experimenting in the kitchen I’d go as far as saying ...

5 INGREDIENT BLUEBERRY & COCONUT YOGHURT POPSICLES (DAIRY FREE, VEGAN, CANDIDA FRIENDLY)

5 INGREDIENT BLUEBERRY & COCONUT YOGHURT POPSICLES (DAIRY FREE, VEGAN, CANDIDA FRIENDLY)

This week’s temperatures have been soaring here in the UK, which has been a perfect excuse to stock the freezer up with even more popsicles!     I have owned up in my previous posts that ...

SPINACH WRAPS (VEGAN, GLUTEN FREE)

SPINACH WRAPS (VEGAN, GLUTEN FREE)

These healthy vegan & gluten free wraps are a great quick fix for a speedy lunch or dinner Make ahead and keep the wraps in the freezer     As much as I’d like to ‘fluff up’ the ...

CAULIFLOWER HUMMUS (GLUTEN FREE, VEGAN, CANDIDA FRIENDLY)

CAULIFLOWER HUMMUS (GLUTEN FREE, VEGAN, CANDIDA FRIENDLY)

I don’t know about you but I’m a total ‘serial snacker’ and I just can’t imagine how some people can last from one meal to another without snacking in between Please give me some tips if ...

CHOCOLATE PROTEIN CREPES (GLUTEN & DAIRY FREE)

CHOCOLATE PROTEIN CREPES (GLUTEN & DAIRY FREE)

These chocolate crepes are a perfect postworkout breakfast or brunch If you’re not keen on using protein powder, just replace use with cocoa powder Delicious yet healthy start to the day Free ...

BREAKFAST POPSICLES (GLUTEN FREE, DAIRY FREE, VEGAN, CANDIDA FRIENDLY)

BREAKFAST POPSICLES (GLUTEN FREE, DAIRY FREE, VEGAN, CANDIDA FRIENDLY)

Do you ever get in a breakfast rut Does it ever feel like you’re having the same meal again and again I’m certainly guilty of preparing the old and trusted overnight oats or porridge bowls for a ...

TURMERIC GRANOLA (GLUTEN FREE, VEGAN, CANDIDA FRIENDLY)

TURMERIC GRANOLA (GLUTEN FREE, VEGAN, CANDIDA FRIENDLY)

Turmeric The powerhouse ingredient I’ve been utterly addicted to for as long as I can remember While once focused on anti-inflammatory benefits, decreased cancer risk, and support of ...

SUPER SIMPLE MILLET & AVOCADO PORRIDGE (GLUTEN FREE, DAIRY FREE, VEGAN, CANDIDA FRIENDLY)

SUPER SIMPLE MILLET & AVOCADO PORRIDGE (GLUTEN FREE, DAIRY FREE, VEGAN, CANDIDA FRIENDLY)

Porridge doesn’t ever get boring, don’t you agree No matter whether it’s a hot summer day or a cold wintery morning, give me a bowl of porridge and I will be one happy lady! In this ...

4 INGREDIENT STRAWBERRY & COCONUT CREAM POPSICLES (DAIRY FREE, SUGAR FREE, VEGAN, CANDIDA FRIENDLY)

4 INGREDIENT STRAWBERRY & COCONUT CREAM POPSICLES (DAIRY FREE, SUGAR FREE, VEGAN, CANDIDA FRIENDLY)

I have a confession My freezer is currently full to the brim with homemade popsicles as I have been slightly addicted to playing with endless flavours and combinations of ice lollies They are so ...

BEETROOT WAFFLES (GLUTEN & DAIRY FREE)

BEETROOT WAFFLES (GLUTEN & DAIRY FREE)

These beetroot waffles are a great way to sneak in some extra veggie goodness into your meal You can eat them with sweet or savoury toppings, which makes these waffles a perfect breakfast or lunch ...

TURMERIC QUINOA WITH ROASTED BEETROOT & SPINACH (GLUTEN FREE, VEGAN, CANDIDA FRIENDLY)

TURMERIC QUINOA WITH ROASTED BEETROOT & SPINACH (GLUTEN FREE, VEGAN, CANDIDA FRIENDLY)

This simple bowl of turmeric quinoa with roasted beetroot and wilted spinach is packed with plant protein and fibre, as well as being vitamin dense thanks to easily accessible nature’s ‘superfood ...

MY FAVOURITE PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES

MY FAVOURITE PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES

Ever since I started my personal fitness journey in May 2015, it turned into more than just toning up, growing a six-pack (I still can’t see one of those by the way) or chiseling a bikini body ...

SUSHI SANDWICH (GLUTEN FREE, VEGAN, CANDIDA FRIENDLY)

SUSHI SANDWICH (GLUTEN FREE, VEGAN, CANDIDA FRIENDLY)

Is sushi sandwich a real thing Yes, it is! Combine your favourite sushi ingredients with rice, delicately wrap it all up in a nori sheet and you have yourself a perfect breadless sandwich which ...


      

ABOUT ME

Hi! I’m Tania. Welcome to my blog, where I share my easy yet healthy recipes for nutritious and wholesome meals, as well as my passion for healthy, mindful living and travel. All of my recipes are free from gluten and refined sugar. Thank you for stopping by and happy browsing.

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