Just like getting 30 plant foods a week, increasing your fibre intake sounds difficult. However, it’s always more difficult in theory than in practice. Even still, most adults are only getting 15g – 16g of fibre a day instead of the recommended 30g. So below I’ve listed some simple food swaps and food ad-ins thatContinue reading “Simple Fibre Food Swaps and Add-ins”
So you’ve heard me banging on about fibre for the past few days, so where exactly do we find it? Well, fibre is only found in plant foods, meaning you can’t get it from dairy, meat, poultry, fish or eggs. It also can not be found in most processed foods or white flour based productsContinue reading “High Fibre Foods”
Fibre. You might have heard of it before but have never really known what it is, what it does or where it comes from. Well in this post, I’m going to explain it all and hopefully encourage you to eat a bit more of it. Fibre is a carbohydrate. However, it is only found inContinue reading “Fibre: What it is and Why you need it”
Replace your traditional wings with some cauli-powered ones! Ingredients One head of cauliflower 4tbsp hot sauce (My favourites are Franks or Cholula) 2tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1tbsp maple syrup Method Preheat your oven to 180 degrees celsius Chop the heads off your cauliflower and cut them into evenly-sized pieces Mix your hot sauce, oliveContinue reading “Buffalo Roasted Cauliflower”
Replace your favourite sandwich filling with a plant-based version! Ingredients 400g tin of chickpeas Vegan mayo (homemade recipe coming soon) 50g sweetcorn 50g red onion 50g red pepper Pinch of paprika Pinch of salt and pepper Sourdough bread Method Strain your chickpeas and place them in a large bowl (you can keep liquid from chickpeas,Continue reading “Chickpea ‘Tuna’”
Did you know that stress can be really damaging for your gut? So much so that even if you are eating nutrient-dense whole foods, you can become nutrient deficient. Your body is capable of dealing with stress. However, only in small doses. Its designed to help us get out of dangerous situations and get toContinue reading “Stress and Your Gut”
Garlic Miso Dressing Ingredients 1 tbsp brown rice miso paste 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 2 cloves of garlic 1 tbsp tamari Squeeze of fresh lemon juice Method Place all of the ingredients in a food processor/blender and blitz until smooth Pour over your favourite mix of veggies Garlic, Olive Oil and Lemon DressingContinue reading “Salad Dressings”
Ingredients 1 tin of chickpeas 1tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1tsp paprika 1tsp cumin 1tsp garlic powder Pinch chilli powder Pinch of salt and pepper Method Preheat oven to 180 degrees celsius Drain your can of chickpeas (you can keep liquid from chickpeas, called aquafaba, for egg substitute or to make plant-based mayo) and pourContinue reading “Spicy Roasted Chickpeas”
Tenders are always such a comfort food. Here’s how you can make a whole-food, plant-based version! Ingredients 140g extra firm tofu (generally half a block) 100g wholegrain flour 50g raw almonds 2tbsp ground flaxseed 6tbsp water 1tsp paprika 1tsp garlic granules 1/2tsp cayenne pepper/mild chilli powder (you can use more or less depending on howContinue reading “Tofu Tenders”
Ingredients 1/2 Block Firm Tofu 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil Dash of salt and pepper 1 tsp paprika Juice of half a lime 1 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper 1/2 tsp oregano Method Preheat your oven to 180 degrees celsius Chop your tofu into bite-sized cubes and place in a large bowlContinue reading “Crispy Roasted Tofu”
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