Nicola Moore, Nutritional Therapist

Who’s The Expert? And Why? Sensible, safe and effective nutrition and lifestyle advice is a responsibility, and more complex than simply dishing out ‘one size fits all’ recommendation.  As such, Nicola understands the importance of working not only from the evidence base, but also within her scope of practice. She works alongside many outstanding doctors, researchers,Continue reading

Herby Green Bread by Amelia Freer

This delicious green bread is more cakey than bready in texture, because it’s gluten-free. It’s really nice toasted for breakfast with a poached egg, but as it will fall apart quite easily (because of the lack of gluten), it won’t toast very well in a toaster. Instead, put it on a baking sheet under theContinue reading

Functional Medicine Optimiisation

This month I want to focus on Functional Medicine, which I hope may be able to offer you a little ‘food for thought’ amongst the maelstrom of New Year, New You fads, detoxes and diets that seem to bombard us all at this time of year. For a more comprehensive dive into the differences between conventionalContinue reading

Christmas Chronicles, Nigel Slater

This book is best described as a warm embrace in written form. It is pure escapism and comfort, nestled deep amongst hearty suppers and beautiful festive bakes. Given the chaos and challenges our world is facing, opening the pages of this book each evening felt like a blessed pause on real life. I have alwaysContinue reading

Eat In Season Winter, Amelia Freer

   I know winter can feel like the most challenging time for many, but there are great positives to be found in every season.  It is vital that we listen to our bodies when seasons change, as we require a different set of self-care rules to ensure that we thrive. Winter, more than any other season, is whenContinue reading

Salmon & Ginger Burgers, Amelia Freer

  Taken from ‘Winter Inspiration‘: 6 seasonal dishes that I hope will inspire you to celebrate some of this season’s delights. You’ll Need (Serves 4) 4 salmon fillets about 400g 5 spring onions, white and greens roughly chopped 1 thumb sized piece of ginger, peeled and grated zest of 1 lime small bunch of coriander,Continue reading

Turkey Tacos, Amelia Freer

Taken from ‘Winter Inspiration‘: 6 seasonal dishes that I hope will inspire you to celebrate some of this season’s delights. These meatballs lend themselves perfectly to sharing –  lay all the parts out and encourage people to make up their own tacos. I’ve served these with spicy harissa, but they also work well with hummus,Continue reading

Moussaka, Amelia Freer

Taken from ‘Winter Inspiration‘: 6 seasonal dishes that I hope will inspire you to celebrate some of this season’s delights. Cooked in households and tavernas all over Greece, this is pure comfort heart-warming family food. My simple version with extra vegetables has a few easy cheats: baking the aubergines instead of frying makes it healthierContinue reading

Clementine, Honey & Olive Oil Cake, Amelia Freer

Taken from ‘Winter Inspiration‘: 6 seasonal dishes that I hope will inspire you to celebrate some of this season’s delights. Dairy, gluten and grain free This deliciously fragrant cake is perfect for this time of year with its festive and wintery citrus flavour. It is more rich, moist and dense than a traditional English sponge,Continue reading

Chestnut and Chocolate Log, Amelia Freer

Taken from ‘Winter Inspiration‘: 6 seasonal dishes that I hope will inspire you to celebrate some of this season’s delights. This is a luxurious rich chocolatey treat with roasted nuts, dried fruits, and a deliciously complex milieu of flavours. It’s not something I’d indulge in too often, but at this festive time of year it’sContinue reading

Beetroot and Parsnip Fritters, Amelia Freer

Taken from ‘Winter Inspiration‘: 6 seasonal dishes that I hope will inspire you to celebrate some of this season’s delights. Beetroot is abundant at this time of year and one of my go-to root vegetables for many dishes; not only for its sweet, earthy flavour and its vivacious colour, but also because it’s a brilliantlyContinue reading

Butternut ‘Squashetti’ with Sage & Pine Nuts, Amelia Freer

The classic Italian flavour pairing of butternut squash, sage and pine nuts works so well here, without the need for pasta to bring it all together. The squash becomes your ‘pasta’! This makes a super lunch or light supper. You’ll Need (serves 2) extra-virgin olive oil 1 clove garlic, finely chopped large handful fresh sage leaves 1Continue reading

Chicken & Tarragon Casserole, Amelia Freer

This makes me think of my mum – she really rocks a casserole. It’s something I used to be afraid to make, but thank goodness for the slow cooker! It really is a win-win solution. For me, this is pure joy in a bowl, at any time of the year. You’ll Need (serves 4) 1Continue reading

Healthy Homes, Amelia Freer

Little can beat a glorious summer’s day, but there is something equally wonderful about an evening spent snugly indoors, cossetted from the battering wind and driving rain: long baths, log fires and bowls of warming stew. Winter is the yin to summer’s yang, a familiar rhythm of the months and years that makes me appreciateContinue reading

Tap Water, Amelia Freer

We are all aware of the importance of drinking plenty of fluids throughout the day to hydrate our bodies, boost our energy, and enable our minds to focus and concentrate. Indeed, we have to stay hydrated to stay alive. But how often do we stop for a moment to consider where our water is comingContinue reading

Natural Beauty by Karen Gilbert

Throughout my recent pregnancy, I found myself being particularly conscious of what products were on my bathrooms shelves – as I knew they weren’t only affecting me, but could be reaching my little one too. And so in a burst of nesting energy, I found myself wanting to ‘cook’ up some natural cosmetics for myself. NaturalContinue reading

Pumpkin Dahl Soup

This recipe is taken from Healthy Comfort Dishes. There is nothing more delicious or comforting to me than a big, fragrant bowl of dhal on a wintery day. This one, made with seasonal pumpkin, gently spiced with some health-boosting turmeric, is topped with delicious caramelized onion slices, and it is a particular favourite of mine. I hopeContinue reading

Spicy Roasted Tomato & Lentil Soup

This is hands down one of my favourite soups and I’ve been making it for years, as many of my clients will attest to as it has become a firm favourite for them, too. The tomatoes are roasted with carrots for over an hour and lend a depth of flavour – a subtle sweetness –Continue reading

12 things on toast, Amelia Freer

Here is a tasty selection of my 12 favourite ‘things on toast’: perfect for a tasty breakfast, speedy lunch or light supper, too. 12 #thingsontoast Smashed Minty Peas and Prosciutto Olive tapenade, Cherry tomatoes and Feta with Mixed Seeds Oven Roasted Pepper Strips, with Goats’ Cheese and Toasted Pine Nuts Poached Trout, Cucumber, Avocado, RadishContinue reading

Amaranth Granola

This recipe celebrates naturally gluten-free grains. Amaranth, used by the ancient Aztecs, is a complete protein source boasting eight essential amino acids and a host of other nutrients. It is naturally gluten free – it’s a seed, not a grain. I make a simple porridge with soaked amaranth, cinnamon, a few blueberries and a drizzle ofContinue reading

The Sleep Book, By Dr Guy Meadows

Getting enough restorative sleep is incredibly important to our overall health and wellbeing (not to mention positively affecting our food choices). For some people, however, chronic insomnia can make this feel very difficult to achieve. The Sleep Book, written by Dr Guy Meadows (founder of the successful Sleep School in London) offers a radical, but veryContinue reading

Dairy Free Sweet Cottage Pie | Waitrose This is the third of three videos that I filmed with Waitrose featuring recipes from my book Nourish & Glow: The 10 Day Plan. If you haven’t yet come across Waitrose TV, do head over to their site or YouTube channel – they regularly share well curated, easy to follow, delicious ideas to cook up, includingContinue reading

Waitrose Tv: Aubergine & Chickpea Curry

Aubergine & Chickpea Curry | Waitrose This is the second of three videos that I filmed with Waitrose. This one features a further dish from my book Nourish & Glow: The 10 Day Plan: Aubergine & Chickpea Curry. I show you just how easy it is to cook up. Head over to Waitrose online for theContinue reading

Apple Crumble

The humble crumble is the perfect way to use autumn fruits, here I’ve used plums here but this works equally well with pears, berries, or which ever fruit you have plenty of. I’ve also made vanilla custard with almond milk, but you could also whip coconut cream with vanilla paste if you are short of time. Serves 6-8 ForContinue reading