A Recipe Book!

I am so excited to introduce this recipe book, Perfect Puddings. This contains some delicious and nutritious recipes that the whole family can enjoy, and is available for Kindle. These are tried and tested puddings that have brought our family a lot of joy and nourishment, and I hope they do the same for you, too….

Vegetable Lasagne

This recipe makes for a delicious dinner, that is full of goodness. Pasta sheets 2 courgettes Coconut oil Medley of lentils and veg 1/2 cup of red lentils 1 cup of broccoli 1/2 cup baby sweetcorn 1/2 cup mangetout 1/2 cup of baby leeks 1 chilli pepper (optional) Coconut oil Pesto sauce 1 shallot 3…

Turmeric and Ginger Face Mask

Today’s post is a recipe for your face. This wonderful, deeply moisturising face mask is easy to make and has great results. It combines two potent anti inflammatory herbs, turmeric and ginger, with nourishing olive and coconut oil. I then mixed in a tea spoon of milled linseeds (with goji berries, an antioxidant rich fruit,…

Turning Twenty – Four: Paleo Black Forest Cake

Last week I turned twenty-four! I love birthdays – parties, celebrating, tasty food – it’s all good! However, when it comes to birthday cake, I wanted something that was not only delicious and right for the occasion, but also healthy, nutritious and paleo. An added bonus is this is gluten, dairy and egg free, and…

Horseradish Guacamole

This guacamole is tasty and, with the horseradish, really packs a punch nutritionally and in terms of taste. When I did some research, I found a couple of interesting things out about this herb: it may help fight bacteria and stop spasms contains phytonutrients that may help to prevent cancer it is a good source of…

Turmeric Milkshake

Turmeric is a vivid bright orange spice that has been used for centuries in Ayurvedic and Traditional Chinese Medicine as a herbal aid for conditions such as flatulence, menstrual difficulties, toothache and bruises.  It has anti inflammatory and anti oxidant properties, and may help in the relief for some symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, such as…

Christmassy Ginger Chocolate Truffles

Christmas is a wonderful time of year for chocolates, which are in abundance. If you fancy the enjoyment without the guilt, give these tasty vegan paleo chocolate truffles a try. Oh, and they’re gingery, too Ingredients 100g dark chocolate (min 70%, but the darker it is the better) 1 cup of mixed nuts (mine had…

A Christmas soup recipe

At Beautifully Unique, we love to do requests! This request came from a dear friend of mine for a creamy mushroom soup to serve on Christmas day. I can honestly say that this tastes divine and will be a real warming and delicious addition to any Christmas meal.   Ingredients 500g mushrooms 1 medium onion…

Nutrition: My Passion and Journey

It seems fitting to perhaps give a bit of background as to how and why I got into nutrition. It all started back when I was thirteen years old… I read a book by Jordan S. Rubin called the Maker’s Diet. Wow! This book was such a blessing to me. I read avidly of the…

Wild Mexicana Chilli Burritos

This recipe is for my wild Mexicana chilli burritos. This recipe is gluten free and vegan, and a real treat. Ingredients 1 can of butter beans 1 can red kidney beans 1 can chickpeas 1 onion 1 cup passata 1/4 cup kale 1 tsp chilli flakes 1 tsp turmeric 1 tsp Cayenne Pepper 1 tsp…

Warming Green Tea, Apple and Cinnamon Smoothie

Now December is here, you may like this warming winter smoothie to brighten up and bring some warmth to those cold winter nights. Unlike most traditional smoothies, this is served piping hot… Ingredients 1 cup of green tea 2  medium apples 1 tsp cinnamon 1 pinch of nutmeg 1/4 cup of walnuts 1//4 cup ground…

Paleo Crunch Cookies

This wonderfully easy recipe makes for a yummy, wholesome snack, to enjoy with a nice hot cup of tea (green ;-)) or coffee. Ingredients 1 cup of milled linseeds (I use the one from Lidl or Aldi with added Goji berries and pumpkin seeds). 2 bananas 1 handful of cashew nuts 1/cup shredded coconut Method…