Beetroot Curry

This is absolutely delicious! The quantities are a little bit vague as I tend to just go with what’s in the fridge and make necessary adjustments to the spices but this recipe is based on the quantities I used yesterday. It really wouldn’t matter if you didn’t have this much beetroot as you could always add more tomatoes or spinach instead. The original recipe used large tomatoes but I didn’t have any so put 8 cherry tomatoes in instead … [Read more...]

Aubergine & Spinach Curry

Well it was the spring equinox on Wednesday but as you are probably more than aware, especially if you’ve had to cancel plans this weekend, it is freezing cold and there is plenty of snow on the ground. I went out for a chilly dog walk yesterday morning and when I got in fancied doing some cooking - something warming and comforting! As it was Saturday there wasn’t much left in the fridge; we normally shop and prepare for the week ahead on a … [Read more...]

Back to the start

Fran and I have been following an organic way of eating for a long time now.  Eating good quality food that has been farmed in a sustainable and ethical way is something we are both passionate about. That's not to say that we are perfect and don't eat anything else but that we make a conscious effort to eat in places that have a good reputation and know the source of the foods they are serving.  Over the coming weeks, we will share with you … [Read more...]

Bread – Do you really need it with every meal?

Following on from Fran’s post about Subway being healthy (read it here), I thought I would let you know the other reasons why we avoid bread when following the real food plan. Along with dairy, removing wheat / gluten products from an eating plan causes the most psychological problems for our members.  Bread and cereals have become so ingrained in our culture that people have panic attacks when it is even suggested that they are avoided for … [Read more...]