Warm Bean Salad
May25

Warm Bean Salad

A versatile, healthy bean recipe that works well as a side-dish or main meal. You can probably whip it up in less than 15 minutes. Ingredients 1 can mixed beans 1 medium onion 1 small red pepper 1 celery stalk 1 cup of mushrooms balsamic vinegar olive oil Method Thinly slice the onion into rings Heat a tablespoon of olive oil in a large frying pan and add onions Chop the red pepper into small chunks and add to the pan Slice the celery...

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Easy Baked Beans
May04

Easy Baked Beans

It’s very easy to buy a tin of baked beans but they are high in salt and sugar, and it doesn’t take much effort to make your own healthy and tasty beans. This recipe makes savory English-style baked beans, rather than the sweet version that is often favored in the US. Ingredients 1 tin of beans (canellini, pinto, haricot) 2 spring onions 1 teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon mustard tomato passata apple cider vinegar 1/2...

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Wild Rice Waldorf Salad
Apr05

Wild Rice Waldorf Salad

This is a healthy, low-fat version of a traditional Waldorf salad. If you pre-cook the rice it takes only 15 minutes or so to prepare. Ingredients: 1/2 cup uncooked wild rice 1 cup uncooked brown rice 1 apple 1 lemon 1 red pepper 2 or 3 celery stalks 1 small red onion 1/2 cup walnuts 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil Method: Boil kettle of filtered water and fill large saucepan. Simmer wild rice and brown rice in saucepan of hot...

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Potato, Carrot and Lentil Soup
Mar13

Potato, Carrot and Lentil Soup

 A tasty vegan soup with a healthy balance of carbs and protein. Ingredients 1 brown onion 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 carrots 2 potatoes 1 clove garlic 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1/2 cup of red lentils 1/2 litre of hot water or vegetable stock Method Chop onion finely and fry gently with olive oil in a large saucepan Add pressed garlic and spices Chop carrots into small chunks and add to pan Peel potatoes, chop...

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