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Seared Beef Strips with Sesame Broccoli & Cucumber Noodle Salad

Seared Beef Strips with Sesame Broccoli & Cucumber Noodle Salad

Good Mood Food Last Friday I collaborated with the fit girls from Wonder Woman Workshops UK (WWWUK). Together we ran a cooking workshop all about Good Mood Food. We cooked up a three course meal and drink designed to help boost serotonin levels through the power of food. Starter: Smoked mackerel pate with crudités or Free’d gluten… 

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Courgetti with Butternut Squash and Porcini Mushroom Sauce

Courgetti with Squash and Porcini Mushroom

Plant Pasta I think I should become an international ambassador for courgetti. I could travel the world promoting it as a healthful alternative to wheat spaghetti, touting dishes such as courgetti with sardines, courgetti with salmon, courgetti with bolognaise, and my new dish – an entirely vegan courgetti with vegetables and nuts. So where does… 

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Figs with cheese, mint, pine nuts and Millefiori Honey

Figs Stuffed with {Vegan} Cashew Cream Cheese

The fig that got the cream.   These days I’m not so much the dairy dodger. I’ve found good quality organic dairy, cheese, butter, yoghurt, and cream from happy cows, eaten in moderation, works just fine for me. But as variety is so important, and after my indulgent cheese-for-every-meal Italian holiday this August (the opposite… 

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NB not my dining table (I wish).  Image from Dig & Mig Blog

My Dining Table: Rituals, Memories & Mindfulness

When I lived in California earlier this year I had the luxury of renting a room in a glorious 4-bedroom house. The open plan living & dining room had a beautiful large dining table and it was the hub of the shared tenant home. It was where I shared chats over meals with my new… 

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A forkful of salad

Simple Shredded Chicken tossed with a Rocket, Apple, Fennel & Walnut Salad

Autumn Seasonal Salads One of my favourite things about September in the UK is the warm blast of an Indian Summer day that has me wanting lighter foods like this salad for lunch before we move to the chills that have us craving heartier fare.  It was exactly this time last year that I moved… 

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Bresaola | A closed Pizzeria in Lucca

Where to Eat in Tuscany & Cinque Terra

From my Secret {Gluten Free} Foodie Address Book In last week’s post I focused on the gluten free treats I discovered in Tuscany whilst there for a yoga retreat last month. In today’s post I offer you some of my top recommendations for where to eat in Tuscany & Cinque Terra.  I have included some gluten… 

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