Do you need a vitamin D supplement?

If you're living in the UK, the answer is yes (at least for the next 6 months). If you're someone who enjoys a couple of sun holidays each year, you might think you're covered for vitamin D. The truth is, you're probably not. The basics Vitamin D is actually a hormone, not a vitamin. It's main … Continue reading Do you need a vitamin D supplement?

Watercress, Orange and Pomegranate Salad

This is a very simple Nigel Slater inspired salad which I tried during a seaside break - perfect for summer. The citrus flavours are deliciously sweet but tangy, and pair great with peppery watercress. Try with fish or chicken - or grilled halloumi and mushrooms for a vegetarian alternative. Ingredients 2 large oranges 1 bag watercress (around 170 grams) 1 … Continue reading Watercress, Orange and Pomegranate Salad

Gluten free quinoa tabbouleh

Summer is here (well, almost) which means salads are back. Hurray!  Tabbouleh is a middle eastern dish traditionally made with bulgar wheat, but this version uses quinoa, a protein rich gluten free alternative to wheat based grains. The result? A fresh, healthy salad packed with flavour which is great for lunch or a light evening meal. … Continue reading Gluten free quinoa tabbouleh