Author Archives: theredcherryblossom

Wholesome energy balls

1 cup cashews (soaked overnight, water thrown out) 1 cup coconut (desiccated) 2 Tbsp honey dash of vanilla essence about 8 dates soaked if hard * blend cashew nuts in a food processor * add other ingredients and mix * roll into balls * Indulge Advertisements

Spicy mackerel

mackerel (or any other oily fish) freshly ground salt and pepper 1 lemon spring onion chopped fresh coriander or mint leaves whole red chilli/ wet chilli paste fish masala sauce: 1 tbsp crushed garlic finely sliced ginger 1 spring onion chilli powder 4 tsp sesame oil 4 tbsp soy sauce 2 tsp honey coconut oil […]

Lentil/ brown rice casserole

1 1/2 cups mixed lentils (pink, yellow, brown, green, any) I mix about 3 varieties 3/4 cup brown rice 1 tbsp peri peri masala ( ginger garlic red chilli mix) extra garlic red dry chilli tumeric coriander and cumin crushed cardamom (fine) any other spices or herbs depending on your taste salt (himalayan) any veggies […]

Wholesome chocolate chunk cookies with almonds

INGREDIENTS 1 cup whole wheat flour 1 cup unbleached flour 1/2 cup oatmeal 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 cup oil 1/2 cup molasses ( I use blackstrap) 1/2 cup of brown sugar ( or stevia in half the quantity) 1 large egg 1 tbsp water 1 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract […]

Spicy wholesome hummus

Ingredients Makes 3 cups 1 and a half cups pre cooked chickpeas 1/4 cup tahini (sesame paste) 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 3 garlic cloves, crushed 1/4 teaspoon ground star anise (optional) 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 cup coriander finely chopped, plus whole leaves for garnish […]