Veggie burgers (vegan gluten-free and low fat)

These ‘ burgers’ are packed full of protein, easy to make and perfect to eat cold the next day. Serve with oil free chips or wedges or throw them in with a salad. Ingredients: 1 tin chickpeas (washed and drained) 2 tablespoons chickpea flour or spelt flour 1  red onion 2 large cloves garlic finely…

Black bean brownies ( gluten free & vegan)

The best black bean brownies !   2 cups of black beans 3 tbsp cocoa powder 3/4 cup oats 1 cup pure maple syrup, local honey, or agave 1/4 cup coconut oil 2 tsp pure vanilla extract 1tsp baking powder Optional: chocolate chips Put all ingredients into a blender or a bowl and blend. Place…

Delicious Fruit cake (Vegan low fat and gluten free)

Ingredients: 14 oz / 400g mixed raisins and currants 350 ml cold black or chai tea 8oz / 250g spelt flour ( this does contain gluten but it is well known for it to not cause problems for those with allergies; if unsure go for rice flour) 7oz / 200g sugar (use coconut sugar for…

Quinoa Pizza Base(Vegan + Gluten-Free)

You will need: Quinoa,   Water,    Baking Powder,   Cayenne pepper. Soak 1 cup of Quinoa preferably overnight if not  for 30 – 45minutes will do. Drain. Add 1/2 teaspoon of  backing powder and half of cayenne pepper. Add 1 cup of water and blend in a nutri-bullet or other high speed blender. Line…

Recipe for Choc Chip Pie (Gluten-free and Vegan)

Ingredients and method: 3/4 cup vegan spread (margarine) 1/2 cup brown sugar 3/4 cup coconut sugar Mix well (beat with a fork) Now add: 1tsp vanilla essence flax egg (1 desert spoon of fox seed mixed with 2 desert spoons of water  leave to stand for 5 mins until thick like the consistency of an…

3 Ingredient ‘Cookies’

No fat, no sugar, no wheat, no dairy! These three ingredient cookies are quick, easy and nutritious. An ideal snack, post workout bite or a delicious breakfast. 3 ingredient ‘cookies’ What you need: Bananas, Oats, cinnamon (raisins -optional) Mash 2 bananas in a bowl, add one cup of oats and mix together thoroughly. Sprinkle in…

Serious about Salads: Try the Vegetable Challenge!

Can you do the vegetable challenge? ‘What’s the vegetable challenge?’ I hear you ask…. Well, it involves two large salads everyday, thats’s all! Salads are really the most versatile and healthy option there is and you can get as creative as you like. My rule is the base should be greens, (cos lettuce, romaine or…