COOKING & EATING THE MINDFUL WAY



Soulfully Nourishing Recipes

Healthy Indulgence: Getting Your Five A Day

Healthy Indulgence: Getting Your Five A Day

  Food is one of life’s simple pleasures and we rely on it not only to live, but to celebrate. We meet friends for coffee and slices of delicious cake at lunchtime. We go out for dinner in restaurants with beautiful food on the menu […]

Courgette Fritters

Courgette Fritters

Haskins is encouraging gardeners to make the most of their homegrown courgettes with an easy, quick and delicious vegetarian lunch of courgette fritters. Alasdair Urquhart, Haskins’ in-house plant expert, commented: “Depending on weather and growing conditions, August and September tend to provide the best picking […]

Do things differently this summer on the BBQ

Do things differently this summer on the BBQ

The sun is on its way (it’s always good to be optimistic!) and when it does appear … so does the BBQ But are you struggling for inspiration when it comes to recipes?  If you want to do something a bit different this year, and […]

Spinach Smoothie for a Spring Detox

Spinach Smoothie for a Spring Detox

Haskins Garden Centre is encouraging gardeners to make the most of their homegrown spinach with a revitalizing and nutritious smoothie. Spinach is brilliant at surviving the winter and bouncing back in April. It’s one of those plants that you can keep picking a handful of […]

Cherry Souffle

Cherry Souffle

Wondering how to make something exciting with the Christmas pudding? Despite its myriad of rich flavours – Christmas pudding, ginger, cherries and brandy – this soufflé manages to taste decadent yet light. Ingredients 40 g (1 ½ oz) butter, plus extra for greasing 25 g (1 oz) […]

Chicken in Creamy Mushroom Sauce

Chicken in Creamy Mushroom Sauce

Inspired by French Cooking and one of my favourite movies; Julie & Julia and Le Cordon Bleu. Ingredients Bertolli with butter 2 chicken breasts, skinless and trimmed (200g/7oz each) ½ onion, finely chopped ½ leek chopped 1 fat garlic clove, crushed 100g mixed or chestnut mushrooms, sliced 250ml […]

Spicy Warm Roasted Tomato and Cumin Salad

Spicy Warm Roasted Tomato and Cumin Salad

“This salad is humble yet amazing. It looks great on the plate and I love the flavour combination of tomato and cumin. Cumin is one of my very favourite spices, and is a great natural remedy for digestive problems as well as boosting the immune system.” […]

Moroccan Turmeric Beef & Squash Stew with Lemon Spinach Couscous

Moroccan Turmeric Beef & Squash Stew with Lemon Spinach Couscous

A warming winter pot of tender organic beef and sweet squash, gently cooked with mild spices and our deliciously rich cherry tomato passata. Served with zingy, emerald-flecked couscous. Recipe by Abel & Cole. Ingredients 1 butternut squash 2 red onions 2 garlic cloves 2 tbsp olive oil […]