We felt it was time for a change from our absolute favourite Morcoccan Spiced cauliflower steak recipe . We’re not even fed up with it - it’s honestly a weekly staple when cauliflower is in season,  but we knew you’d like a new recipe, and so would we if for no other reason than to make my photos on Instagram look different! So we bring you Spiced Cauliflower steaks. Dusted with spice and roasted until tender, then sprinkled with pumpkin seeds and fried shallots and served with greens of your choice. Delicious.

 

 

10 mins to prepare and 25-30 mins to cook

Sometimes plain old hummus, even if it is totally delicious and home made doesn’t cut it so I’ve been experimenting with a few new flavours. Here’s my newest favourite.

 

Ingredients

 

2 large red bell peppers washed

6 cloves garlic (about 1/2 a bulb), peel attached

1 tsp extra virgin olive oil

1 400g can cooked chickpeas  (or soak and cook your own and cool)

3 Tbsp  tahini (sesame seed butter) – see recipe below

1 lemon, juiced (approx. 2 Tbsp )

1 Tbsp water

1 Tbsp  extra virgin olive oil

Whose joining us on Weds 6 May to cook with their kids. This week at 2.30pm we're adapting one of my favourite breakfast muffins to 'lock down' so you can use whatever staples you have in the cupboard. These are really fail proof so go for it. You can even add grated carrot, courgette or pumpkin! 

Makes about 20 cookies 

It’s time for another cooking with Kids Recipe and today we’re making these super simple and really versatile vegan muffins. I call these Olivia’s chocolate chip muffins as my teenager loves to make a batch. The only problem is they don’t last long, at least not in our house, though they do freeze really well!

 

Whose joining us cooking with their kids. I’m so excited that so many parents are learning to cook healthy, wholesome dishes with kitchen cupboard staples while in this current situation. I know it’s a devastating situation for so many but one of the positive things that is coming out of this whole episode is that people are turning back to wholefoods as a nutritional source and away from processed ready meals. My mission of changing the health habits of a generation one family at a time is alive and well!

Join me on Weds 15th April for cooking with Kids - the treat edition. We'll be making a healthy version of Chocolate Digestives. These super simple, and really delicious biscuits, can cut into any shape your kids fancy. Eat them plain or finish with chocolate too. I'll be doing the chocolate version with homemade chcoclate too!

Use zoom code 678 816 362 to get on live or join on FB in our Rise with Us group. 

 

You’ll need

We’re in week 3 of our cooking with Kids classes and this week we bring you two super simple dishes you can create in an instant. Nutritious, filling, inexpensive dishes that the kids will enjoy making with you and versatile enough to make again and again in the weeks to come.

Get the kids to put their aprons on at 5pm this Friday 10th April and help make tea. Joinus on the free app Zoom using ID 700 755 025 or on our team FaceBook page - Rise with us. 

Tuna Fishcakes

It’s an amazing feeling when you get a really good millionaire shortbread, and this is one of those recipes that induces that feeling. I’ve made the most of the limited edition plant based protein that Arbonne launched as a special flavour in 2019. You could substitute with other proteins but I honestly think this gives an amazing flavour to the base, and is delicious in a shake too.

Make sure you cut them into small squares as it’s totally indulgent, but oh so good.

Ingredients

For the shortbread base

220g ground almonds

150g ground cashews

This is one of my family's all time favourites. So much so that when the Covoid-19 Virus struck and we wanted to help mums, who weren't used to having the kids at home all week and even less used to cooking healthy meals on a budget, to cope with what life was throwing at them, it was the recipe we reached for. On Thursday 26th March we start the first of our healthy cookery classes for parents and kids.

I seemed to have an abundance of broccili in the fridge last week and really needed to use it up before my next organic box arrived on Friday. What better way than to combine it with sweet potato in a warming but filling soup.  This is so super simple and really delicous. The whole family will love it and the sweet potato is so bright in colour that the kids won't even know they're eating broccoli. 

 

Ingredients

·       1 tbsp olive oil

·       1 onion, diced

·       2 tsp smoked paprika

·       2 garlic cloves, crushed

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