Broccoli Stalk Soup

In the latest LEON book (LEON Fast and Free), Jane Baxter talks about “vegetable offal” which I think is a wonderful concept. You know the sort of thing; cauliflower leaves, carrot tops, or broccoli stalks perhaps. It’s an excellent way of using every part of the veggie, saving it from the scrap heap and fully…

Sweet Potato Soup

If you move towards a wholefoods-based style of eating, you might notice that your old favourites lose their appeal. The crisps are too salty, the bags of chocolate buttons or balls are bland and the pasta sauces you once relied on now taste sweet and sickly. This was my experience when I cut down on…

Coconut Dahl

A can of coconut milk can go a long way. I normally open it, pour the contents into a container, then whisk to combine the hard cream with the coco water. I don’t know if this is standard practice, but it’s my kitchen. You only need a few tablespoons in this recipe, so the rest…