Author: Fiona

fig and nut protein bars

Fig and Nut Protein Bars

I am always looking for high protein snacks to keep me going throughout the day and I just love the combination of these fig and nut protein bars. Made with moist organic dried figs I combine raw nuts and gogi berries with dessicated coconut and seeds.  My recipe for fig […]

 
wild garlic pumpkin seed pesto

Wild Garlic and Pumpkin Seed Pesto

There’s something about wild garlic that sounds exotic, however, it is found in abundance growing wild in Ireland and when you taste my recipe for wild garlic and pumpkin seed pesto it will make every other pesto pale in comparison. You will wonder why you haven’t made it before or […]

 
rose tea berry smoothie

Rose Tea Berry Smoothie

Last week we had rose tea and this week I am turning it into a much cooler rose tea berry smoothie topped with a mixed berry nice cream. I thought as spring is (almost) in the air something fragrant and vibrant would be the winner. When I think of fragrance I […]

 
raspberry pistachio tart

Raspberry Pistachio Tart

When I think of raspberries I think of summer and with the dreadful weather we’ve been having recently this raspberry pistachio tart should transport us into summer, if only for a moment. We can all but dream! During my childhood, I only ever remember eating raspberries in the summertime but […]

 
rose petal tea

Rose Petal Tea

Today is National Tea Day so I was privileged to be asked to review the Book Practical Herbs 1 written by herbalist Henriette Kress. There are so many beneficial and healing herbal recipes that I had to read the book twice over to decide which ones to make. Seeing as […]

 

Healthy Blueberry Lemon Muffins

Everyone needs a quick and easy recipe for healthy berry muffins when the craving takes you by surprise. Maybe your great aunt Mary is coming for last minute tea or you realise you have run out of bread for breakfast. Help is at hand! This is my go-to recipe for […]

 
Guinness Chocolate Pudding

Guinness Chocolate Pudding With Salted Baileys Cream

St Patrick’s Day can only mean one thing in our household: Guinness Chocolate Pudding! It is rich, decadent and divine! The malt flavour of Guinness complemements the bitterness of the dark chocolate. Topped with a lightly whipped salted cream flavoured with Baileys gives you one of the most most luxurious […]

 
wild mushroom pie

Wild Mushroom, Leek & Walnut Pie

It’s the perfect season for wild mushrooms and my recipe for wild mushroom pie with leeks and walnuts won’t disappoint. There are fresh wild mushrooms for sale in every farmer’s market in Ireland at the moment so you won’t have any trouble finding the ingredients for this dish. Dried wild […]

 
cashew butter energy bites

Cashew Butter Energy Bites

I am always on the look out for healthy snacks and these cashew butter energy bites will convert you into making your own healthy snacks. Not only are they very simple to make but they are also tastier than any healthy snack I have ever tasted and I can guarantee […]