Rye Banana Bread with virtuous Nutella

Rye Banana Bread with virtuous Nutella

Another recipe from The Extra Virgin Kitchen cookbook my friends …   Rye is traditionally associated with those beautiful Nordic folk. The Danes love it too. As I fancy the arse off both populations, I’ve been playing with rye recipes over the winter in a futile attempt to lure them into my orbit. I think […]

Spirulina Bon Bons

Spirulina Bon Bons

A 90 second demo, making one of our favourite snacks …     15 Medjool dates  1 tablespoon spirulina (we used Naturya, lasts for months and months)  2 tablespoons lucuma (again, Naturya)  2 tablespoons extra virgin coconut oil  2 tablespoons almond butter (love Keen) 2 teaspoons tamari soya sauce     

Chia Bon Bons

Chia Bon Bons

Chia seeds have finally become mainstream in Ireland having enjoyed some spectacular adulation across the Atlantic. Everyone from Alicia Silverstone to Cher (remember her?) is tapping into chiamania. Seems like an easier way to get those coveted omega-3 fats without having to neck back fish oil. What’s so snazzy about omega-3s? Diets deficient in omega-3 […]

Udo’s Satay Sauce

Udo’s Satay Sauce

Getting teens to eat oily fish or soaked linseed can be tricky. That’s why we’ve come up with this incredibly tasty dip using Udo’s Oil. They’ll get a whackload of omega-3 as well as stealthy amount of nutrients from the accompanying sweet potato dippers. Steamed broccoli, asparagus and raw pepper strips are also great pals […]

5 Spice, Apple and Ginger Lentil Soup served with garlic yoghurt

5 Spice, Apple and Ginger Lentil Soup served with garlic yoghurt

Heart disease is Ireland’s biggest killer, chased closely by bowel cancer. If you’re worried about either condition, make friends with VHI. Or lentils. You don’t have to be a member of the Green Party to enjoy them, or start campaigning against animal cruelty. Just a little mustard and garlic, and in no time you’ll be […]