Easy. Tasty. Healthy.

My Fourth Cookbook –
launched May 2016

Easy, Tasty, Healthy contains more than 160 simple to prepare recipes all free from gluten, dairy, sugar, yeast, soya and egg. It’s a book for anyone wishing to improve their health and lose weight.


Acknowledged by Patrick Holford

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Latest Recipes

Chia Seed Pots

Soak chia seeds overnight for an easy but decadent breakfast treat. High in anti-inflammatory omega-3s, chia seeds are full of fibre to keep you satisfied for hours. They are also useful for a mid-m...

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Blueberry Bakewell Muffins

These moist, almondy muffins work well with blackcurrants or halved raspberries instead of blueberries. you can also use freeze-dried fruit instead of the fresh fruit, but you will need less as the ...

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Salted Caramel Cups

These chocolate cups are crispy on the outside and soft and gooey in the middle. If you don't have Medjool dates, just soak standard whole dates in hot water until they soften, then squeeze out any e...

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About Barbara

Hi, I’m Barbara.
I’ve been involved in nutrition for the past three decades and it continues to be my passion. My aim is to help people to improve their health and wellbeing using nutrition. I am the author of the Cooking Without series of books and my latest venture is my new book Easy, Tasty, Healthy and my website. I hope you find them helpful.

Food For Thought

Food For Thought is my take on a variety of subjects from food and health to new books and helpful remedies. I’m always open to new ideas but I also like to question and analyse any new information.

Castor Oil – The Oil that Heals

  I first came across castor oil in a book of the above title by Edgar Cayce. Eddie Cayce was a healer – however he wasn’t a healer on the ‘earth plane’ – he had passed over and his boo

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To Snack or not to Snack

There is so much conflicting information that gets banded about on diet, and one area that causes confusion is whether we should snack between meals. It is frequently cited as being the cause of weigh

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Hundredth Monkey Syndrome

It can be very frustrating writing recipes. It can take a long time to perfect some, especially cakes and puddings which are gluten, dairy, sugar and egg free. So there you are with the perfect cheese

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