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

Chocolate Banana Bread

This chocolate banana bread is delicious just as it is but it makes a substantial snack spread with nut butter. I use ready prepared date puree which I keep in my freezer ( see latest recipes) and us ...

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Spiced Lentil and Cauliflower Soup

This lovely warming winter soup is full of good-for-you ingredients and is so quick and easy to make. You just throw ingredients into a pan and bubble away....

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Aubergine and Butter Bean One Pot

These simple ingredients in a quick to prepare recipe produce a really tasty dish. Ideal to serve with pasta, rice, baked potatoes or even as a side dish to go with other mains....

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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.

Allergens and Mental Health.

A friend of mine has a daughter who over the years has suffered from mental health problems even being sectioned at times. Gill has always been interested in natural health and never wanted to take me

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Sugar-Free Freedom

A good friend of mine has always been a sugar junkie. I remember a couple of years ago when we were out together and I refused a sweet treat because I found it just too sweet. Jackie’s comment was

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Insights to Recipe Writing

I’ve been trying to get a few recipes for my next book written up on the computer. I start off with the recipes written by hand in a file which I keep in the kitchen. There they get added to and cha

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