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

Hazelnut Chocolate Truffle Squares

I make lots of different healthy treats and love them all but I think these are going to be high on my list of favourites. The chocolate mixture has a slight softness which contrasts so well with the ...

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Ginger and Banana Sticky Toffee Pudding

Use large muffin cases if you don't have individual bowls to make this dessert. I like to use ready frozen prepared dates which I keep in the freezer (see recipe in latest recipe section). It ...

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Beetroot Soup

I've tried making beetroot soups over the years but I've never made one that I was truly happy with, That is until I invented this one. It's easy to make...

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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.

Eating out in London

I love eating out in London – I have rarely had a bad meal and there is such a wide range to choose from usually at reasonable prices which is unusual for a capital city. Firstly we were invited out

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Colds Can be Useful

We had some sad news today about a friend of ours who had had a sudden heart attack and died. This was a guy who seemed very fit, who bicycled, played lots of sport, was fairly slim and was never ill.

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Young Adults and Mental Illness

There have been so many articles in papers and magazines on mental illness this year with so many reasons cited for its cause but up until recently I haven’t seen any mention of diet. I only nee

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