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

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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Spicy Chicken Parcels

These chicken and vegetable parcels are ideal served with a grain such as rice, buckwheat or quinoa to mop up the juices but they are also good with sweet potato fries or baked potatoes and preferably...

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Salmon and Sun-Dried Tomato Salad.

I like to use a thick piece of hot smoked salmon in this recipe. It's ready to eat so makes a quick and easy recipe for lunch or a light supper. I've used courgetti as the base for this but you could ...

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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.

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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My Store Cupboard Staples

One would expect a cookery author to have cupboards full of unusual ingredients but in my case that’s not true. Whenever I visit a delicatessen type of shop I love to look round at all the produce b

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Bees Need Real Food Too.

Our bees are in trouble and I’m sure there’s not just one reason for their declining population. We hear about pesticides, lack of wild flowers because of enormous fields with no hedgerows. Mono-c

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