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

Sausage Meatball Tray Bake

I love tray bakes as everything is on one tray, cooked in the oven and there is very little washing up especially if you line the baking tray....

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Roast Vegetables and Buckwheat with Sweet Potato Mash

I invented this recipe one day when I had some left over roast vegetables and a cooked sweet potato. Now I try and pop these ingredients in the oven when it is on so that I can make speedy meal anoth...

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Garlic Mushroom and Hazelnut Hot Pot Pie

I love vegetarian food, especially when the recipe is not only delicious but easy to prepare. If your celeriac is well cooked and your ingredients all warm - you can brown the hot pot under a grill r...

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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.

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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A Vegetarian comes to stay

I had a friend to stay for a few days who is vegetarian. I love vegetarian food and I would choose vegetarian meals more often when out if they weren’t always so gluten and dairy laden. So I was hap

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Food Resolutions 2018

It’s at this time of year that I think about improvements I want to make in my diet and lifestyle.  I’ve been into sugar, gluten and dairy free cooking for over 30 years now but there are

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