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

Lentil, Carrot and Ginger Soup

To make this soup even quicker and easier to prepare I like to chop the vegetables in a food processor until finely diced...

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Pickled Seaweed

I first came across pickled seaweed when I was judging a 'free from' award. I was so impressed that I decided to have a go at making my own. It makes a lovely accompaniment to meals and is so healthy....

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Pasta with Chorizo, Fennel and Tomato Sauce

This is a really speedy dish to make. Ideal when time is short and great for kids who will love it. If you like add extra vegetables by sweating an onion first or adding some frozen peas or sweetcorn ...

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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.

Being a Healthy Vegan is not Easy

I love vegan food and frequently eat vegan meals but it’s not easy. I congratulate any vegan who can stick to such a strict regime and eat healthily. Whenever I want a quick meal I often turn to

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Snacking for Health and Weight Loss.

People fall into two categories when it comes to snacking, those who do and those who are very much against eating between meals. Recently I read about two pieces of research where obese people saw im

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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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