Falafel has become a vegan staple, but who has time to be standing frying them all day! If your feeling time short try these lazy baked falafel, the perfect meal prep falafel. There are so many things I love about these falafel not just they time convenience. Lower is saturated fat and even kid approved, […]
These are the perfect cup of tea biscuits. Subtly sweet with a delicious crumbly crunch. Like all the recipes here at Restorative wellbeing these biscuits are full or hidden nutritional benefits but inspired by comforting joy of the food you love. We love biscuits! Biscuits are a British institution, a cup of tea just wouldn’t […]
Quick spicy tacos, made with a textured soy protein and chopped tomatoes. The perfect warming family meal after a long day of adventures! These delicious vegan tacos are the addictive, they will have your family coming back for more and more. We never go camping without making them. The secret? The spice mix. simple as […]
Nachos are a great sharer food, perfect for camping. There is something so cosy about sitting round a big dish of nachos with family. Just like usual nachos recipes these are simple to make and packed full of flavour. If you want to support what I do ……. …. you can donate a coffee here […]
Pesto Pasta Salad Make this delicious nutrient dense pesto with your favourite pasta shape, allow to cool and refrigerate overnight for a great make it advance pesto salad. Paprika potato salad Energy Balls Caesar salad Falafel wraps Berry Chia Pudding Jewelled Quinoa Peanut butter cookies Crunchy Cinnamon Chickpeas Golden Quinoa Beetroot Hummus
A rich nutty chocolate flavour and a yummy chewy texture, these energy balls have become our family staple snack. I’m not sure how I haven’t posted these before. These energy balls have been a staple in our home for years, and they always disappear so quickly. High in healthy fats and a mixture of plant […]
There was a period in my life where I was traveling around almost everyday with my eldest daughter. Taking various busses and trains, to get to our next adventure. Exploring nature, visiting friends, and enjoying the freedom our lifestyle brought. It is a time I look back very fondly upon. But one of the things […]
The best night time drink without fail. Filled with anti-inflamtory ingredients but with the soothing comfort of warm with to help you drink off into a peaceful deep sleep. For a long time I really struggled with poor sleep. From insomnia, night terrors, and general all round restlessness. Over the years I have tried so […]
Mountains of crisp crunchy lettuce smothered in an addictive dressing and topped with delicately seasoned crisp tofu. This salad has quickly become a summer staple in our house, its packed full of flavour but so simple to make. Since we started making the dressing for this salad I have eaten so much lettuce, getting the […]
Deliciously creamy high protein dip. It’s our first year learning to grow our own organic food on our family allotment. It was actually 8 years ago that we decided to venture into organic living and its been a waiting game to get the same. But ofcourse the reality of having the space to grown our […]
A little twist on our usual pancakes recipe to make it camping friendly. You didn’t expect us to go camping without so epic pancake breakfasts did you? If you follow Restorative Wellbeing on instagram you will know pancake breakfasts are an important part of our joyful health eating. And if you don’t follow us yet […]
A paired down version of my usual bolognese recipe, using dried and tinned ingredients for ease of camping and traveling. This deliciously effective bolognese has become a camping staple for us. i first made this bolognese very early on in my healing journey. Because of the minimal prep and quick cook time it became the […]
Quick but delicious tofu kebabs, perfect for a last minuet bbq. These kebabs area great way to add some healthy complete protein to your bbq feast with very little effort. I chose a seasoning that would be easy to put together last minuet, but feel free to use some other seasoning combos. experiment and have […]
Home made instant noodles are the perfect accompaniment to camping trips. These noodles pack so much goodness in them. Using wholewheat noodles for slow releasing energy from complex carbs and a nutrient dense selection of veggies. I love variety in my food and these noodles pots are no different, so i have created 4 different […]
Its ridiculous how good these mushrooms are. The simplest marinade, that will transform any meal with a low maintenance mushroom side. We love these along side salads, burgers and even cooked straight on the bbq in the summer. With the perfect sweet and salty combo this will become your go to way to cook mushrooms!. […]
We love breakfast muffins, so when the rare opportunity of over-ripe bananas in our fruit bowl presented it-self I needed to try out some banana bread muffins. (and naturally my two year old daughter insisted on the addition of dark chocolate chips) If you would like more plant based recipes like this, come join us […]
Delicious succulent ‘chicken style seiten recipe. This recipe is great for Roast dinner, escalopes and nuggets. Its so versatile you can use it just like you would chicken. It makes really big batches, so it’s perfect to make at the start of the week to keep you going for a few days. If you have […]
This is a totally different way of tasting crunchy peppery radish. This tangy twist on the simple radish is delicious topped onto almost any savoury dish. Since first making this the other way we have tried them in tacos, wraps and even on top of pizza!! The pizza was especially surprisingly awesome. This is even […]
Did you know all the different colours in fruit and veg can indicate their different health benefits? Nature has amazing ways to guide us towards health. Eating a wide variety of colourful fruit and veg is a great simple way to ensure you have a balanced variety of essential vitamins and minerals in your diet. […]
Creamy delicious comfort food pasta.
The classic gellato flavour with a vegan twist. If your unsure where to get pistachio butter, this is a really great brand on Amazon: https://amzn.to/3FhX5fq If you want to support what I do ……. …. you can donate a coffee here : http://ko-fi.com/restorativewellbeing …. follow me on social media…. INSTAGRAM (@restorative_wellbeing) ► https://www.instagram.com/restorative_wellbeing FACEBOOK ► […]
Deliciously creamy protein shake made simply with our vanilla flavour soy protein isolate.
These ice lollies are a game changer. We have been making these for years and they have so many therapeutic uses. Originally we started making them for teething, after realising the main ingredients in many herbal teething remedies was in-fact, matricaria, a type of chamomile. One of the most well known ones, if also very […]
This dessert it all about the toppings, take a few minuets to set up a little topping bar and let the kids ( and kids at heart) go to town! BBQ Bananas My favourite way to make this is actually on a BBQ. Wrap the bananas in some tinfoil, then place on a BBQ right […]
A deliciously comforting smokey stew with meaty jackfruit chunks. I don’t often cook with jackfruit, its fairly new ingredient to me. I first tried jackfruit on pizza and I was so surprised how well it worked. It has this unusual pulled meat texture and works great as a pork or beef alternative. If your someone […]
Eating smashed chickpea sandwiches is a vegan right of passage. I remember when i first saw someone recommending smashed chickpea in a sandwich, and claiming it was a tuna maya substitute. It isn’t. BUT with the right seasoning it is soooo damn good. The addition of avocado makes this sandwich deliciously creamy and gives the […]
Peanut butter on toast is our family comfort food. My second pregnancy was spent eating copious amounts of pb on toast. But sometimes I want something a bit extra! So I wanted to share with you my all time top 5 combos to make LOADED peanut butter toast Banana, maple syrup and chia seeds – […]
A convenience food favourite reinvented. Growing up I was obsessed with curry flavoured instant ramen. We used to take packs of instant ramen and instant pasta camping with us for dinners my mam could easily cook up on the camping stove. When changing my diet to a more wholefood plantbased focus, my main goal was […]
Corn Fritters make a great side or a quick lunch. They go great paired with Salsa Beetroot hummus Creamy Broccoli soup Pesto Pasta Spinach soup Squash soup Golden Quinoa Tomato Soup Quick vegetable soup
This granola is soooo good. And some sneaky veggies for breakfast is always a win! Are squash veggies or fruit through? hmmm… hahah, its nutrient dense, fun to grow and tastes delicious so we are happy either way. Making this for the first time was a bit of a mad scientist experiment, but I was […]
A surprisingly simple dish with awesome flavour. I started experimenting with beetroot alot more this year since growing it on our allotment. We had such a successful harvest I had to find new ways to use it other than the classic salads and pickles. Beetroots vibrant pink colour lends itself to making some spectacular looking […]
A zingy crispy tofu that livens up any dish. And this quick flavourful tofu to simple rice and veggies, or use it to add some more protein to your favourite pasta. Our favourite dishes to pair this tofu with: Baked Spicy Tomato Gnocchi Baked Spaghetti Pesto pasta Paprika Potato Salad Mac no cheese Golden Quinoa […]
Yummy oaty, nutty, seedy cookies, filled with complex carbohydrates, natural plant proteins and healthy fats prefect to get your day started in a tasty way. Of course these are also perfect as a snack with your afternoon cuppa. If you want to further support what we do ……. …. you can donate a coffee here […]
A twist on classic hummus recipe with delicious nutrient dense Beetroot. Fresh beetroot is not only delicious and nutritious, but sooo easy to grow. If your making a salad its even worth keeping the greens. NOTES: Our Blender: We use a Ninja Duo 2-in-1 blender with Auto IQ using the jug attachment for this recipe. […]
A twist in classic pesto, making the most of nutrient dense pumpkin seeds. NOTES: Our Blender: We use a
Deliciously creamy nice cream with a all the healing of classic golden milk. I am a big fan of Golden milk, and I’ve recommended it time and time again to clients in need of something to help them relax in the evenings. This Nice Cream is a sweet twist on the classic golden milk, to […]
A little twist on our classic falafel recipe, with extra benefits of anti-inflammatory spice Turmeric. NOTES: Our Blender: We use a Ninja Duo 2-in-1 blender with Auto IQ using the jug attachment for this recipe. If you want to further support what we do ……. …. you can donate a coffee here : http://ko-fi.com/restorativewellbeing …. […]
A quick cook broccoli soup. Simple and nutritious. NOTES: Our Blender: We use a Ninja Duo 2-in-1 blender with Auto IQ using the jug attachment for this recipe. If you want to further support what we do ……. …. you can donate a coffee here : http://ko-fi.com/restorativewellbeing …. follow us on social media…. INSTAGRAM (@restorative_wellbeing) […]
Turmeric for breakfast? This creamy sweet spiced chia pudding is your perfect healthy indulgence to start your day. Filled with anti-inflamatory spices, and even anti-inflamatory omega 3 from chia seeds its the ultimate healing treat.
Vegan twist on classic stuffed peppers, with protein packed quinoa and chickpeas. Simple to prepare but deliciously satisfying. Pair with some salad green, or of your feeling the need for something carby some deliciously crisp paprika roast potatoes pair beautifully. If you want to support what I do ……. …. you can donate a coffee […]
A stuffed Jacket potato is a classic cosy lunch at home right? Perfect for dull days where you need some extra comfort. Try this twist, baked sweet potato (with perfectly crisp skin ofc) and super quick baked pant based creamy cumin mushrooms it’s a ridiculously good combo. Please be aware all information in this blog […]
This mango dream protein smoothie is a yummy dreamy way to start your morning. Whether you are having it as a on the go start to the day or pairing it with a some wholewheat pancakes or french toast, this smoothie is going to give you sunshine morning vibes. Please be aware all information in […]
Woken up with a chocolate craving? This rich vegan strawberry and chocolate baked oats with hot the spot!
Carby comfort food goodness This blog post contains amazon affiliate links, which I gain money for qualifying purchases. These purchases make running this blog possible, and I would like to express my gratitude for every form of support towards my work. Please be aware all information in this blog is based on my own personal […]
A deliciously thick and creamy green smoothie filled with lots of skin loving fruits and healthy fats. Giving you a great balance of fibre, fats, protein and energising carbs, it make a great breakfast or and mid-day lunch time boost. In the early days of changing my diet, I didn’t feel very adventurous with smoothies. […]
I love dump it recipes. Although I am passionate about wholefood nutrient dense cooking, I also don’t want to be stood cooking all day long, there is too much life to be living. Dump-it recipes are a life saver for flavour full meals with minimum effort. What is a dump-it recipe? A dump-it recipe is […]
This recipe is simplicity at its best. I love making this on days when I am working from home, its quick, simple and so satisfying. This blog post contains amazon affiliate links, which I gain money for qualifying purchases. These purchases make running this blog possible, and I would like to express my gratitude for […]
Our all time family favourite. I first made this recipe with my eldest daughter was baby 8 years ago and it has been a staple recipe in our house ever since. Its really easy to add lots of different veg to, but its so simple and comforting, its great to make on those days when […]
If you are not a morning person, overnight oats are for you. Getting prepared the night before is the secret weapon to making mornings easier, from putting a glass of water on your bedside table to make sure you hydrate straight away, to getting your clothes and bag for the day ready to planning a […]
In honour of our mental health focus week I have put together a selection of my favourite recipes but with as little prep and focused cooking time as possible. Meaning lot of quick to cook or dump-it recipes. This blog post contains amazon affiliate links, which I gain money for qualifying purchases. These purchases make […]
Fruit is such a refreshing way to break-fast, the high water content in fruit is great to hydrate and replace water lost during sleep, helping you wake up fully and maintain more energy throughout the day. This blog post contains amazon affiliate links, which I gain money for qualifying purchases. These purchases make running this […]
This a a simple light salad, but with delicious understated flavours. If you want to further support what we do ……. …. you can donate a coffee here : http://ko-fi.com/restorativewellbeing …. follow us on social media…. INSTAGRAM (@restorative_wellbeing) ► https://www.instagram.com/restorative_wellbeing FACEBOOK ► https://www.facebook.com/restorativewell Send me an email! Emcat89@gmail.com Please be aware alot of the information […]
Classic tomato pasta recipe with a Restorative Wellbeing twist. If you want to further support what we do ……. …. you can donate a coffee here : http://ko-fi.com/restorativewellbeing …. follow us on social media…. INSTAGRAM (@restorative_wellbeing) ► https://www.instagram.com/restorative_wellbeing FACEBOOK ► https://www.facebook.com/restorativewell Send me an email! Emcat89@gmail.com Please be aware alot of the information in this […]
I don’t know how I am only just posting this on here, I LOVE a burrito bowl. I have a very mild wheat intolerance, so every so often I will abstain from wheat just for a day or two to give my digestive system a little reset and rest. I find meals like burritos bowls […]
Açaí, pronounced ah-sigh-EE, comes from the acai berry grown on the acai palm tree in South Amerian rainforests. Acai berries are renowned for their high antioxidant levels and have been said to be the secret to beautiful skin. Although they are still yet to be proven to have any added benefits over other berries, I […]
Who doesn’t love a burger?! We are big fans of a Friday night burger with all the sides, sauces and fillings. Pair it with a gaming session and bottle of kombucha and thats my weekend off to the best start ever! We have a few different bean burgers that we make I shared a sweet […]
This yummy breakfast smoothie is made purely to feed my craving for banana milkshake. I have always been a big lover of milkshakes, I would get through so many, often favouring them over solid food. Where as traditional milkshakes are laden full of sugars, and artificial colours and flavours, without much nutritional value at all….. […]
These muffins take advantage of the smooth steady energy of Matcha, to help you get off to a calm start in the morning.
This is the perfect recipes when your craving something lighter for breakfast. Fruit is an excellent choice to break morning fast, its gentle on your stomach and help you to hydrate after loosing fluids during sleep. This is a nice change from the traditional fruit salad, its refreshing and summery, with a little kick of […]
I don’t eat these anywhere near enough, they are much simpler that traditional nori rolls so they are easier to prepare, in a rush. They make great packed lunch or working lunch, and are a great option of meal prepping. The provide a brilliant variety of nutrients and are easily customisable for your needs. The […]
I like to think of Korma as the gateway curry; you know when someone is dubious about trying curry for the first time (you know children or grandparents…) you manage to get them with a korma because its so mild. This also makes Korma my comfort curry, it just feels all round gentler. When I […]
Something about stir fry it so comforting to me, I remember as a child sitting in the kitchen watch my mum cooking stir frys in her wok and being mesmerised by the steam dancing in the air as it escapes when she stirred the veg.
Laverbread, also known as bara lawnr in Welsh, is a fine seaweed harvested from the coast of south Wales (my home). You can purchase it fresh from markets all over south wales. Although known as the Welshman’s caviar, it looks like a thick black pulp, so it’s not the most appealing looking food on first […]
Cawl is a traditional Welsh meat and vegetable stew. Like many stews it varies from region to region, with slightly different vegetables and meats, but over all what makes cawl, cawl is its simplicity. No complex seasoning or exhaustive techniques, just a classic stew using Winter vegetables and there is one thing every Welsh person […]
In honour of St Davids day and pancake day falling on the same day this year, I present to you, Welsh cake pancakes. A perfect little cake crossover in whole-foods plant-based style, making sure you never feeling your missing out by putting your health first! If you want to further support what we do ……. […]
This chia jam is so quick and versatile, you can use it sooo many different ways, and you wont get the overload of sugar from traditional jam; in fact you will get one better you get slow releasing fibre and healthy fats from the chia seeds! If you want to further support what we do […]
Comforting and cosy breakfast dessert
This is a great recipe to make in or out of apple season. Used making apple preserved as apple sauce and dried apples, its a great store cupboard recipe. All of the foods in this recipe are great from of slow releasing energy, to give you a gentle consistent energy throughout the day. If you […]
This recipe is magic. Vegetable for breakfast and it feels like dessert! Getting to a place where I am excited about eating such nutritious food seemed so far away for me. I was a full out junk food addict, but by recognising the base flavours of the foods I was craving I found a way […]
Here on the circle we love dessert for breakfast, it is simply the best way to start the day excited and with joy in your heart. Plus its surprisingly easy to make dessert style breakfasts packed full of nutrition. Don’t believe me? Try this super yummy peanut butter chia pudding for start! If you want […]
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There are so many different way to do a Buddha bowl but this combo is by far my favourite and its made up of ingredients we generally have in the house anyway, so I know I can throw it together anytime. If you want to further support what we do ……. …. you can donate […]
A yummy indulgent adult breakfast. If your a big coffee lover this porridge is for you.
I always dreamed of having a big family who would gather at the end of the day at a big long medieval looking dining table with long benches, and it would be filled with a feast, and the family would all be full of chatter grabbing what they wanted from the serving dishes. My dream […]
Quick and fresh guacamole without all the added supermarket gunk. I love Mexican inspiered food, however I found all of the food I had come to love, that I regularly bought from the supermarket was filled with artificial flavours, preservatives and completely unnecessary animal products. This includes guacamole, something that should be so simple and […]
Vegan baked oats makes the best winter comfort breakfast recipe! Oats just got a whole lot more cosy with a touch of indulgence. We make this for breakfast on those really frosty mornings but it also works great as a dessert with some yummy nicecream. Try this yummy double chocolate nice cream with your chocolate […]
This colourful quinoa dish its simple and quick to make and an easy win with kids.
I love the convenience of a granola. I found when I moved to wholefoods eating I really missed the simplicity of being able to pour a bowl of cereal in the morning. It’s a habit that is ingrained into us from a young age in this society. Home made granola has helped me fill that […]
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This salad is made with minimal prep in mind. I find one of the things off putting about eating salad is the idea that it takes alot of time to make without much satisfaction in the eating – so lets turn it on its head, minimal prep but with allll the satisfaction.
This is very much inspired by brunch at one of my favourite cafes. When it comes down to it its really simple, but it feels so fancy and comforting.
This soup will surprise you. Forget all you prejudice about spinach, it doesn’t matter if you cant stand it, this recipe will show you spinach in a totally different light.
Rushing around in the morning or just simply cant get your head into gear first thing… this recipe is for you. Simple to throw together the night before, and perfect to grab and take on the go. Chia pudding is the delicious dessert breakfast you’ve been waiting for. If you want to support what I […]
When you start eating plant based you start to discover a whole new way of cooking. You start working with ingredients you never even knew existed, and a new world of flavours is opened up. The same if even more true when you start to eat wholefoods. You develop a whole new appreciation of for […]
These mushroom tacos are are made with hands down the best marinated mushrooms ever. Your going to want to save this recipe and re-use the mushrooms for bbqs, wraps, kebabs and anything else you can think of, they are sooooo good. Not only do they taste amazing but they take very little prep time, and […]
This Squash soup is such a beautifully comforting soup (because we really vibe comforting, joyful foods here) Its a great starter soup for kids, as its a little bit sweet and silky smooth. We serve this soup for a starter on Christmas day, take it up the allotment for lunch, take it to warm up […]
This is my classic brunch, it ticks so many boxes and will leave you feeling so satisfied. Dont be affraid to level up your scramble tofu game by adding in some extra veggies. Experiment to your hearts content with whatever you love, below we added diced tomatoes and yellow courgette. It was soooo good. If […]
Dan dan noodles and making tofu mince were both totally new so me last year, but wow I am in love with this dish. Its so full of flavour and super quick to make, and the texture of the tofu mince works surprisingly well. This recipe also ticks so many nutritional boxes, with a wide […]
Using lettuce instead or grain based wraps makes this a great option for those avoiding wheat or gluten. While the quinoa and chickpeas still makes this a satisfying lunch, providing lots of fibre and a mix of plant proteins ensuring you get a good variety of essential amino acids.
Another fab mid-week recipe, no matter how busy and tired you are this recipe is great, and totally kid approved.
A delicious salad perfect for busy working days. Everything gets thrown together, and you are left with a great mix of delicious flavours, with good quality plant protein, fibre and healthy fats.
We make this almost once a week, its so easy, quick prep and everything gets thrown in the oven, giving me extra time to play with the kids. Although our daughters are not fans of spicy food, so we make them a separate try and leave out the cayenne pepper, this tiny difference makes the […]
This salad is surprisingly satisfying and one of my go-to options for days out. This a great salad to throw together in the mornings. It’s packed full of both prebiotic and probiotic foods to help you maintain healthy gut microbiome; this makes it a great meal for recovery after taking a course of antibiotics or […]
I make two different thai noodle soups, one of which is in the ‘a year of wholefood plant based’ book, and it uses a wonderful red thai curry paste; which takes time and some hunting for more unusual ingredients. Then there is this one, it’s much simpler and speedier to make and all the ingredients […]
A classic breakfast that we make time and time again and consumes my instagram feed. Honestly there is no easier way to start my daughters days off on a happy note than making them these pancakes they bring them so much joy, and I hope they will always have happy childhood memories looking back and […]
This is a proper hearty lentil soup and the perfect nutritional boost. The lentils and kale provide a good sources of iron while the vitamin c from the tomatoes and lemon juice help with the iron absorption. Lentil are also good sources of protein and fibre great for gut health.
A family favourite that we have now been making for years. it is by far one of the easiest ways to get our children to eat veggies when thy are going through a fussy patch. This version of macaroni cheese replaces the cheese sauce with the most delicious nutrient dense squash sauce you wont be […]
This is my kids favourite nice cream, its so simple and its really easy to have all the ingredients on stand by. This has the comfort of ice cream but using just simple whole-food nutrient dense ingredients. Its has the consistency of a soft serve ice cream, and pairs great with fresh berries to make […]
This makes a great Winter dessert or a comforting breakfast.