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Power Up and Move!

Ritualise your next pre – movement with this power packed blendie… Self made Self blended Self treat Juicy Oranges, Unwaxed Lemon, Fair Trade Bananas, Coconut Kefir, Shelled Hemp, Himalayan Pink Salt, Extra Virgin Olive Oil Va Va Voom!

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Energise!

Size really doesn’t matter, A True ‘Badass‘ comes in all sizes! A reminder that we can make an impact no matter how big or small our intentions are – just ensure they enhance everyone:) Self made, Self filled, Self treat Organic ghee, pink Himalayan sea salt, mixed nuts/sesame seeds filling a luscious Medjool date. Delicious,…

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Breathe and Connect!

A Self made Self treat gift to Self during the Self imposed solitude of the last few months! A little spray reminder that I am surrounded by the beauty of Mother Earth. Sensuous, Uplifting, Smile inducing,

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Giselda’s Self Treats

Welcome and thank you for visiting. A space where I humbly share the little Treats that increase my everyday joy. Why (Why Not!) – Self Treat? A soothing balm, an unconditional friend, a non judgemental ‘stop’ time….. A time to cherish ‘ME’ – and all those who step into my space:) Treating my body with…

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A Nutty Christmas Fudge

Ingredients 1 Can of condensed milk 50g Dark Chocolate Handful of nuts, toasted and chopped Method Bring condensed milk to a gentle bubble Stir condensed milk until it thickens and leaves the sides (as shown below) Turn off the heat and add broken pieces of chocolate Once chocolate is melted, add chopped nut pieces, leaving…

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Lord of the Sliders

Ingredients 1 x pack shredded Ham Hock (Waitrose cooks ingredients) or from your local butcher  1/2 onion Chipotle or BBQ sauce Chilli powder (optional) Mini slider buns Method Chop onions and fry Add ham hock Fry till ham is heated through Turn heat down and add sauce to taste You can add a pinch or…

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Macaroni Cheese Lover (cheekily vegan!)

Super easy Vegan Macaroni and Cheese Ingredients- Serves 1 100g Macaroni (or other similar sized pasta) 1 large fresh broccoli or cauliflower sliced 1 whole tinned butter beans with water, puréed Hard vegan cheese, grated Mixed dried oregano and thyme, to taste Salt and pepper, to taste Method Cook pasta in salted boiling water (see…

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Learning to Stir Fry

Ingredients  A medium piece of Salmon (chopped) (from Mikey’s Plaice)  1/2 red onion (chopped) 3 pak choi florets (chopped) Rapeseed oil (for frying) 2 medium-sized roti  2 tbs spicy paprika* 1 tbs cumin seeds* 2 tbs Worcestershire sauce* 2 tbs dark soy sauce* 1 lemon (rind)* Coriander*                 …

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How to Gluten Free a Roti

I made these the other day after reading that its good to go gluten free and how flaxseeds are one of the richest sources of essential omega-3 fatty acids, and high in lignans (google what they are). Flaxseeds help with premenstrual breast pain and can help reduce breast cancer risk.  They extend periods by a…

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A Varuval to remember

I love a good spicy dry fried mutton varuval.  I remember scorching hot days sat eating  varuval and rice on banana leaf at the local mamak for Sunday lunch. Now I am plant based, I decided to recreate my favourite Indian mamak dish with organic tempeh and chestnut mushrooms. Ingredients (serves 4) 1 packet organic…

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Healing diets and going plant based

My kitchen is becoming a plant based healing sanctuary.   I started studying a mind expanding Healing Diets course and it has helped me in ways I never thought possible.  I distil my water, have a food dehydrator, going to slow press my homegrown wheatgrass. I have been on a 3 day water only fast, a…

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Perks of being a yellow split pea!

One rainy afternoon and a craving for Amachi’s dhal and rice.  Having no red lentils (a favourite), I decided on yellow split peas – yum!!! Whilst the dhal was cooking, I made roti using some of the boiling water from the cooking dhal, generous glugs of Hemp oil, a pinch of sea salt and Doves…

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Wellbeing Live 2017

I was invited to do a cookery demo for Health and Wellbeing Live.  I decided my Rye bread goreng recipe had to shown and shared.  I came up with this recipe for my childrens school lunch box. Rye Bread Goreng recipe A quick easy to cook, nutritious stir fry Ingredients- Serves 2 2 tbsp rapeseed…

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Lunch at Giselda’s

I made this duck tart as an introduction to my food when I invited Rebecca Randall of Health and Wellbeing Live for lunch.  I will be showcasing my cooking demos.   I bought the ingredients from Shipbourne Farmers Market.  This wonderful market is open from 9am – 11am next to the Chaser Inn.  I love…

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Of Rotis and Doves

I want to share my Roti recipe, with a nutritional twist.  I used Doves Farm organic wholemeal Buckwheat flour and Psyllium husks. The humble Roti, a nutritious flat bread, eaten in many countries, known by different names.  A basic filling food that is cheap on ingredients and deeply satisfying to make.  I enjoy the ritual…

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