The Honest Cooks is now LIVE!

The Honest Cooks is now LIVE!

You may have already guessed by now that my partner and I are completely food-obsessed. We travel to eat, and when we’re not traveling, we love to experiment in the kitchen – constantly inspired by dishes we eat, menus we read or passionate chefs we come across. We really do believe in flavours not fads. So we’ve decided to create a […]

The Best Lasagne Recipe

The Best Lasagne Recipe

Whether there’s any real truth in it, they say you’re meant to ‘fuel up,’ or ‘carb load’ before a big running event. And that’s exactly what I did. The night before my last half-marathon race, I conjured up the best lasagne recipe yet. This lasagne is honestly so tasty and satisfying. It’s the perfect dish to treat yourself if you’re after […]

Ultimate Breakfast Smoothie

Ultimate Breakfast Smoothie

After buying my new Nutribullet Rx recently, I’ve been obsessed with trying different breakfast smoothie variations each morning. I’ve always loved making smoothies for my family – this healthy banana & blueberry smoothie or this banana, fig and cashew smoothie always go down a treat – however I think this one is my new favourite: the ultimate breakfast smoothie. […]

Healthy Bean Salad Recipe

Healthy Bean Salad Recipe

This is possibly the quickest and easiest healthy bean salad recipe. After a long day at work, I love just getting a big bowl and throwing together a mix of fresh and pantry ingredients, drizzled with a delicious dressing. This mixed bean salad is perfect because it involves no cooking and can be whipped up […]

Pea and Basil Soup

Pea and Basil Soup

This really is the easiest recipe for a delicious Pea and Basil Soup. The ingredients are all incredibly healthy, so you can enjoy every bit of it knowing this comforting soup is entirely good for you. To complete a wonderful vegetarian dinner, serve up as a starter with some warm, crusty bread followed by Aubergine Rolls with Ricotta & Spinach or […]

Easy & Healthy Dip Recipes

Easy & Healthy Dip Recipes

This is another one of my favourite healthy dip recipes from Julie Montague’s Superfoods cook book. She’s spiced up your average hummus recipes in to something really special. These are the perfect alternative dips to impress guests, family or to just store in your fridge whenever you fancy a snack. They’re delicious, healthy and add a […]

Roasted Cauliflower with Turmeric Dressing

Roasted Cauliflower with Turmeric Dressing

My best friend recently gave me Julie Montagu’s new cook book, Superfoods: The Flexible Approach to Eating More Superfoods. The yogi/nutritionist has created this incredible book that honestly makes nutritious, healthy cooking so simple, easy and enjoyable. I adore this book! While flipping through each glossy page, this Roasted Cauliflower with Turmeric Dressing recipe really […]

Aubergine Rolls with Ricotta & Spinach

Aubergine Rolls with Ricotta & Spinach

These Aubergine rolls with ricotta & spinach are my new favourite dinner. I made it for my sister and her husband a few nights ago and it was an absolute hit. It was hard for us all to resist licking the entire serving dish clean. (Ok maybe we did, but don’t tell anyone). It’s surprisingly easy to make and doesn’t […]

Mushroom and Asparagus Risotto Recipe

Mushroom and Asparagus Risotto Recipe

If I’m having a dinner party or just want to cook an impressive meal, this mushroom and asparagus risotto recipe is one of my go-to’s. It’s easy to serve, warming and comforting. Ideal for the winter months. Although creating perfect risotto takes some time and effort, it’s definitely worth it when you get to see the delighted reactions from your […]

Healthy Banana & Blueberry Smoothie

Healthy Banana & Blueberry Smoothie

Having finally reached one of the biggest promotions I’ll get in my career (it only took 3 years), I’m feeling so relieved and excited to share my food & travel journey with you over the last several months. I’ll start off with a short and sweet healthy recipe for a banana & blueberry smoothie. It takes seconds […]