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Five surprising benefits of a plant-based diet

Five surprising benefits of a plant-based diet

Five surprising benefits of a plant-based dietMany of the important benefits of a plant-based diet – particularly for climate health and animals – are well known. Yet despite the science being very clear, there remains confusion about the impact on human health. We...

Aubergine curry

Aubergine curry

Aubergine curryby Dr Hayley Tait, author of Health on the Hob. I love the softness that comes to these aubergines; by slowly simmering them they absorb the spicy tomato juices. Delicious. Serves 4-6Good for: LunchDinnerTime: 5-10 mins prep30 mins cook Ingredients 2...

Thai Corn Salad

Thai Corn Salad

Thai corn saladby Dr Hayley Tait, author of Health on the Hob. Serves 4Good for: LunchDinnerTime: 10 min prep 4 mins cook Ingredients 4 corn on the cobs 100g green beans, sliced in half and cut into 3 100g tomatoes 1 large carrot, grated 4 cloves garlic 2 tablespoons...

Sweet corn or cucumber mint raita

Sweet corn or cucumber mint raita

Sweet corn or cucumber mint raitaby Nitu Bajekal. nitubajekal.com Raita as an accompaniment with the rice and chickpea dish is great. Ingredients 1 small can of sweet corn (250 g) -OR- 1/2 cucumber grated 250ml of soya yoghurt 4 tbsp of soya milk 1 tbsp of garden mint...

Chickpea spinach curry

Chickpea spinach curry

Chickpea spinach curryby Nitu Bajekal. nitubajekal.comServes 4Good for: Lunch DinnerIngredients 3 cans of chickpeas (rinse and drain) 2 green chillies slit (and deseeded if you prefer less spicy) 2 tbsp of fresh grated ginger root 1 tbsp of cumin powder 1 tsp of cumin...

Spicy Red Kidney Bean Potato Curry

Spicy Red Kidney Bean Potato Curry

Spicy Red Kidney Bean Potato Curryby Nitu Bajekal. nitubajekal.comServes 4Good for: Lunch DinnerTime: 15 minsIngredients 2 cans of red kidney beans - rinsed 1 can of chopped tomatoes 2 potatoes (boiled or chop fine for quicker cooking) 1 large red onion chopped fine 4...

Tofu vegetable rice

Tofu vegetable rice

Tofu vegetable rice by Nitu Bajekal. nitubajekal.com Serves 4Good for: Lunch DinnerTime: 20 mins Ingredients 2 cups (about 250g) of mixed frozen or fresh veg (beans, peas, carrots, corn) 1 block of tofu cut into small 1cm cubes 1 large red onion 6 medium sized cloves...

Beetroot Rocket (Arugula) salad

Beetroot Rocket (Arugula) salad

Beetroot Rocket (Arugula) saladwith a handful of crushed walnuts and a large dash of balsamic vinegar by Nitu Bajekal. nitubajekal.comIngredients Two large handfuls of rocket leaves 3 Chopped cooked beetroots A handful of crushed walnuts and seeds A large handful of...