healthy eating

WARMING SPANISH BEANS IN TOMATO SAUCE

 INGREDIENTS1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil1 onion, diced2 garlic cloves, finely chopped1 teaspoon sweet smoked paprika (pimenton dulce) - or hot paprika if you like it spicy2 bay leaves2 x 400ml tins butter beans, drained and rinsed2 x 400ml tins plum tomatoesSea salt and black pepper2 large handfuls spinach, roughly choppedTo serve:Fresh crusty BreadINSTRUCTIONSIn a [...]

WARMING SPANISH BEANS IN TOMATO SAUCE2017-02-06T12:57:00+00:00

NEW YEAR NEW YOU

The New Year is a very good time to take stock of ourselves - particularly those of us who suffer from seasonal depression and who struggle with the winter months. There are lots of ways that we can help ourselves through the weeks ahead. Here's a few suggestions you might like to try.You are what [...]

NEW YEAR NEW YOU2017-01-06T10:03:00+00:00

AUTUMN PUMPKIN PASANDA

For my next one day retreat on November 21st in Notting Hill I am looking forward to cooking this Autumn favourite. Take a look at my website www.elisawilliamsyoga.com/#!/one-day-retreats for more details of this and other yoga holidays and classes  in London, Kerala and Turkey.Ingredients1 large pumpkin (diced and oven roasted with garlic, salt and pepper)500g okra1 fresh ginger (chopped)6 garlic [...]

AUTUMN PUMPKIN PASANDA2015-11-02T16:51:00+00:00

AUTUMN WARMERS AUBERGINE STEW

To get our taste buds wetted for our impending yoga retreat in Southern Turkey and because of this prematurely early autumnal weather I have resurrected this warming Mediterranean dish for my blog and supper table.Its always a hit on our autumn and winter day retreats too - the next of which takes place on November [...]

AUTUMN WARMERS AUBERGINE STEW2015-09-15T14:14:00+01:00

CHARGRILLED BROCCOLI, CHILLI & GARLIC

Taken from Ottolenghi's cookbook this recipe brings broccoli into the super league and it's always a big hit on my One Day Yoga Retreats and Country Rambles. For those of you who have been asking here's my adaptation of the recipe.My next retreat is now booking for September 12th. See www.elisawilliamsyoga.comIngredients2 heads of broccoli (about 500g)115ml olive [...]

CHARGRILLED BROCCOLI, CHILLI & GARLIC2015-05-09T07:48:00+01:00

HONEY ROASTED SQUASH, BEETROOT, FETA SALAD

My One Day Yoga retreats are a great opportunity to serve some of my favourite recipes. This honey roasted squash and beetroot salad sprinkled with feta, herbs and seeds is always a big hit with all of my yogi guests. Best of all the recipe is very easy!Ingredients2 butternut squash1 bunch of beetroots (4 or [...]

HONEY ROASTED SQUASH, BEETROOT, FETA SALAD2015-05-03T17:40:00+01:00

SPRING QUINOA SALAD WITH ASPARAGUS

Spring is in the air with this Spring Vegetable Quinoa Salad with Lemon Basil Dressing! This is just one of the recipes we will be serving on my Spring Yoga Retreat & Country Ramble in the beautiful Chiltern Hills of South Buckinghamshire this April.For information about Elisa's yoga classes in West London, overseas yoga holidays [...]

SPRING QUINOA SALAD WITH ASPARAGUS2015-04-19T07:28:00+01:00

SPICY WHOLE ROASTED CAULIFLOWER

Roasting a whole head of cauliflower is an amazingly delicious dish that is as dramatic in presentation as it is easy in preparation. Serve it with a big green salad (lime juice and olive oil for the dressing) for an easy vegetarian supper or side dish.INGREDIENTS1 tablespoon vegetable oil1 head cauliflower1½ cups plain Greek yogurt1 lime, zested [...]

SPICY WHOLE ROASTED CAULIFLOWER2014-10-16T10:23:00+01:00
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