• Butter Bean and Mushroom Curry

    Butter Bean and Mushroom Curry with Cauliflower Rice & Spinach

    Somi Igbene PhD ANutr June 15, 2020

    Trying to prevent your insulin levels from spiking but still want to enjoy a hearty, nutrient-dense plant-based meal? My butter bean and mushroom curry is just what you need! Enjoy it on its own or with a side of cauliflower rice and spinach for an extra dose of plant goodness. It may just be my black heritage, but I love carbohydrates. Rice will always be my favourite, but I will…

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  • Aubergine, Mushroom & Broccoli Curry with Millet

    Somi Igbene PhD ANutr November 12, 2019

    If you’ve never tried millet, you are missing out! Millet is a highly nutritious, gluten-free grain that is extremely delicious with my warming aubergine, mushroom and broccoli curry. The season for hot recipes is officially back! Truth be told, I eat hot food all year round, but in late autumn and winter, they are a must! The weather in England is usually erratic, and as usual, the temperature has dropped…

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  • Coconut Chickpea Curry with Basmati Rice & Veggies

    Somi Igbene PhD ANutr November 9, 2019

    We all need something to snuggle up to when the days get shorter and colder. My coconut chickpea curry is the perfect winter warmer! Chickpeas never get boring. I guess if you cook them the same way every time you eat them, they can get a bit monotonous. Change the herbs and spices or add a completely different ingredient like coconut or yoghurt and I guarantee, you’ll give your chickpeas…

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  • Creamy Vegan Mushroom Stroganoff

    Somi Igbene PhD ANutr May 2, 2019

    A low-fat, oil-free, but incredibly creamy vegan mushroom stroganoff. This recipe is delicious with roast potatoes or rice. Serve with a side of greens for a boost of antioxidant and phytochemical goodness. Oil can be a wonderful ingredient in recipes. It certainly improves the mouthfeel of food, and if you use varieties like olive oil, you could improve the flavour and increase the nutritional value of your dish. I prefer…

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