Seared Steak Lettuce Cups with Cashews

WAITROSE VIDEO: Seared Steak Lettuce Cups with Cashews

Check out the video I filmed for Waitrose Kitchen, making the seared steak lettuce cups, filled with roasted cashews from my cookbook. It is one of my favourite recipes and a great option for lunch or dinner. Not only is it super speedy to make, but healthy too. The lettuce cups work in place of a taco, or tortilla,… Read more »

Red Cabbage Rice Salad with Crumbed Hazelnuts, Tess Ward, Recipe, Healthy, Easy, salad,

Red Cabbage Salad with Crumbed Hazelnuts

After a weekend of hot fun and possibly a little liver pickling, the thought of cooking, might not be so appealing. The temptation to slump on the sofa, with pie-latte (deliciously stella style) certainly might be a tempting one, but don’t cave. This salad is stonkingly simple to make and body loving enough to get you back… Read more »

Char grilled Avocado with Pine Nut Dressing , Tess Ward, Healthy

Chargrilled Avocado with Pine Nut Dressing

Bank holiday weekend is coming up and my oh my does that call for a party. Whether rain or shine, the barbecue is coming out and these little beauties are top of my ‘to make’ list. These avos are light, simple to make and tasty as anything. The chargrilled flavour working wonderfully with the herby… Read more »

Perfect Pancakes with Salmon and Avocado

WAITROSE VIDEO: Perfect Pancakes with Salmon and Avocado

This might just hit the nail on the head for the most delicious wafer thin crepes. Flavoured with fresh chives and made with delicious, gluten-free buckwheat flour, they make for a perfect light lunch, or brunch. Filling them with salmon and avocado makes them a great and tasty alternative to wraps. They are also choca block, full of beneficial… Read more »

The Best Beans on Toast, Recipe, how to make, healthy, tess ward,

The Best Beans on Toast

I don’t wanna big this up too much, but you need to try this recipe. What we are talking about is gourmet beans on toast. Cooked, mashed white beans with chargrilled spring onions and a drizzle of truffle/garlic/chilli oil (whichever you have knocking about the house will do) on a crisp slice of toasted bread. Oh… Read more »

Easy, fast, make, ideas, recipes, Pea, Goats Cheese and, Quinoa, Risotto, Tess, Ward

Pea and Goats Cheese and Quinoa Risotto

If you follow me on Instagram (ahem, obviously you do), you might have spotted the cheeky little 15 second video I posted last week. It was a teaser for this. My easy peasy, cheesey quinoa risotto. The ultimate cheap and speedy friday night dinner! Probably you aren’t spending your friday night indulging in some serious old lady… Read more »

VIDEO: Spicy Beef Noodle Soup, Tess Ward, Chef

VIDEO: Spicy Beef Noodle Soup

A good stock base is the backbone to any good noodle soup. Sure you can get cheaty stock cubes (the Knorr’s jelly pots are the best) but there is nothing like a homemade broth. It not only got lots of the goodness from the bones, but it has a much better rounded flavour too. I have… Read more »

Easy No-bake Healthy Protein Flapjacks

Easy No-bake Healthy Protein Flapjacks

Picking out a wholesome and nutritious protein bar is no easy task. The majority of the shop-bough varieties contain an inordinate amount of hydrogenated oil, preservatives and a mostly comprised of nutritionally-void ingredients. Not to mention they almost always contain a ton of refined sugar. This is why I have created my own, easy, speedy, healthy flapjack… Read more »

My Top Picks: Best Scrub up Facials in London, Tess Ward, Facial, Best, London, Treatment, Spa

My Top Picks: Best Scrub up Facials in London

Feeling overworked, annoyed by continual holiday snaps clogging your Instagram and in need of a bit of a treat. Well look no further. Nothing says pampering more than a top notch facial. A moment of calm where a wonderful expert can get to work honing those pores and polishing off any trace of blackheads, whats not… Read more »

Avocado Ice Cream

VIDEO: Easy Avocado Ice Cream

Super easy to make, this creamy avocado ice cream is the perfect soft serve treat to scoop up with Kallo’s chocolate rice cakes. Its a tasty, healthier, dairy-free alternative packed with beneficial omegas and healthy fats. Avocado Ice Cream Recipe Recipe Serves 6 Preparation time: 10 minutes Freezing time: 2-4 hours • 3 large, ripe avocados… Read more »

Breakfast Boats, recipe, Tess, Ward

Breakfast Boats

I have always loved a good brekkie. A grand and impressive eggs benedict on the weekend, fluffy pancakes on holidays, a full english with the family or a thick filling smoothie in the week… there is no shortage of delicious morning dishes out there to inspire. The fact is, when there is little in the fridge,… Read more »

Dairy-free Raspberry Ripple Ice Cream

Dairy-free Raspberry Ripple Ice Cream

I scream, you scream, lets all scream for dairy-free ice cream. My summer memories of ice cream go all the way back to the days of the screwball. A 99p ice cream that I used to get from the corner shop near my house. To my nice year old tastebuds this was the epitome of good taste. Smooth vanilla… Read more »