Japanese seven spice, or shichimi togarashi, is a distinctive seasoning in this recipe that combines sesame seeds, chilli, Sichuan pepper, dried orange peel, pepper, ginger and seaweed flakes.

Slow cooking is very forgiving: you don't need to hover over this yummy curry recipe as it simmers in the slow cooker or in a low oven.

Whole food slow cooked, like this delicious curry, is the solution to nourishing friends and family with ease and style, says Olivia Andrews.

Gluten- and dairy-free, and naturally sweetened with coconut sugar and vanilla, this recipe makes a lot - share them with family and friends, or freeze for later. Enjoy!

In the words of my best friend, this is vegan food porn at its finest!

Saffron has been used in traditional medicine for generations and has been shown in some studies to help alleviate anxiety and improve mood.

You can use any veggies you like, including potato or sweet potato if you boil it first, but if you wanna make a rainbow, I suggest these ingredients.

Make this in late spring or early summer when fresh broad beans and peas are coming into season and are at their sweetest.

The magnesium in this recipe is responsible for its calming effect. You can be flexible with the green vegetables you use: cauliflower, for example, works as well as broccoli.

Watermelons are tasty as heck, but taking them out of the house can be damn messy. My solution? Bottled watermelon.

A healthy twist on a familiar favourite. Chicken is rich in protein, as well as zinc and B vitamins, and sweet potatoes are a great source of fibre and beta carotene.

Slightly crunchy and nutty-tasting bulgur wheat is a good source of protein and minerals. Anyone following a gluten-free diet can make this dish with quinoa instead of bulgur wheat.

The primary antioxidant lycopene is found in higher quantities in cooked tomatoes than raw, while spinach is rich in iron, magnesium and vitamin C.

This delicious vegan recipe is perfect to take to a potluck or to enjoy as a dinner, followed by a leftovers lunch the next day.

Spelt flour is wholegrain, meaning that it won’t lead to a sugar spike as white flour does, and Brazil nuts contain selenium which plays an important role in the immune system.