Why we choose organic!

Do you ever stop to think why farm workers wear protective clothing while spraying our crops, and what harmful effects it could be having on our bodies?   Here at Kirsty Lou’s Kitchen we believe that our health and wellbeing starts with the food that we put in...

Dairy free pesto

Traditionally pesto is made up with parmesan and pine nuts. I decided to create a delicious dairy free pesto made with cashew nuts. Pesto is an effortless yet full of flavour sauce that can be used on many different dishes. I chose cashew nuts for two reasons. Firstly...

Cauliflower mash

Cauliflower mash During the colder months I used to crave mash potato. It’s so warming and partners so well with those slow cooked stew, casseroles or even a piece of baked fish. I have recently come across a great alternative, cauliflower mash! It’s has a similar...

Benefits of Himalayan salt

Salt has got a bad reputation for being unhealthy and causing many health problems but like many things it’s the type of salt that you consume. Salt is important in many mechanisms in our body and essential for life. The problem is that people don’t...

Benefits of coconut oil

Coconut oil is comprised of medium chain fatty acids; these are broken down by the liver and converted into energy. Other fats – e.g. Vegetable oil and butter – are long chain fatty acids, which are harder for the body to break down, and are therefore...