“It contains recipes to cover you in every circumstance – from big dinner parties to rustling up something when you’re on the go, to ways to embrace healthy fats or improve digestive health,” Freer tells PEOPLE of her new book Cook. Nourish. Glow.
“I’ve been obsessed with cooking in a healthy way for over 10 years, and a massive collector of recipes,” she continues. “These are all my favorites in one place, tried and tested on my friends and family. I hope it makes a positive impact on everyone’s health.”
Boy George’s Raw Soup
1 cup vegetable stock
1 stick of celery, chopped (reserve a small amount to garnish)
½ small avocado
1 thumbnail-sized piece of fresh ginger
¼ tsp. sea salt
½ Granny Smith apple (reserve a small amount to garnish)
½ tsp. apple cider vinegar
2 tbsp. toasted pumpkin seeds
A few peppercorns
Drizzle of extra virgin olive oil, for serving
1. Blend all the ingredients, except the pumpkin seeds, together in a food processor.
2. Cover and chill for half an hour in the fridge.
3. Serve garnished with finely chopped celery and apple, a scattering of toasted pumpkin seeds and a little drizzle of olive oil.
—Gabrielle Olya, reporting by Sheila Cosgrove Baylis