Kitchen Encounters with Atiya

Take a glimpse into the kitchens of the experts! We asked our favourite nutritional experts to share with us their top 4 store cupboard staples and their go-to rustle-up meals.

My kitchen staples

  • Red lentils
  • Apple cider vinegar
  • Black bean spaghetti
  • Tamari

My 10 minute rustle-up meal

Atiya nutritionIngredients

Black bean spaghetti
Broccoli (or other seasonal greens)
1 carrot
1/2 avocado
Lemon juice


  • Cover black bean spaghetti in boiling water, and boil for about 5 minutes. You can add broccoli after a minute.
  • In the meantime, grate the carrot.
  • Once cooked, drain the spaghetti and mix through the carrot.
  • Serve with avocado, a drizzle of tamari and squeeze of lemon juice.


Atiya is a Bristol-based nutritional therapist (BSc (Hons), Dip. CNM, mBANT, CNHC, PGCE, GDL, LPC). Atiya offers personalised nutrition and lifestyle consultations, wellness packages with a private yoga class, home cooking advice and group health promotion programmes, all aiming to give you the tools to promote your own wellness.

Atiya is co-hosting a talk for Wild Oats on Mood Foods and Digestive Health in March, as part of the Health Connects Lecture series.


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