The Audrey Hepburn Diet
The Audrey Hepburn Diet
24th Jan, 2014

Since I was a little girl, I have always appreciated the elegance of Audrey Hepburn. This has, over the years, developed into something of a 'girl crush'. So when I recently came across a book called 'What would Audrey do?', being as obsessed about food as I am, I headed straight to the part that describes her diet. I happily discover that Audrey was an advocate of Organic Homemade Produce, a girl after my own heart.

Audrey had a simple diet rich in fruit and vegetables with the occasional plate of pasta. Her treat was a single square of dark baking chocolate in the afternoon.

Based on what I have read about Audrey, I have devised a very simple sample diet that you can follow to 'Eat Like Audrey'.

The Eat like Audrey diet


A boiled egg on wholegrain bread with spinach and asparagus Or Avocado on rye bread with a squeeze of lemon


Some carrot and celery batons with salt and pepper Or Cherry tomatoes with basil and almonds


A palm sized portion of wholegrain pasta with cherry tomatoes, red peppers, courgette and rocket Or Salmon grilled with ginger served with sesame kale, peas and mange tout


A little raw cacao truffle Or Broad beans and mint


Chicken breast and baked sweet potato with broccoli, leeks and kale Or A big hearty salad of artichoke, grated beetroot and carrot, shredded cabbage, cucumber, tomatoes and pumpkin seeds with a lemon and orange dressing



Now stocking: Dash Water

Food waste is a subject we care passionately about as a business, so we are thrilled to now be stocking Dash water. “British sparkling water infused with wonky fruit and veg” is the strapline. Crafted in the UK by Alex and Jack, we love that they are fighting food waste in a fun, and sustainable way. The lemon flavour is definitely my favourite.


We are honoured to be taking part in #CookForSyria and have come up with a delicious Syrian-inspired Beetroot Falafel Wrap with Quinoa Tabbouleh, which we’ll be selling at our Mortimer Street deli throughout November. £2 from each sale will be donated to this fantastic cause.

Grazia x Detox Kitchen Unplugged Event Series

We've teamed up with Grazia for a series of morning events to celebrate their Unplugged Issue. Grazia’s Unplugged issue is asking their readers to get switched on to logging off and disconnect to reconnect – trying to break the habit of absent-mindedly checking, flicking and swiping, by consciously taking time off from our digital world and social media to reclaim real life.

We take away the stress of planning, shopping and cooking healthy meals.

Simply select the package that is right for you, choose your start date and duration, and look forward to your first delivery of wholesome food.

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