Banana & Berry Bread (Gluten & Dairy free)

Moist banana bread bursting with juicy berries. Super delicious & healthy. Free from both gluten & dairy. Banana bread is an old favourite of mine but my original recipe included sugar, white flour and butter. In this recipe I have replaced them ingredients with healthier alternatives in the form of maple syrup, ground almonds and…

Carrot, ginger & coriander soup

Another delicious soup to add to my collection. My carrot, ginger & coriander soup. You can’t beat a warm bowl of soup… nutritious and filling and full of flavour. Soup is relatively quick and simple to make. My 3 year old tucked into a bowl of this yesterday… she licked the bowl when she was…

Summer fruits smoothie

How super handy is a bag of frozen fruit??? I always have some in the freezer. I usually buy them from Tesco but a friend recently told me they now sell them in Aldi too. I buy the summer fruits one and the frozen blueberries. The blueberries I find are lovely as a topping for…

Butternut squash, pepper & coconut soup

  Butternut squash is low in fat, which can aid in fat loss. Its loaded with Vitamin A, which is essential for healthy eyesight. Its full of fibre for healthy digestion. Can help boost your immune system as its packed with Vitamin C. Not forgetting to mention that is a a really tasty vegetable. It’s…

Easy peasy prawn stir fry

This stir fry makes a change from chicken or beef. Prawns are a good source of protein and are very rich in calcium which in turn is good for teeth and bones. Prawns also contain a lot less calories to other meats which is super news for anyone on a calorie controlled diet. For all you…

Pear & Oat Pancakes

Excited to introduce my new pancake recipe: Pear & oat pancakes!!! Free from gluten & dairy. Quick & easy to make & most of all DELICIOUS!! For all you banana pancake lovers you will love these or people who want to love them but don’t like the consistency of banana these are also for you!…

Apricot & Strawberry smoothie

Apricots are one of my favourite fruits and are a popular summer fruit. They are rich in dietary fibre, an excellent source of vitamin A and a good source of vitamin C. They are a rich source of antioxidants are are low in fat. Teamed with some juicy strawberries, this smoothie is totally yummy!!! Flaxseeds…

Madeira cake (Gluten & dairy free)

This madeira cake has a firm yet light texture. An ideal celebration cake! The recipe can be doubled to make a madeira sandwich. I’ve chosen to decorate it with a layer of jam, coconut cream and strawberries. This cake is both gluten & dairy free   Here’s what you’ll need: 200g plain gluten free flour…

Mince pie with butternut squash

A delicious carb free meal. The same version as my cottage pie but with a different topping!! Here’s what you’ll need: 1 large butternut squash 500g mince beef or turkey 1 tin chopped tomatoes 1 beef stock cube 300g frozen veg- I used mixed vegetables-carrots, broccoli, cauliflower & peas 1 onion, chopped 1 tsp crushed…

Nut butter sandwiches

This one can be put together in a flash!!! Particularly good for when you are craving something nice because… well it is nice!! Always satisfies my sweet tooth without going off track. Cashew butter sandwiched between pieces of 70% dark chocolate. It’s a simple as that!! (any nut butter will do…Cashew is my fav) Meridian…

Greek yoghurt with homemade granola & berries

A very simple but tasty breakfast. Layer a few tablespoons of greek yoghurt and homemade granola in a glass or bowl Top with berries You can find my homemade granola recipe here: Homemade Healthy Granola

Green kickstart smoothie

Kickstart your day with this green smoothie that is packed full of goodness. The green colour may not look so appetising but its actually really tasty. Has to be tried to be believed… You won’t regret it! Here’s what you’ll need: Handful of spinach leaves 1/2 small avocado 200ml dairy free milk 1 banana 1 tsp…