Homemade hidden veggie sauce

A tasty tomato based sauce with added veggies. Perfect for getting some sneaky veggies into the kiddies meals. You’re one of the lucky ones if your children will eat a variety of vegetables. My 16 month old is quite good but my 3 year old on the other hand while she’s brilliant with fruit is…

Avocado baked eggs

Avocado’s are another superfood… I know… I know… superfood seems to be a buzz word at the moment but honestly who doesn’t love avocados. They are delicious added to a salad, included in a smoothie or mashed on some healthy bread https://aimeesappetite.com/2016/01/18/22/ and topped with a poached egg… one of my fav lunches…. totally delicious!! Avocados contain mono…

Peanut butter brownie balls

I popped into my local health food shop a while ago for a few bits and picked up some recipe cards from true natural goodness. Made a batch of their Peanut Butter Brownie Balls! A delicious healthy snack! The only change I made was to add 1 tbsp of desiccated coconut. Makes approx 12 balls Here…

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…