Squash, onion & courgette soup

Soup is an excellent way to get in your daily intake of vegetables and this veggie soup really is so easy peasy to prepare.  A warming bowl of goodness, so flavoursome with a salad or healthy sambo. Perfect during this cold weather. Butternut squash, onion & courgette work wonderfully together. These 3 vegetables along with some…

Potato and spinach frittata

This healthy frittata is a lovely filling dish especially if you have left over potatoes from yesterdays dinner. Serve simply on its own or with a slice of wholemeal bread topped with real butter or avocado. Serves 4 Here’s what you’ll need: Olive oil 200g baby potatoes 1 onion thinly sliced A handful of spinach…

Berry smoothie

A yummy refreshing smoothie that can be enjoyed any time of day. Particular handy for those busy mornings when you just need to grab something quick before leaving the house. Easy to whip together the night before and pop in the fridge for the morning ahead. Serves 1 Ingredients 100 g strawberries 50g blueberries 250 ml…

Chia seed pudding

Chia seeding pudding is quite a creamy dish that is ideal for breakfast or dessert. It tastes like dessert but is secretly very healthy. Combine all the ingredients and pop in the fridge overnight to enjoy the next day. Chia seeds are rich in fibre, iron and calcium and are high in anti inflammatory omega-3’s….

Pork with ginger and BBQ sauce

Pork, ginger & bbq sauce with veggie quinoa & corn on the cob Quinoa was simmered with a knorr vegetable stock pot. Sautéed 1 onion, 1 red pepper & 1 Courgette & mixed through the quinoa The ginger & bbq sauce was made my adding 1 tbsp olive oil, 1/2 tsp crushed garlic, 2 tsp…

Beef burrito

My brother & his girlfriend are burrito MAD… So I just had to make some… and send them a photo… after we had eaten them lol!! The perfect meal or snack to have at the weekend. You’ll almost think you’re having a cheat meal but in fact it’s all good and you won’t undo any…

Strawberry chia jam

A guilt free jam that is ideal for afternoon tea. Lovely served with a slice of healthy brown bread or wholemeal scone. Chia seeds are an excellent source of nutrition. They are fibre, iron and calcium rich. Taken daily they can help increase energy levels. Why would you not include these little gems in your…

Hearty beef stew

This one is a request from my hubby. We were visiting my Nana and Grandad recently and my Grandad who loves to cook served us a bowl of homemade stew. So this is where I got my inspiration for this one!! He went on to tell me that he prepares the stew first thing in the…

Chicken and mixed bean curry

This chicken curry recipe is ready in no time and super easy to prepare. Its full of flavour without being too spicy. I’ve added mixed beans which are packed with fibre, protein and low in fat. I’m a little bit obsessed with these at the moment so any possible meal that I can add them…

Nutty date and coconut squares

These healthy homemade granola squares are easy to make,ideal for lunch boxes, as a post workout snack or for breakfast on the go. The beauty of these energy snacks is that you know exactly what has gone into them. “Most” shop bought ones are usually loaded with sugar while these nutty date and coconut squares are…