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…

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…

Stuffed courgettes with giant couscous

  Stuffed courgettes are really simple, delicious and a low carb meal. They are pretty versatile in that they can be served as a main meal or as a side dish. When you see or hear low carb the first thing that pops into my mind anyway is “Is this meal gonna fill me or am I…

Banana & peanut butter wrap bites

  These cute little energy wrap bites are the perfect snack. They only take minutes to prepare and are a nice healthy snack to have with a cup of herbal tea in the evening! They are the ideal pick me up for the 3 o’clock slump; instead of reaching for that chocolate bar or pack of…

Homemade burger & sweet potato wedges

Who doesn’t love a big juicy beef burger. It’s the ultimate go to fast food. These burgers are homemade and a hearty comfort food for these dark winter evenings without having all the calories… unlike a takeaway burger!!! I’ve served these spicy burgers with sweet potato wedges and a chilli Mayo sauce. What you’ll need to…

Falafel wrap with yoghurt & lemon dip

Falafel is made with chickpeas and spices, rolled into balls and deep fried. Instead of frying them I’ve opted to bake them in the oven and wrap them in a wholemeal wrap. A really delicious meal for anyone craving some indian food but simply don’t want all the calories. They can eaten on there own,…

Banana & almond pancakes

This has to be my most favourite breakfast EVER. I have an extremely sweet tooth and would actually have sweets or chocolate… first thing in the morning… for breakfast… for lunch… and dinner… IF I COULD GET AWAY WITH IT!!!! Anyway, having these pancakes for breakfast almost tricks my sweets cravings into thinking I’m having…

Healthy Moussaka

Moussaka is a traditional greek dish which usually calls for eggplant and a rich sauce arranged with layers somewhat like lasagne. As you can imagine this combination is not ideal for “dieting” as it is quite high in calories. I’ve tried a few different versions and find this one works best. Its a really nice…

Seedy oat and yoghurt loaf

  This recipe supercede’s my porridge bread recipe. *Edited on 1st Sept to replace chia seeds with sunflower and pumpkin seeds, *Increase of oats from 35og to 400g, *Introduction of treacle to give a richer/darker colour to the loaf *Removed milk from the recipe. All in all an improved yummier recipe!!!! When our healthy eating plans start bread usually…