Strawberries & “cream” overnight oats

  Overnight oats where have you been all my life!!! I’m probably a “little” late joining the craze but what the hell. I’m a fan of regular oats and would have them quite regularly for brekkie during the week but this recipe has really brought oats to life for me. I have to admit having…

Veggie fritters

These crispy courgette & carrot fritters are a tasty breakfast, lunch or snack option. They consist of a batter made with eggs, flour and milk packed with grated vegetables. A tasty, flavoursome way to get your veg in!! I’ve used wholemeal flour but you can use any flour to bind the fritters together…plain, almond or gluten…

Sweet potato & chicken pie

Swap creamy white potato mash for a healthier option of sweet potato topping. This recipe is packed full of hearty farmhouse vegetables. I’ve used frozen veggies for convenience sake. I always have a stock of frozen in the freezer. Veg is veg!! This recipe makes 4 portions. Perfect for freezing. This particular one is a…

Homemade Healthy Granola

  Who doesn’t love a yummy bowl of crunchy granola!! I love mine with a dash of almond milk or sprinkled over some yoghurt or porridge. A lot of granola are loaded with sugar to sweeten them up. This recipe contains honey, which is a natural sweetener and binds all the ingredient together. Stevia can also…

Peachy pancakes (Gluten and dairy free)

These delicious pancakes are both gluten and dairy free. I made them for pancake Tuesday. I wanted to stay on track with my healthy eating plan so opted for these! They don’t brown as much as regular pancakes but this doesn’t compromise the taste in any way. For the topping I chose stewed peaches and Greek…

Chicken salad with sesame dressing

  A fresh and healthy salad made with chicken, sesame dressing, sesame seeds, lettuce, peppers, pickled red cabbage & mandarin. Of course you can always add your own favourite salads but I find these all work lovely together. Heres’s what you’ll need: Chicken pieces Peppers 1 mandrin Red cabbage (I used pickled red cabbage) Lettuce I almost…

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…