Eating healthier can feel samey. Chicken & veg. Chicken & veg. Salmon & veg. Chicken & veg. Avocado. I get it. It's dull. You start a new healthy diet regime, plan all your meals, prep all of your lunches and stick to your grilled chicken, steamed veggies and sweet potato every night. And before you … Continue reading Beat the healthy eating boredom.
I've always wanted to make thick fluffy pancakes but never quite mastered it. This recipe is so easy and makes the fluffiest tastiest pancakes you could want on a Sunday morning. (Or Tuesday evening, what ever floats your boat). I used Oat 'flour' to make these, which I made by blending oats in a Nutribullet. … Continue reading The Best Fluffy Pancakes
Autumn is here in all it's colourful glory; and I'm celebrating the plants that come along with it. Leeks and carrots are in season now until spring, try and source locally if you can! This casserole is so easy to prepare & can be made either in a slow cooker or on the hob. It's … Continue reading Seasonal Casserole
In our house, as a kid, Monday's meant one thing - leftovers! Cold meat sandwiches for lunch, left over vegetables warmed up in gravy for dinner - you name it, we reheated it. This Asian inspired salad is a great way to disguise your leftovers in to a really tasty and healthy meal, you can … Continue reading Asian Noodle Salad Recipe
It seems like such a chore to make pastes from scratch; surely only a fool would do so when you can buy such good ones in the supermarket?! There are so many reasons why making your own pastes is so much better than buying them:- You know EXACTLY what goes in them. Next time you … Continue reading Make It, Don’t Fake it – Homemade Curry Pastes
Greek yoghurt and honey is one of my favourite combinations - and the best thing about this dessert is that you could absolutely get away with having it for brunch. Maybe. This recipe is also processed sugar free - that's not to say it doesn't contain added sugar; as honey is a sugar - however … Continue reading Greek Yoghurt and Honey Panna Cotta Recipe
In recent years there has been a huge increase of awareness around health and fitness, with many of us now attending exercise classes, weight training and the use of gyms has sky rocketed. Whilst there has also been an emphasis on diet, particularly surrounding protein, no one seems to talk that much about hydration. Water … Continue reading Isotonic? Hypertonic? Ginandtonic?
It's National Vegetarian Week! With knowledge of the environment, sustainability and animal welfare growing, so is the movement of vegetarianism. From 'Flexitarian' to Vegan, the popularity of cutting down on our meat intake is on the up. Studies have shown from a health perspective, that removing meat (especially red meat) from out diets for even … Continue reading Beetroot, Feta & Fennel Tart (National Vegetarian Week)
Ahh, the simplicity. The humble chickpea. What a hero. May 13 2017 has been honoured with being international Houmous (hummus?) day. I don't think I could name a single person I know who doesn't enjoy the wonders of this Middle Eastern delight. In a pitta, on a salad, out of the pot with a carrot … Continue reading Houmous, Hummus, Hooknows?