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Pho is a Vietnamese dish that is includes noodles, meat or tofu and herbs in a broth or clear soup. This is my super simple version that only takes 10 minutes to prepare but is filled with nutrients. 

Ingredients (serves 1)

  • 1 chicken breast or 100g f...

Kefir is a fermented milk drink that I recommend to many of my clients to try as a natural source of probiotics (good bacteria).

It has increased in popularity over the past few years, with more supermarkets selling it alongside fresh milk or yogurts.

Kefir contains...

August 14, 2018

Pre-warning; this bread takes a week to make so is not one to make if you fancy some fresh bread to have with tea in the morning. 

There are quicker ways to make a sourdough style bread which use yeast to make the bread rise, but this is a traditional recipe which means...

 This salad just vibrates summer vibes, it is delicious hot and cold and contributes hugely to your 10 a day!! 

Ingredients (serves one)

  • 100g broad beans

  • 100g fresh peas

  • 1 courgette

  • 1/2 lime juice

  • handful pea shoots

  • 1 cup shredded ice bu...

This salad has such a summery feel to it; fresh and vibrant and only takes 5 minutes  to make. It is perfect to chuck in a tuppaware for lunch at work or pop in your picnic basket too.

Ingredients (serve one)

  • 1/2 carton or tin of green lentils

  • 2 cups fresh spina...

This sounds and looks very posh, but actually it is so simple to make so can be a perfect mid week meal, it is quite low calorie so if you are training in the evening perhaps add in some potatoes slices too.

Ingredients (serves one)

  • 1/2 butternut squash

  • 1tsp. gr...

May 18, 2018

 This stew is perfect for cold wintery days when you need a little comfort food; it is high in fibre and protein so will keep you fuller  for longer.

Ingredients (serves 2)

  • 2 baking potatoes - white or sweet

  • 2 cartons or tins of green lentils 

  • 1 cup mi...

These little pecan bites are a great option when that mid afternoon chocolate craving  hits; and although with any nuts they needs to be portion controlled as part of a healthy diet, pecans are full of fibre, magnesium, selinium and potassium. My little boy in convince...

This is a super quick dinner but also makes a great dinner party meal too. I haven't included wholegrains in this recipe but it would be great served with rice noodles or rice.

Why add wholegrain carbohydrates? Try to think of the body like a car, the longer distant it...

May 18, 2018

I know it sounds a little strange to make brownies out of beans, but please don't be put off, these are a family favourite in my home and are a much lower fat, higher protein and fibre version than your more traditional brownie. 

Ingredients 

  • 1 carton/tin of black be...

Fish fingers and chips is a childhood favourite for many of us; however this version is higher in vitamins, minerals, protein and fibre AND tastes a whole lot better than the freezer version, plus it is a sure winner with kiddies too.

Ingredients (serves 2)

1 tin tuna in...

 I adore this stack of crunchy tortillas filled with roasted vegetables, sweetcorn and delicious black beans. This is a super quick dinner to make too so a perfect mid week meal.

Ingredients (makes 2-4)

  • 4 corn tortillas 

  • 2 cartons or tin of black beans 

  • 1 c...

Carrot cake is my absolute favourite cake  of all time. It always seems like a bit of a hassle to make as there is much more to it than a traditional sponge; but this one is definitely worth the effort and perfect with a cup of tea. 

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