The Ultimate Minestrone Soup

22nd September 2017By Leave a Comment

Minestrone soup needn’t come from a can when it’s this simple to make. This is my fail-safe recipe and one I do, usually right before I’m about to go on holiday and need to empty the fridge. Make it for a light dinner, healthy lunch or make and freeze into individual portions for a quick and easy supper.

Christmas Hamper with Ryvita Thins

18th December 2016By 4 Comments

Here we are. It’s that time of year – the ‘what do you get the person who’s got everything?’ and  ‘oh gawd, we need to buy a present for the in-laws’ time of year. My problem this year, is the latter. And so, when Ryvita challenged me to create a festive gift hamper around a selection of Ryvita Thins, I thought ‘Game…

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Warm Christmas Salad

16th December 2015By 1 Comment

Sometimes it’s nice to mix things up a bit and whilst we still want the christmas flavours the stodge is sometimes less welcome! So why not try my Warm Christmas Salad made from baked cauliflower, brown rice, pomegranate jewels, shredded carrot and rocket and dressed in a chilli orange and agave vinaigrette. It’s a delicious side dish or light lunch…

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Vegetable spring rolls with tangy peanut dip

6th October 2015By Leave a Comment

These spring rolls are super easy to make, and what’s better you can eat them in their raw form before you cook them if you want to keep them super healthy. They’re also gluten-free for those of you who are gluten intolerant. Made from rice paper spring roll sheets they can be eaten raw like a vietnamese snack or shallow fried…

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Roasted wild mushrooms with pine nut bread crumbs and goats cheese

5th October 2015By Leave a Comment

Fancy something a bit different for dinner? Trying to eat less meat and follow #MeatFreeMonday? Then this one’s for you. Its so easy to make and serves wonderfully as a meal in itself or as a side dish. Roasted wild mushrooms, a garlic and pine nut crumb, fresh rocket and soft goats cheese, this is clean and fresh food at its best.

Pea guacamole with whole wheat tortilla chips

11th June 2015By Leave a Comment

Rather than reach for a shop-bought dip and salty chips I have a lighter take on guacamole and chips that I promise you’ll love. Instead of using avocado, I use peas and whole weat tortilla wraps instead of deep-fried crisps. Whenever I’ve served this at get togethers, it is always completely demolished. Lighter and so much lower in calories and…

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