Baked Cod with Chorizo & Cannellini Bean Stew

Cod and chorizo are a match made in heaven. In this recipe, I’ve cooked them with some roasted veggies and a cannellini bean casserole and it was delicious. Ingredients for 2 people 2 frozen cod fillet 1 diced red onion 1 diced or pressed clove of garlic Handful chopped mushrooms Handful chopped chorizo 1 tin…

Superfood Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

Chocolate and strawberries are a match made in heaven and there’s a healthier way to make and eat them at home using the superfood cacao 🙂 A healthy treat you can enjoy guilt free at any time of  the day! Ingredients for the chocolate 1 cup melted coconut oil 1 cup organic cacao powder 1/2 cup maple…

Chicken, Mushroom & Leek Pie

A quick and simple delicious chicken pie for when you need some comfort food 🙂 Ingredients – 2-3 people 3 large chicken breasts 1 small red onion 1 clove garlic 250g chestnut mushrooms 2 leeks Handful spinach 1 roll ready made shortcrust pastry 2 chicken stock cubes 2 tbsp chicken seasoning 1 tsp white pepper…

Bacon, Poached Eggs & Creamy Garlic Mushrooms

Brunch is the best meal of the day and if you are looking for a simple but delicious brunch you can make at home, this recipe will not disappoint! Bacon, poached eggs and creamy garlic mushrooms on slightly toasted Mediterranean bread – OHHHH MAAA GOODNESS! This is so easy to make and went down a…

Strawberry & Vanilla Yogurt Toast

When you can’t decide between toast or fresh strawberries with yogurt, combine the two for a crunchy, filling and refreshing breakfast 🙂 Simple and delicious, this is an easy go-to breakfast for when you’re in a rush. Ingredients 2 Slices of wholewheat bread 3 tbsp vanilla yogurt 2 strawberries 1 tsp chia seeds Directions Pop…

Curried Beef Mince with Roasted Vegetables & Naan Bread

Minced beef is one of those meats that I always do the same thing with; pasta sauce, cottage pie, etc. but this time I decided to cook it with some curry spices and serve it on a naan bread and HALLELUJA people!! Delicious! Ingredients for 4 people 2 tbsp oil of your choice – I…

Chicken & Vegetable Curry with Cauliflower Rice

Shop bought curry sauces are full of sugars and preservatives which are bad for our health. This is a simple recipe that is full of flavour and is free from nasty stuff that you don’t need to be consuming. Ingredients for 2 people 200g Diced chicken 2 tbsp natural yogurt 2 tbsp curry paste (I…

Cacao Powder – The Superfood

You can’t beat the mood boosting properties of chocolate but if you are trying to eat a healthy diet and lower your intake of sugar, chocolate appears to be a forbidden food which is just depressing and definitely not boosting our moods. However my beautiful friends, there is a solution, and it comes in the…

Detox Matcha Protein Smoothie

I do love my green smoothies. This recipe has protein powder and matcha green tea in it so it makes a wonderful filling and nutritious breakfast power smoothie that will keep you going all morning 🙂 The matcha tea also creates this lovely froth 🙂 Ingredients Milk of your choice – fill up the smoothie…

Warm Vegan Salad

This salad is proof to us meat eaters that you don’t need meat to enjoy a good protein filled meal and provides a perfect recipe for #meatlessmonday or #veganuary. Simple to make but full of delicious flavours, this salad has warm ingredients meaning you can enjoy it no matter what the weather is doing outside!…

Mood Boosting Chocolate Porridge

Happy Monday peeps! Apparently it’s blue Monday today and in the UK, most of us woke up to yet another wet and dreary January day 😦 In order to beat #bluemonday… I had mood-boosting chocolate for breakfast and it worked a treat! I used organic cacao powder for my chocolate hit due to the additional…

The Fruit Bowl Ritual  

I feel like I’ve really got my shit together when I have a perfectly full and colourful fruit bowl 😉🍋🍊🍎🥝 I feel as though I am on top of my healthy eating game 👌 and after the festive season and being a little more relaxed with the amount of chocolates, cookies, crisps and dips I’ve eaten 😋…

Meatball, Chorizo & Bacon Pasta Sauce

Who loves meaty pasta sauces? We do! 🙂 I use wholewheat pasta when I cook pasta as it has more fibre and a lower GI which means that it doesn’t spike your blood sugar levels as much and you feel fuller for longer. I also find that I don’t get that bloated feeling that I…

Apple, Cinnamon & Raisin Protein Porridge

This breakfast has a lovely Autumnal feel – fresh juicy apples, cinnamon spices and chewy raisins make it a really warming and healthy breakfast 🙂 Ingredients  Per Person 1 cup oats 1-1.5 cups milk of your choice (I used semi-skimmed) 1-2 tsp cinnamon depending on how strong you want the flavour 1 tbsp organic whey…

Pesto, Bacon & Olive Spaghetti

Green pesto is one of those flavours that I crave for weeks after I’ve made something with it. It’s just got so much flavour and this pasta dish packs in even more flavour and is ready in 15 mins (or as long as it takes for your pasta to cook)! 🙂 Ingredients – for 2 ppl…

Sausage & Butter Bean Casserole

Comfort food at it’s best 🙂 A hearty and warming sausage casserole brimming with flavours and slow cooked to perfection 😀 Ingredients Serves 2 ppl 1 tbsp coconut oil / cooking oil of choice Handful chopped mushrooms 5-6 sausages (remove the skin) 1 pack casserole veg – I used one with carrot, swede, turnip, leek…

Banana, Peanut Butter & Raisin Muffins

Yassss to healthy banana muffins with the subtle taste of peanut butter and some plump and chewy raisins 😀 Of course, all refined sugar free, dairy free and utterly delicious! I whipped these up in 5 minutes and the cooking time was only 25 minutes in the oven so within 30 minutes, you could be enjoying…

Chinese 5 Spice & Peanut Butter Chicken Stir Fry 

I could eat peanut butter with anything and it’s perfect in a stir fry 😋 This dish, (the joy of a stir fry), only takes only a few minutes to make but it’s delicious and you can make it without using packet stir fry mixes which are usually laden with sugar! Ingredients – serves 2 ppl…

Finding Time to Workout – it’s HARD! But so important!

We all know the struggle; we want to workout but once we’ve finished our 9-5pm jobs (that more and more often these days turns into the break of dawn through to evening jobs), done the food shopping, cooked a meal, bathed the kids, put the kids to bed, loaded and unloaded the dishwasher, had some…

Spinach, Feta & Turmeric Veggie Omelette

You can’t beat the colour you get when adding turmeric to your dishes ❤ it’s such a warm and inviting colour! This is a lovely warming omelette, perfect for those mornings when you just need a bit more than a rushed bowl of muesli 🙂 Of course you can also enjoy this as a lighter lunch…