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…

Healthy Carrot Cake Muffins

Well it is #nationalcakeweek so why not celebrate with some healthy carrot cake muffins 🙂 Super simple to make, they make the whole house smell divine and you really can’t tell that they are healthy 😀 I actually had one for breakfast this morning with a little Greek yogurt on top 🙂 Delish! 😀 Ingredients…

Avocado & Feta Sweet Potato Toast

All my favourite things in one dish 😀 Just be careful when cutting the sweet potato to make the toast slices, I nearly lost a digit 😉 Ingredients – 1 person 1/2 sweet potato 1/2 avocado Handful feta Few cherry tomatoes 1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil Salt & pepper to taste (I always use…

The Caversham Rose Pub – A Review & Recommendation

The Caversham Rose is a newly refurbished pub in the heart of Caversham Heights, Reading. It has a huge capacity and has been renovated to an impeccable standard adding a contemporary twist to a traditional pub within a very beautiful building. The vibe is relaxed and there are so many different areas in the pub…