The BIG “Healthy Recipe” Resource……… 10 Best Recipe Websites for Super Healthy Family Meals We have all had to do it at some time……search through magazines, recipe books or websites looking for healthy recipe ideas for dinner (or for some of my personal training clients)? Well look no further! Here are 10 of my favourite sites that will make a great resource for … [Read more...] about 10 Simple Ways to Improve Your Nutrition
Who can resist the comfort and the creeping feeling of warmth that pervades the body from a beautiful big bowl of homemade pea and ham soup? It is my go-to bowl of pleasure food on a cold winters evening. It has become a firm family favourite over the years - so full of goodness yet so easy to make. And don’t be afraid to make more than you need as it is a great stand-by to … [Read more...] about My Best Ever Pea and Ham Soup Recipe
For a relaxed meal over a nice glass of red with family and friends, this easy to cook melt in your mouth piece of beef brisket will tantalize your taste buds and leave lasting memories of what good times are all about. Served simply on a soft bun (or a nice big hunk of fresh ciabatta) with onion and juices from the pot and a fresh crisp slaw lightly bathed in an … [Read more...] about Pulled Beef Brisket Sliders with Slaw – for the Best Lazy Weekend Lunch Ever
This is the perfect winter soup - thick and chunky - it's real comfort food. So full of goodness it will leave you begging for more. I recommend making this soup the day before and let it sit overnight to develop its wonderful rich flavour. It makes a good 8 serves and freezes well too so it will keep you and your family in food for a few weeks. Ingredients: 2 tbs … [Read more...] about Best Ever Lamb Shank and Barley Soup – Slow Cooked
The Perfect Meat-Free Dinner or Sunday Lunch. You will love this gluten free vegetarian delight. It is bursting with goodness and is a great option when you want to have a meat free meal that tastes just as good as it looks. And if by any chance there happens to be any leftovers then it is just as nice cold as it is hot. It is also the ideal lunch when you are in a hurry … [Read more...] about Super Healthy Spinach Pie with a Brown Basmati Rice Crust
This is one of my favourite healthy breakfast treats. It is a delicious, highly nutritious ‘superfood’ start to your day and is really quick and simple to make. Recently Harvard Health chose Chia Seeds as their seed of the month because of the health benefits offered as they are among the richest plant sources of the omega-3 fatty acid known as alpha-linolenic acid … [Read more...] about Recipe for Delicious Chia Seed Breakfast Pudding
Hummus, the great Middle Eastern dip or accompaniment, has been near the top of the list of healthy eaters almost forever and I can understand why. Because, apart from being a high protein healthy food, it is so yummy. I suspect almost everyone out there can make a pretty mean bowl of hummus when needed, but this version is really smooth in texture and tastes just great so … [Read more...] about Super Smooth Healthy Hummus – A Middle Eastern Taste Sensation.
Have a look what I made on the weekend……yes, I cook too so I have a happy wife/life. This is a really healthy treat to have between meals with a tea or coffee or even for Sunday breakfast. It is low GI so will keep you sated for a good while and stop you from being tempted by an afternoon snack on a Snickers bar and a can of Cola. Being a savoury loaf you will see from … [Read more...] about Healthy Savoury Pumpkin Bread