All posts tagged “healthy

British shakshuka with spring greens

Traditionally Shakshuka contains peppers, but this is a British spring version with spring greens (or you can use sprout tops, kale or spinach if you prefer). It is one of those meals that works any time of day, from breakfast to dinner, and it is […]

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Smoky butternut squash soup

Its January, you want to eat healthily after a little too much indulgence over Christmas, but its cold and miserable and you want comfort food too! Soup is such a good answer. Filling, tasty and super healthy, you can add fabulous immune boosting ingredients like […]

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Black bean “Bolognese”

This is a delicious warming dish for colder days. The dish is entirely plant based and full of nutritious ingredients. Black beans are a fantastic source of protein and fibre, and are also high in folic acid and magnesium. The flavours are inspired by traditional […]

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Summer vegetable wholegrain salad

This salad is full of summer produce and filling enough for a main meal, although also makes a perfect accompaniment for a BBQ or summer picnic! It is completely plant based and gluten free. You can mix up the vegetables if you don’t have everything […]

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Berry blast chia pudding

This makes an excellent breakfast, snack or dessert! I like to make a few at a time as they will last in the fridge for a few days, then I have them ready for breakfast or can grab one whenever I feel like a healthy, […]

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Smoked mackerel salad with rye crumb

This is a simple salad that works well with strong spring leaves like spinach and watercress, as well as herby salads. I particularly like to add chives. Mackerel is a great source of omega-3 fatty acids and, like all oily fish, are said to help […]

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Spring Green Smoothie

Smoothies and juices are such a great way to start the day and get an extra boost of fresh vegetables into your diet! This healthy spring smoothie has vitamin rich spinach, cleansing and detoxificating ginger, flaxseed to aid digestion and for a boost of omega-3 […]

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Grilled peach and tomato salad

Summer shouts out salads! Sweet juicy peaches work in perfect balance with crisp green leaves, tomatoes and syrupy balsamic to create this delicious salad that takes only a short time to put together but is bound to delight. Try making some focaccia or flat bread […]

Crab cakes with samphire and lemon dressing

These crab cakes are easy to make and are a delicious summery meal. I have served with samphire, a wonderful summer sea vegetable, but they go equally as well with salad or any summery greens. White crab meat works best here as the brown meat […]

Grilled asparagus with duck egg and herb butter

A very quick an easy dinner to enjoy British asparagus at its best! Of course, this is just as nice with hens’ eggs too. Per person: A handful of asparagus 1 duck egg Small knob of butter Small handful of mixed herbs (I like sorrel and oregano […]