Main Meal Recipes
My chilled cucumber soup is a great alternative for hot days. Cucumber makes this cold soup into a refreshing and nourishing alternative using greek yoghurt as our second based ingredient. High in protein, fibre and potassium. Ingredients: 200g Greek yogurt 100ml...
Refreshing, satisfying and light. These rolls are a savoury treat for the taste buds that will be a welcomed healthy addition to any occasion, or great as a packed lunch. Packed full of vibrant phytonutrients and fibre - you won’t get that sluggish feeling eating one...
Lentils are a great source of soluble fibre, that help reduce cholesterol, stabilise blood sugar levels, as well as keeping your digestive system healthy by bulking out stools, reducing the likelihood of constipation. They also contain significant amounts of...
A really hearty soup, full of nutritious minerals and vitamins, fibre and antioxidants. A great winter soup to keep you full, warm and healthy! Ingredients: Serves 2-3 50g Red kidney beans (tinned & drained) * 40g Chickpeas (tinned) * 50g Green lentils (tinned)*...
Cod is a good source of vitamin B12, which is needed to make healthy red blood cells, and helps prevent anaemia. Quinoa is a great source of protein, fibre and as well as calcium, B vitamins and magnesium amongst others.Ingredients: 100g quinoa 2 tbsp olive oil...
I love the simplicity of this dish and the way it reminds me of my time living in Thailand. By swapping the noodles to courgetti, you are gaining another vegetable, more fibre and vitamins & minerals. The dressing has a nice kick!Ingredients: X2 chicken breasts X3...
I often get asked for quick and easy lunch recipes to make for the week. Quinoa bowls are great exactly for those instances. I like to vary the toppings each time, but this squash, spinach and avocado is one of my favourite combinations during colder months. Sprinkle some seeds for extra energy.
Miso soup is one of my favourites in the grey, cold winter months. It has the the warming comfort of a homemade soup and an array of health benefits, especially for the digestive system. I like to make my miso soup with beef bone broth as it aids in boosting the immune system, soothes digestion and is beneficial to joint health. When feeling the effects of winter colds and flues, miso-bone broth is my go to recipe as it works miracles for recovery.
In cooler months I tend to favour soups over salads, but this colourful salad is an exception. The roasted root vegetables with spices have that warming feeling and comfort so needed to get through the shorter days. I love having this salad warm, but it is also delicious as a cold dish. This recipe is a great vegetarian dish, but crumbling a little bit of feta or fresh goats cheese will add some tasty flavour.
This hearty beef salad is on my list of favourite dishes to make from a weekend lunch to a dinner party. I love the flavours in this recipe, as tender beef, red pepper and rocket work so well with the creamy avocado. This salad also is an excellent source of protein and iron if you are feeling low energy or feeling the slump.
Packed with lean protein and fibre, this chicken nugget recipe is so easy to make and keeps the whole family happy. I love using this recipe for last-minute or packed lunches, as it works so well on its own, in a salad or with roast vegetables.
I love the comfort and warmth of a homemade soup in the winter! Chicken soup is such a classic and a perfect winter warmer. I find this recipe works wonders as a healing soup to fight coughs and colds it’s a great way to make use of the leftovers from a Sunday roast.
Chia seeds are chockablock full of all sorts of nutrients critical for fertility health. Omega-3 EFAs are essential in regulating hormones, increasing blood flow to the uterus, reducing sensitivity to the hormone prolactin (which can suppress ovulation), normalising your cycle, and – most importantly – increasing your cervical mucus, which is needed to help the sperm reach the egg.
Eating healthily whilst trying to conceive needn’t mean spending hours on food preparation. Sometimes simple twists on classic comfort food dishes can work just as well. If you love coleslaw, you must try making this simple recipe, as shop bought versions often contain trans-fats which negatively effect fertility. By choosing sweet potatoes over the usual white variety, you are giving your body more fertility boosting nutrients and less sugar. The coleslaw adds fibre and is packed full of antioxidants.
A tasty way to boost your nutrient stores, balance your hormones, and increase your fertility through food. Salmon provides omega 3 fats which helps reduce inflammation and kale is alkalising and supports sperm health.
Black rice is a fertility superfood because it can improve circulation, reduce inflammation and it’s jam packed with antioxidants. The avocado in this dish provides healthy fat and vitamin E whilst the mango provides fibre and iron. Serve with lean meat of white fish for a perfectly balanced fertility boosting meal.
Beans are an essential food for developing good follicle quality for fertility. They’re high in fibre, low in fat, a good source of protein, and also rich in folate, iron, and many other vitamins and minerals. Harvard researchers found that infertility was 39 percent more likely in women with the highest intake of animal protein, but women who ate a lot of plant protein were substantially less likely to have trouble trying to conceive.
We are always looking for fresh, quick evening meal recipes that are nutritionally super-charged. Squash is an excellent source of vitamins A and C to support your immune system as well as fibre and other vitamins & minerals. Whilst the chickpeas provide the protein you need to grow a healthy baby!
What could be more comforting on a cold winter’s night than good old shepherd’s pie? Lamb is rich in zinc and selenium making this old classic a fertility favourite. By swapping the traditional mashed potatoes for root vegetables and adding the green kale and cabbage you are greatly increasing your vegetable and antioxidant intake for the day. Snuggle up and enjoy!
As the temperatures drop our bodies crave fat and complex carbohydrates in in order to lay down nutrient stores for the winter ahead. This might sound like a recipe for unwanted weight gain but it needn’t be. The trick is to give your body what it wants and craves, healthy fats from oily fish, nuts and oils along with high protein whole grains. This delicious recipe does exactly that and the explosion of colour not only look incredible but supports your immune system to fight those winter bugs. Enjoy!
The subtle sweetness from the pomegranate and the freshness of the mint make this one of my favourite salads and it keeps me full for hours. Enjoy!