Puy lentils, like all 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 are a great source of...
My ash Persian bean soup is a real winter warmer. It's hearty, full of nutritious minerals, vitamins, fibre and antioxidants. Kidney beans, chickpeas and lentils are all incredibly high in protein, so if you want to leave out the chicken/lamb/beef it's still a...
Roasted veg quinoa is always one of my go-to's for an easy meal, because it has the potential to be really nutritious. I like to pair mine with cod and greens like wilted spinach and long-stemmed broccoli. Cod is a good source of vitamin B12, which is needed to make...
Chicken courgetti noodles are a bit of an obsession of mine at the moment. I think it's because I love the simplicity of the dish and the way it reminds me of my time living in Thailand. By swapping egg noodles to courgetti, you gain another vegetable, more fibre and...
Sweet potatoes are a complex carbohydrate made up of different sugar molecules. For this reason, they take longer for your body to break them down than simple carbs. This means they release 'energy' into the body a lot more slowly than potatoes do, and so effectively...
Energy balls are pretty much the perfect snack as they offer a satiating combination of protein, carbs, and fats. Plus, they're totally customisable and portable. There are many, many different combinations of energy balls out there so it's really a question of...
If mornings are busy and you often have to eat on the run then smoothies are the perfect way to ensure you get a nutritious start to the day. Smoothies take around five minutes to make in the morning and as the main ingredients are fruit and vegetables, they are loaded with fibre which will keep you full until lunchtime. And of course my smoothies are DELICIOUS!
Omega-3-packed chia seeds make this chocolatey treat truly irresistible! Treat your loved ones this valentines day.
We all crave chocolate once in a while, but instead of reaching for sweet treats laden with refined sugar, why not opt for a delicious square of my chocolate tiffin? With its list of natural ingredients, there is nothing to feel guilty about here…
My Avocado Chocolate Mousse is a guaranteed ticket to chocolate heaven. This sweet treat is a huge hit with my girls, and because of its natural ingredients, I don’t feel guilty about handing it over to them after dinner. Feel free to top the dish with a sprinkling of nuts and berries.
Peanut butter, banana and chocolate is a match made in heaven. Another quick treat recipe that I cannot get enough of. The sea salt gives the buttercups extra delicious twist.
This delicious smoothie is an excellent snack or a weekend breakfast. Packed with nuts and chia seeds, this will keep you full and energised through the day. Did you know that cacao is an excellent mood elevator and is high in magnesium? And these are just a couple of reasons why I think it is also a great option of a healthy winter afternoon treat!
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.
These muffins is an excellent healthy recipe to lighten up the breakfast routine. Great start to the day as muffins are packed with fibre, slow release glucose and cinnamon, which keeps energy levels steady through the day. This is one of the recipes I like to make with my little ones during winter, as it fills the whole house with sweet smells of cinnamon.
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.
Apple crumble is one of my childhood favourites and my daughters also seem to love it. Apple and cinnamon is a classic flavour combination and I love when the kitchen is filled with the sweet smell of cinnamon. It is a staple spice in my pantry, as cinnamon is excellent for blood sugar balancing. It aids in balancing energy levels throughout the day and sugar cravings subside.
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.
Beetroot hummus is a lovely alternative to traditional hummus. This recipe is an excellent healthy snack, that is not only rich in colour, but also in iron, vitamins A and C and antioxidants. It also takes only minutes to make!
I love the comfort and warmth of a homemade soup in the winter! This recipe works wonders as a healing soup to fight coughs and colds.
This bircher muesli recipe is a quick, easy breakfast. Its full of vitamins, minerals and fibre, to keep you full through the morning.
Supercharge your morning with high-protein quinoa and omega-3 rich chia seeds for a creamy breakfast bowl topped with seasonal fruit and seeds.
This healthy falafel recipe uses chia seeds which are full protein and omega 3 fats. I love to make a batch at the weekend to have with salads for lunch.
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.
My delicious chocolate cherry bomb smoothie is packed with healthy fats, vitamins and antioxidants to nourish your body and boost fertility.
This warm salmon salad is a tasty way to boost your nutrient stores, balance your hormones, and increase your fertility through food
You will love this black rice salad with avodado and mango. Black rice can improve circulation, reduce inflammation and it’s jam packed with antioxidants.
This bean chili recipe is a family favourite and perfect if you are cutting down on meat. Beans are high in fibre, low in fat, and a good source of protein.
This salsa verde recipe with basil, parsley and garlic goes perfectly with breaded chicken or grilled fish. A great way to get more herbs into your diet.
This roasted squash and chickpea curry is packed with vitamins A and C to support your immune system as well as fibre and other vitamins & minerals.
This super-rich and sweet healthy pecan pie recipe uses only healthy ingredients. Pecans are packed with protein, heart-healthy fats, vitamins and minerals.
What could be more comforting on a cold winter’s night than good old shepherd’s pie? Swap traditional mash for other root veg to optimise nutrition.
These roasted spicy chickpeas are crunchy, moreish and a great way of upping your fibre and getting some plant-based nutrient density into your diet.
These spicy roasted almonds are delicious, and so quick and easy to make. Almonds provide essential healthy fats, minerals and vitamins.
I love making these apple and cinnamon rings for a nutritious and very moreish afternoon snack. Sweet enough to satisfy a sweet tooth, but not overly so.
Once you have tried my healthy nutella recipe you will never go back! It’s oil free and made with maple syrup, roasted hazelnuts and raw cacao.
These healthy soup recipes are perfect to keep you warm and well nourished during the colder months. Packed with protein, vegetables and herbs.
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!
Try my banana coconut pancake recipe and discover that what you eat for breakfast has a massive effect on your mood throughout the day.
These raw carrot muffins are deliciously simple to make and taste fantastic. No baking required and the combination of flavours tastes fantastic.
These super berry breakfast pots are high in protein and omega 3s and packed with the vitamins, minerals and and antioxidants. Enjoy!
This summer chickpea salad with lemon and mint is a must try. Packed with plant based protein, chickpeas are also an excellent source of Iron and B vitamins
Try these green juice recipes which may support weight loss, increase energy levels, strengthen immunity and support strong bone growth.
These delicious cranberry almond and oat energy balls are the perfect pre-workout snack. Snacking regularly will help keep your blood sugar balanced.
This chocolate chia pudding is perfect when you have a chocolate craving but don’t want to feel sluggish for the rest of the evening.
I make this quick and easy guacamole recipe at least once a week. The trick to making the perfect guacamole is using good, ripe avocados.
Make your own maple almond butter and it will cost a fraction of what you would spend on organic jars from the health food shop. Win, win.
My daughters and I love this strawberry and quinoa breakfast bowl which provides all the nutrients we need for the morning ahead.
You NEED to try these delicious and nourishing recipes for ice lollies and ice cream. They taste amazing and you and the kids can indulge guilt free.
If you limit your salads to lettuce, cucumber and tomato then you are missing a trick. Try my interesting salad and dressing ideas for a taste extravaganza.
This almond milk recipe is a healthy and inexpensive alternative to cows milk. Almond milk is far healthier and tastier when you make it yourself.
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!
Vitamin water recipes are a perfect solution if you find plain water dull. Proper hydration is SO important for every body system. Ready, get set, HYDRATE!
Sauerkraut is an amazing probiotic food made by lactic fermentation of cabbage. This raw sauerkraut recipe is teeming with beneficial bacteria.
If you aren’t already, make bone broth a regular part of your kitchen routine. It’s health boosting, inexpensive and easy once you get into the routine.
I absolutely love milk kefir and recommend it to almost every client because it has so many amazing health benefits and is tolerated well by the lactose intolerant. The key health benefit of kefir is it’s huge spectrum of beneficial bacteria which is far more diverse than even the most expensive probiotic supplements on the market.
Hummus, the popular Middle Eastern dip, is low in fat whilst high in fibre and protein, making it a perfect addition to a healthy diet.
Overnight oats are a great morning time saver and always seem to be a hit with fussy children. By soaking the oats overnight you break down the phytic acid and make them much easier to digest. Soaking also releases the natural sugars which makes this recipe taste lovely and sweet without the need for a sweetener. The raspberries add antioxidants, vitamin C and manganese.
This green pesto recipe is fragrant, tasty and very versatile. The herbs are rich in vitamin C, vitamin A, manganese, magnesium and omega 3 fatty acids.
This delicious and healthy chia seed pudding is packed with protein, omega-3, antioxidants and calcium. This is a winner in my house because it only needs around 5 minutes preparation time and there are so many variations that it never gets boring.
This blood orange citrus smoothie is like sunshine in a glass and absolutely packed with anti-oxidants. Serve for breakfast or a refreshing snack.
This easy green smoothie is the perfect introduction to drinking your greens. It’s packed with antioxidants, to prevent and repair damage to body tissues.