Healthy Beetroot dip – two ways!

On Wednesdays we wear pink… ummmmm actually, most days I wear grey and black much to my mums disapproval, “you’ve got your whole life to wear black” she used to say. I’m not entirely sure what she meant by this, so I’m going to eat pink and colourful food instead…does that count?! Whenever we buyContinue reading “Healthy Beetroot dip – two ways!”

Herby lentil and tomato salad with griddled halloumi

When I think of lentils, hearty winter stews, indian dahl and my favourite vegan shepherds pie spring to mind. Salads are probably the last thing I would put lentils with but they go so well! I’m always trying to come up with new salad concoctions to keep things interesting and this one is easy toContinue reading “Herby lentil and tomato salad with griddled halloumi”

Creamy coconut and fennel curry

Its getting to that time of year again where everyone is coughing and sneezing and all you want to do is snuggle up and eat delicious comfort food…but who says it has to be unhealthy? As I’m sure you’ve guessed by now, I love a one pot meal and this curry is very easy toContinue reading “Creamy coconut and fennel curry”

Mexican Inspired Quinoa Bowl

I’m a huge fan of Mexican food…pretty much anything with coriander and lime gets a thumbs up from me…add avocado into the mix and I’m in heaven! However I used to always associate this type of cuisine with heavy, carb-rich foods such as fajitas or quesedilla’s which are so yummy but not something I wouldContinue reading “Mexican Inspired Quinoa Bowl”

Good fat – made easy

  I for one have always been confused when it came to fat. We have had it drummed into us for years about how fat is, well, making us fat! So I thought I would have a look at the facts about fat to see what the different types are and how they impact ourContinue reading “Good fat – made easy”