Recipes

British shakshuka with spring greens

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 incredibly simple...

Vegetable topped cheesy polenta

Vegetable topped cheesy polenta

This is a favourite quick lunch, perfect both for me and my young son. If you use quick polenta, it literally takes a couple of minutes to cook, and you can top with whatever you have to hand! Try a mix of vegetables and a poached egg, or top with a piece of grilled...

Blackberry breakfast oats

Blackberry breakfast oats

Overnight oats make a brilliant breakfast, with the bonus that they are ready to grab and go with no morning preparation required. I like to keep extra pots of these in the fridge for healthy day time snacks too! Of course, you don’t need to use blackberries, although...

Berry blast chia pudding

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, sweet snack. It is best to add the fresh berries on...

Spring Green Smoothie

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 fatty...

Pancake day!

Pancake day!

I love pancakes… I really could eat them every day, and this year I’ve been doing lots of experimenting with healthier pancake alternatives. I thought I’d share two of my favourites below: fluffy banana pancakes (dairy and gluten free), and chickpea crepes (plant...

Asparagus frittata

Asparagus frittata

Frittata, also known as Spanish omelette, is a very quick and easy meal and you can customise as much as you like! This is a lovely spring dish with asparagus taking centre stage. It is delicious served with crispy green salad on the side. Serves 2-3 4 eggs 2 medium...

Apple and bran muffins

Apple and bran muffins

Usually I'm very healthy at breakfast, it feels important to start the day well! But sometimes at the weekend I like a treat and these muffins are a perfect solution. As the sweetness comes from the apple and maple syrup, they are a relatively healthy option. They are...