Broccolini and Honey Pumpkin Salad

… super simple veggie dish… Serves 2 Ingredients: 250gr pumpkin pieces (M&S sells pumpkin pieces readily cut into squares for those of us who are too lazy to buy and whole pumpkin and chop it up ourselves) 200gr broccolini (it’s kind of like broccoli, but with smaller florets and longer thin stalks… personally, i think broccolini…

Pan Fried Salmon and Fig Salad

… this has to be one of my favourite easy dinners to prepare… think I eat salmon at home at least once a week… Serves 1 Ingredients: 50gr rocket 3 slices of halloumi 2 fresh figs 150gr salmon fillet 1 portobello mushroom (medium-sized) 2 tbsp teriyaki sauce 2 tsp honey 1 tsp garlic 1 tsp ginger 2…

Healthy McMuffin

… for when you’re craving McDonald’s like food in the morning… I think this version is definitely healthier and a lot tastier too… Serves 1 Ingredients: 1/2 English muffin 1/2 cucumber 2 slices of halloumi 1 large free-range egg Sriracha sauce 1 tsp butter Salt and pepper to taste Method: Lightly toast muffin using either a…

Overnight Oatmeal with Blackberry Banana Purée

… made this when I just got back from vacation and had almost no food in the fridge except the frozen stuff… Serves 1 Ingredients: 1 banana 1/4 cup oatmeal 1/4 cup almond milk  7 frozen blackberries  Dried white mulberries (handful)  1 tsp raw cocoa nibs 1 tsp sunflower seeds  Method:  Soak oatmeal for a…

Beetroot Cheese Toast

… okay… so I realise this is not the most conventional toast spread but I like beetroot and cottage cheese and think this works! Cottage cheese is also high in protein… healthy and very colourful breakfast / lunch idea… Serves 1  Ingredients:  2 slices of dark rye toast 2 small cooked beetroot  150gr low fat…

Pomegranate and Avocado Rye Toast

… think this one works well for both breakfast and lunch… it doesn’t involve much effort at all… just arranging some fresh ingredients! Serves 1 Ingredients:  1/2 ripe avocado 1/4 cup of pomegranate seeds 2 slices of dark rye bread 1 tbsp of olive oil Handful of rocket leaves Sprinkle of bee pollen Salt and…

Cucumber Ribbons, Peas and Pear Salad

… this salad is very green, pretty and simple to prepare…  Serves 2 Ingredients: 1 large cucumber  1 pear  1tbsp Feta cheese 2 small radishes  1 medium carrot  150 gr frozen peas  Olive oil (to taste)  Salt and pepper (to taste)  Method:  In a medium saucepan bring water to the boil… reduce to a simmer,…

Creamy Overnight Oats

… oats are a great food and super healthy as they provide magnesium, fibre, potassium and contain no sugar… soaking oatmeal overnight improves its digestibility… one of my favourite breakfasts is overnight oats mixed with a tub of low-fat yogurt… the yogurt makes this breakfast super creamy and also provides lots of protein… makes for…

Berry Shake

… recent addiction to smoothies… here is one of my favourite strawberry-based ones… hope you enjoy it! Recipe below serves 2 Ingredients: 1 banana 1 dried fig 5 large strawberries 1/2 punnet of blueberries 1 cup of almond milk Method: Peel, slice and freeze the banana for two hours (or overnight). Chop strawberries into smaller pieces….

Organic Carrots and Kale Salad

… made this for a friend the night before flying out to Luang Prabang on vacation… it’s really quick and easy to do, so this one if perfect for when you don’t have much time… it can also be prepared ahead of time and then set aside in the fridge which is super useful for those…

Papaya Shake

… feel like something colourful today post gym… papaya, fig and banana smoothie topped with almond flakes… the banana makes the smoothie creamy, and the dried fig adds a wonderful sweetness to the drink… Recipe below serves 2 Ingredients: 1 banana 1 dried fig 1/2 a papaya (small) 1 cup of almond milk Almond flakes (topping) Method:…

Kale, Mushroom and Asparagus

Super healthy and easy to prepare… dinner prep for tonight… trying to keep it simple!   Ingredients: 1 bunch of kale 7 sprigs of asparagus 1 large portobello mushroom 10 walnuts 1 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp honey 1 tsp garlic 1 tsp lemongrass powder Salt and pepper to taste   Method:  Chop the asparagus and…