• courgette fritters and salad
30 Oct, 2015

Courgette fritters

By |October 30th, 2015|Dairy-free, Low calorie, Lunch, Main Courses, Recipes, Vegetarian|0 Comments

Courgette fritters - Also know as zucchini, these veggie fritters are great for a last minute snack, or as part of a meal substituting potatoes. I often mix the courgette with carrot to give it a sweeter edge. Very moreish! - courgettes (grated), plain flour, large eggs (lightly beaten), salt, spring onions (chopped), fat free [...]

  • quinoa grains
21 Aug, 2015

Perfectly cooked quinoa

By |August 21st, 2015|Gluten-free, Lunch, Main Courses, Recipes, Vegetarian, Wheat-free|0 Comments

Perfectly cooked quinoa - A complete protein and fantastic wheat-free alternative and almost undetectable for people with coeliac disease. Very versatile and hearty ingredient. - quinoa (rinsed), water, fine sea salt, Rinse the quinoa very well. Put in a large saucepan with the water, adding a pinch of salt.; Cook on high for 5 minutes, [...]

  • citrus sunshine chicken quinoa salad
21 Aug, 2015

Sunshine chicken quinoa salad

By |August 21st, 2015|Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Lunch, Main Courses, Recipes, Wheat-free|0 Comments

Sunshine chicken quinoa salad - A light summery hearty dish with creamy avos, nutty quinoa (healthy alternative to rice) and smoky chicken. Gluten and dairy free and is very flexible with ingredients. Perfect for light dinner or easy lunch. - chicken breast (skinless pieces), quinoa (washed and cooked), oranges (peeled and segmented), avocado (peeled and [...]

  • spicy prawn, mango and black rice
5 May, 2015

Spicy prawn, mango salad & black rice

By |May 5th, 2015|Dairy-free, Low calorie, Lunch, Main Courses, Recipes, Vegetarian|0 Comments

Spicy prawn, mango salad & black rice - A delicious Thai inspired rice dish, with prawns, hot chilli, fresh mango, avocado and crispy red cabbage salad and sharp lime wedges. What is there not to like? The nutty texture of the rice and crunch from the red cabbage prevents this dish from becoming all one [...]

  • spring vegetables; asparagus, peas, green beans
1 May, 2015

Spring vegetable tagliatelle in lemon sauce

By |May 1st, 2015|Low calorie, Lunch, Main Courses, Recipes, Vegetarian|0 Comments

Spring vegetable tagliatelle in lemon sauce - Utilising all the fresh spring vegetables that come into season with this equally fresh pasta dish in a tangy lemon and chive sauce. - spring vegetables (choice of green beans, asparagus, broad beans, peas), tagliatelle, shallots (finely diced), green chilli (finely chopped), lemon, dijon mustard, olive oil, chives [...]

  • mozzarella pesto arancini
28 Apr, 2015

Mozzarella pesto arancini

By |April 28th, 2015|Lunch, Recipes, Starters|0 Comments

Mozzarella pesto arancini - Sicilian stuffed rice balls (using left over risotto rice), these Italian morsels are fried in breadcrumbs, so have a crunchy coating, but soft centres with melted cheese. - arborio or carnaroli rice (cooked and cold), parmesan cheese, pesto, mozzarella (cut into small cubes), plain flour, egg (beaten), breadcrumbs, vegetable oil (for [...]

  • asparagus soup
19 Apr, 2015

Creamy asparagus soup

By |April 19th, 2015|Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Low calorie, Lunch, Recipes, Soup, Vegetarian, Wheat-free|0 Comments

Creamy asparagus soup - Packs a nutritional punch, with high levels of vitamins A and C, potassium, iron and calcium, and they're also diuretic, combined with added spinach, this dish combines 2 a day portions and perfect for vegetarians. - butter (or olive oil), olive oil, asparagus spears (stalks chopped, wood ends discarded), shallots (roughly [...]

  • goat's cheese tart
20 Mar, 2015

Goat’s cheese tart with leeks, walnut & lemon

By |March 20th, 2015|Lunch, Main Courses, Recipes, Starters, Vegetarian|0 Comments

Goat's cheese tart with leeks, walnut & lemon - We all love a goat's cheese tart. But sometimes goat's cheese and caramelised onion can be rather samey. This variation has real flavour and the addition of the lemon cuts through that sometimes chalky cheese. - olive oil (extra for drizzling), butter, leeks (medium size and [...]

  • spicy chicken noodle soup laksa
25 Feb, 2015

Spicy chicken noodle soup

By |February 25th, 2015|Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Low calorie, Lunch, Main Courses, Recipes, Soup, Wheat-free|0 Comments

Spicy chicken noodle soup - This dish is also referred to as Laksa, with origins in Chinese and Malaysian cuisines. It is a healthy and low calorie dish that can be made with chicken or prawns. Give a spicy kick and is filling as a main course. - onion (diced), red chillies (diced - use [...]

  • potato and leek soup
31 Jan, 2015

Potato & leek soup

By |January 31st, 2015|Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Low calorie, Lunch, Recipes, Soup, Vegetarian, Wheat-free|0 Comments

Potato & leek soup - Delicious and creamy winter soup, perfect for those leftover root vegetables. Serve with a drizzle of crème fraîche and home-made bread. - sunflower or vegetable oil (or sunflower oil), onion (large - sliced), potatoes (peeled and cubed), leeks (large - slliced), vegetable stock, carrot (large - sliced), crème fraîche (optional), [...]