• quick & easy chicken casserole
6 Mar, 2016

Quick & easy chicken casserole

By |March 6th, 2016|Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Low calorie, Main Courses, Recipes, Vegetarian, Wheat-free|0 Comments

Why spend hours waiting for a moreish family size casserole, when you speed up the cooking time to around 40 minutes in a pressure cooker.  It still has an intensity of flavour and is a remarkably light dish.Quick & easy chicken casserole - Good-value dish of chicken, veg and potatoes stew that can be on [...]

  • creamed savoy cabbage and carrots
15 Feb, 2016

Creamed cabbage and carrots

By |February 15th, 2016|Gluten-free, Low calorie, Low GI, Recipes, Side Dish, Vegetarian, Wheat-free|0 Comments

It's not often you can create a tasty, luxurious side dish from just two vegetables.  You'll be wanting to tuck in for more.  The added nutmeg really does add something to this dish.Creamed cabbage and carrots - This is a real crowd pleaser from just a humble savoy cabbage and carrots - your dinner guests [...]

  • spicy vegetable soup with croutons
11 Feb, 2016

Spicy vegetable soup

By |February 11th, 2016|Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Low calorie, Recipes, Soup, Vegetarian, Wheat-free|0 Comments

Spicy vegetable soup - This is a hearty, winter dish that can be enjoyed by all. Simply omit the pancetta for a fully vegetarian version (I've used a home-made vegetable stock as the base). Serve with crusty bread or rustic croutons. - onion (roughly chopped), garlic, vegetable stock (or stock cubes), tomato puree, sweet potatoes, [...]

  • rustic sausage cassoulet
16 Nov, 2015

Sausage cassoulet

By |November 16th, 2015|Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Recipes, Wheat-free|0 Comments

Sausage cassoulet - A filling and tasty crowd pleaser of a dish for the whole family. Sausage casserole with tomatoes and chick peas with a gratin style crunchy topping. - pork sausages (good quality), rapeseed oil, onion (finely chopped), garlic (finely chopped), bacon (lardons/pancetta), dry white wine, chopped tomatoes, carrots (sliced (optional)), salt, black pepper, [...]

  • roast guinea fowl
23 Aug, 2015

Roasted guinea fowl

By |August 23rd, 2015|Main Courses, Recipes|0 Comments

Roasted guinea fowl - Guinea fowl are a delicious alternative to roast chicken. The birds can be just the right size for two people. This dish can utilise any seasonal root veg you may have. - onion (cut into wedges), carrots (quartered lengthways), potato (large; bite size chunks), olive oil, guinea fowl, butter, smoked streaky [...]

  • minced beef cottage pie
2 Aug, 2015

Cottage pie

By |August 2nd, 2015|Gluten-free, Main Courses, Recipes, Wheat-free|0 Comments

Cottage pie - A great crowd pleaser, utilising left over beef. Great for freezing and will bcome a family favourite with toppings of mash potato and optional cheese. - minced beef, onions (finely chopped), bay leaf, carrots (partially steamed), frozen peas, chestnut mushrooms (optional), worcester sauce, beef stock/gravy, tomato sauce (or tomato puree), potatoes (floury; [...]

  • healthy crispbreads
29 Apr, 2015

Carrot seeded crispbreads

By |April 29th, 2015|Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Low calorie, Recipes, Snacks, Vegetarian, Wheat-free|0 Comments

Carrot seeded crispbreads - These crispbreads are packed full of tasty seeds, nuts and vegetables, making them a healthy vegetarian snack or as a side dish/starter. - toasted almonds, cumin seeds, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds, carrots (grated), tomato pesto (see below for recipe link), water, olive oil, cumin seeds, Preheat the oven to [...]

  • chicken pie
2 Feb, 2015

Easy chicken pie

By |February 2nd, 2015|Main Courses, Recipes|0 Comments

Easy chicken pie - This recipe is for an easy chicken pie with a flaky puff or shortcrust pastry top. You could of course use turkey. - chicken (cooked meat and stripped from carcass), onion (large; peeled and diced), carrots (peeled and diced), leek (large - sliced), chestnut mushrooms (chopped; button mushrooms fine), double cream [...]

  • healthy morning muffins
31 Jan, 2015

Healthy morning muffins

By |January 31st, 2015|Breakfast, Recipes, Snacks, Vegetarian|0 Comments

Healthy morning muffins - These healthy morning/brunch muffins will help fill a gap between meals - contains banana, apple, carrot, sultanas and oats. Salt and sugar free! - wholemeal flour (or white flour), ground almonds, stevia (sugar or other alternative), baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon (or 0.5 tsp grated nutmeg), rolled oats (not jumbo oats), [...]

  • pineapple, carrot, lime and chilli smoothie
29 Jan, 2015

Orange super smoothie

By |January 29th, 2015|Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Low calorie, Recipes, Smoothies & Juices, Vegetarian, Wheat-free|0 Comments

Orange super smoothie - This fresh and semi-sweet smoothie will help aid digestion and rid inflammation. Provides a punch of Vitamin C to protect from flu. High in fibre and will speed up your metabolism. - pineapple (chopped), carrots (chopped), juice of lime, red chilli, ice cubes (or chilled water), chia seeds (optional), Put all [...]