15 Feb, 2016

Fruit n nut muesli breakfast bars

By |February 15th, 2016|Dairy-free, Low calorie, Recipes, Snacks, Sweet treats, Vegetarian|0 Comments

These are a million times better than those available in the supermarket, full of empty calories, sugar and fat.  This is the healthy, no-bake alternative to granola or muesli bars.  It is packed with dried fruit (natural sugar) and nuts/oats for protein and energy.Fruit 'n nut breakfast bars - A no-bake and easy to make, [...]

15 Feb, 2016

Health rusks

By |February 15th, 2016|Recipes, Snacks, Sweet treats, Vegetarian|0 Comments

Health rusks - These are like muesli bars and slightly crumblier than buttermilk rusks. You can always swap ingredients for an even healthier version...i.e. replace the butter and sugar for oil and natural sugar alternatives. - sugar, butter (melted), bran flakes (crushed), self raising flour, baking powder, salt, sultanas (or raisins), milk (at room temperature), [...]

  • cereal, seeds and nuts on a plate
2 Feb, 2016

Five healthy breakfast recipes

By |February 2nd, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Cereals in themselves can be healthy.  However, when you eat shop bought breakfast cereals, you are often increasing your daily intake of salt and sugar to levels above the recommended levels, but that isn't exactly clear on the boxes.  Especially considering that the size of portions are lower than what most of us eat, per [...]

  • protein rich overnight oats with apple and hazelnuts
2 Feb, 2016

Protein rich overnight oats

By |February 2nd, 2016|Breakfast, Recipes, Vegetarian|0 Comments

Prep for breakfast the night before, for a stress-free start to your working day.  Cinnamon and spices, with a hazelnut crust topping (enjoy autumn flavours all year round).  Protein and calcium rich almond milk and fat-free greek yoghurt, paired with fibre-rich oats makes this one satisfying breakfast combination.Protein rich overnight oats - - porridge oats [...]

  • rustic date and fig bread in basket
16 Nov, 2015

Rustic date and fig bread

By |November 16th, 2015|Bread, Recipes, Vegetarian|0 Comments

Rustic date and fig bread - Bursting with fruit and a sweet flavour, this sourdough-style bread combines two types of dough and bakes in just 20 minutes. - starter dough: wholemeal flour, fast action yeast, water, 2nd dough: wholemeal flour, strong white flour, salt, butter (melted), treacle, water, figs, dates (stoned), starter dough: In a [...]

  • granola, yoghurt and fruit compote
22 Sep, 2015

Good-to-eat granola

By |September 22nd, 2015|Breakfast, Dairy-free, Low calorie, Recipes, Vegetarian|0 Comments

Granola can be consumed as either a breakfast cereal or snack bar; consisting of rolled (porridge) oats, nuts, honey and sometimes puffed rice cereal.  This is usually baked until crisp.  During the baking process, the mixture is stirred to keep ingredients in a loose, breakfast cereal-like consistency. Fruit, such as raisins or dates, are sometimes [...]

  • raspberry and almond muffins
17 Sep, 2015

Basic healthy muffin mixture

By |September 17th, 2015|Dairy-free, Low calorie, Recipes, Snacks, Sweet treats, Vegetarian|0 Comments

Basic healthy muffin mixture - Here I've created a basic and easy 'base' recipe for healthy (some call them skinny) muffins around 200cal per muffin. You can adapt this to be sweet or savoury and use whatever fruit or vegetables you wish. Eat these as a breakfast alternative, a healthy snack or something a little [...]

  • Pão de queijo
27 Apr, 2015

Pão de queijo – cheese bread

By |April 27th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Pronounced in Portuguese poww de kayjjjo, which translates into English, simply as cheese bread.  In Brazil these are eaten for breakfast with strong, short coffee (espresso) or as snacks.  The origin is not known, however, it is thought to be traced to the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais in the 1600's as slaves would harvest [...]

  • pao de queijo
27 Apr, 2015

Pão de queijo – cheese bread

By |April 27th, 2015|Recipes|0 Comments

Pão de queijo - cheese bread - Pão de queijo literally translates as cheese bread; small baked cheese-flavoured roll and is a popular Brazilian snack and breakfast food. - skimmed milk (or semi/full-fat minus yoghurt), fat free greek yoghurt, unsalted butter, unsalted butter, tapioca flour, parmesan cheese (grated), Pre-heat the oven to 220C/400F/200C fan/Gas 7. [...]

  • kiwi breakfast smoothie
21 Feb, 2015

Kiwi breakfast smoothie

By |February 21st, 2015|Low calorie, Recipes, Smoothies & Juices, Vegetarian|0 Comments

Kiwi breakfast smoothie - A filling breakfast style smoothie high in antioxidants, vitamin C and a boost for immune system and digestion. - kiwi (peeled), rolled oats, banana, ice cubes (only necessary if drinking now), unsweeted almond milk, fat free greek yoghurt, fresh ginger, honey (or maple syrup), Put all ingredients in the blender and [...]