• lemon prawn and pea risotto
6 Mar, 2016

Lemon prawn & pea risotto

By |March 6th, 2016|Dairy-free, Fish course, Gluten-free, Main Courses, Recipes, Vegetarian|0 Comments

Having spent many weeks at an Italian cookery school in London and taught passionately about how Italians cook their risottos, I was somewhat surprised in my pressure cooker recipe book, a way to cook risotto.  I'm sure Italians would have something to say, but of course I had a go and very pleasantly surprised with [...]

  • red lentil chilli
2 Mar, 2016

Red lentil chilli

By |March 2nd, 2016|Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Main Courses, Recipes, Vegetarian, Wheat-free|0 Comments

Ever fancy a meat-free day, but miss that taste and texture?  Let me tell you that the vegetarians are definitely onto something here.  This is in guises a meaty texture chilli.  I love this dish, its raw simplicity and perfect for bulk cooking and the ability to freeze dishes ahead for those busy days.  Oh, [...]

  • turkey meatballs in a thai coconut soup
29 Feb, 2016

Turkey meatballs with thai coconut soup

By |February 29th, 2016|Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Main Courses, Recipes, Wheat-free|0 Comments

Turkey meatballs with thai coconut soup - This classic Thai coconut broth/soup is super healthy with turkey meatballs, keeping the calories of this dish in trim. The soup gets its rich flavour from your typical Thai ingredients: coconut milk, garlic, ginger, lime juice and chillies. - coriander stalks (small packet), garlic, turkey mince, fish sauce, [...]

  • smoky prawn and tomato casserole
19 Feb, 2016

Smoky prawn and tomato casserole

By |February 19th, 2016|Dairy-free, Fish course, Gluten-free, Low calorie, Low GI, Main Courses, Recipes, Vegetarian, Wheat-free|0 Comments

For such a simple and healthy dish, this meal really does pack a punch.  It is tangy, rich and smoky and with the prawns, it is rich in protein, but low in carbs and calories.  Perfect evening meal, accompanied with a large glass of sauv blanc and some crusty bread (I cannot be held accountable [...]

  • 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, [...]

  • tomato chilli and onion salsa
19 Sep, 2015

No-cook tomato chilli salsa

By |September 19th, 2015|Recipes, Sauces|0 Comments

No-cook tomato chilli salsa - This tangy salsa with a nice chilli kick can be made in 10 minutes and requires no cooking. Can be stored in the fridge for a couple of days. Perfect accompaniment for tuna, beef or on bruschetta. - fresh tomatoes (finely chopped), onion (small and finely chopped), chillies (mild 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • turkey red thai peanut curry & rice
19 Dec, 2014

Thai turkey and peanut curry

By |December 19th, 2014|Main Courses, Recipes|1 Comment

Red thai turkey curry - This Thai red curry is a great tasting dish, perfect for any leftover meat. Turkey can substituted for chicken, pork, beef or even prawns. Will feed a family at six. Serve with Jasmine or fragrant thai rice. - turkey meat (mixture of breast and thigh/wing/leg meat sliced), sunflower or vegetable [...]