Recepes

Chicken and Squash Tagine

This recipe makes the perfect winter dinner party offering. It tastes great, looks sophisticated and – best of all – isn’t complicated to make. It’s just as good the next day if you’re eating up the leftovers. Ingredients (serves 6): 4 chicken breasts 3 tbsp olive oil 2 onions, 1 roughly chopped, 1 slice 100g…

Low Sugar Christmas Cake

This recipe is extracted from my e-book: 10 Christmas Treats the whole family will love. This Christmas Cake has a low glycemic load and is low in sugar and alcohol. For these reasons, it won’t keep for more than a week, but it can be frozen. Prep time: 30 mins + 24 hours (to soak…

Aubergine Hash

AUBERGINE HASH INGREDIENTS (SERVES 2): 55g onion, finely chopped 1 tbsp olive oil 110g halloumi cheese, cut into small cubes 500g aubergine, cut into cubes Salt and pepper, to season 2 large eggs Worcestershire sauce, to serve (optional) METHOD: Fry the onion in the olive oil on a medium heat until soft. Add the halloumi…

Smoky Slow Cooker Lentil Chilli

INGREDIENTS (SERVES 5-6): 1 large onion 2 peppers (red, orange or yellow) 1 carrot 3 garlic cloves 200g dry red lentils 1 tbsp mild/medium chilli powder 1 tsp cumin 2 tsp smoked paprika 2 tins chopped tomatoes 2 tbsp tomato puree 2 vegetable stock cubes 450ml water Black pepper to taste 2 tins kidney beans 1…

Moroccan Chickpea Soup

This warming Moroccan Chickpea Soup is ideal for quick lunches and great to batch cook and freeze for those busy days when you need a healthy and easy option. INGREDIENTS (SERVES 2-3): 1 tbsp coconut or olive oil 1 medium onion 2 cloves garlic 2 celery sticks 2 tsp ground cumin 600ml hot water 1…

Jerk Prawns with Quinoa

INGREDIENTS: 450g raw shelled tiger prawns (jumbo shrimp) 200g quinoa 480ml vegetable stock (broth) 1 large ripe avocado 3 tbsp olive oil 6 spring onions (scallions), diced Juice of 1 lemon Handful of parsley, chopped A few chives, snipped Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 lime, cut into wedges, to serve INGREDIENTS: 450g raw…

Sparkling Cherries

Summer parties are often filled with sweet, alcoholic drinks that can lead to weight gain and unbalance your blood sugar levels. It’s not always easy to know what to drink instead without feeling deprived. Here is one of the many delicious and refreshing alternatives I have for you to try. Serves 2 4 tbsp Cherry…

Cucumber, mint and lemon fizz

Summer parties are often filled with sweet, alcoholic drinks that can lead to weight gain and unbalance your blood sugar levels. It’s not always easy to know what to drink instead without feeling deprived. Here is one of the many delicious and refreshing alternatives I have for you to try. Serves 6 1.5ltr sparkling water…

Strawberry Lemonade

Summer parties are often filled with sweet, alcoholic drinks that can lead to weight gain and unbalance your blood sugar levels. It’s not always easy to know what to drink instead without feeling deprived. Here is one of the many delicious and refreshing alternatives I have for you to try. Serves 8 2 litres water…

Oat, Apricot and Brazil Nut Protein Bar

This really easy Oat, Apricot and Brazil nut raw protein bar is much healthier than many shop-bought versions. It is rich in thyroid-supporting minerals and great as a breakfast option when you are short of time and need something to balance your blood sugar levels. Ingredients (makes 12) 200g Brazil nuts 60g gluten-free oats 30g…