RECIPES + WELLBEING

Gluten-free Granola

I’ve been making my own gluten-free granola for quite some time now. First of all, most of the shop-bought gluten-free granola options were so sugary that they did not pass the test for a healthy breakfast; and secondly, they are usually very expensive. So I set out to create my own and had...

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Clams

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August: Clams. Ok, so I realise this is a bit of a weird food to have as my Food of the Month, but I have just returned from a week in Portugal where I ate my weight in them, so please indulge me. If you are going on holiday this summer, somewhere near the Mediterranean sea, then you just have to...

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Easy Summer Holiday Supper

With the summer holidays now upon us, you might not have time to do as much food shopping as usual. This easy summer holiday supper is made entirely from frozen vegetables and store-cupboard ingredients!

Keeping your freezer well-stocked with things like vegetables, fish and prawns means you can...

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Totally Tropical Green Smoothie

I’ve been dreaming up this green smoothie all day. As I am now on a one-handed countdown (4 days!) until my holiday, I’m doing a last-minute, slightly panicked pre-bikini detox. Nothing but juices and smoothies all day, and then fish and vegetables in the evening (this really is...

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Why I don’t agree with ‘The Eatwell Plate’

When my 6-year old son came home from school a couple of weeks ago with a little certificate saying he had successfully completed the ‘Eatwell Plate’ challenge by choosing a selection of healthy foods to for his plate, my heart did a little jump. So proud was I that he was...

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Quick sugar-free snack

Looking for a quick and easy, carbohydrate and sugar-free snack?

Try this for a tasty mid-afternoon sugar-free snack:

Take a stick or two of celery and fill them with some almond butter. The protein and the healthy fats in the almonds will fill you up for longer than a sugar-laden...

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Nectarines

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I am loving nectarine season. This really is the only time of year to enjoy these sweet and juicy yellow-fleshed fruits. As with all fruits and vegetables, nectarines are an excellent source of vitamin C and antioxidants which support the immune system. These fruits also supply...

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Gluten free coconut bread

This delicious gluten free coconut bread is so easy to make and so versatile. It has an almost cake-like texture so you can eat it as a sweet or a savoury bread. It is equally delicious smothered in avocado or houmous as it is with a cheeky bit of jam. You could probably grate cheese onto it and...

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Cherries

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June: Cherries

As summer is well and truly upon us, the month of June brings us one of my favourite ever fruits: cherries. I just adore the rich sweetness of them as they burst in your mouth. They evoke my childhood where we used to count our stones to ‘Tinker, tailor, soldier’....

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Date & Almond Energy Balls

These date and almond energy balls are hugely popular in our house and have even been named ‘coconut balls’ to make them more palatable for the children! They think they’re having a sweet treat but I’ve actually sneaked in a load of really wholesome ingredients that they...

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