This Quinoa Tabbouleh recipe is an example of a dish with a low glycemic load (GL) diet, designed to keep blood sugars even, causes more weight loss on the same calories.
Simple vegan veggie curry. Cheap, easy to make, and perfect for batch cooking. Served with brown rice gives huge amounts of fibre, B vitamins, magnesium, and so much more:
I thought it would be good to look for some delicious and different healthier Christmas cake recipes that you can bake at home. This post was originally from 2014 so we’ve reviewed and revamped it for 2017. Pop in to get your gluten free flour, xanthan gum, organic and sulphite free fruit. We have what […]
A simple banana bread that uses peanut butter rather than butter.
This is an absolutely delicious nut roast which would be perfect for a vegetarian or vegan Christmas dinner. It is a recipe from an old, now out of print, Sarah Brown Cookbook. Sometimes the tried and tested ones are the best!
When was the last time you looked at the ingredients on the biscuits in the supermarket? I told my daughter about the effect that palm oil is having on the planet and now every time we are in the biscuit aisle we go on a hunt for a packet of biscuits that does not contain […]
Skipping breakfast is strongly linked to the development of obesity. So enjoy your breakfast. 2 rounded tbsp rolled oats 2 1/2 tbsp milk or water 1 teaspoonful honey 1 tablespoon of cream 100g shredded or crushed raw fruit – apple or pear is good Juice of 1/2 orange or lemon or 1 tbsp of blackcurrant […]
Chickpeas contain twice the amount of protein compared to cereal grains 500g Dried Chickpeas 100g flat leaf Parsley, chopped 100g Coriander, chopped 6 cloves garlic, peeled & chopped olive oil salt and pepper few tbsp plain flour sunflower oil optional – ground cumin / ground coriander / chilli flakes Method: Soak the Chickpeas overnight in […]
Coriander is believed to be a natural aphrodisiac. It is also rich in many vital vitamins including folic-acid, vitamin-A, beta carotene and vitamin-C. 2 1/2 cups dried yellow split peas 2 1/2 cups water 1 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp grated root ginger 1 tsp diced jalapeno Chile pepper 1/2 cup diced tomatoes 3 tsp […]
Delicious and healthy oatie cookies. A great basic recipe that you can change with added choc or carob chips, nuts or dried fruit.
The mediterranean diet is seen by many to be one of the best lifestyle choices you can make. It is said to reduce the risk of stroke and heart disease. 2 Courgettes, thickly sliced 8 Shallots 1 Aubergine, sliced 1 Red Pepper, cut into strips 1 Yellow Pepper, cut into strips 125g Cherry Tomatoes A […]
This tasty breakfast is made with Rice or Almond Milk. Rice milk contains more carbohydrates than cow’s milk but it contains no cholesterol or lactose.
Hazelnuts contain phytochemicals, which protect against chronic disease. 1 Tablespoon Coconut or Olive Oil 1 Tablespoon Xylitol (sugar substitute) 50g (2oz) Oat Flakes 1 Tablespoon Flaked Almonds 1 Tbsp Hazelnuts, Roughly Chopped 1 Tablespoon Pumpkin Seeds 1 Tablespoon Ground Almonds Gently melt the oil in a frying pan with the xylitol, add the oat flakes […]
Oats are a harmless way to reduce cholesterol in your body. These delicious flapjacks are a great way to get oats and nuts into your system.
“Let’s face it, a nice creamy chocolate cake does a lot for a lot of people; it does for me.” Audrey Hepburn 150g Dark Chocolate 125g Butter 150g Sugar 2 Eggs Beaten 100g Ground Almonds or Flour Preheat the oven to 160°C (325°F) Grease and line a 20cm cake tin. Place chocolate, butter and sugar […]