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Posts Tagged ‘Nutrition’

Chocolate Peanut Butter Avocado Pudding

If you were looking to stay away from all the chocolate eggs this weekend why not indulge yourselves with this (nutritionally dense) pudding after your Easter Sunday lunch instead? Why is it so nutritious? 1 – Avocados are rich in healthy fats, folate, carotenoids and are extremely heart healthy. 2 – Bananas provide Vitamin B6, potassium, fibre and natural sweetness.…

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BBQ Chicken Kebabs

It will soon be time to dig out the coals and dust of the BBQ! If it still feels a little too early for that, these kebabs taste just as good by cooking them in the kitchen. The sweet and smoky glazed chicken kebabs are simple and easy to prepare, which is precisely what you…

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Everyone loves a pie

A great fish dish that will get everyone running to the dinner table With the cold and wet weather back with vengeance this week why not treat yourself to a hearty (although healthy) fish pie that you can share with the whole family.  Or maybe even invite friends over for the rugby this weekend and…

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You won’t need to give these up for Lent

March the 5th is pancake day!! So its nearly time to get out your frying pans and test your flipping skills. Traditionally Shrove Tuesday is a feasting day as it is the day before Lent begins, when many people choose to give something up for 40 days. But with these 4 healthy recipes for you to…

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Kale – The Ultimate Superfood

Of all the super healthy greens, kale is king of them all. It is by far one of the healthiest and most nutritious plant foods around. Kale is loaded with all sorts of healthy goodness and include such benefits as: 1 – High nutrition content Kale is very high in nutrients and very low in…

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A winter warmer

This is the perfect dinner for those cold wintery nights we have been having This dish was made for us a few weeks ago during our trip to Cornwall, we enjoyed it so much that I had to try it once we returned home. Ingredients Curried Meat Filling 2 teaspoons coconut oil 1 onion diced 750g 5%…

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Stuffed Peppers

A healthy, hearty meal in under 30 minutes This is the perfect lower carb alternative to spaghetti Bolognese and it’s just as easy. Using either low-fat beef or turkey breast mince means you can enjoy this mouth-watering meal guilt-free. For your meal you will need: 3 large red or yellow peppers Tbsp Coconut oil 500g…

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Prawn and chorizo stir-fry

Why not give this midweek meal a try? This recipe is quick, easy and jam packed full of flavour. The perfect dinner for when you’re short on time and looking for something healthy. For your stir-fry you will need: ½ tsp coconut oil 50g chorizo, sliced 1 tsp of chopped garlic 1 tsp chopped ginger…

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Winter is coming, that can only mean one thing

  Its that time of year again, I’ve dug out and dusted off the slow cooker ready for a winters worth of warming healthy meals. Now with the colder evenings the slow cooker is perfect for providing you with warm nutritious meals as soon as you get home from work or the gym. I enjoy cooking…

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Supplements, do I really need to be taking them?

Well the honest answer is……..….it depends really! Not a very clear and concise response I know! The point I’m trying to make is that the decision to take a supplement should not be based on a companys marketing strategy or advice from another person; instead it should be down to your individual circumstances and whether…

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