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Buckwheat pancakes with roasted cauliflower & caramelised onions
Main meals / Recipes

Buckwheat pancakes with roasted cauliflower & caramelised onions

Instead of the classic sugar with lemon variety, I love to experiment with savoury flavours and make pancakes into more of a nutritious meal. These pancakes have a creamy mashed avocado base, with crunchy gem lettuce, sweet caramelised onions and spiced roasted cauliflower – all topped off with salty feta cheese. Buckwheat flour has an … Continue reading

My January favourites!
Nutrition and Health / Products I Love

My January favourites!

Sorry for going off the radar a bit this month but I’ve been a bit manic starting my finial clinical placement at Chelsea and Westminster hospital before qualifying as a dietitian. I’m SO enjoying spending time with patients and putting everything I’ve learnt about science and nutrition into practice. I’ve banked up some of my fav healthy/food … Continue reading

Last minute present idea – homemade gluten-free biscotti!
Pudding / Recipes / Snacks

Last minute present idea – homemade gluten-free biscotti!

I spent last night doing some last minute baking to add some treats to a Christmas hamper Ant and I have put together as a gluten-free gift. If you’re also in a panic and need a last Christmas present, then you must consider making some gluten-free biscotti. These are twice baked, oblong-shaped, crunchy almond biscuits originating from … Continue reading

Healthy chickpea fritters
Breakfast / Main meals / Recipes

Healthy chickpea fritters

These whole-food rich chickpea fritters are nutritious, quick to make and delicious for brunch. Team with salmon fillets, lightly dressed fresh coriander and a dollop of yoghurt swirled with harissa.   Chickpea fritters (serves 4) Ingredients  Dry 100g chickpea flour 1 tsp gluten-free baking powder 1 small bunch of coriander, finely chopped 1 tsp Chinese five spice 1 … Continue reading

Can smoothies count towards more than 2 of your 5 A DAY? A response from Public Health England
Digestive Health / Nutrition and Health

Can smoothies count towards more than 2 of your 5 A DAY? A response from Public Health England

Smoothies are a fantastic way to get some extra fruit and veg into your diet. I’ve particularly found this to be the case since owning a ‘NutriBullet’ (a blender which handily makes your smoothie straight into your cup, creating a quick, nutritious breakfast with minimal washing up). I’ve had so much fun being creative, adding an array … Continue reading

Gluten-free pistachio and hazelnut salted chocolate tarts
Pudding / Recipes

Gluten-free pistachio and hazelnut salted chocolate tarts

These little tarts are incredibly easy to make and perfect for festive parties. No pastry needed. Imagine a nutty base with a rich salty chocolate filling, finished off with some sweet dried cranberries and crumbled roasted pistachios for decoration. These tarts are a Christmas treat – although they’re nutritious, containing an array of whole foods such … Continue reading

Healthy Autumn packed lunch salad : 5-A-DAY on a plate
Main meals / Nutrition and Health / Packed Lunches

Healthy Autumn packed lunch salad : 5-A-DAY on a plate

Fruit and vegetables play a pretty important part in being healthy. Why? Because they’re an excellent source of vitamins, minerals, fibre and can help reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke and some cancers. We are therefore encouraged to eat them every day. But many of us don’t realise that the 5-A-DAY message is the minimum … Continue reading