The healthiest, tastiest bread ever?

I class this as one of the most successful “healthy” recipes I’ve tried, tweaked and tested. I’ve adapted it slightly from a recipe I found at “My New Roots” and it happens to be one of the most delicious breads I’ve ever tasted! Another reason I love it so much is that it requires so [...]

Cauliflower Rice…

Here is a delicious way to serve cauliflower and makes a welcome change from simply steaming or stir-frying. This recipe idea is also great if you’re looking to drop your carbohydrate intake and/or lose excess weight, but still want something to serve with your grilled fish! 1 medium cauliflower 1 medium red pepper – de-seeded, [...]

How to eat wheat-free…

Here is a wonderful “wheat-free” menu to get you started… Breakfast Quinoa & Orange Porridge Bring 30-40g quinoa to the boil and then simmer until tender and the liquid has absorbed. Peel a fresh orange and chop into the porridge. Stir, and then serve with a spoon of goat or sheep’s yogurt, and a sprinkling [...]

Slow roasting tomatoes brings out a deep, rich flavour, and really is a delicious (and different) way of serving tomatoes. Basil (tomato’s popular partner) adds a very distinct flavour addition, and adds nutrition too. Also in the nutritional profile of this dish is a very welcome “burst” of omega-3 fats, courtesy of the anchovies. Serve [...]

Trout Nicoise Salad

A traditional French Nicoise salad is a very popular salad meal for many, and for good reason too! It’s delicious, nutritious and filling enough to be served as a main course meal. This version still uses many traditional ingredients but uses trout instead of tuna, and has a few added nutritional surprises too! Trout is [...]

Beetroot, Mango, Avocado and Prawn Salad

This summery salad is pure colour, taste and goodness in one! For full effect, it is best prepared and served “layered” in a glass bowl. Beetroot is available for a good 5-6 months of the year, so make the most of it. This root vegetable is very nutritious, containing carbohydrate for energy and a little [...]

Do you take sugar…

If I asked you the question, “Do you take sugar?”, you may think I’m simply referring to your daily cuppa!? I am in fact, referring more to your intake of sugar via everyday foods, some of which you may even think is “healthy”! Taking sugar in tea or coffee is one thing – we choose to [...]

This is a healthy and delicious combination of green leaves, fruits and cheese to help boost your intake of vitamins A, C and the B Complex, as well as minerals such as calcium, iron, and magnesium. 30g-50g of mixed lettuce, dark green salad leaves (watercress, spinach and rocket) and any fresh herbs A handful of [...]

This article provides everything you need to know about effective eating for post-exercise recovery, replenishment and rehydration. Post-exercise Recovery Nutrition Eating soon after exercise provides the body with the correct nutrients to fully recover, regenerate, and re-adapt, ready for the next training session. The physiological recovery of the body involves all the following processes… * Refilling/refuelling of [...]

How to nail your sports nutrition!

To understand and effectively put into practise good nutrition for performance, an athlete first needs to appreciate the importance of a nutritionally sound day-to-day diet, as well as grasping 3 key areas of effective sports nutrition – pre-exercise, during exercise and post-exercise nutrition.   Regards the general day-to-day diet, re-thinking meal timings and moving away from the [...]