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Chicken Doesn’t Need To Be Boring


Chicken is a great source of protein and widely available. It’s super easy to cook, versatile and healthy. Lots of people do get bored of chicken though as they tend to cook it the same way time and time again so here are some recipes to jazz up your midweek meals. The following marinades will … Continue reading

Healthy, Nutritious, Natural?


QUESTION… would you trust a “health product” who’s ingredients included “natural flavouring” and “natural colouring”? I certainly wouldn’t. Remember it its important to know/read what is in the food you buy unless you can buy whole fresh foods (meat, fish, fruits & vegetables) all of the time. If you don’t know what an ingredient is … Continue reading

Snack Attack!


Struggling for snack ideas? Try making your own spicy nuts. Not only are they a delicious snack for you but they can make a great gift idea.     Cashew Curry Craze  INGREDIENTS 6 tablespoons lemon juice 6 tablespoons curry powder 4 teaspoons kosher or sea salt 6 cups unsalted cashews   METHOD Position racks in … Continue reading

Pan Seared Paiche with Spicy Avocado Sauce & Greens


This recipe looks delicious. If you cannot find Paiche then opt for Seabass as an alternative. To find out more about Paiche click here. Click here for the recipe courtesy of Wholefoods.

Baked egg in avocado for breakfast


Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and many of us struggle to come up with ideas for eggs so try this combination. With a big kick of healthy fats and protein it’s sure to keep you full until lunch. INGREDIENTS (serves 2) 1 avocado 2 eggs salt & pepper to taste “topping” … Continue reading

Immune Boosting Tea


If you are feeling a little run down and colder than usual as the weather changes tack this week, why not try a refreshing 9 calorie, anti-oxidant, immune boosting tea. The combination of ginger, lime and turmeric not only warms you deep inside but it provides excellent cleansing of the cells, stress relief and can … Continue reading

Citrus Chicken & Sweet Potato Stew


Slow cookers are wonderful things. Prep the evening before and switch on before you leave for work the next morning and you’ll be coming home to a tasty dinner with minimum fuss. INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves and stems, roughly chopped 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon dried oregano 3 cloves garlic, crushed … Continue reading

Chipotle Chicken


Chipotles are dried, smoked jalapeno chillies. Blended with tomatoes and onions, they make a really convenient paste that can easily be stirred into dishes to add a smoky flavour and kick. Use in marinades or to flavour dips – try stirring into soured cream, starting with just a teaspoon and adding more if you need … Continue reading

Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Crunchy Radicchio Salad


Who doesn’t love chicken? But who get’s bored of it or has run out of ideas for making it more interesting. This recipe is really nice with a great salad or alternatively you can serve it up with some delicious asparagus or wilted spinach and steamed carrots. INGREDIENTS (serves 4) 4 chicken breasts 250g Goat … Continue reading

Duck Tagine with Clementines


The weekend is a great time to make some slow cooked food. Duck and clementines go so well together in this sweet dish and at this time of year you will be sure to pick up some great quality ingredients to make it a winner. A good recipe for those who have a sweet tooth but … Continue reading