Category: healthy main meals

Summer Salad Cheat Sheet

Who said salads were boring and not filling? Not me! Why not try a few of these ideas and make yourself an irresistible, nutritious, and filling meal? Step 1: Start with at least 3 cups of Colourful Veggies Step 2: Add about 1 cup of Protein (why not try a combination from the list below) Step 3: […]

November 30, 2012 More

My favourite slow-cooker meals

I want to hug whoever invented the slow cooker! Many Days it enables me to nourish myself and my family with a healthy evening meal despite a hectic schedule. And who doesn’t love coming home to a hot meal on these cold nights? Here are a few of my favourite, healthy one-pot-wonders: Pumpkin and red […]

May 7, 2012 More

Slow roast lamb with veggies

Most of my posts are about healthy food fast. Indeed this is how I cook most of the time. But this one brings a lovely change of pace, and is best cooked on a rainy weekend at home, whilst pottering about doing other things. Lamb is my favourite meat and is unbeatable when cooked really slowly. […]

March 6, 2012 More

Healthy Eating on the Go

We all have those frantic days where grabbing takeaway seems like the only viable dinner option! One of the most common dietary pitfalls I see is people turning to nutritionally poor take-aways on a far too regular basis. Now, enjoying an occasional pizza is no problem, but it shouldn’t be part of your weekly menu… […]

February 14, 2012 More

Lentil Burgers with Guacamole

I love nourishing my family with healthy, delicious meals, and this is one you’ve got to try. Lentil Burgers with guacamole Burger ingredients: (makes 12) 1 tin lentils, drained and well rinsed 5 eggs 1 medium tin of tuna in olive oil, drained 1T wholegrain mustard 1 onion, finely diced 1C baby spinach leaves 3 […]

January 23, 2012 More

Tasting Plates

One of my favorite things to do is feed people; family, friends, myself! I think enjoying a tasty and healthy meal together is time very well spent. I don’t think spending hours to make it is though! Enter the tasting plate. Ready in 10-15 minutes, looks fantastic, can be really healthy, and FUN. The starring […]

October 26, 2011 More

6 ways to make a salad into a (delicious) meal

As it warms up, beautiful big salads become more and more appealing. Simply add some lean protein, unrefined carbs and a little healthy fat and you have a nutritious, filling and delicious lunch or dinner. Here are my favorite ways to turn a bowl of veggies into a meal: 1) Add chickpeas, lentils or beans. […]

September 14, 2011 More