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Red Lentils serve 1

Red Lentils with Mushrooms & Spinach

Colder days means warming comfort food, and this cosy dish of red lentils, mushrooms and spinach, with a hint of chilli, fills that need perfectly while keeping it on the healthy side… It’s been a while since my last post, and the weather has definitely changed! These significantly chillier days definitely bring a need for […] Read more…

potato salad serve 2

Potato Salad with Pancetta & Roasted Peppers

A lovely fresh, light potato salad, with smoky pancetta, roasted red peppers and a zingy lime dressing, perfect summer food…. Everyone loves a potato salad, don’t they?? Being an Irishman, its one of my hubby’s favourite things. Not just in salad form, potato of any kind really! This is a healthier recipe than the usual […] Read more…

Coconut muffins with raspberries serve 9

Summery Coconut Muffins with Raspberries

These moist muffins are the pure taste of summer! Tropical coconut base studded with the sweetest summer raspberries … My kids haven’t had a homemade sweet treat for a while; so today I whipped up a batch of these amazing tropical inspired muffins. Raspberries are so good at the moment; they were an obvious choice […] Read more…

Thai Green Curry serve 3

Fragrant Thai Green Chicken Curry

This recipe is for a deliciously fragrant Thai Green Curry, made with a super quick and easy homemade Thai curry paste… I would be the first person to admit to using shop bought curry pastes on occasion, but making your own really is very easy. Thai curry pastes are full of beautifully fragrant ingredients, and […] Read more…

coconut overnight oats serve 4

Coconut & Strawberry Overnight Chia Oats

Creamy coconut milk, sweet strawberries and frozen bananas combined with oats to make this amazingly nutritious breakfast, ready to eat as soon as you wake up in the morning… This is a variation, or dare I say improvement, on the previous overnight oats recipe on my blog. These oats have a natural sweetness thanks to […] Read more…

Lentils & Squash Salad serve 3

Roasted Squash & Rocket Salad with Puy Lentils

This is such a filling salad, with the sweetness of roasted butternut squash, earthy lentils, peppery rocket and smooth, salty feta cheese…. During the summer I often eat salads for my main meal, and as such need to make sure they’re filling. Otherwise I’ll be heading for the snacks and ultimately undoing all my good work! […] Read more…

Mango Salad serve 3

Mango & Avocado Salad with Poached Chicken

Sweet mango and creamy avocado salad dressed with zingy lime, also topped with delicately fragrant poached chicken. This is perfect sunshine food…. Despite the fact that summer seems to have deserted us and winter has returned, I take great pleasure in sharing this beautifully flavoursome mango and avocado salad with you! Seriously what is this weather […] Read more…

avocado dressing serve 2

Creamy Avocado and Lime Dressing

If you are looking for a healthy and delicious salad dressing  then try this fabulous creamy avocado dressing, with fragrant coriander and a zesty lime kick…. The inspiration to make this versatile dressing came after eating the most delicious homemade guacamole at the weekend. The flavours are very similar, but the texture is creamy smooth and it’s […] Read more…

nut butter flapjack serve 5

Healthy Nut Butter & Strawberry Flapjack

A reassuringly healthy flapjack packed full of oats, held together with heavenly nut butter and with the sweetest hint of strawberries…. Flapjack is notoriously high in fat and sugars, because it’s usually loaded with golden syrup to hold it all together. In this recipe I use nut butter combined with coconut oil and honey to […] Read more…

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