Steak n Kidney Sunday

Carbs glorious carbs, Steak, kidney and pastry! You probably were starting to think I never eat carbs, but I do, because not to would be unhealthy and imbalanced! So here is a recipe for a gloriously delicious and healthy steak and kidney pie, using a spelt pastry and served with lots of veg. Recipe: Serves 4…

No Carb Spanish Chicken Salad

I’m calling this Spanish Chicken because of the paprika, which gives the chicken a lovely Spanish flavour, but there are also raisins and pine nuts in this, which are possibly a little more North African than Spanish, but then the title becomes very long winded! Another very filling dish that is easy to make after…

Tuna Avocado 

  I’m not sure this really needs a recipe as it is so easy to make and although I do think my tuna is the best, I suspect many people think the same about their tuna!  I also think tuna and avocado are a combination made in heaven, especially with the addition of dill… mmmmmmm…

Carb Cycling – What’s it all about then?

By Helen Turrell, Bodyhappy, Personal Trainer based in South West London on 13/10/2016 The most important thing to consider when you change your eating patterns and exercise regime is that it fits around your lifestyle. Otherwise the results, if any, will be short lived. Equally as important is accepting something is going to be a…

Clean Eating Low Carb/No Carb Cottage Pie

Why is a Cottage Pie a Cottage Pie? Apparently this is an eighteenth century dish, referencing the mashed potato used as a crust instead of pastry by poorer folk who lived in cottages and tended to eat a lot of the affordable crop, potatoes, so made a pie out of leftover meat (any meat) and…

Guilt Free Yummy Treat

We all need a treat, even when eating healthily.  This is one of my favourite, quick, easy go-to treats, Greek yoghurt, frozen blueberries, pineapple and chia seeds with a drizzle of honey.  Sometimes, when I can be bothered, I heat up the blueberries – because they are frozen they create their own sauce and an…

Clean Eating Carb Free Moussaka

Greeks look away now, what you are about to read does not concern you! I’m saying this because what I am about to share is a bit of a bastardisation of moussaka.  Sorry (not sorry). What it is, is a damn tasty version of Moussaka that has been made using clean ingredients (in other words all…