Recipes

Nutritious, nutty, date and cashew flapjack

I love experimenting and adapting recipes and though I have been adding nuts – and all sorts of stealth ingredients – to my flapjacks for years now, it’s normally a…

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COURGETTE chutney

Preserve a summer veg’ If you grow courgettes and suddenly find your plants are producing faster than you can consume, this is a great way to preserve a few.  Even…

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Pistachio Lemon Drizzle Cake

This is a simple twist on a regular lemon drizzle cake, but swapping half the flour with pistachio nuts that have been processed to a fine crumbly nut flour.  I…

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Porridge Toppings

Let’s face it, porridge is like a blank canvas, full of potential, to serve as a great ‘support’ but it needs creative help! Variations on a theme of porridge toppings…

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SALMON with ‘chilli, ginger, convenience’

I’m not above using the odd jar of convenient, ready-prepared sauce, especially when a meal has to be produced quickly, so I always keep a jar or two of M&S…

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FAST mediterranean FOOD

The ‘Mediterranean Diet’ is now well established as the healthy way to eat if you want to lower your risk of heart disease and diabetes.  Based on the traditional cuisine…

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Fermented Sauerkraut

OK – hands up – confession time – I haven’t yet got into fermenting my own vegetables, it’s a topic I find regularly sinks down towards the bottom of my…

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Gluten-free mince pies

Mince pies are synonymous with Christmas, and great to have in store for visitors dropping in at Christmas. If you’re gluten-free you don’t have to miss out! This recipe more…

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Easter Indulgence

I have been asked – do I have a good gluten-free chocolate cake recipe!

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The best BROWNIES

This recipe is a variation on the classic but with a few deliciously stealth ingredients added, that ensures they’re really dark, gooey and a bit more nutritious.  They’re very yummy…

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