My nutrition clients often ask me what they can dress their salad with, since most off the shelf varieties are packed with added sugar and dubious fats. My stock reply has always been olive oil and lemon juice… Simple, but not exciting. Lately I’ve been inspired to create something with a bit more punch. Continue reading
I’ve cooked this warm salad several times now and it gets rave reviews, it makes a great starter or a light lunch. Even if you think you don’t like liver, chicken livers are mild tasting and full of good fats for brain and liver function. Continue reading
The sun was shining into my kitchen as I did my pre-lunch fridge surfing, prompting me to pull together a little salad in celebration of the first free Vitamin D of the year. Continue reading
Coconut based soups are one of the best bits of low carb dieting. This one is delicious.
600ml Chicken Stock
800g Butternut squash, seeded and peeled
4 tbsp Olive oil
3 Dried kashmiri chillies Continue reading
I’m always on the lookout for carb susbtitutes that provide healthy, dissident alternatives to stodge. This one from my new, favourite cook book, Smashing Plates, by Maria Ella is on the menu tonight.
When you’re trying to lose weight – or even trying to maintain your figure – lunch can be the most difficult meal to get right. For those of you lucky enough to work from home, here’s a list of lunches that are easy to shop for and produce in just a few minutes. Delicious too. Continue reading
One of the nicest lunches I have ever eaten was at Palazzo Fava café in Bologna with my daughter, Polly. It was simply some fresh salad leaves, beansprouts, crumbled goats cheese and toasted hazelnuts. Continue reading