Tags: Picnic

Healthy homemade chocolate, fruit and nut trail mix

I’ve started buying little packets of trail mix this year because I promised myself to only nibble on healthier snacks. I’ve been going through indecent amounts, so it’s high time for me to prepare some of my own homemade trail mix. You can play around with healthy ingredients, but keep in the chocolate. Healthy dark…

Watermelon water with ginger and lime

It’s time to rehydrate. I need it. My liver has been through an endurance test through the festivities and my skin has been lightly smoked by our living room fire for weeks now. This watermelon water with ginger and lime is perfectly refreshing. I’m slightly obsessed by it! No small feat for someone who only…

Spelt Honey and Banana cake with Honey icing and Buzzy Bees

If you only want one banana cake recipe, this is your one! Especially if you get buzzed about honey. Spelt honey and banana cake with honey icing and buzzy bees! Spelt flour is naturally low in gluten (so no messing with Xanthan Gum) and I really enjoy it’s flavour. Good banana days are announced in…

Kicking Chicken Lickin’ Salad

Think of this as the best spicy healthy Coronation Chicken Salad recipe. It is an easy recipe and makes a delicious and healthy lunch, picnic salad or alfresco supper. It’s a great recipe to use leftovers, whether it’s chicken or turkey. The textures are wonderful with soft chicken, bites of juicy peppers and sweetcorn snuggling…

Tangy egg sandwich filling

This is my healthy tangy egg sandwich filling recipe. You could use this filling in interesting ways. Some ideas are to add potatoes for a tangy egg potato salad, or use it to fill up Vol Au Vents for an exciting canapé. It’s a really easy and versatile filling recipe! I love eating it with…

My favourite quinoa salad with pomegranate and pistachios

This started life as an Ottolenghi recipe, but over the years this quinoa salad with pomegranate and pistachios has been adapted time and time again. I’ve now settled with this quick and healthy version. It’s a perfect side salad to have up your sleeve for bbq’s and family get-togethers. It also makes a brilliantly healthy…