Tags: Quick and healthy

Banana crumpets with cream cheese, pistachios and rice syrup

These banana crumpets with cream cheese are dressed in pistachios, seeds and lashings of brown rice syrup. They are quick and easy to make and you could eat them for breakfast, lunch or even as a snack! It makes a great change from avocado on toast! Crumpets for breakfast makes a lot of sense. They…

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…

Summer fruit sticks

This is a fun and delicious way to eat more fruit and make a healthy or healthier dessert or an exciting snack. The summer fruit sticks I have prepared are raspberry crumble, apple s’mores and banana brittle. Chocolate and fruit are a brilliant combination and kids always love them. These fruit on sticks recipes will…

James’s EGG omelette

When James comes home I’ve been known to beg for one of his omelettes. Now in Normandy together, I have a hankering for the scrumptious egg dish for ‘brinner’. You know, the meal between brunch and dinner (thank you, it’s all my own work). We head off to the market of Honfleur to get the…

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…

Frozen salted chocolate covered bananas

These healthy frozen salted chocolate covered bananas are so easy to make and the step by step recipe shows you how to ensure the best result every time. Bananas are one of natures prepackaged health foods. Dark chocolate also has some real health benefits, so this is a healthier way to enjoy a frozen snack.…

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…