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Posts Tagged ‘food’

Cauliflower soup

Ingredients   1 tablespoon olive oil 1 brown onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 teaspoons ground coriander 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon chilli flakes 750g cauliflower, trimmed, cut into florets 2 cups vegetable stock 2 cups water 1/4 cup creme fraiche (optional)   Method Heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat.…

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Fish curry

Super easy, quick fish curry I made this for my family in just 20 minutes and I think it’s going to become a favourite of mine. It’s creamy without the cream It’s easy and it’s quick.  Tick, tick, tick!   You’ll need: 750g fish (I used Ling) 200g Greek yoghurt 2 tsp ground tumeric 2…

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It’s up to YOU

Your life is a result of the choices you make I can hear you going “but, my boss is so demanding…” or “I have a full time job and family to look after…” etc STOP! We are ALL busy If the job is really that bad, do something about it – find a new one or…

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Appetite busters

Are you a diet saboteur? Do you find yourself being really “good” with your food during the week, only to let it all come crashing down on the weekend? I have some great tips for you to keep your appetite under control. First of all, ask yourself if you’re really hungry or just thirsty.  Start…

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Spicy Moroccan Eggs

Spicy Moroccan Eggs This quick brunch dish packs a protein punch with a bit of heat.  The addition of chickpeas, courgettes, spinach and tomatoes makes for a fibre rich, nutritious meal (why not try it for lunch or a light supper too). I recently cooked this for a group of 12 people so I poached…

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Bliss balls

Looking for a tasty, slightly sweet snack that is healthier than chocolate?  Have you ever tried bliss balls to give you a sugar hit (dates!) as well as packing a protein punch to keep you satisfied for longer?       I have been trying out bliss/protein ball recipes and wanted to share mine (and…

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Italian Zucchini Soup

Neil Perry’s Italian Zucchini Soup my current fav winter warmer – give it a try for a delicious, low cal, nutrient rich lunch or light dinner       1 kg zucchini, cut into cubes 60ml olive oil15g garlic cloves, chopped 750ml chicken stock basil leaves – chopped parsley – chopped 50g grated parmesan cheese…

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Exercise and appetite…

Does more exercise = increased appetite? First of all, we need to clarify the difference between hunger and appetite. Hunger or the need to eat, is controlled by signals from the gut; signals from energy stores carried by the blood, hormones and body temperature. Appetite is the desire or liking to eat rather than need…

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