I’m sorry, but where is Spring? During days when I’m having to fight against icy gale-forced winds to get into work, I fantasise about – and desperately need – a little comfort when I get home. On those kinds of days, I eat pie. And, it just so happens it’s National Pie Week! So, thank … More Vegetable pie
As is the want of any new vegan or veggie, you tend to find yourself looking for alternatives of all your meaty faves. In this Shepherd’s Pie, I’ve replaced the mince meat with lentils, which (like meat) are high in protein. Protein-rich foods are great because they keep you feeling fuller for longer. Plus, both … More Lentil Shepherd’s Pie
This curry is really easy and healthy too. I’ve cheated and used a ready made paste but any guilt about this is immediately assuaged when you taste it.
If you’re more interested in cutting out sugar yourself than hearing about how my emotional state’s been since I’ve reduced my sugar intake, I’ve put together a sample, one-day meal plan to get you started. It’s high in protein and fats and low in carbs, to keep you feeling fuller for longer and help you … More No sugar: two weeks in
My mum makes the world’s best bolognese. But even if I follow her recipe (which is rather haphazard) to the ever-varying letter, it never tastes the same. Rather than feel disappointed each time I attempt it, I’ve come up with my own version, because rain or glorious sunshine, it’s always the right season for a good … More Bolognese sauce
Vegetarian lasagne is one of those incredibly hearty dishes that lends itself well to every season: it’s comforting in winter and light enough for a hot summer’s day (whenever that decides to happen) because there’s no meat. There are a million and one different ways to make it, but this one of mine has proved particularly … More Vegetarian Lasagne
Chocolate Orange Crumble Pudding is the perfect dessert for you if the two d-words you like to celebrate in January are “delicious” and “decadent” rather than “diet” and “detox”. Below is a cracking recipe I unearthed in a Marks and Spencer Chocolate recipe book, tweaked and made for a friend’s birthday. It went down an … More Chocolate Orange Crumble Pudding