In the mood for Easy Pear Crumble

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Healthy, low kilojoule, low fat, high fibre dessert recipe There’s something so comforting about a fruit crumble don’t you think? And easy? Oh, so easy. All you need is seasonal fruit, a little sugar and spice and a quick, light crumble mixture. Voila! Pears are in season at the moment so … [Read more...]

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In the mood for Healthy Mexican Bean Bake

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Low kilojoule, low fat, high fibre, healthy winter bake recipe Do you love a warm oven bake as much as I do? Thick, comforting, casseroley bakes packed with big flavours that fill you up  right down to your toes - mmmmm, is there anything better on a winter's night?   This healthy, … [Read more...]

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In the mood for Secret Ingredient Chocolate Brownies

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High fibre, low fat, low calorie, sweet treat I'm not sure I could survive without chocolate brownies. Well, I probably could but I don't think I'd want to. There's just something so comforting about a fudgy, chocolately square of brownie goodness isn't there? And when you make them with my … [Read more...]

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In the mood for Zucchetti and Meatballs

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NEW RECIPE - Lovely low fat, low carb, low calorie/kilojoule comfort In keeping with my turkey theme, I’ve lightened up one of my all time favourite comfort foods, spaghetti and meatballs. Oh be still my beating heart, comfy comfort food from the land Comfortable and just so good. Why play … [Read more...]

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In the mood for Kale and Pearl Barley Salad with Peanut Dressing

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High fibre, low fat, low calorie rib sticking salad Now you know how much I love a good salad and this one is no exception - healthy, tasty, hearty, it's all good with this one. I’ve been a fan of kale for a while now (look out for Saturday’s recipe for more fantastic kale), but have recently … [Read more...]

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In the mood for Mango with Coconut Lime Ice-Cream

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Perfect light dessert for hot weather I’m in love with mango, can’t live without it. I can’t remember when the love affair started but it’s still going strong after many years. Luckily John doesn’t mind..... Normally I eat my mangoes straight off the tree (well, straight off the market shelf) … [Read more...]

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Orange Sesame Baked Salmon

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How beautiful is this dish? Just look at it! Perfect to serve at Christmas don’t you think? It looks like you’ve been slaving in the kitchen for hours but I’m going to let you in on a little secret. It takes under 20 minutes to make from start to finish. Ta Da! Now that’s a perfect recipe for … [Read more...]

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In the mood for Spring Salad with Green Goddess Dressing

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Mum and I made loads of salads when I was growing up and one of her faves was a Ploughman’s Lunch style number with a whole lot of stuff on a plate that you picked at. This fresh Spring Salad is reminiscent of that – picky stuff brought together with a gorgeous green goddess dressing. Mmmmmmmmm, … [Read more...]

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Mushroom and Barley Broth – Big Bowl of Mushroomy Goodness

Mushroom and Barley Soup

I do so love a bit of pearl barley in winter don’t you? It’s just so comforting the way it puffs up all soft and chewy and takes on the flavours of everything else around it. And what could be better than to pair it with earthy mushrooms? Oh yum, I say. This broth is perfect for lunch or dinner. … [Read more...]

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In the mood for THE Best Breakfast Smoothie EVER

My girls don’t always feel like breakfast and it can be grind to get them to eat something that will

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In the mood for Vegetarian Spaghetti Bolognese

Spag Bol. It’s a dish I grew up on. It’s the first recipe I learnt to cook by myself. It’s been my

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