07/26/16

Not just for Paddy’s Day!

Green Pancake

Green Pancake

Ingredients

  • Place the eggs and the spinach into a blender and whizz. Heat a pan and add 1-2 tsp of oil. Fry the batter on one side. Once it looks drier, flip. Place onto your plate and smear with pesto before adding the avocado and smoked salmon. Lots of essential healthy fats in this meal... enjoy!

Instructions

  1. 1-2 tsp rapeseed oil
  2. Spinach - 2 handfuls
  3. Eggs - 2
  4. Smoked salmon - 2 slices
  5. Pesto - 2 tsp
  6. Avocado - 1/2

07/26/16

Banana Bread flavoured Overnight Oats

Banana Bread flavoured Overnight Oats

Banana Bread flavoured Overnight Oats

Ingredients

  • Simply mix in a bowl or lunch box: ½ cup oats, ½ cup natural yoghurt, 1/2 cup milk with 1 chopped banana, 1 tsp honey, 1 handful of pecans, 2 tbsp chia seeds and a sprinkle of cinnamon.
  • Leave overnight in the fridge. Each cold the next day

Instructions

  1. ½ cup oats,
  2. ½ cup natural yoghurt,
  3. ½ cup milk
  4. 1 chopped banana,
  5. 1 tsp honey,
  6. 1 handful of pecans,
  7. 2 tbsp chia seeds
  8. A sprinkle of cinnamon.

07/26/16

Raspberry & Coconut Overnight Oats

Raspberry & Coconut ‎Overnight‬ ‪oats‬

Raspberry & Coconut ‎Overnight‬ ‪oats‬

Ingredients

  • Simply mix in a bowl or lunch box the oats, vanilla ‎yoghurt‬, ‎milk‬, desiccated coconut and raspberries.
  • Leave overnight in the fridge and eat cold the next day!

Instructions

  1. ½ cup oats (40g)
  2. ½ cup vanilla ‪yoghurt‬ (small pot)
  3. ½ cup ‪milk‬ (125ml)
  4. 2 tbsp of desiccated coconut
  5. 2 handfuls of raspberries

07/26/16

Carrot Cake Overnight Oats

Carrot Cake Overnight Oats

Carrot Cake Overnight Oats

Ingredients

  • Mix in a bowl or a lunch box (if taking your breakfast to work or school) the oats, vanilla yoghurt, milk, grated carrot, walnuts, sesame seeds, raisins and cinnamon.
  • Leave overnight in the fridge, and eat cold the next day!
  • Why not make a big enough batch for a couple of days?

Instructions

  1. ½ cup oats (40g),
  2. ½ cup vanilla yoghurt (small pot),
  3. 1/2 cup milk (125ml)
  4. 1/2 (grated) carrot,
  5. 1 handful walnuts,
  6. 2 tbsp sesame seeds,
  7. 2 tbsp raisins
  8. 1 tsp cinnamon

07/26/16

Almond Scones

Almond Scones

Almond Scones

Ingredients

  • Mix 1 tub of natural yoghurt with two tubs-worth of oats (simply fill up the empty pot twice). Then add in 2 tsp baking powder, 1 tsp salt, few drops of almond extract, and several large handfuls of flaked almonds. Mix well.
  • Roll into balls and place in a silicon baking tray (grease) and cook for about 15 mins at 200 degrees. Reduce to 170 degrees for further 30mins. If you knock the bottom and they sound hollow, they're done. If they don't sound hollow, turn them over and cook upside down for another 10mins.
  • ** could also add cherries or almonds to the recipe!

Instructions

  1. 1 tub natural yoghurt
  2. 2 tubs-worth of oats
  3. 2 tsp baking powder
  4. 1 tsp salt
  5. Almond extract
  6. Bag of flaked almonds

07/26/16

Chocolate & Peanut Energy Balls

Dark chocolate & cinnamon energy balls

Dark chocolate & cinnamon energy balls

Ingredients

  • Add the chocolate and peanut butter to a saucepan. Melt and add the dry ingredients. Mix, roll into balls and refrigerate.

Instructions

  1. 1/2 cup dark chocolate (over 70%),
  2. 1/2 cup peanut butter
  3. 1/2 cup whole golden linseeds
  4. 1 cup oats
  5. 1 cup flaked almonds
  6. 1 tsp vanilla
  7. 1 tsp of cinnamon

07/26/16

Ricotta on toast

Ricotta on toast

Ricotta on toast

Ingredients

  • Toast your tasty bread e.g. porridge bread (see other recipe), layer with ricotta and berries and sprinkle with cinnamon. Couldn't be easier!

Instructions

  1. Ricotta
  2. Berries
  3. Cinnamon
  4. Good quality bread

07/26/16

Porridge Cake

Porridge Cake Slices

Porridge Cake Slices

Ingredients

  • Mix altogether and place in a greased dish.
  • Bake at 200°C for about 20 min, or until golden brown.
  • Total batch = 1125kcal and 60g protein (serves ~4 therefore 300kcal and 15g protein). To lower calories use skimmed milk and egg whites.
  • Eat with yoghurt and berries for a protein rich breakfast (20g) and about 350kcal.
  • I topped with blackberries & linseeds as well as cherries & ground almonds (used almond extract instead of vanilla).

Instructions

  1. 2 cups oats (160g)
  2. 3/4 cup milk (180ml),
  3. 1 cup skimmed milk powder (70g),
  4. 2 eggs,
  5. 1 tsp baking powder,
  6. 1 tsp vanilla
  7. 2 tsp mixed spice.

07/20/16

Mediterranean Turkey!

Mediterranean style turkey

Mediterranean style turkey

Ingredients

  • Add 1tbsp of rapeseed to a pan. Place on a high heat and fry the turkey breasts for 2-3 minutes on both sides. Set aside.
  • Next, fry the onion for a few minutes add then add the garlic, chilli and the red peppers. After a couple of minutes, add the passata and tomatoes, olives and dried herbs. Season with the salt, pepper and the honey (takes the edge off) and cook on a medium heat for 30 minutes.
  • Just before serving, stir through the spinach. At the last second, add the mozzarella.
  • Serve with some butter beans mash!
  • Enjoy!

Instructions

  1. 4 turkey breasts
  2. 1 carton of passata (500ml)
  3. 1 tin plum tomatoes
  4. 2 red peppers, sliced
  5. 1 red onion, finely slices
  6. 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  7. 1 small chilli - diced
  8. 2 tsp mixed herbs, dried
  9. 1 tsp honey
  10. 1/2 bag of fresh spinach
  11. 150g black olives, pitted
  12. Salt and Pepper
  13. 1 tbsp rapeseed oil
  14. mozzarella light - 1 ball sliced

07/20/16

Prawn, pesto and courgetti

Prawn, pesto and courgetti

Prawn, pesto and courgetti

Ingredients

  • Into a pan add pesto, then add your prawns and heat through. Then add your courgetti and mix together. Cook until hot! With a little salt, pepper and a sprinkle of Parmesan, you're laughing. Less than 4 min.
  • **If you don't have a spiraliser, use a peeler. Or many supermarkets now sell courgetti in a packet.

Instructions

  1. 2 tbsp pesto
  2. 1 packet of prawns e.g. 100g
  3. 1 packet courgetti (1 courgette spiralised)
  4. Salt
  5. Pepper
  6. Parmesan

07/20/16

Very berry baked porridge

Very Berry Basked Porridge

Very Berry Basked Porridge

Ingredients

  • Rub butter into an ovenproof dish.
  • Add oats, vanilla extract, 1/2 tsp cinnamon, 1/2 tsp mixed spice, 1 tbsp golden linseeds to the dish and then sprinkle on some frozen mixed berries.
  • Store in the fridge overnight.
  • In the morning add the‎ milk‬ and a few Brazil nuts.
  • Bake at 200 degrees for about 20 mins, until golden brown (a perfect time to go have your shower etc...).
  • Serve with Greek yoghurt!

Instructions

  1. 50g oats
  2. 150ml milk
  3. 1 tbsp linseeds
  4. frozen berries
  5. 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  6. 1/2 tsp mixed spice
  7. 1 tsp butter
  8. +/- sweetener

07/20/16

Blueberry & Vanilla Baked porridge

Baked blueberry and vanilla porridge

Baked blueberry and vanilla porridge

Ingredients

  • Smear the bottom of the dish with coconut oil so that it doesn't stick.
  • Sprinkle on your oats.
  • Add in some skimmed milk powder at this stage if you want to boost the protein content.
  • Add some vanilla extract to flavour it.
  • Sprinkle with some sunflower seeds and blueberries.
  • Now pour on the milk.
  • Bake at 200 degrees for about 20 min.
  • Serve with natural yoghurt and raspberries

Instructions

  1. 50g oats
  2. 150ml milk
  3. Vanilla extract
  4. 4 tsp skimmed milk powder
  5. 2 handfuls blueberries
  6. 1 tbsp sunflower seeds
  7. Coconut oil