Category: Veggie

Salad bowls: sushi, Mexican or mezze

Three quick and easy lunch or simple supper ideas: a salad bowl stuffed with nutritious, filling, feel good REAL FOOD! 1) Sushi style Microwave pack of brown rice, cooked (leftover) salmon or smoked salmon, edamame beans (keep a bag in the freezer), grated carrot, cucumber, avocado, spring onions. Carrot & ginger dressing (carrots, onion, fresh …

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Creamy beetroot mustardy lentils

A quick yummy nutritious simple supper, courtesy of Joe Wicks’ ‘Veggie Lean in 15’ with a few little changes! Ingredients 1 tbsp coconut oil 1/2 onion, finely chopped 30g walnuts 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 1 pack pre cooked Puy lentils 1-2 tsp dijon mustard 50ml greek yogurt Handful of parsley roughly chopped  1 ready …

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Aubergine and peanut butter curry

This is so much yummier than it sounds! Courtesy of myWaitrose, April 2018 Ingredients 1½ tbsp sunflower oil  600g (2 large) aubergines, cut into 2½cm chunks  1 onion, finely sliced  100g jar Thai red curry paste  1½ tsp light brown soft sugar or coconut sugar or maple syrup 4 tbsp crunchy peanut butter  400ml can coconut …

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Super sauces: tahini dressing, chimichurri and salsa verde

These three dressings, or sauces, add a HUGE punch of flavour, zing and healthy YABADABADOO to any grilled fish or roast veggies.   Green tahini dressing (courtesy of Riverford) Tahini is a super duper ingredient: packed full of protein, B vitamins for energy and brain function and vitamin E, plus minerals such as magnesium, iron and …

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Miso stir fry

SO easy! And Miso is a super ingredient: a fermented food so great for the gut, also rich in essential minerals and a good source of various B vitamins, vitamins E, K and folic acid. Makes a tasty, salty, crunchy bowl of veggie delight!  Ingredients 1 tbsp extra light olive oil A rainbow of veg …

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Shakshuka / rancheros eggs

A cross between Huevos Rancheros and Shakshuka: a delicious brunch or lunch or supper – easy and so healthy and hearty. Crisp up some wholewheat tortillas to scoop it up with or roast some tender stem broccoli or sweet potatoes to go with it. Ingredients 4 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, finely sliced 2 red …

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Salad bowl three ways

Three quick and easy lunch or simple supper ideas: a salad bowl stuffed with nutritious, filling, feel good REAL FOOD! 1) Sushi style Microwave pack of brown rice, cooked (leftover) salmon or smoked salmon, edamame beans (keep a bag in the freezer), grated carrot, cucumber, avocado, spring onions. Carrot & ginger dressing (carrots, onion, fresh …

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Halloumi feast salad

This isn’t just a salad, it’s a feast. It’s full of nutrition plus delicious salty squishy hot halloumi: lush.  Makes two good sized servings plus a  leftovers lunch! Ingredients  One pack halloumi, sliced 2 pre-cooked beetroot (out a pack is fine), sliced into matchsticks (if you don’t like beetroot you could substitute roasted red peppers) …

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Quick Thai red veg curry

Courtesy of Waitrose – their magazine and weekly paper are BRILLIANT sources of healthy family food. Ingredients 1 tbsp oil 1 aubergine, diced 1 onion, chopped 350g diced butternut squash and sweet potato (you can buy it in bags in the supermarket all ready to go) 2 tbsp Thai red curry paste 400ml can coconut …

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