Baked Mediterranean vegetable mix

Baked Mediterranean vegetable mix

This mix of Italian herbs and flavours is delicious. And the best part is it only takes a few minutes to prepare. Stick all the ingredients in some foil and then bake in the oven. Voila! The perfect side dish! 5 minutes prepation 30 minutes cooking 2-4 servings...
Beef dripping potatoes

Beef dripping potatoes

When I make roast potatoes for other people I am invariably asked, “how do these taste so good?” – my secret is beef dripping! Beef dripping potatoes are one of my favourite snacks! As a result of nutrition misinformation many people believe that...
Brussel sprouts and dates

Brussel sprouts and dates

Who said Brussel sprouts weren’t a treat!? 5 minutes prepation 20 minutes cooking 2-4 servings Ingredients 3 cups brussel sprouts, stalks removed and quartered 4-6 dates, chopped finely (use more if you prefer a sweeter meal) 1 tbs coconut oil Salt and pepper...
Sautéed Broccoli and pecans

Sautéed Broccoli and pecans

Struggling to get some healthy greens into your diet? This is a quick and tasty recipe to help. You can substitute the broccoli for Brussels sprouts or kale and add more or less dates to bring the sweetness up or down. Swap any nuts such as macadamias (pictured) or...
Perfect superfood (offal) balls

Perfect superfood (offal) balls

Liver and heart are easily one of the most nutrient dense foods going around. Incorporating these foods into your diet is an excellent way to ensure you get adequate amounts of B vitamins in particular. Consuming these nutrient dense foods from animal sources ensures...
Delicious sautéed purple cabbage

Delicious sautéed purple cabbage

My sauteed purple cabbage is a delicious accompaniment to any meat dish. The orange rind gives it a nice bit of tartness which goes perfectly with the sweetess brought by the dates. Put it on the stove and leave it to simmer away while you do something else. Simple! 5...
The perfect root vegetable mash

The perfect root vegetable mash

Who doesn’t love a rich, creamy mashed potatoes? This is a recipe that requires virtually no effort, but gives you a nutrient dense and very tasty end product. With sweet potato to add some extra minerals and vitamins and plenty of fat to help you absorb them,...
Bacon coated kale chips

Bacon coated kale chips

Sick of hearing about this so-called ‘super food’ Kale, but not knowing what to do with it? What if I tempt you with…. bacon!? Kale is deemed a ‘super food’ because it has a rich nutritional profile. And bacon is…bacon. Kale is an excellent source of...
Liver pate

Liver pate

Liver is a true super food. It is a great source of vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin D, vitamin B6, selenium, phosphorus, iron, copper, manganese, zinc and more. A couple of serves a week of this delicious pate is a great way to boost your reserves of all these essential...
Tasty homemade dip selection

Tasty homemade dip selection

Dips are one of my favourite snacking foods. With some vegetable sticks or some gluten free crackers (every now and then a treat is great) they can bulk up your snacks and taste great. Here are a couple of really simple combinations of vegetables, nuts, some cheese...
Pumpkin, carrot and coriander dip

Pumpkin, carrot and coriander dip

A new addition to my collection of simple, tasty dips. This pumpkin, carrot and coriander dip is amazing – I could literally eat it by the spoonful. The coriander and lime make this a refreshing, tangy treat that you can enjoy as a dip or even on its own. Yum!...
Patatas bravas

Patatas bravas

I never go for tapas without ordering patatas bravas! Here’s an easy way to make a homemade version of this filling, grain free side – a great way to get in extra carbs if you need them. This isn’t to be confused with the Catalan version, if...
Baked mushrooms

Baked mushrooms

These baked mushrooms are a quick and easy side that go well with most mains or make an interesting appetiser. The best thing, apart from the amazing balsamic and mushroom flavour combination, is that you can whip them up in no time at all! After 15 minutes in the...
Beetroot Parmesan and cashew dip

Beetroot Parmesan and cashew dip

Another addition to my homemade dip collection. This Beetroot, Parmesan and cashew dip combination works wonderfully together. The sesame oil adds an interesting twist and as always a dash of citrus balances things perfectly. This great homemade treat will be...

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