OLIVE AND PESTO ENCRUSTED FISH

OLIVE AND PESTO ENCRUSTED FISH

By now we all know that I am a fishy fan. Yet I still find it difficult to incorporate into my diet at home. The problem is I always find great deals on fish and would love to feel more confident to cook at home. Anyways I had a couple of cod fillets lying around so wanted to take the plunge. I wanted to make something unusual and not the boring old fish dish with two veggies or pasta. I was sent over a load of products from the lovely…

TRIPLE CHOCOLATE COCONUT PANCAKES

TRIPLE CHOCOLATE COCONUT PANCAKES

Chocolate has to be my biggest weakness, especially when trying to lead a healthier lifestyle. Yes I can make raw brownies with cacao powder, and eat nibbles of dark chocolate. However place anything chocolatey in front me and it gets immediately devoured. My problem is self control, therefore I do not buy these sorts of foods for the house. Out of site out of mind. Yet I am currently at my nanas. What it is about grandparents wanting to fill you full of sugar? Even when your 25 they still…

HEALTHY BERRY PROTEIN MILKSHAKE

HEALTHY BERRY PROTEIN MILKSHAKE

This Saturday I needed a big pick me up. Having had an indulgent night and the odd glass of wine. I woke up feeling groggy and bloated. As you do. Now I am older even a glass of wine makes me suffer for hours. I remembered why I rarely drink anymore. So with my mouth feeling like ghandy’s flip flops and my stomach like a washing machine, I needed some goodness in my body! I have recently received a lot of goody parcels. Considering I was planning a long walk…

INDIGO HERBS REVIEW AND EXCLUSIVE RECIPES

INDIGO HERBS REVIEW AND EXCLUSIVE RECIPES

As you are probably well aware by now I live in the middle of bumfluff nowhere. A worn down town that lived its hay days during the height of the slipper industry. That being said it means I am surrounded by beautiful countryside, countless reservoirs and open fells. It is pretty easy to lead a healthy lifestyle here. We always walk to do our Tesco shop, which is six miles. There are amazing places to go bike riding along with stunning walks. Having all those joys does not come without…

TURMERIC SAFFRON BANANA HONEY PANCAKES

TURMERIC SAFFRON BANANA HONEY PANCAKES

As we all know its pancake day pretty soon, and recently I have been going bananas for them… literally. Now is the time to get my pancake game right up and I have been chomping my way through the stacks to create some delicious healthy recipes. I mean everyone loves pancakes right, but everyone loves healthy pancakes more. My Instagram feed is continuously full of yummy looking stacks oozing with chocolate or honey loaded wit delicious tasty toppings. I mean why cant we eat pancakes all day every day, especially…

BRITISH LEEKS – RECIPE REVIEW – LEEK WHITE BEAN AND SMOKED HADDOCK STEW

BRITISH LEEKS – RECIPE REVIEW – LEEK WHITE BEAN AND SMOKED HADDOCK STEW

This year I made a promise to myself. This was to experiment with more foods, and follow more recipes so I can gain better skills in the kitchen. I mean you do not learn out of nowhere, and following recipes allow you to learn more skills and give you a better understanding of food pairings. Leeks are a vegetable that I rarely use in my cooking. I adore leek and potato soup, however that is as far as my leek usage goes. So when I got chatting to British Leeks…

EASY SATAY NOODLES

EASY SATAY NOODLES

So we are currently a couple weeks into our health kick and I have noticed the difference. I feel less jelly and my partner has cheekbones! One thing that he has craved for is fresh noodle dishes. Anything I can think of from stir frys to noodles and sauce packed with veggies. I was totally happy to oblige. I enjoy a good noodle dish and packed full of veg you cant get much healthier. We are a household of nut butter lovers, so when it came to creating a sauce…

FISH TACOS USING SMOKED BASA

FISH TACOS USING SMOKED BASA

I am a huge lover of fish and try to incorporate it into my diet as much as possible. Whenever I go out for dinner it will always be my dish of choice. However I have always battled with fish, as I discussed with my papa its not an easy ingredient to work with. I have already brought you dishes using hake, sea bass and lemon sole. I thought it was time for a another fish dish. However this time I wanted to spice things up a bit, make the…

ALMOND BUTTER BANANA CAKE RECIPE

ALMOND BUTTER BANANA CAKE RECIPE

The one great thing about going away for a few days is that you come back to banana perfect for baking with. Those lovely overripe squidgy bananas, that I get to whisk them into a nice comforting Wintery bake. Recently I was offered to choose a box of products from TheFoodMarket.com. An online marketplace for natural and organic food that is made and sold by small, independent merchants. Within this box I received a lovely tub of Pip and Nut Almond butter. Nut butters are my fave. So what better…

EASY SIMPLE BREAKFAST FRITTATA

EASY SIMPLE BREAKFAST FRITTATA

Its a Sunday. One of those days where there is not much left in the cupboards, and a big shop is due. Its funny that I always end up making better meals when I just have to bang some stuff together. I admit a frittata is not hard. However when I have a fridge full of food, something this simple is never thought of! Thats probably why I enjoyed it more as it has literally been months since I ate a good frittata. As I said I didnt have much…