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STIR FRY RICE NOODLES WITH PRAWNS AND EDAMAME

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A staple in our house hold and I promise you, there is nothing wrong with buying a few ready prepared ingredients when time is short but a healthy homemade meal […]

Quick Salbitxada Sauce

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With a glut of vitamin C rich, juicy, baby plum tomatoes about at the moment I couldn’t resist throwing this cheeky sauce/salsa together this week. Traditionally made using all roasted […]

Lamb, Sultana and Almond Meatballs with Tomato and Aubergine Sauce and Brown Rice Salad

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Iron and protein rich.Iron is an essential and highly important nutrient for your body throughout your life. Being anaemic or having low iron levels after the birth of your baby […]

Frozen Greek Yoghurt and Pomegranate Cubes 

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This is another recipe from my lastest pregnancy book, Blooming Delicious. Vermillion. £18.99 pictures by Chris Terry. These look so pretty and are extremely satisfying to eat, especially when it’s […]

Juice Tip

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Juices are great way of topping up on your bodies essential vitamins such as Vitamin C, K and Beta Carotene.  They are not a substitute for a balanced and healthy […]

GREEN MINESTRONE

Green Minestrone Soup

I wrote this recipe specifically for my pregnancy cookbook, Blooming Delicious, however it’s a great soup for the whole family.  Packed full of amazing nutrients, vitamins, colour and flavour.  Eating […]

COD AND SWEET POTATO FISH CAKES

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Blooming Delicious, Vermilion Publishing. £18.99. Photography by Chris Terry This recipe has been lifted from the Nesting chapter of my book, Blooming Delicious.  Nesting is a stage that many mums-to-be […]

LIME AND RASPBERRY POSSET

Lime raspberry Posset

900mls Double cream 250g Sugar 125mls Lemon juice 2 tsp Vanilla paste 100g Fresh raspberries Pour the cream into a saucepan and add the sugar. Turn the heat and low […]

PEACH AND RASPBERRY GLUTEN FREE AND DAIRY FREE MUFFINS

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RASPBERRY and PEACH MUFFINS Muffins are a great way to start the day. Moist and juicy, sticky and succulent. Not some thing you would bother to do everyday I know, […]

LEMON AND LIME SEMI FREDO

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Semi fredo is the best option when it comes to making ice-creamy things at home with out the aid of a ice cream machine. You don’t need to churn this […]

Muffaletta Sandwich. BBC Radio 4 The Kitchen Cabinet

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This week i was once again back on the panel for the new series of BBC Radio 4’s The Kitchen Cabinet.  I was in very good company.  The lovely Tim […]

HEALTHY CHICKEN AND SWEET POTATO CHIPS

Healthy Chicken and Sweet Potato Chips

Pregnancy is a very subjective matter, and every woman has different experiences with regard to what they fancy eating and when. I’ve spoken to many women about what they craved, […]

GRILLED PRAWNS WITH PAPAYA, CASHEW AND POMEGRANATE SALAD

Grilled prawn, papaya, cashew nut and pomegranate seed salad

The utterly delicious pomegranate seeds in this dish cut through the richness of the creamy cashews and juicy papaya. They freshen up the whole dish, leaving a real zing in […]

Oh So Cheesy Cauliflower Cheese

CAULIFLOWER CHEESE RECIPE

I’m feeling all patriotic as it’s St George’s Day on Saturday so I thought I’d share one of my all time family favourites.  A classic and an absolute must have […]

APPLE CHIPS- HEALTHY SNACKING

Apple Chips Sophie Wright

These are quick to make and are guaranteed to taste much better than any that you might find in a shop. In all honesty, these apple crisps aren’t bursting with […]

QUINOA PORRIDGE WITH BANANA, PEAR AND CINNAMON

Quinoa Porridge with banana and cinnamon

Quinoa has become a real staple of mine, and not just while just trying for our baby. It’s a really versatile ingredient and one that can be used in lots […]