Category Archives: Recipes

Passionfruit, Mango and Raspberry Pavlova

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 My perfect Pav. Always a crowd pleaser. The sharp fruits here balance out the sweet meringue perfectly. Crunchy on the outside and chewy in the middle. I think his is […]

Banana Loaf Cake 

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A hearty treat for any occasion. Simple to make. Just wish ingrediants up in a blender  up in and pop into the oven ready for a little slice of indulgence […]

Carrot, Chickpeas and Apricot Salad with Grilled Salmon

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Magnesium, Beta-Carotene, essential fatty acids, Vit D, Vit C, Vit B6 While this quick and super healthy dish is great the day it’s made, it’s even better once it’s had […]

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 […]

Greek Yoghurt, Coconut and Peach Lollies

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Keeping up with the Calcium.Breastfeeding decreases calcium in mothers and this affects their bones. Studies have shown that women often lose 3 to 5 percent of their bone mass during […]

Quinoa, Grated Apple and Seeded Porridge

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Stocking up on the good calories.  Most breastfeeding women need to increase not only the calories they consume, but all the nutrients that make up their diet in order to […]

LAMB CUTLETS WITH SAFFRON, PISTACHIO AND SPINACH RICE

Lamb Cutlets with Saffron rice and spinach

This is another recipe from my new cook book, Blooming Delicious.  A pre conception and pregnancy book.  Published by Vermilion.  £18.99.  Photo by Chris Terry. I try to add extra […]

OVERNIGHT BREAKFAST POTS WITH FLAX SEED AND FIG GRANOLA

RAW GRANOLA BREAKFAST POTS

These breakfast pots are perfect to get you through the morning rush without a blip.  make a batch on Sunday night for an easier start to your week.  They will […]

Frozen Greek Yoghurt and Pomegranate Cubes 

frozen greek yogurt and pomegranate cubes

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 […]

ROASTED PORK WITH PEARS AND FENNEL SEEDS

Roasted Pork with Pears and Fennel seeds

This is another recipe from my new cookbook, Blooming Delicious.  Vermilion Publishing, £18.99.  Photography by Chris Terry Pork is rich in selenium, which needs to be present in your diet […]

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

Cod and sweet potato fish cakes

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, […]