Category Archives: Recipes

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, […]

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, […]

Brioche and Chocolate Spread Pudding

Chocolate spread pudding

I try to have everything I need for at least one or two good old-fashioned puddings that can be whipped together in minutes without the need for me to have […]

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 […]