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Roasted maple pumpkin & freekeh salad

I made this beautifully colourful salad for National Nutrition Week last month and it was a real hit. Crispy snow peas, creamy feta, sweet caramelised pumpkin, crunchy pine nuts – what’s not to love? But there’s one ingredient in this salad that you might not be familiar with. It’s touted as an ancient ‘super grain’, […]

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Cauliflower carbonara & a trick to make any pasta recipe healthier

Today is World Pasta Day, but unfortunately when people are trying to eat better, pasta is one of the things that they tell me they are trying to avoid. Pasta seems to have a bad reputation when it comes to weight loss and general health, but contrary to popular belief, you can eat pasta and […]

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Soup Sunday: Healthier corn & potato chowder

Last week I shared some of my tips for making healthier soups with you all with the aim of helping you adapt some of your existing soup recipes to make them a little healthier. For this weeks Soup Sunday, I thought it might be good to take an existing recipe and apply some of the […]

Slow cooker chicken & vegetable noodle soup

Soup Sunday: Slow cooker chicken & vegetable noodle soup

Can you hear it? The chorus of sniffles and coughs and sneezes? We’re definitely in the midst of cold & flu season! What could be better than chicken noodle soup when you’re feeling under the weather? How about a slow cooker version that cooks itself so that you can relax in bed or on the […]

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Soup Sunday: Vegetable, risoni & bacon soup

My favourite way to get workday lunches sorted for the week ahead is to cook a big pot of soup over the weekend (usually on Sunday, hence ‘Soup Sunday’ being a regular post around here) and freeze the extra serves in individual containers. If you find yourself falling into the buying lunch out everyday trap, […]

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Soup Sunday: Satay pumpkin soup

There’s no doubt that pumpkin soup is a favourite Winter meal for many people, but sometimes it’s good to give our favourites a bit of a twist! The great thing about soup is that the possibilities are pretty much endless and you can really make it your own by adding different vegetables or other ingredients. […]

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Healthy choc-banana ‘ice cream’

Want a quick and tasty dessert that is also healthy for you? How about one that only needs 2 ingredients? Well, this recipe is your answer! You’re probably thinking that I’ve gone crazy, but stay with me and you won’t be disappointed. I came across this recipe on pinterest a while ago and have been […]

Day 6 – Mini Pavlovas… or any size for that matter!

Please note: This is an old blog post written before I completed my masters and became an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD). Older posts may not reflect my current knowledge or contain ‘healthy’ recipes, so check for nutrition info or analysis below any recipes to see if it is something to enjoy regularly or just for […]