Monthly Archives: April 2012

Beetroot, Pea and Feta Salad

This is one of my all-time favourite salads. The sweet earthy beetroot is balanced perfectly by the salty, peppery and tanginess of the other ingredients. So much of a good dish is getting this balance right. Asian cuisine is light-years … Continue reading

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Beetroot and Chocolate Mug Muffin: Sweet Murder in a Mug!

So how do you use up left over Easter Chocolate in a healthy way? You make a 5 minute mug muffin with vegetables in it! I know that sounds crazy, but stay with me because it’s really yummy. One of … Continue reading

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Beetroot and Feta Dip

The problem with most dips is that the more tasty they are the less healthy they are. So my desire to eat dip by the spoonful is inversely proportional to how much I should eat. But I have solved the … Continue reading

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Beetroot Week: Beetroot Leaves

Yay! Beetroot week is here! In the same vein as yesterday, often people discard the main ingredient of this dish. If only they knew what they were missing! Beetroot leaves are super tasty, not as mild as english spinach but … Continue reading

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Beetroot Week is Coming!!! and a quick recipe

Hi All! I’m so excited that from Monday we will have an entire week of beetroot recipes! This humble root vegetable is completely under-rated and should never be eaten sliced on a burger, what a waste of such potential! I … Continue reading

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Perfect Saturday Morning Brunch

A massive plate of scrumptious creamy mushrooms and buttery sage bulgur for less than 400 calories? And that’s my full-fat version, it’s less than 300 calories in the low-fat option! This is a husband approved breakfast, actually he was over … Continue reading

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Healthy Rosewater Cream

Today I wanted a treat, perhaps some cream and berries, but no one wants the calories or the guilt afterwards. I could get a “diet” dessert, but they are either full of horrible ingredients or taste gross. So I made … Continue reading

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Ugly but Delicious: Zucchini and Feta Mug Muffin

Welcome to the world of Mug Muffins. They’re not the most beautiful of creatures, but I’m all about inner beauty and the mug muffin has “a great personality” and you have to love something so healthy, tasty and easy! Mug … Continue reading

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Failed Experiment Leads to Delicious New Spread!

4 recipes in and I’ve failed. The great thing about failure is that sometimes a failure leads to an amazing new product and so halva spread is born. Firstly, let’s figure out why it failed. That one’s easy, I woke … Continue reading

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Best Ever Bread and Butter Pudding

What should you do with hot cross buns on Easter Monday? They’re slightly stale but you know they won’t be back for nearly a year so they can’t go to waste. You could toast them and put a slab of … Continue reading

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