For this soup recipe I thought I would go back to basics and use a pressure cooker. Vegetables cook a lot quicker and you don’t loose any of the steam so more of the nutrients are kept within the soup. You can use a slow cooker but don’t cook for too long as the veg […]
Katie is in charge of giving you healthy eating tips and quick, nutritional, fuss-free recipies. Katie is a vegetarian but also cooks for her meat-loving husband and daughter. Over the last few years Katie has had to adpat her recipes to provide celiac and lactose-free meals for her husband. For those of you affected by these issues, you will know it is not always easy to find the right foods to keep you healthy. Katie is here to help you by sharing her experiences and recipe ideas.
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These Jelly Love Hearts, are lactose free, suitable for celiacs and with a little twist Vegans as well. I was inspired by an article I read in Woman's Health Magazine some months ago and have been experimenting ever since. As usual there have been many interesting outcomes. My husband has tried these on a long […]
You just can’t beat a Hearty Soup on a winters night. As the nights get colder and darker you can’t beat a good Hearty Soup. I do get a bit carried away when I make soup, as you can just about throw anything that is left in the fridge into it. I always start with […]
So what is Polenta and what can I do with it. It originated from northern Italy and used to be known as peasant food but is now popular all over Europe due to being inexpensive and can be prepared in many different ways. It’s normally made from the yellow corn, by grinding the dried corn […]
I love the idea of being able to grow my own vegetables, however in reality I always manage to kill them off!! Well that is apart from Rhubarb! My Rhubarb plant is right at the bottom of the garden and I do absolutely nothing to it!! Luckily the less I do to it the […]
Coconut flour, what and why should I use it? I have been experimenting with coconut flour, it has a far less grainy texture compared to most gluten free flours. As you can imagine I have had mixed success, ranging from sawdust to glub. What you have to remember, when using coconut flour, is you cannot […]
Courgette Pasta, whatever is that? I have been experimenting with using Courgettes as pasta, some attempts have been more successful than others. This dish is inspired by a Deliciously Ella recipe, with of course a little bit more added. There is a lot in the press about reducing the amount of carbs you eat, however […]
Rooibos tea is made from the Aspalathus Linearis plant, native to the western cape of South Africa. The British name for Rooibos tea comes from the Afrikaans pronunciation meaning Red Bush. It's more like a herbal tea as opposed to your normal cuppa, however unlike other teas, it has the benefit of being naturally caffeine […]
I have been making this dish is an old favourite of mine, it was my go to recipe for when we had visitors as everyone could eat the same dish. I haven't made it for sometime, due to my husband's allergies, so it was really lovely to re visit it, as I had forgotten how […]
These energy bars are a perfect snack to help you refuel after a heavy workout, hitting the spot when you are low on energy. They are very moreish so don't overindulge, otherwise you might be in danger of exceeding the daily recommended intake of sugar. I have been using this recipe for ages, it's suitable for […]
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