Recipes

Low sugar strawberry jam

Makes:  2 X 500g Jars

Ingredients

1kg hulled and halved strawberries
1tsp vanilla bean paste
400g granulated sugar
1 lemon, cut into 4

Method

Put the strawberries into a preserving pan with the vanilla, sugar and lemon. Heat gently, stirring from time to time, until sugar is dissolved.
Put 2 saucers in the freezer. Increase the heat […]

By |June 14th, 2019|Article, Nutrition, Recipes|

Savoury flourless spinach and oat muffins

From Drummond Course Tutor Krisztina Biliczky

Ingredients: 

2 eggs
2 large handfuls of spinach
150g oats ( can replace 50g with plain protein powder) 
Tsp baking powder
Moroccan spices
Black pepper
1tbsp coconut oil
100ml dairy free single cream ( can use dairy)
4/5 slices of thin ham chopped to small pieces
Finely chopped yellow pepper 
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By |May 24th, 2019|Article, Nutrition, Recipes|

Spring chicken paella

Ingredients

Serves: 2

2 tablespoons olive oil
1 chicken breast fillet, sliced
200g fresh small plum tomatoes, chopped
1/2 chorizo sausage, sliced
1 onion, finely sliced
1 teaspoon ground turmeric (optional)
1 pinch paprika (optional)
150g rice
700ml hot chicken stock
150g frozen jumbo prawns
handful frozen peas
6 asparagus tips, chopped
50ml passata (optional)
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By |May 17th, 2019|Article, Nutrition, Recipes|

Sweet Potato & Peanut Butter Curry

Serves 4

Ingredients:

2 tsp ground coriander
2 tsp ground cumin
2 tsp chilli powder
1 large onion, finely chopped
1 inch piece ginger, finely chopped
4 cloves garlic, crushed
1 red chilli, finely chopped
1 tbsp garam masala curry powder
1 tsp sesame seeds
4 tbsp smooth peanut butter
1 tbsp tomato puree
400g chopped […]

By |May 13th, 2019|Article, Nutrition, Recipes|

Spiced brioche and rhubarb pudding

Its rhubarb season in the UK! – if you’re a lover of traditional classic bread and butter pudding (& for a special treat!) you must try this recipe with ready-made brioche and spiced rhubarb. Serve with (reduced fat!) cream:

Nutrition (per serving):

Calories:  428KCALS

Fat 21.9G (12.9G SATURATED)

Protein 10.9G

Carbs 45.7G (25.7G SUGARS)

Fibre 2.1G

Salt 0.6G

 

 

Ingredients:

400g ready-sliced brioche loaf
80g butter, softened, plus extra […]

By |May 10th, 2019|Article, Nutrition, Recipes|

Lemon & yogurt chicken flatbreads

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nutrition: Per serving

Kcal: 364

Fat: 9g

Saturates: 4g

Carbs: 41g

Sugars: 5g

Fibre: 4g

Protein: 28g

Salt: 0.6g

Ingredients

2 skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips
1 lemon
1 tsp dried oregano
 (optional)
1 garlic clove, crushed
pinch of cinnamon
1 tbsp olive oil
4 flatbreads
4 tbsp Greek yogurt
¼ red pepper, finely chopped
1 Little Gem lettuce, finely chopped

Method

Put the chicken in […]

By |April 30th, 2019|Article, Nutrition, Recipes|

Chargrilled vegetable tacos with smoky salsa

 

PREP: 10 MINS

COOK: 30 MINS 

SERVES 2 

Ingredients:

175g pack baby corn
1 large red onion, sliced (190g)
1 red pepper, deseeded and roughly chopped
½ tsp cumin seeds
2 tsp rapeseed oil
1 large ripe kiwi, halved lengthways (110g)
1 large tomato, halved (115g)
100g wholemeal flour, plus extra for rolling
1 large garlic clove
15g fresh coriander, […]

By |April 26th, 2019|Article, Nutrition, Recipes|

Spring vegetable and quinoa stew with quick-pickled little gems

 

SERVES 4-6
HANDS-ON TIME: 45 MIN
GLUTEN-FREE
VEGETARIAN

NUTRITION (Per Serving): 

CALORIES : 312 KCALS

FAT: 7.3G (1.2G SATURATED)

PROTEIN: 11.2G

CARBOHYDRATES: 39.3G (15.4G SUGARS)

FIBRE: 9.8G

SALT: 0.2G

Ingredients

Glug olive oil
4 shallots, finely sliced
250g baby carrots, halved lengthways
2 celery sticks, finely chopped
2 leeks, sliced
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 tbsp white wine vinegar
250g red quinoa
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By |April 26th, 2019|Article, Nutrition, Recipes|

Gluten Free Carrot Cake with Dairy Free Cream Cheese Frosting

Ingredients

300 g unrefined soft light brown sugar
3 large eggs
300 ml oil I use rapeseed oil
300 g gluten free plain flour
1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
1 tsp gluten free baking powder
2 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp ground ginger
half tsp vanilla extract
300 g grated carrots
100 g crushed nuts such as walnuts & pecans optional
400 g dairy free cream cheese (like Tofutti)
50 g dairy free spread softened
50 ml maple syrup
Walnut havles for decorating

Instructions

Preheat […]

By |April 18th, 2019|Article, Nutrition, Recipes|

Asparagus & tomato salad

Ingredients

250g (8oz) cherry tomatoes, halved
1 clove garlic, crushed
3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
2 tsp balsamic vinegar
3 bunches asparagus, trimmed
12 bocconcini (mini mozzarella)
Basil leaves, to serve

Method

Heat the oven to 180C (gas mark 6). Place the cherry tomatoes and garlic in a bowl. Mix the olive oil and balsamic […]

By |April 4th, 2019|Article, Nutrition, Recipes|