Dinner · Lunch

Quinoa with curried chickpeas and green veggies

This makes the perfect light dinner or a great lunch

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Serves 2

Ingredients 

  • 2 cups of Quinoa
  • 1 head of broccoli
  • large handful of spinach leaves
  • 1 tin of chickpeas
  • 1 tin of coconut cream
  • pinch of chilli flakes
  • 2 tsp curry powder
  • 2 tbsp nutritional yeast

Firstly cook Quinoa according to packet instructions.

Meanwhile, stir fry the broccoli in coconut oil and once cooked add the chilli flakes, curry powder, coconut cream, chickpeas, nutritional yeast and spinach (in that order)

Leave on a low heat until the quinoa is ready.

Place the quinoa in a bowl and top with the veggies and sauce,

 

Breakfast

Our Easy Ultimate Summer Porridge

Packed full of flavour and a perfect winter breakfast for summer!

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Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup Porridge Oats (we love organic oats such as Flahavans)
  • 2/3 cup Almond Milk (or alternative)
  • 2/3 cup of water (you could replace this for almond milk if you wish)
  • 2tsp Manuka Honey
  • 1 tsp Chia Seeds
  • 3 or 4 Strawberries (chopped)
  • Small Handful of Blueberries
  • Small Handful of Raspberries
  • Small Handul of Pecans
  • A few Goji Berries to sprinkle
  • 2 tsp Desiccated Coconut to sprinkle

Firstly put oats, water and almond milk in a saucepan and leave on a low heat until thick and creamy, adding 1tsp of the honey halfway through (or once warm).

Meanwhile, toast the pecans in a dry frying pan until they’re warm (be careful not to burn them)

Once the Porridge is cooked, pour into a bowl and top with the remaining tsp of honey, peacans, chia seeds, berries, goji berries and coconut.

Fab!

 

Dinner

Superfood Risotto made with Pearl Barley and Wild Mushrooms

Try this twist on risotto

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Ingredients (serves 4) 

  • 1.2ltrs Water (to be boiled)
  • Small handful of dried porcini mushrooms
  • 1 White onion
  • 3 Garlic cloves
  • 300g Pearl Barley
  • Handful of fresh thyme leaves
  • 300g Wild mushrooms
  • 200g Chestnut mushrooms
  • Parmesan (optional for grating)
  • Pinch of salt and pepper

Firstly soak the porcini mushrooms in the boiled water for 10 minutes.

Whilst this is soaking, finely chop the onion and garlic and sweat in a saucepan until soft with a drizzle of olive oil.

Rinse the pearl barley with cold water and drain, add this to the onions and garlic.

Sieve the water from the porcini mushrooms , into to the pearl barley, onions and garlic and leave the left over porcini mushrooms to the side.

Finely chop the porcini mushrooms and add to the pearly barley and other ingredients.

Leave this to simmer for 50 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Meanwhile, chop the wild and chestnut mushrooms to an even size and finely chop the thyme leaves.

After 40 minutes of the risotto cooking, in a separate pan fry the mushrooms and thyme in a drizzle of olive oil on a medium heat until soft.

When the risotto is cooked add a pinch of salt and pepper, serve, and top with the cooked mushrooms and the option of Parmesan.

Dinner · Lunch

Rainbow loaded sweet potato

A colourful and delicious recipe.

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Ingredients (serves 2)

  • 2 sweet potatoes (cleaned)
  • 2 peppers (chopped)
  • 2 raw beetroot (peeled and chopped)
  • 1 red onion (sliced)
  • 1-2 tbsp hummus
  • salad leaves
  • feta cheese (leave out or replace for avocado to make it vegan)

preheat oven to 160 C, stab potatoes with a fork and place in the oven to cook for an hour.

When the sweet potato has been cooking for 40 minutes, place all vegetables in a tray, drizzle with olive oil, and place in the oven with the potato to cook for 20-25 minutes.

Once cooked, cut potatoes in half and spoon hummus into the middle of the potato.

Top with the mixed vegetables, salad leaves and feta.

Enjoy!

 

Dessert · Snacks

‘You wouldn’t know’ Brownies

An amazing and ‘healthy’ alternative to gooey chocolate brownies.18641280_1555951557750524_539522567_o

Ingredients (makes 12 slices) 

  • 200g Coconut Oil/butter
  • 200g Dark Chocolate
  • 3 eggs
  • 100g Coconut Sugar
  • 3 tbsp Agave Syrup\Honey
  • 1tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 200g Brown Rice Flour
  • 4tsp Almond Butter

Firstly preheat oven to 160 C and grease 20cmx20cm tray with butter or coconut oil.

Melt the chocolate and coconut oil together over boiling water or in the microwave and leave to cool.

Whilst this is cooling, beat together the eggs, sugar, agave and vanilla and then add the melted chocolate and coconut oil. Once beaten add the almond butter and mix.

Add the flour to the wet ingredients and mix until combined.

Pour mixture into your greased baking tray and bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes.

Enjoy!