What’s the right breakfast?

Pre- war days, we mostly had cooked breakfast such as kippers, bacon or eggs with the option of bread, or porridge with milk and butter. Old fashioned Scottish porridge was made in big batches, you even take a slice with you. Such breakfasts gave lasting fuel to those...

Delicious Ways With Avocados

   Avocados are jam-packed with healthy monosaturated fats, good for heart health, and rich in vitamin E which is great for the skin and eyes, and loaded with antioxidants. Many people worry about the calorie content of avocados due to its high fat content, but these...

Pea and Watercress Soup

Make up 3/4 litre of vegetable stock but only use 300ml, plus 1 peeled and chopped parsnip or half a swede finally chopped, 200g of frozen peas, 1 courgette, 1 onion or bunch of spring onions, 1 handful of fresh chopped dill and 1 handful of fresh parsley or 2...

Healthier BBQs

• Salmon and pepper and courgette kebabs • Roast sweet potatoes in foil studded with garlic and herbs • BBQ giant prawns in their shell – serve with low calorie mayonnaise mixed with crème fraiche • BBQ mini corn on the cob and serve with sea salt, mint, parsley...

Mediterranean Veg

     These will be roasted with olive oil rosemary, garlic and basil – perfect with Wild...

Healthier Pasta

Using lightly steamed courgetti or squashetti or pea / lentil pasta: • Homemade pesto – whizz up basil, parsley and coriander with olive oil, water, pine nuts or walnuts, parmesan – with asparagus and peas or soya beans • Salsa –tomatoes, olives, coriander /...

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