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...

Chilled Avocado Soup

  • 1 large ripe avocado • 1 cucumber • 4 spring onions • a few sprigs of fresh coriander • 250 ml organic vegetable stock , chilled • 200 ml plain yoghurt • 1 mild fresh green chilli • 1 lime • Tabasco sauce • 1 fresh red chilli Method 1. To make the soup, peel,...

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...

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 /...

Raw homemade chocolate for Easter

Makes 16 50g of cacao powder 65g of cacao butter, chopped or grated 2 capfuls (10ml) of orange extract 2 tbsp of raw agave nectar Method 1. Place a clean bowl over a saucepan of hot water (bain marie). Ensure the bottom of the bowl does not touch the water and no...

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