Meat Free Monday

Mexican Quinoa & Avocado Salad

  If you are in the UK, you’ll know that M&S do nice salad (they are a little on the pricey side..). My favourite is the Mexican Rice, Quinoa & Avocado salad. I’ve tried so many times to recreate the dressing, but always failed. For some reason, today I cracked […]

High Protein Cauliflower Pizza

Making cauliflower pizza used to be messy and time-consuming:  you had to blast the cauliflower in a food processor, microwave it and then squeeze out all of the water.  But now that all of the big supermarkets sell cauliflower rice/couscous/whatever-you-want-to-call-it, it’s easy.   Because the cauliflower has been blasted long […]

Sweet Potato Pancakes with Maple Turkey Bacon

This recipe for sweet potato pancakes has only 2 ingredients would you believe??  It will give you tasty pancakes which are naturally sweet. The only downside of not using any flour is that the pancakes are a bit difficult to flip (so need to be kept small) and also they […]

Skinny Scotch Eggs

Scotch eggs are the perfect low fat, high protein breakfast and picnic snack. If you like your eggs hard or semi-hard, this recipe is really easy.  If you like them runny, things get a bit more tricky and you have to watch your timings more.  After around 5 attempts I […]


Shakshuka is a middle eastern breakfast of eggs poached in a spicy sauce.  It is so simple to make – the only difficult bit is making sure that the eggs don’t overcook at the very end (which I didn’t quite master during the practice run). This would make a lovely […]