A vegetarian on the Mexican classic – this lentil chilli packs all the flavour you want without the meat (in my opinion). I used dried green lentils but his will work with brown lentils or pre cooked ones from a can. It also freezes well if you want to make a bigger batch and goes […]
It’s important in my opinion to mix up food or it becomes boring, especially if you are cooking for one. This is a good mix up
Fish is a great source of protein and is low in fat so ideal if you are watching your calorie intake.
Haddock is a delicate fish and doensn’t take much cooking so this is ideal for a last minute meal
Feta, pasta and beetroot is a great combination and very healthy. You can use any other salad items, this is just a nice base salad for a quick lunch.
Breakfast is important as it gives you energy for the day. I tend to opt for this below or something with a good balance of protein, fat and carbs. I’m no food scientist, just trying to find a way to eat that works
Seeing as we’re going into another lockdown in Glasgow I’m anticipating my boredom peaking soon. To avoid working 24/7 I’m going to publish my food diary etc for a few weeks as a new way of posting recipes. In three weeks I’ve lost roughly a stone by logging exercise and food down to the last […]
So a calorie is not a calorie? I’ve stolen the title from the Dr Greger from Nutrition Facts, it’s not something I would previously subscribed to. My understanding of calorie control has always been a simple in/out equation. If you burn more than you consume then all good, you can eat what you want when […]
Prawns are a great source of protein, this dish is a good balance of nutrients and tastes great
A change of the food you eat doesn’t need to be boring, in fact it’s quite the opposite.
Another plant based lunch to try, healthy and a good mix of food groups. This is a good base for other variations of salads
Quinoa doesn’t taste of much but it is packed with protein and a great alternative to pasta, rice or cous cous. It takes other flavours well and provides a great base for a quick lunch
A perfect start to the day, at only 354 calories this avocado breakfast is packed with good fats and spinach is just -well good for you.
“Covid 19 has not been kind, on top of a pretty unhealthy lifestyle the tipping point of lockdown had resulted in pretty significant weight gain so coupled with a fairly appalling diet it was time to take action.”
These lamb kofta’s are super easy to make and they taste great, if you have a small blender it makes things even easier. This is a good time to buy Sriracha sauce
This is a super zingy summer soup using courgettes and peas so it’s super healthy as well as tasty and so easy to make!