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Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad

This colourful, nutrient-packed substantial salad – my own high-protein, gluten-free version of a traditional Middle-Eastern dish called Tabbouleh – is guaranteed to go down a treat on any buffet table.  Delicious served cold or at room temperature, it would also be ideal to serve at a barbeque or pack along for …

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Saucy Salmon & Veggie Bake

This Saucy Salmon and Veggie Bake recipe which I’ve created makes a perfectly healthy protein-packed “one-pan” meal, and is both easy and versatile to whip up – either for a filling fancy lunch or a delicious week-night dinner.  It includes your protein and healthy fats from the salmon, unrefined carbs …

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Staying Slim While Enjoying Your Pizza

You probably never thought you’d hear a doctor or nutritionist tell you pizza can actually make a healthy balanced meal, but as ever, I’m full of surprises! 🙂

Holding my most delicious Italian pizza!

If you consider its components, there’s …

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Raw Peanut Cookie Energy Balls

Looking for the perfect snack to have on hand to satisfy those mid-afternoon munchies or late-night sweet cravings?  These all-healthy Raw Peanut Cookie Energy Balls are just the thing!  Decadent, filling and delicious, you wouldn’t believe that they’re also super-healthy, good for you and all-natural, too!

They’re …

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Fresh Tomato Soup with Mixed Green Pesto (Dairy Free)

Nothing says comfort like a big bowl of homemade soup and this healthy Fresh Tomato Soup is no exception!

Low in fat and deliciously satisfying, this soup is packed full of fibre, vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants, making it a nutritious, anti-inflammatory, immunity-boosting and waist-line friendly dish.  The addition of fresh …

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For the Love of Chocolate

More than 1000 years ago, the ancient Mayans of South America believed that the cacao tree and its pods were of divine origin.  Centuries later, they even named it Theobroma Cacao – “Food of the Gods”.  They treasured cacao as a universal curative and invigorating remedy.  Can you blame them for loving …

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Easiest Ever Homemade Health Bread

Many weight loss seekers think bread is “fattening” but, like most dietary misconceptions, this is quite far from the truth.  Whether eating bread is diet friendly or not largely depends on the context in which it’s eaten.  As far as bread itself goes, most types of bread contain only 80…

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Clean Eating Cajun Chicken (with Red Cabbage Slaw)

This Clean Eating Cajun Chicken recipe which I’ve created makes a perfectly healthy protein-packed meal, and is both easy and versatile to whip up – either for a filling lunch or a delicious week-night dinner.  Chicken is a healthy, easy-to-prepare choice that features in all of my meat-eating clients’ …

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Healthy Festive Sweets & Snacks for NYE

These Food Effect Friendly sweets & snacks are perfect for gifts, snacks, or entertaining (guaranteed crowd-pleasers!!)… to enjoy over New Year’s and beyond.

I thought I’d share the links (just click on the titles) to some of my favourites, in one place here!  🙂 All the recipes are my own, …

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Healthy Hearty Minestrone

Following on from the popularity of my “Get Your Soup On” post a few weeks ago (discussing all the benefits in those bowls of warming goodness!), I thought I’d share another one of my favourite soup recipes, that’s especially perfect for this time of year!

Minestrone soup can …

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