Category Archives for "Recipes"

Fight the Aussie Flu

Been hit by the Aussie Flu? It’s that time of year – flu and cold viruses are rife! What can you do to boost your immunity to these little bugs naturally? Or probably more appropriate – is there a natural way to relieve the symptoms if you’ve already been struck? The most important thing that you […]

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Tomato Soup Recipe

This tomato soup recipe will warm you up from the inside out this winter! It’s absolutely freezing out there, the days are short and we’re not getting very much sunlight at this time of year. There are lots of bugs and viruses around right now so it’s really important that you’re looking after yourself, and providing […]

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Smoky Red Pepper Salsa

Smoky Red Pepper SalsaServes 4 as a dip | Protein: 0.5g | Carbs: 2.5g | Fat: 7g Ingredients 150g Cherry Tomatoes, halved  ½ tsp Brown Sugar  1 tbsp Balsamic Vinegar  2 tbsp Olive Oil  2 Roasted jar Red Peppers, chopped  1 Garlic Clove, chopped  1 Red Chilli, chopped  1 tsp Smoked Paprika  Salt & Pepper to taste Method 1. Preheat […]

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Pumpkin & Cauliflower Curry

​ Serves 4 Ingredients 1kg butternut pumpkin (squash) Peeled and diced. 1 onion (diced) 2 tablespoons rogan josh curry paste 2 medium sweet potatoes (peeled and diced) 350g cauliflower florets 125ml plain yoghurt 100ml water Large handful chopped fresh coriander 1 tsp coconut oil Method Saute the onion in the tsp coconut oil over a low heat for 2-3 minutes, then add the curry paste and heat through […]

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Gooey Sweet Potato Brownies

Gooey Sweet Potato Brownies​Makes 8 brownies | Calories: 143kcal | Protein: 6.6g | Carbs: 27g | Fat: 3.8gIngredients 2 cups grated sweet potato (roughly 1 medium sized sweet potato) 2 eggs 1/2 cup maple syrup 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon of baking powder 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder (Green & Blacks is my fave) 1/4 cup raw cacao powder […]

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Blueberry & Vanilla Breakfast Jar

Blueberry & Vanilla Breakfast JarServes 4 | Per Serving: Kcal 186 | Protein: 6.4g | Carbs: 24g | Fat: 6.9g Ingredients 1.5 cups Alpro Coconut or Unsweetened Almond 1/2 cup chia seeds  1 cup blueberries (frozen work best) 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 tablespoons runny honey or agave nectar Method Place the blueberries, coconut/almond milk, honey and vanilla extract in a blender and […]

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Calm Your Pants Chicken

You’re probably thinking ‘why is this recipe called Calm Your Pants Chicken’? So let’s get that out of the way first… I created this as an ‘anti-inflammatory’ recipe, containing as many ‘calming’ ingredients as possible in one marinade. Turmeric, ginger & chilli all feature – all of which are natural anti-inflammatory foods – great for your […]

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Perfect Pancakes

I’ve been working on pancake recipes for as long as I’ve been working as a nutritionist! I love pancakes – preferably the traditional Scottish ones, but let’s be honest – they’re not the healthiest! I’ve made a few protein based pancake recipes before (you’ll find the vanilla ones in Cut the Crap – No Bullshit […]

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Chocolate Orange Chia Pudding

I actually didn’t have high hopes for this recipe, because let’s face it – ‘healthy’ versions of chocolate puddings tend to have weird aftertastes, or don’t even taste like the real thing anyway. But I was pleasantly surprised with this creation. So much so that I wanted to share it with you… It only takes […]

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Saturday Kitchen – 11th March

​ HONEY GLAZED CARROT WEDGESIngredients  750g Carrots (peeled and cut into wedge shapes) 2 tablespoons runny honey 2 tablespoons olive oil Pinch of salt & pepper ​ Method Preheat the oven to 220 degrees and prepare a baking tray with parchment paper. Toss your carrot wedges in a mixing bowl with the olive oil and honey until evenly coated Place on a baking tray […]

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Saturday Kitchen – 4th March

BERRY NICE COCONUT SMOOTHIEIngredients 200ml coconut water 100ml coconut milk (I used Alpro coconut) 180g frozen mixed berries 1 scoop vanilla protein powder Couple of ice cubes Method Using a blender or Nutribullet, blend all the ingredients together to make a delicious smoothie. THIS RECIPE IS FROM CUT THE CRAP – NO BULLSHIT COOKERY VOL. 3. DOWNLOAD YOUR FULL COPY BY CLICKING […]

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Saturday Kitchen – 25th February

KIWI & AVOCADO TARTS Ingredients (Makes 6) For the tart cases: 180g ground almonds 1 egg  1 tablespoon honey Splash of cold water For the filling: 1 soft, ripe avocado (skin and stone removed) 1 tablespoon honey 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice 1 kiwi fruit – sliced Method​ Make the tart cases first. Mix all the ingredients together into a dough and place evenly in silicone […]

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Saturday Kitchen – 18th February

SPICY SWEET POTATO WEDGES Sweet potato in a bowl on wooden background Ingredients (Serves 4-6) 750g Sweet Potatoes (cut into wedge shapes) 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoon smoked paprika  1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon fresh red chilli (finely chopped) 2 tablespoons olive oil Big pinch of saltMethodPreheat the oven to 220 degrees​Add all of the ingredients to a large mixing […]

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Saturday Kitchen – 11th February

BANANA & VANILLA BREAKFAST BOMB Banana Smoothie on a wooden table. Selective focus Ingredients 2 scoops vanilla whey protein powder 1 small banana (about 80g) 10g almond butter 300ml unsweetened coconut or almond drink (I use alpro) ​ Method Blend all ingredients together in a Nutribullet, smoothie maker or blender with some ice cubes. Serve ice cold. DOWNLOAD 100 CUT THE CRAP […]

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Slow Cooker Chicken Curry

​Serves 4 750g skinless Chicken Breast, cut into chunks 1 Onion, sliced 2 Garlic Cloves, crushed 1 Red Pepper, diced 1 large Potato, diced 2 Carrots, sliced 1 Chilli, sliced 1 tsp Coconut Oil 1 stalk Lemongrass, sliced 550ml Light Coconut Milk 2 Kaffir Lime Leaves 2 tbsp Curry Powder 1 tsp Ground Turmeric 2 tsp Ground Cumin 1 tsp Hot Paprika 250ml WaterMETHOD1. Gently fry the onion & garlic in […]

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