Smoked Haddock Chowder

Today is a Saturday, it is bitterly cold and it has just started snowing. I literally saw Nigel Slater cook this on the TV this morning and I just had to make it for lunch once i’d ventured to the shop to buy the fish, leeks and parsley. Everything else was
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Fruity Tea Loaf

This is actually a slimming world recipe. I hold my hands up and confess, that even though I’ve never done slimming world myself I did used to buy the magazines. I think the stories are truly inspirational and some of the recipes were rather good. My version has no added sugar or
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Gluten Free Coconut Blueberry Muffins

I bought some coconut flour from Holland and Barrett ages ago and it remained unopened in the cupboard for quite some time. It turns out that you can’t just substitute coconut flour like for like with normal flour so its a bit trial and error. I came upon the original
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Traditional Blueberry Muffins

A nice tea time treat or great portable snack. I have reduced the sugar quite drastically as they are naturally sweet from the blueberries.
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Protein packed seedy sweet potato muffins

Don’t be put off by the sweet potato in these, they really are a delicious portable snack and a doddle to make. Naturally gluten free as they’re made using chickpea flour. Have fun experimenting with the recipe by adding chopped herbs like rosemary or thyme, or chilli flakes if you like
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Banana Cake

Everyone needs a good banana cake/bread recipe. How else do you save over ripe ones from being thrown in the bin? This recipe is quick and easy to put together and travels well in lunch packups, golf bags or cycle pockets 🙂    
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Steamed white fish in tomato sauce with wholewheat couscous and vegetables

Here’s my step by step instructions to make this amazing healthy dinner.  I have used hake but it works well with cod or other firm white fish. In France, hake is known as “saumon blanc” which translates as white salmon whilst in the USA its known as ling or whiting.
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My take on Jamie Oliver’s Seared Turmeric Chicken


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Turkey Curry

What better way is there to use up Christmas leftovers! I used green peppers to clear out my salad drawer but you could add mushrooms or other veg. Leftovers – Turkey Curry Serves 4, Preparation 20min, Cooking 30min
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Harira soup

This is my take on Harira soup, a healthy warming bowl of comfort food. Perfect for a winters day. Traditionally eaten during the holy month of Ramadan to break the daily fast, which begins at dawn and ends at sunset. It’s also served on special occasions, such as the morning
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