5-minute Roasted Pepper Hummus

Ok, I confess - it's a slight cheat because you're going to be using ready-roasted peppers but I'm all for time saving if it helps you to eat well. If you make a batch of this hummus at the start of the week (5 mins is literally all it takes) you can use it to slather … Continue reading 5-minute Roasted Pepper Hummus

Black Bean Soup

I'm currently in the throes of a love affair with black beans, which no bad thing since I'm in spending this month in Guatemala. Served with eggs for breakfast, avocado at lunch and rice or tortillas at dinner, a saucepan of black beans can last for several days, becoming the basis for many different meals - soups, stews, chilli, and … Continue reading Black Bean Soup

Eat some almonds

If you’re still avoiding nuts because of their fat content it’s time to get over it. Numerous studies have demonstrated the health benefits of nuts from reducing overall mortality to improving blood glucose control and reducing the risk of diabetes. Put simply, eating nuts can help you live longer. Interestingly studies also show nut eaters tend … Continue reading Eat some almonds