Choco-berry power smoothie

This smoothie is a great speedy breakfast or filling snack. It's rich in protein (which helps you stay fuller longer), plus it packs 3 servings of antioxidant rich fruit and veggies. Prunes might not be your usual smoothie partner, but they provide a burst of natural energy, plus they're a secret bone builder - in one study from Florida … Continue reading Choco-berry power smoothie

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Banana Almond Spinach Smoothie

Smoothies are great breakfasts when you're short of time, or like me this morning, when you realise you've run out of oats and bread, but what do you have is fruit and yoghurt. Adding a couple of handfuls of greens to a fruit smoothie is a handy way to boost your vegetable intake - you  won’t notice any change in … Continue reading Banana Almond Spinach Smoothie

Chicken and spinach curry

I adore curries. When travelling through Asia I've never tired of sitting down to a palak paneer, green Thai, or Khmer curry. While I can't promise anything as good as those experiences, this simple chicken curry is one of my staples. It's looks (and tastes) pretty impressive plus it's full of full of antioxidant rich spices, which … Continue reading Chicken and spinach curry

Green Vegetable Frittata

If you've ever taken a look at my Instagram account, you'll know I have a bit of a thing for frittata, particularly on a Friday when the fridge is close to getting empty. Frittata is a one pan meal that is simple to prepare, tastes great, looks beautiful and works with just about any cheese and vegetables … Continue reading Green Vegetable Frittata

Add greens to your smoothie

Vegetables are good. Period. However, it’s the green leafy sort that appear to be particularly beneficial. In one 2010 study, researchers from Leicester University concluded that ~100 grams a day could reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes by up to 14 per cent. Leafy greens have also been associated with protection against various cancers … Continue reading Add greens to your smoothie