Turkey, avocado and chestnut salad

This salad is a great way of using up left over turkey and makes an attractive, healthy and delicious lunch option to counter all the richness of traditional Christmas food.   The chestnuts make a great addition to this salad, adding some sweetness which is always lovely with cold meat.You can buy prepared chestnuts in the supermarket and … Read More

Greek Salad with Tofu

This is a take on traditional Greek Salad but it is made with Tofu rather than Feta Cheese. This makes it suitable for a vegan diet or a detox diet or for those who are allergic or intolerant to dairy. Ingredients (choose organic where possible) (Serves 4) Salad Ingredients450g (1 Ib ) Ripe, vine tomatoes … Read More

Chicken and Butternut Squash Curry

With the right ingredients and served with the right sides, curry can be a really healthy option. Serve with brown rice and green vegetables or a tomato, cucumber and yogurt salad. Ingredients (Serves 2 very hungry people or 3 not so hungry) 2tsp of coconut oil 1 onion peeled and chopped1 thumb nail of chopped fresh ginger1clove … Read More

Helen’s Zingy Dahl

This dahl recipe is packed with great nutrients: Lentils for fibre and protein, carrots for beta-carotene and vitamin C, onions for flavonoids and turmeric for its anti-inflammatory properties. This Dahl is the perfect low GL food and can be served on its own or with rice and I love it along side salmon and green vegetables. Ingredients … Read More

Salsa Verde

If I’m in on a Friday night I quite often treat myself to fillet steak. I used to have it with a cream and peppercorn sauce but always felt that the double cream wasn’t the healthiest of choices. I then discovered Salsa Verde which is olive oil based and full of delicious herbs, its absolutely divine … Read More

Teriyaki Salmon

This recipe for Teriyaki Salmon will have an anti-inflammatory effect so will be great for both the heart and the skin. Serving with brown rice and some colourful steamed vegetables should enhance the effect too. Turmeric has amazing anti-inflammatory properties so always put some in with your rice, it will give it a lovely yellow … Read More

Roasted Mediterranean Vegetables

This recipe is low GL and includes red, yellow, green, purple and white vegetables so providing the health benefits of all five colour groups Ingredients Serves 2 2 salmon fillets 1 tsp coconut oil or olive oil for  the teriyaki sauce 2 tbsp tamari or soya sauce 2 tbsp mirin (Japanese rice cooking wine) 4tsp … Read More

Helens Healthy Eating Pizza

This pizza is healthy in that the base is made from 100% wholemeal flour as opposed to most bought pizzas which are made from white flour. 100% wholemeal flour contains fibre, B vitamins, vitamin E, minerals, protein all of which are stripped in the process of making white flour. The regular consumption of whole grain … Read More