5 minute power lunch 💪

5 MINUTE POWER LUNCH 💪 STIR FRIED BROCCOLI, GREEN BEANS, PEAR, WALNUTS & CRANBERRIES. SERVED WITH ROCKET SALAD & PARMESAN SHAVINGS Short on time or bored with the same old lunch? This was my post spin lunch today Packed full of amazing nutrients, super tasty and only took 5 mins to make 🙌 To make • Add some green bean halves and broccoli florets to a wok and stir fry in some coconut oil • After 3 mins add some dried cranberries, walnut pieces and sliced pear • Add a pinch of garlic powder and season • Remove from the…

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Panfried cherry vine tomatoes, rocket, Parmesan on a toasted wholemeal seeded loaf

PANFRIED CHERRY VINE TOMATOES, ROCKET, PARMESAN ON TOASTED WHOLEMEAL SEEDED LOAF Why over complicate things when there’s enough to do at this time of year. Eating well and healthily doesn’t have to involve a whole load of prep, cooking time or planning In between the indulgences, keep things light and nutritious To make • Pan fry some halved vine cherry tomatoes in a little olive oil • Season and add some dried basil • Place on a piece of toasted wholemeal seeded loaf • Add a handful of rocket salad • A few shavings of Parmesan • And that’s your…

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Roasted chickpea, chicken & roasted veg salad with a tahini, creme fraiche & grapefruit dressing

ROASTED CHICKPEA, CHICKEN & ROASTED VEG SALAD WITH A TAHINA, CREME FRAICHE & GRAPEFRUIT DRESSING I am a huge salad fan and winter salads are a great way of eating slightly cleaner and leaner in between the excesses that the festive season brings If you don’t eat meat then you can replace the chicken with some nuts of your choice if you fancy. Just as tasty and nutritious Sometimes flavours just work and this dish is definitely making it to my Xmas eve buffet menu This salad was concocted by raiding my fridge looking for colour, texture and flavour. It…

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Seasonal salad

SEASONAL SALAD🎄 ROASTED CAULIFLOWER, CRANBERRIES & PECAN SALAD Great as a meal on its own, or as a side dish. It’s healthy, warming filling and super tasty seasonal salad To make • Cauliflower florets placed on a baking tray with some olive oil and roasted for 20mins at 200c (shake a couple of times) • In a bowl empty out a bag of rocket salad • Handful of dried cranberries • Handful of pecans (crumbled) • A few chopped spring onions • A splash of apple cider vinegar • Olive oil • Seasoning • Add roasted cauliflower and mix •…

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Homemade chicken & vegetable soup

HOMEMADE CHICKEN & VEGETABLE SOUP.....WHEN ONLY A WINTER WARMER WILL DO Nutritious, delicious and easy to make. Cook it up, keep it for a few days or freeze it for later. It’s the sort of soup you can just chuck any veg and herbs into. For mine I used • 3 chicken breasts cut into chunks • A handful of baby’s carrots washed and cut into chunks • Approx 10 baby potatoes quartered or halved • 1 red onion • 4 garlic cloves crushed • Frozen peas and sweetcorn • 1 tin cannelloni beans • Dried parsley & tarragon •…

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Marinated pan fried salmon with giant couscous, roasted cherry tomatoes, green beans & Parmesan

Super delicious and nutritious Sunday night dinner. Also quick and easy to make What's not to like? Ingredients for 2 • 2 Salmon fillets • 100g wholemeal giant couscous • Handful of green beans • 10 vine cherry tomatoes • Grated Parmesan cheese • Handful of Rocket salad • Olive oil • 1/2 tsp Paprika • Salt & pepper • Lemon slice To make • Pour 1 tbsp olive oil in to a bowl, add paprika, salt and pepper and mix. Place salmon fillets in the bowl, cover well with the mix and place in fridge to marinate for a…

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Lemon, rosemary & garlic chicken with roasted sweet potato, rocket & Parmesan salad

Hello Friday... I fancied some chicken and salad for dinner but needed warmth, flavour and something filling. Bingo!!! When cooking try and use herbs and spices to cook with rather than shop bought jarred sauces that are laden with sugar and all sorts of other unnecessary ingredients. The real joy is being able to taste every addition you have made to a meal... and boy does it taste so much better if you do. Ingredients for 2 • 2 chicken breasts • 1-2 sweet potatoes sliced in to circles • Rocket salad • Parmesan shavings • 1 tsp Paprika •…

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