Parsnips are one of my least favourite veggies – mainly because my mum used to overcook the hell out of them and feed them to me only at Christmas – which left less room for dessert. Using them in cookies is totally okay by me though – in fact, when grated and mixed with shredded coconut, you’d never know it was in there. Parsnips are packed with vitamin C in addition to an impressive range of other micronutrients. Winning!
The perfect brekkie in bed, this healthy take on the classic Bennie won’t leave you feeling bloated and stodgy. Healthy, nourishing fats from the egg and avocado will keep you full for hours. Skip the café, and make this at home with a side of love!
If your patient enough to soak these oats in milk the night before, that 5 minutes of prep makes this recipe incredibly creamy. As a sufferer of anaemia, I love to add molasses as a sweetener because it provides a dose of iron. Aside from that, it’s reminiscent of gingerbread cookies, which needs no further explanation! So, good.
When I had no idea how to cook, I relied on throwing things into a pan with a splash of oil. A classic stir fry is a super simple, 1-pan situation that is convenient after a long day or week – no chef skills required. Minimal prep and cooking time, throw this together when you need something tasty in a flash!
This delicious and simple bowl can be whipped up in 10 minutes or less. Such a simple, nourishing dish, with all the robust flavours of Mexicana. Save yourself a heap of time an effort by using up that tin of beans in the cupboard too. Double win!
There’s something divine about lemon and pepper together. The zesty flavours are awesome on both seafood and chicken. Here I’ve added a bit of extra spice and paired it with a low-carb rice option for a lean and green dinner.
Winter puddings aren’t complete without an apple pie of some sort. My mother-in-law would pick blackberries in the countryside, and put them in her apple pies. While I don’t have a blackberry bush around the corner, the sharpness of rhubarb compliments the sweet apples perfectly. Significantly less pastry than most pies, but deliciously satisfying all the same.
Bundt cake actually refers to the tin in which is baked (rather than a specific recipe) that gives it it’s beautiful shape. I’ve taken my mum’s famous chocolate cake recipe and swapped out some of the ingredients for healthier options. It’s just as delicious, and the addition of ginger warms the soul for the perfect winter cake.
Everyone loves a good cookies, and these are no exception. Plus with no baking and only 4 ingredients, they are a breeze to put together. The only hard part is stopping yourself at one.
Maca powder is known for its hormone balancing properties and is said to help increase endurance when you’re working out, so you can work up a sweat for longer. I love it because it tastes like caramel, and what better way to pair that than with waffles that taste like banana bread?! Save yourself the hefty cafe prices and whip these up in your pyjamas this weekend.