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Pesto Butter Beans

A few weeks ago I wrote a blog all about beans, comparing nutritional values of our favourite beans. Now, it seems only appropriate that I should give you a bean recipe to enjoy. And these creamy pesto butter beans is just the one to get your taste-buds going. Ingredients: Pesto: Garlic clove x 1 Pine […]

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Tofu and Chickpea Curry

Good thick curry does not have to come from a takeaway! Likewise, it doesn’t have to have a tonne of oil added to it. Our blog is full of different curry recipes; we’ve had lentil curry, thai curry and coconut curry! Now we have a tofu and chickpea curry to add to your repertoire! Ingredients […]

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Protein Based Snack Alternatives

I am firm believer that without healthy alternatives to snacks, the average gym goer will have a tough time sticking to a clean eating diet. As I also fall into this category, I decided to try some protein based snack alternatives for some of my go to healthy snacks and foods. 1. Protein pancakes In the […]

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Golden Milk

Those who know me, know I have a little obsession with fresh turmeric. The constant stains on my fingers look like I have a 50-a-day habit. Anything goes, curries, porridge and drinks. Maybe you have never tried it in a drink because the thought of a turmeric latte was just too hipster for you? But […]

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Alex’s Breakfast Burritos

Personally I’ve always found breakfast to be the trickiest meal of the day. I’ve got limited time. I’m usually in a rush and I’m often up so early for work that my hand-eye co-ordination isn’t exactly at Masterchef levels. On top of all that, I’m looking to get a healthy, protein-rich meal in without just […]

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Thai Prawn Stir Fry

When I think about making a protein-rich meal to have after my workout or for tea, my mind usually wanders to the popular sources such as chicken and beef. In my quest to write my food blog I decided to try something different. This is something that I haven’t really cooked with before. Here’s my […]

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Sri Lankan Jackfruit

I’m not sure whether I should call this Sri Lankan Jackfruit or a Curried Jackfruit to be honest. I’ve never had proper Sri Lankan food but I’ve used a Sri Lankan spice mix so I’m going with that! I’m still experimenting with Jackfruit, and the truth be told, I haven’t moved on much since my […]

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Chorizo Style Beans

I’ve never actually had chorizo. I turned veggie before it became “a thing”. I’m also not a big “fake meat” fan; it’s generally processed and tastes like plastic. However, having it once every so often is a great way of getting some protein in my diet. There’s been a whole new vegan range from Iceland […]

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Pear and Walnut Salad

We get a weekly fruit box delivered at Motive8 and wow – we have SO many pears right now! And it is those pears that I used as inspiration for today’s food blog. This is such a straight forward recipe, and tastes great whether it’s served hot or cold. Here is my version of a […]

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Alex’s Vegetarian-Friendly Sausage Pasta

Looking for a simple, quick meal that’s vegetarian friendly and actually tastes decent?  I’ve got you covered. Here’s one of my favourite vegetarian-friendly sausage pasta recipes that’s packed full of protein and packed full of flavour. It’s a great meal for food prep too! Ingredients: 9 Linda McCartney Vegetarian Sausages (1.5 boxes) 300-400g Pasta (About […]

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A New Take On Stuffed Peppers

I went vegetarian when I was 16 and vegan when I was 18. It wasn’t easy back then! Restaurants would literally serve mushroom risotto or stuffed peppers. So now, I really won’t eat them. To my horror, Mindful Chef sent me a recipe this week which is simple a new take on stuffed peppers. At […]

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Thai Green Curry

Did you know that the difference between a Thai Green Curry and a Thai Red Curry is simply down to the chilli used? Green curry contains green chilli and red contains – well, you get it. I know right – every day is a school day! I also can’t claim the picture as my own, […]

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Yellow Split Pea Dahl

Finally did some actual cooking in the van this weekend. I don’t think scrambled eggs or fried tofu counts as actual cooking, which is what I mostly make. Or no-cook dishes like my go-to kale and lentil salad to take with me when I’m out and about. I love lentils if you hadn’t guessed already and […]

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Homemade Egg Fried Rice

If you are like me and love the taste of Chinese food, then January can be a tough month to resist that urge to grab the takeaway menu; especially when you’re trying to get rid of the winter belly. Instead of caving I decided to attempt my own Chinese dish to try and recreate those […]

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Broccoli and Pea Soup with Pesto Tofu Croutons

I appreciate that this isn’t a Christmas recipe. I also agree this this is quite possibly the easiest meal you could make! However, despite being quick and easy to make, it’s tasty. All I’ve done is spiced up a broccoli and pea soup with pesto tofu croutons! A quick note here on tofu – you […]

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