Posts in the Category: Healthy Recipes

Curry Fish Soup

Posted in - Healthy Recipes & Lunch / Dinner & Seafood on May 8th 2020 0 Comments

Happy VE Day!

In the grocer in Sturminster Newton yesterday I found fresh turmeric. Only that morning my mother was saying she wanted to eat it to help various ailments.  So as luck would have it ….

 

 

 

Serves 6

Ingredients
1 aubergine with 1 clove finely slice garlic, olive oil and salt
glug of plain oil (olive, rapeseed …

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Watermelon Salad and gluten free Cheesy muffins

Posted in - Bake & gluten free & Healthy Recipes on May 4th 2020 0 Comments

Adding colour to a lockdown lunch.

Ingredients
Salad
Watermelon
Cucumber
Feta Cheese (barrel aged has a lovely subtle flavour)
Black olives

Dressing
1 tsp mustard
1 clove garlic, crushed
60mls white balsamic or white wine vinegar
120mls rapeseed oil or virgin olive oil

Cheesy Muffins
180g cream cheese
125g cheddar cheese
80g unsalted butter, melted
2 eggs
160g oats
80g almond flour (or blended ground almonds)
2 tsp gluten free baking powder
1/2 …

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Gluten Free Crumpet Bread

Posted in - Bake & gluten free & Healthy Recipes on October 16th 2019 0 Comments

I really miss crumpets and I also miss marmite.  Marmite is not gluten free!  Who’d’ve thought?  Anyway, this photograph shows the bread toasted with salt and pepper, … and you can of course add whatever you want.  I prefer this toasted; with honey or jam is good too.  Today however I am in a salty …

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Sushi and Salads

Posted in - gluten free & Healthy Recipes & Salads & Seafood on September 25th 2019 1 Comments

This is not the first time I have posted sushi on this blog.  So it is the same recipe but a reminder.  I served it with two salads because the children wouldn’t eat the fennel salad so a cucumber concoction accompanied us too. We compared Waitrose bought sushi with homemade. I noticed a difference in …

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Cucumber and Dill Soup

Posted in - Healthy Recipes & Lunch / Dinner & Vegetarian on September 21st 2019 0 Comments

I hate to admit that I let our veg garden overflow this year, and not in a good way.  It is a bit of a jungle now and within it I found about 10 cucumbers, all a good size.  So what better thing to do with them than make soup… it is cool, soothing and …

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Raisin Bran Muffins

Posted in - Bake & Breakfast & Healthy Recipes on September 13th 2019 2 Comments

These bran muffins have no bran in them.  Bran used in bran muffins is wheat bran and not gluten free.  My love of bran muffins comes from visiting my Canadian grandparents in their house in Florida during Easter holidays (very lucky me).  Granny would drive me to the local shop just so I could buy …

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Smoked Mackerel Pâté

Posted in - Healthy Recipes & Seafood on September 21st 2016 0 Comments

The children chose, and they prepared.  I sat at the kitchen table with a cup of tea, directing!  This is such a simple recipe that perhaps it does not even need to be here, but then we all like simple recipes, and sometimes the obvious needs stating, – it does for me anyway.

Ingredients
280g  cream cheese
4 …

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