Eating for optimum health –
Ideas, recipes, and advice.

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Lentil & Aubergine Lasagne Vegetarian, wheat free alternative to lasagne. 3 Aubergine (sliced lengthways thinly)2 tbsp Olive Oil1 pack Pre cooked puy lentils1 Courgette (diced small)1 large Carrot (diced small)250 g Mushrooms (quartered)400 ml Passata1 Onion (diced small)1 tbsp Tomato Puree1...

[embed]https://youtu.be/ZemJQc6aJJE[/embed] Perfect Pizza Healthy Pizza for the whole family 1 red onion (diced)2 garlic cloves (crushed)1 tsp dried mixed herbs500 g passata or tinned chopped tomatoes300 g strong wholemeal bread flour1/2 tsp salt15 g dried yeast200 ml warm water1 ball mozzarella cheesefavourite pizza toppings First make your sauce. Peel...

  Aubergine and Mushroom Curry Simple, tasty and nourishing midweek curry. 1 Large Aubergine1 Onion500 g Fresh Mushrooms ((any variety))4 tbsp Red Curry Paste400 g Tin/packet cooked lentils2 cloves Garlic1 tbsp Fresh Ginger1 tin Coconut MilkOlive OilSalt & Pepper Preheat oven to 180º and line a...

  Shiitake and Wild Garlic Risotto Risotto to nourish the body and soul. 1 tbsp Olive Oil25 g Butter1 Onion ((diced))250 g Fresh Mushrooms ((white, chestnut or button - sliced))100 g Dried Shiitake Mushrooms140 g Arborio Rice150 ml Dry White Wine750 ml Hot Vegetable Stock25 g Parmesan ((grated))100...

  Wild Garlic Pesto 200 g Wild Garlic50 g Toasted Pine Nuts50 g Parmesan Cheese ((grated))Olive Oil1 pinch Salt1 tbsp Lemon Juice Wash the wild garlic well then roughly chop and put into a food processor. Blitz for a minute.Put the pine nuts into a dry...

Pearl Barley Warm Salad 200 g Pearl Barley ((dry weight))4 Raw Beetroot ((peeled and chopped into bitesize pieces))1 Butternut Squash ((peeled and cut into 3 cm cubes))1 Red Onion ((cut into 8 wedges))Green and Black olivesFresh CorianderOlive OilPomegranate Molasses or Balsamic Vinega Cook Pearl Barley as packet...

Sweet Potato and Egg Hash 1 large Sweet Potato ((with skin, diced small))1 clove Garlic ((crushed))4 Eggs ((free-range))200 g Kalettes100 g Mushroom ((sliced))2 tbsp Olive Oil1 Red Pepper ((diced)) Heat olive oil in a deep, non-stick lidded frying panAdd the sweet potato and stir fry for 3-4...