Easy Lunch or Light Meal Recipes

Looking for a quick meal to fill you up and keep your blood sugars balanced? Fill one medium sized wholemeal pitta pocket or 2 thin slices of wholegrain or rye bread or 1 wholemeal Tortilla wrap with any of the these delicious combinations for a quick and easy lunch at home, packed lunch to take to work, or light evening meal if you Continue reading »

Regular Oily Fish Intake

Source of Nutrients Fish are an excellent source of lean protein and contain good levels of important nutrients including selenium, magnesium, vitamins B12, B6 and B3 and omega 3. Oily Fish & Omega 3 Oily fish (salmon, mackerel, sardines, anchovies, herring, trout) in particular contain excellent levels of omega 3 fatty acids. These nutrients are Continue reading »

Balancing Hormones

Balancing hormones Hormone levels can become disrupted by increased stress, the contraceptive pill, weight gain, some drugs and exposure to xenoestrogens (chemicals found in our food and environment which have an oestrogenic effect on the body and may disrupt hormone balance). Control exposure to external oestrogens Xenoestrogens are found in plastics, plastic bottles, non-organic cotton Continue reading »

Salmon Fish cakes – Recipe

Salmon Fish cakes These salmon fish cakes are so easy to make and are suitable for the whole family. You could replace the salmon with other fish such as cod, tuna or haddock. Serves 4 Ingredients 200g salmon fillet or 1 x 200g tin wild red salmon 4 medium potatoes 1 medium onion, peeled and chopped Virgin olive oil Continue reading »

Easy Fajitas

Easy Fajitas Kids will enjoy getting involved in making these tasty fajitas. If you do not have any xylitol, the next best thing to use for the tomato sauce is fruit sugar (fructose).   Serves 2 Ingredients: 1 organic or corn fed chicken breast 1 handful of grated cheddar 2 leeks 20 cherry tomatoes Thinly sliced cucumber and red pepper Chicken Continue reading »

Sesame Salmon Recipe

Sesame salmon Serves 2, 4GLs per serving Fish and shellfish are full of good nutrients and salmon is no exception. It is a fantastic source of  protein, vitamins and minerals (including potassium, selenium and vitamin B12). Salmon is also rich in in Omega 3 which contributes to good cardiovascular health. Ingredients: 2 fillets of salmon (or tofu)2 tbsp Continue reading »

Sweet Potato & Red Onion Tortilla

An interesting variation on traditional potatoes with a lower GL. Cut this tasty Spanish-style tortilla into wedges and serve with a side salad or steamed broccoli or asparagus or french beans…… Serves 2, 10 GL’s per serving Ingredients: 1 large sweet potato, peeled and sliced horizontally into thin circles 1 tbsp olive oil 2 large red onions, chopped 2 cloves garlic, Continue reading »

Grilled Goat’s Cheese on Portobello Mushrooms

This Autumn weather asks for a nice Autumn style recipe. And that is exactly what this recipe is. This is a full flavoured supper that will please anyone from vegetarians to hardened meat eaters. Serve with a large mixed salad perhaps with a light dressing of walnut oil and balsamic vinegar. Delicious and quick! Serves 2, 6GLs per serving Ingredients: 6 Portobello Continue reading »