I love a Caeser salad. One of my favourites to take with me when I’m out and about during the day. But I do like to add some protein to it to make it more filling and to change the dressing somewhat so it’s not so massively full of fat. Being in my forties now, I am not scared of fat the way I was in my 20s through 30s. I am not going to eat cheese all day (much as I would love too), but I don’t avoid it the way I sometimes used too. Fat helps prevent me from…

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I have been ordering a lot from the delivery service. Shame on me. With all the rushing around, there has been very little time to shop and cook. So this weekend, I wanted to get organised and make some chicken that I could just pick on during the week. As I get older I am very conscious of eating healthy as much as I can, as often as I can. Especially when I have been baking. When I bake it is impossible for me not to eat the cake mixture and the resulting bake, so these days foods that fill…

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A super quick 8 minute pasta dish for a simple lunch dish which I ate today.  This is  incredibly filling with a lot of protein in. This kind of food keeps me full from lunch until dinner with no snacking in between. I felt it was lacking in colour somewhat and the chilli flakes did not really show, but it does have lots of flavour. You can add some cherry tomatoes or red pepper/red onion if you fancy it. Pasta 1 handful of buckwheat pasta 1 handful of lentil pasta 1 handful of spirulina  tagliatelle spelt pasta Dressing A good drizzle…

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I have had to adjust my diet recently. I will write more about that in a post soon, so I am experimenting with different ingredients. I wrote in my healthy eating book ‘eating well made easy’ that cutting out whole food groups is not a good idea, which I still believe in and it is all about the balance. I always eat lots of fish, sushi maybe once a week and then sardines, tuna, prawns, scallops, salmon and sea bass during the rest of the week. Around 5 or 6 times a week. As I don’t like eating too much…

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I read an article recently about how to live a longer life and to become ‘immortal’. It spoke of us having less focus on the number of vegetables we eat and more focus on the Polyphenols which are the chemicals that are found in certain foods. Everything we read about food being ‘anti-inflammatory’, ‘improves fat metabolism’  or things like ‘stabilising blood sugar’ are all down to the polyphenols in the food we eat. I have taken some of these ‘immortal’ foods and made a lunch dish for you. Best to cook it the evening before and then take it in…

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