Serves: 4 What you need: For the pie: ½ x 85g bag of watercress, chopped 1 onion, finely chopped 1 celery stick, finely chopped 1 carrot, peeled and finely chopped 25g butter 500g minced lamb 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 400g can chopped tomatoes 1 tablespoon tomato ketchup 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves, roughly chopped For the mash: ½ … More Shepherd’s pie topped with watercress and Cheddar mash
Serves: 4 Calories: 384 What you need: 450g Newmarket sausages (8 sausages) 1 tablespoon rapeseed oil 6 shallots, peeled and diced 6 sticks Fenland celery, cut into 10cm lengths 2 Bramley apples, peeled and cut into wedges 200g tinned tomatoes, chopped 300mls dry cider 1 tablespoon chopped fresh sage leaves Salt and pepper to taste What to … More Boozy sausage, celery and apple hotpot with cider
Serves: 1 What you need: For the dressing: 1 tablespoon peanut butter 2 teaspoons soy sauce 2 teaspoons Sesame oil ½ teaspoons chilli flakes 1 teaspoons rice wine vinegar Water For the salad: 100g fresh egg or udon noodles 1 stick of celery, sliced 4 radishes, sliced into wedges Large handful of frozen soya beans … More Love the crunch noodle jar salad
Makes: 20 What you need: 150g fresh cranberries 3 tablespoons Cointreau 1 tsp granted orange zest 500g white chocolate, suitable for cooking 600g double cream 25g unsalted butter What to do: 1. Place the cranberries, Cointreau and orange zest into a small pan, bring to a simmer and cook until softened and syrupy. Leave to … More White chocolate and cranberry truffles
Serves: 4 Calories: 270 For the falafels: 225g/8oz dried chickpeas, soaked overnight in water 1 tablespoon tahini 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 garlic clove, crushed 100g bag watercress, roughly chopped Juice half a lemon 2 tablespoon vegetable oil, for frying … More Watercress falafel in pitta pockets
Nuts are a great source of fat when trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle, here are four nuts you should definitely be incorporating into your diet Pumpkin seeds: They are high in magnesium and rich in zinc, both of which help to promote a healthy heart and give the immune system a boost. Sunflower … More Nuts about nuts and seeds!
Beetroot, cumin and spring onion dip Serves: 6 as an appetiser What you need: 250g traditional cooked beetroot, roughly chopped 4 spring onions, roughly chopped 1 small clove garlic, roughly chopped 150ml plain yoghurt 1 tablespoon honey 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon cumin seeds Salt and pepper (to season) What to do: Put the … More Trio of spring onion dips
Makes: 2 large jars What you need: 600g mixed nuts 300g light soft brown sugar 2 egg whites 1 teaspoon mixed spice 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger Pinch chilli powder (add more if you like them spicy!) Pinch salt What to do: Pre-heat the oven to 180˚C and line a large tray with baking … More Delicious spiced mixed nuts
Fry’s Family Foods have announced the launch of their new quality gourmet range of plant-based protein foods. High in protein, iron and omega 3 fatty acids as well as taste, these new foods are set to be a hit with flexitarians across the country – not a flexitarian myself but might be worth looking in … More A flexi-eaters fantasy!
Premium freshly pressed juice brand, James White Drinks, has answered the prayers of ginger drink fans everywhere with the launch of its unique organic ginger zinger shot, which is guaranteed to revitalise the senses with its fiery zing. This is ginger for the true ginger lover, made with 26 per cent crushed ginger juice, 57 … More Tingle your taste buds with ginger zinger
Makes: 15 What you need: 225g self-raising flour 2 teaspoon baking powder 50g butter 1 head Fenland celery, finely chop 2 of the stalks 125g mature cheddar cheese, grated 50g walnuts, roughly chopped 1 large free range egg 6 tablespoons milk (approx.) For the parsley butter: 50g butter, softened 2 tablespoon parsley, finely chopped What … More Cheese, celery and walnut scones with parsley butter
When it comes to drinking we all know that water is an integral part of our daily lives, it keeps us hydrated, makes up two thirds of our bodies and doesn’t have the nasty additives that fizzy drinks can have. I find out from Aqua Pura just their top 10 ways of making drinking water … More Top 10 ways to drink more water
As I think back to the summer and wonder why it was over so quickly, I take inspiration from that short window of vibrant colour with this weeks Gym Bag Dreams theme – powerful pinks