Sweet Potato Frittata

Sweet potatoes are extremely nutritious and unlike white potatoes, they can be counted as part of your 7 a day. Their orange flesh is packed with beta-carotene, which the body converts to Vitamin A, which helps support our immune system and maintain our vision and healthy skin. They also contain fibre, vitamin C, and potassium. [...]

January 21st, 2015|IBS Diet, PFC Protein Fats Carbs, Recipes|0 Comments

Red Velvet Soup

Both the ruby red colour and rich flavour of this soup is quite simply stunning!   The acidity of the tomatoes contrast the sweetness of the beetroot. An excellent source of folic acid and a very good source of fibre, manganese and potassium, beetroot is also great for reducing blood pressure. Serves: 4 #3 portions vegetables per [...]

January 21st, 2015|IBS Diet, PFC Protein Fats Carbs|0 Comments

Buckwheat Pancakes with Spiced Apple and Pear Compote

Despite its name, buckwheat is not related to wheat and is in fact a gluten free power food! Also known as 'beech wheat' the name comes from its triangular seeds, which resemble the much larger seeds of the beech nut from the beech tree. Classified by macrobiotics as a yang food it is great for [...]

January 21st, 2015|Desserts, IBS Diet, PFC Protein Fats Carbs|0 Comments

Thai Chicken Burgers

These burgers are insanely tasty and take only minutes to make. Serve with a large mixed salad of your choice (I love them with my Green Slaw with Mango Mayo) and perhaps a little tomato salsa. Serves: 4 Ingredients: 500g chicken (protein) 2 cloves garlic, roughly chopped (carb) 1 small piece of fresh ginger, finely [...]

January 21st, 2015|IBS Diet, PFC Protein Fats Carbs|0 Comments

Courgetti and Pesto

My sprialiser is possibly my favourite kitchen gadget and a great way to get make fruit and vegetables more exciting for the whole family in just minutes. The pesto can be made in advance and kept in a sealed jar in the fridge for upto two weeks. Serves: 4 Ingredients: 4 large courgettes (carb) 2 [...]

Turkish Lentil Soup

This is a Turkish family recipe that my college friend Aisha used to make for me when I visited her at home.  I love the zingy combination of the lemon and lentils and the addition of rice makes it a meal in itself. Serves: 4 Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil (fat) 1 large onion – [...]

December 9th, 2014|IBS Diet, PFC Protein Fats Carbs, Wellness|0 Comments

Salmon Superfood Salad

Ingredients: Serves 1 1 wild salmon fillet (protein) 1 artichoke (carb) 4 large asparagus spears (carb) 100g spinach (carb) 100g quinoa or lentils (carb, avoid on the hypothalamus reset diet and IBS diet) Squeeze of fresh lemon (carb) Splash of olive oil (fat) Optional: sprinkle of nuts such as pine nuts (fat) Instructions: Prepare your ingredients by chopping the artichoke [...]

Green Veg Soup with Homemade Pesto

We LOVE this, its like a gorgeous comforting veg stew mmmm For the soup: – please note this is the basic recipe you can add in ANY extra green veg that you fancy. Be creative and seasonal! 1 courgette cut in half lengthways and sliced into semi circles (carb) 1 leek cut in half lengthways and [...]

September 3rd, 2012|IBS Diet, PFC Protein Fats Carbs, Recipes|0 Comments