We aim to always have a stash of hard boiled eggs in the fridge. They make a nutritious snack on their own or can be thrown into other dishes, like this midweek-friendly kedgeree. Look, we’re not claiming it’s traditional (Jamie Oliver learned the hard way) but the basics are there – rice, smoked fish, spices, […]

Ever wondered what to do with that big bunch of kale you bought with such lofty intentions? We seem to ponder over this question at least once a fortnight and often end up throwing it in soups or stews. This week we put kale to good use as a substitute for parsley in this quick […]

Yoghurt Sauce for Vegetables, Fish and Meat

Generally, we don’t pander to kids who want something in particular for dinner when it’s not going to suit the rest of the family. We firmly believe in pulling rank and enforcing the ‘everyone gets the same meal – if you’re hungry, you’ll eat it’ rule because life would be rather hellish if we didn’t. […]

How many times have you seen products promising to “Boost your metabolism!” or diets that claim to reset or speed up your metabolism to help you lose weight? This article from Vox explains why these declarations can be misleading, by providing nine facts to help you understand metabolism and how to think about it in […]

Fear not, these are not the type of bliss balls jam-packed with so-called ‘superfoods’ that command a hefty price tag. They are fad-free humble little balls that will simply up your vegetable and fibre intake, as well as satisfy your sweet tooth. We got the idea after a friend sent us a bliss ball recipe that […]

The key to cooking stress-free healthy food that tastes good is to keep your kitchen well stocked with versatile ingredients that have a decent shelf life. That way, your regular weekly shopping list only needs to include fresh stuff like fruit, vegetables, fish, meat and milk. Below are a few of our favourite ingredients that […]

Bowl of fennel, chickpea and orange salad with haloumi

Fennel is one of our favourite vegetables. It’s sensational roasted but equally as good raw simply tossed with olive oil, lemon juice and cracked pepper. This salad takes it up a notch with the addition of chickpeas, orange and spinach. It’s so easy to prepare and the haloumi gives it a lovely saltiness. Grilled chicken […]