How to toss healthily

It's Shrove Tuesday, here in the UK more commonly known as Pancake Day. Pancakes taste great and are easy to make, just throw some milk, eggs and flour into a bowl and whisk up before frying in a pan.  Then add any combination of sweet or savoury toppings, my favourites are chocolate spread and back to basics sugar with fresh lemon juice. However, if you are following The Real Food Plan or avoiding gluten or dairy, the above recipe is … [Read more...]

Beetroot Curry

This is absolutely delicious! The quantities are a little bit vague as I tend to just go with what’s in the fridge and make necessary adjustments to the spices but this recipe is based on the quantities I used yesterday. It really wouldn’t matter if you didn’t have this much beetroot as you could always add more tomatoes or spinach instead. The original recipe used large tomatoes but I didn’t have any so put 8 cherry tomatoes in instead … [Read more...]

Butterbean, Vegetable & Tomato Soup

This is a gorgeous, filling winter warmer recipe to keep us all going in this cold weather. Also suitable for vegan's :) Ingredients: 2 tablespoons coconut oil (or olive oil) 1 large onion (or 2 medium), finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 teaspoon curry powder 1 tablespoon tomato purée 550ml stock (vegetable or chicken) 4 large tomatoes, chopped 200 - 250g potatoes, peeled and diced 1 large carrot (or 2 medium), peeled … [Read more...]

Aubergine & Spinach Curry

Well it was the spring equinox on Wednesday but as you are probably more than aware, especially if you’ve had to cancel plans this weekend, it is freezing cold and there is plenty of snow on the ground. I went out for a chilly dog walk yesterday morning and when I got in fancied doing some cooking - something warming and comforting! As it was Saturday there wasn’t much left in the fridge; we normally shop and prepare for the week ahead on a … [Read more...]

Catherine’s Healthy Fish Pie

Real food really isn't boring and tastes great, there is no reason for you to follow a diet based around crap ready meals that are packed full of additives and flavourings to disguise the taste.  One of our Achieve Bootcamp @ Home members is documenting her journey on our bootcamp blog.  Catherine has been a member of Achieve for a couple of years and has lots of experience with The Real Food Plan.  Yesterday she sent me the recipe for a fish pie … [Read more...]