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Spice Mix (Sugar, salt and fat free)

  HOMEMADE SEASONED BREADCRUMBS Ingredients 6 slices whole wheat bread 1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes 1 teaspoon granulated onion 1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano leaves 1/4 teaspoon black pepper flakes Instructions Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F/ 180 degrees C. Line a baking sheet with foil and set aside. If your

What’s the deal with the Mediterranean diet?

The Mediterranean diet comes in many different shapes and forms. In fact, there are around 18 different countries lying on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea so it is not surprising that there may be variation. These diets are all tied together with the same common component, olive oil. The traditional Mediterranean diet embraces olive

Chutney Etc.

  OVEN ROASTED TOMATO SAUCE INGREDIENTS 4 pound/ 1.8 kg Roma tomatoes 1 cup chopped onion 6 cloves garlic peeled 1tsp red pepper flakes 1/2 cup olive oil 1/4 cup fresh basil minced 1/4 cup fresh oregano minced INSTRUCTIONS Preheat oven to 450°F/220°C. In a large bowl, combine tomatoes, onion, garlic and red pepper flakes.

Biscuits

  CHICKPEA FALAFEL INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup chickpeas 1/2 cup onion, chopped 3 tbsp flour 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp salt 1/8 tsp black pepper INSTRUCTIONS 1-Pre-soak the chickpeas in 3 cups of water overnight. 2-Rinse the chickpeas and combine them with onions in a small saucepan. Cover with water and boil at high heat

Saucy Tips to Improve Health

Today we are looking at some ideas presented by our members on how to swap some of the more processed sauces for lower sodium/fat/sugar varieties and some great ideas for fresh, homemade options. I thought we’d look at some of these today, and how we could modify some recipes to make our own that would

SUGAR FREE MASALA

  KOLHAPURI MASALA INGREDIENTS(Makes 1 cup this recipe needs 4-5 teaspoons) 1 cup dry Red chillies 1 tablespoon Coriander Seeds 2 Tablespoons Sesame seeds 2 tablespoons Poppy seeds 1 tablespoon Black pepper corns 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon Fenugreek seeds 1 teaspoon Cloves 1 tablespoon Cumin seeds 2 Bay leaves 1/4 teaspoon Nutmeg powder

WRAPS

  LETTUCE CUPS INGREDIENTS: 1 spring onion, finely diced 1/4 red chilli, finely sliced 1/2 tsp. garlic, finely diced 1 tsp. olive oil 125g mince of choice 1/2 carrot, coarsely grated 1/2 zucchini, coarsely grated 1/2 small can water chestnuts 1/4 cup bean sprouts 2 lettuce cups INSTRUCTIONS: Sauté spring onion, chilli and garlic with

AIR FRYER RECIPES

  ROSEMARY CHICKEN USING AIRFRYER Serves 2 persons INGREDIENTS (A) For marinating the chicken 350g chicken skin removed. 1 tsp ginger, minced 1 tbsp. soy sauce 1/2 tbsp. olive oil (B) For the sauce 1/2 lemon, cut in wedges with skin 15g fresh rosemary, chopped 1 tbsp. oyster sauce INSTRUCTIONS 1) Marinate ingredients in (A) together