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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


  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


  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


  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


  KERALAN-STYLE VEGETABLE CURRY INGREDIENTS 75g split peas (dried) 500ml boiling water 2 tsp olive oil 2 onions, chopped (220g) 2 cloves garlic, crushed half butternut squash, peeled, deseeded and cubed (400g) 1 tbsp curry paste 1 x 400g can chopped tomatoes 200ml boiling water 1 aubergine, diced (250g) 1 pack okra, stalks trimmed (175g)