Fig & Pistachio Rolls

Who doesn’t love a sweet treat, particularly washed down with a cup of tea (oh so British!). This bake has been designed for ovulation week, figs are iron and fibre rich and the nuts have protein – important for that particular stage of the menstruation cycle. Makes: 20 Prep & cook time: 1 hour, 45 mins Stage of cycle: Ovulation Ingredients: 140g plain flour 85g wholemeal flour … Continue reading Fig & Pistachio Rolls

Green Eggs and Ham Frittata

We’re on Ovulation week and it’s the time where our bodies are probably feeling fairly energetic, which means that carbs aren’t as necessary (that doesn’t mean they’re cut altogether) However, the body will naturally crave high protein and fats to maintain the positive energy. This dish is filled with those ingredients, high in Vitamin B and with fibre rich veggies! Serves 8 Prep & cook … Continue reading Green Eggs and Ham Frittata

Miso Caramel Nuts

Let’s talk about snacks baby! This snack has been created with the follicular phase in mind. It’s common that the hormones are still low – although they’re creeping in slowly but surely. You may find you have more energy in comparison to your menstrual week, so eating foods like miso is great for gut health and metabolism. Prep & cook time: 20 mins Stage of … Continue reading Miso Caramel Nuts

Welsh Rarebit (with a twist!)

If you’re ready to crack into the cheeseboard or if you have left over cheese hanging around (unlikely!) then this is a great way of using up leftovers. Makes 2 Prep & cook time: 10 mins Ingredients: 1 tbsp butter 1 tbsp plain flour 100ml vermouth, rosso 100g cheese (cheddar is great) 1 tsp mustard 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce Black pepper 2 slices of sourdough … Continue reading Welsh Rarebit (with a twist!)

Cranberry Martini Cocktail

What’s Christmas without a cocktail? Prep time: 5 mins Serves 6 Ingredients: 75ml Vermouth Rosso 75ml Gin 4 tsp Icing sugar 1 Bottle Prosecco 12 Fresh Cranberries, to serve Method: In a jug or cocktail shaker, combine the vermouth, gin and icing sugar. Stir until the sugar has dissolved. Pour 25ml of the mixture into each glass. Top up with your cold prosecco and add … Continue reading Cranberry Martini Cocktail

Peanut Butter & Oreo Bats

Halloween is just around the corner and while it may be a little different to normal this year. It doesn’t mean that we shouldn’t have some fun! Prep and cook time: 5 mins Makes 16 Ingredients: One pack of Reese’s mini Peanut Butter Cups One pack of Oreo biscuits Red icing (pre-made in a tube) Method: On a large plate/board place the Reese’s Peanut Butter … Continue reading Peanut Butter & Oreo Bats

Smoked Salmon & Broccoli Pasta

This super quick and easy Smoked Salmon and Broccoli Pasta is perfect for a busy weeknight dinner. It may not be the prettiest dish in the world, but you can rush through the door and have dinner on the table within 15 minutes and only using one pan. Bonus! Cooking & prep time: 15 mins Feeds 4 Ingredients: 250g Penne Pasta 1 Broccoli head 2 … Continue reading Smoked Salmon & Broccoli Pasta

How to excite Jersey Royal potatoes

Spring is here and it’s the season for Jersey royals to be popping up all over our local supermarkets. Although they have a distinct taste and are incredibly fresh, they can also be a little dull. Don’t get me wrong, a large knob of butter can never go a miss, but we all know that can get boring. I haven’t come up with a ground … Continue reading How to excite Jersey Royal potatoes