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Overnight bircher muesli

Overnight bircher muesli

I talk a lot about being prepared so you can eat healthily.  A great trick is to make your breakfast the night before so you're all ready to go the next day.  This recipe is perfect for just that!  This used to be a staple of mine when I was studying nutrition and...

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Refreshing green smoothie

Refreshing green smoothie

This is another staple green smoothie for me.  Really refreshing and perfect for the spring and summer.  This is the smoothie that featured on my I Quit Sugar Instagram takeover. Ingredients (makes 1 large glass or 2 small glasses) A large handful of spinach 1/3 of a...

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Have a Sunday cook-up

Have a Sunday cook-up

If you want to eat healthily you need to cook. But when you’re busy and rushing around cooking can become not only a chore but way down your list of priorities. This is where batch cooking comes in. You need to get organised, cook some food at the weekend, pop it in...

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Raw vanilla and blueberry porridge

Raw vanilla and blueberry porridge

The great thing about this breakfast is that you make it the night before and it's ready to go the next morning.  You can enjoy it as soon as you get up or take it to work with you. Ingredients (serves 1) 1/4 cup of oats 2/3 cup of unsweetened almond milk (or any...

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My favourite pasta sauce, or anything sauce!

My favourite pasta sauce, or anything sauce!

This sauce is really simple to make and there are some short cuts as well if you want a really quick and easy sauce.  I use this for pasta, I mix it with quinoa and I use it to make a vegetable lasagne too. And it's also my topping when I make pizzas. Ingredients 1...

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A feast of roasted vegetables

A feast of roasted vegetables

Roasted vegetables has to be one of my favourite things.  The great thing is that you can add roasted veg to anything; to a bowl of quinoa sprinkled with feta, to a nice plate of salmon with brown rice and you can add it to pasta too. This recipe is designed for batch...

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My favourite roasted butternut squash

My favourite roasted butternut squash

Butternut squash is in season in the autumn and winter. It’s the perfect warming comfort food in my mind. My favourite way to eat this butternut squash is to serve it with a bowl of quinoa, cooked halloumi and sunflower seeds or add it to risotto. Pop any leftovers in...

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My chunky guacamole

My chunky guacamole

Ingredients 2 ripe avocados 1 tomato 1/2 a red onion Juice of half a lime A small handful of coriander A pinch of salt (to your taste) Method Put the tomato, red onion, coriander, lime and salt in the food processor and blend. Then add the avocados and pulse just a...

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Pink Porridge

Pink Porridge

First of all a little intro to my first live recipe post! I’m no chef, just someone who likes to play around with healthy food in the kitchen. I’ll share with you my favourite recipes and if you give it a try, tag your creations #nickyforlife. I felt chilly today,...

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Orange & blueberry muffins

Orange & blueberry muffins

Here’s the recipe for my favourite orange and blueberry muffins, give them a try! I’ve always loved muffins and wanted to find a healthy version, these definitely do the job. Inspired by a recipe from Gwyneth Paltrow’s book, It’s all good, I experimented with flavour...

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My go-to berry smoothie

My go-to berry smoothie

If you follow me on Instagram you’ll know that I love a smoothie. In fact I love smoothies and juices for the pure fact that they’re packed full of nutrients. I experiment a lot with recipes; the great thing about smoothies is you can throw just about anything in them...

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