Here are some healthy recipes that I use myself.
(6/7 oz) of tinned chick peas.
450 gm (1
lb) of potato and carrot – 1 large potato and 1 large carrot with
total weight of 1lb
clove of garlic
tablespoons of chopped parsley
teaspoon of mixed spice
teaspoon of paprika
a pinch of
mace (for that sausage taste)
pepper to taste.
covering have flour, a beaten egg and breadcrumbs.
potato and carrot. Cook the onion till soft either in microwave or
lightly fry but don't let it brown.
parsley and garlic
rinse the chick peas
the ingredients into a bowl and mash together adding herbs and
spices. Mix well.
burger shapes and dust with flour, brush with beaten egg and coat
both sides in olive oil with a little butter added until golden
salad or vegetables of choice.
Use as a
pasta sauce as well!!
1 ½ lb
tomatoes (I used my cherry tomatoes)
green or red chilli
½ cup of
½ tsp of
glass of red wine
pepper to taste
ketchup to taste
tomatoes and roughly chop.
chop onion and red pepper and chilli pepper.
onion, pepper and chilli gently in olive oil until softened (not
tomatoes and a good slug of olive oil, and cook for five minutes.
Mediterranean herbs, salt and pepper and continue to simmer.
wine stirring well.
Add a good
squirt of tomato ketchup.
to simmer and add chopped basil.
further 10 minutes and leave to simmer further to reduce liquid –
to your own liking.
also add a little sugar if the sauce is too sharp for you.
is chunky depending on the tomato used and how small you chopped
everything. If you like it smooth you can always blend some or all
of the sauce.
A lot of
recipes also say to remove seeds as well as skin the tomatoes but I
prefer the natural fuller flavour of the sauce.
PASTA WITH COURGETTE
2 cups of
Pasta Sauce (see Pasta Sauce recipe)
½ tspn of
1 slice of
honey roast ham chopped or cut into thin strips.
parmesan cheese or other hard cheese.
pasta of your choice on to cook (tagliatelle is good)
dice courgettes and place in microwave proof bowl. Add ½ tspn of
Mediterranean herbs, 2 nobs of butter and a good sprinkle of olive
oil. Place in microwave and cook for 3 to 4 minutes on high
depending on how crunchy you like your vegetables.
Put the 2
cups of tomato paste/sauce in pan and heat through.
drain pasta (tagliatelle) stir in some olive oil and a squeeze of
everything ready place tagliatelle on plates and then add the
courgette and pasta sauce.
with the chopped ham and grated cheese to finish.
is simple to make and because the ingredients are made seperately
their individual tastes are kept, subtle yet strong. Delicious!
TURKEY WITH VEGETABLE RICE
use any meat for this simple nutritious recipe. Use turkey, chicken
or beef roughly cut in thin slices. You can also use left over meat
- for 2 people
turkey breast chopped/sliced
onion finely chopped
½ inch of
chopped and skinned.
the carrots small and chop green beans about ½ inch in length and
cook together until almost done. Drain liquid and KEEP the liquid
for later. Put vegetables to one side.
the rice in a pan and cover with water including the vegetable water
which contains nutrients from the carrots and beans. (See rice
cooking method for cooking brown rice). Add turmeric and tomato and
bring to boil and cook until almost ready (al dente). Add the pre
cooked vegetables and continue cooking until the rice is cooked.
Add sea salt and pepper to taste.
the rice is cooking put olive oil and a little butter in a pan and
add onion, garlic and ginger and cook gently for a few minutes then
add turkey pieces.
together adding the mixed herbs and cayenne until the turkey is
the rice and turkey together and you have an easy to cook healthy