Sushi is seen by many as a healthy food anyway, and compared to fast food burgers and the like, it is definitely a better option. But the white rice that is used can spike blood sugar levels and is high in carbs, with no additional nutritional benefits. The healthy sushi below, uses quinoa, which has a lot less grams of carbs and a lot more protein. More bang for your buck as they say somewhere around the world (not In Yorkshire!) So check out these healthy delicious little items and make yourself and your kids a halo inducing meal with a difference! Continue Reading →
This is a pleasant change from the traditional Greek salad. The mix of fresh pomegranate seeds with the olives are to die for!!! Add a few tablespoons of cooked quinoa to the dish and make it a beautiful light summer supper, or serve it up with a little grilled protein (shrimps with garlic, lemon and mint spring to mind!!!) Continue Reading →
This is a dish that Gordon Ramsey made, but he used panko to coat the scallops. I’ve blended some cooked quinoa and coated the scallops in that just to make it a little more halo inducing! Its a delicious and conversation stopping appetizer that really is easy to make. Continue Reading →
I love Asian food and Thai food especially. The dishes you eat in Thailand are bursting with so many different flavours. Sweet, sour, spicy and salty. And when you have flavours like that, you can mix them up with beautiful fresh vegetables and have yourself a really healthy feast! This Thai curry dish can be made in about 5 minutes (after you’ve made the paste) and is perfect for a gourmet mid week supper!
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I’m still wearing the excess of Christmas round my middle so have decided I need a week or two to rid myself of the extra pound or twenty! For me, the easiest way of doing that is lowering my carb intake. I never look to lower my fruit or veg load when lowering my carbs, but look to other areas such as bread and grains. The only problem with that is a) bread (or wraps) are such an easy ingredient to incorporate into your daily eating and b) I love bread!!!
I have come up with a delicious low carb alternative that is also very healthy and very easy to incorporate into your daily life! It’s incredibly easy to make, and also very quick.
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