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Dark Chocolate and Walnut CookiesBy karen@myhealthylife.meThese gluten-free cookies are a tasty treat made with the healthiest ingredients. A 'hit' in our house! (use Vegan chocolate to make them Vegan friendly)
Zucchini & Carrot FrittersBy karen@myhealthylife.meThese fritters are tasty and tick all the boxes for me - protein, veggies and fat portions. It is a very filling snack option or a great meal.
Goddess DressingBy karen@myhealthylife.meThis Goddess Dressing is delicious, and can also be used as a dip. It's a great way to use the entire avocado. There's no worry about trying to store it or overeating, as it's four controlled portions.
Chocolate Zucchini BreadBy karen@myhealthylife.meThis chocolate zucchini bread recipe is delicious and a must-try for chocolate lovers!
Chocolate Overnight OatsBy karen@myhealthylife.meThis chocolate overnight oats recipe is a healthy, quick and easy, make-ahead breakfast. It only takes 5 minutes and 6 ingredients to mix up these chocolate oats, which are a gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan-friendly meal prep breakfast!
Carrot, Sweet Potato and Ginger SoupBy karen@myhealthylife.meThis is a great soup and super tasty! It's easy, healthy and a delicious mix of warm winter flavours that boasts many nutritional benefits!
Sugar Free Banana Raspberries MuffinsBy karen@myhealthylife.meMoist and tender Banana Raspberry Muffins that are sugar-free and still delicious! Can alternatively be made with blueberries- fresh or frozen
Caramelised Red Onion, Rocket and Goat’s Cheese WrapsBy karen@myhealthylife.meThese tasty little morsels are an Amber light food - Eat Some. I've been making these for years whenever I've wanted to take a plate of food somewhere and they are always a 'hit'. A healthier option than sausage, or cheese rolls which are definitely in the Red light category. Enjoy! 😋
Beetroot Hummus – new and improved recipe!By karen@myhealthylife.meThis quick beetroot hummus recipe is new and improved. I've included chickpeas and Greek yoghurt which add a more creamy consistency and protein sources. It still maintains a refreshing, tangy flavour, and is delicious eaten as a snack or an accompaniment to a salad. A few rainbow colours are covered when eating this with veggies!
Baked Oatmeal Cups(4 varieties)By karen@myhealthylife.meKeep these baked oatmeal cups in your fridge or freezer for an easy, healthy breakfast! They also make a great snack. There are four different flavour options so you’ll never get bored. They can easily be adapted for a Vegan or gluten-free diet. Each recipe option makes 12 portions (picture is of the Blueberry Almond Oatmeal Cups)
Cauliflower Fried RiceBy karen@myhealthylife.meThis cauliflower fried rice recipe is delicious. It just ticks all my boxes! It is quick and easy to make, is full of veggies, and most importantly, it’s PACKED with flavour. If you’re still a cauliflower rice sceptic, it’s time to give it a chance! I think you will love it. 😍😋
Baba GanoushBy karen@myhealthylife.meThis 5-ingredient Baba Ganoush doesn’t require a grill or gas stove. This new method saves you time and energy and is JUST as delicious as the original.😋
Chocolate Almond DatesBy karen@myhealthylife.meIf you like chocolate, dates, nuts and peanut butter - you will love these!
Tangy Stir-fried Brussel SproutsBy karen@myhealthylife.meI have never been a fan of Brussel Sprouts but this recipe changed that for me. I've served it many times and have now converted quite a few people. So if you dislike sprouts but like something a bit spicy try this.
Chocolate BrowniesBy karen@myhealthylife.meThese chocolate brownies are easy to make in 30 minutes with 9 healthy ingredients, including black beans. They are absolutely delicious especially if you love chocolate.
Ksenia’s Broccoli SoupBy karen@myhealthylife.meKsenia has been telling me about the Broccoli soup she makes for a while now. I finally got around to making it this week. I must say it's delicious and goes well with the Seed Crackers that were featured last week. Thank you, Ksenia, for sharing your tasty recipe.
Seed CrackersBy karen@myhealthylife.meVery healthy, super crispy seed crackers and tasty too! They make a great snack and are full of pumpkin, sunflower, sesame, and chia seeds. My family loves them with soup or as an alternative to crisps!
Pumpkin HummusBy karen@myhealthylife.meTry something a little different. Delicious, tasty, and quick to make.
MoussakaBy karen@myhealthylife.meThis delicious recipe is a little time-consuming but well worth the effort. I used lamb with the tomato flavours which worked well together, quite different from a beef/tomato mixture. You could also substitute lamb for beef or lentils for a vegetarian option. The cheese sauce recipe is nice and easy, and super tasty.
Butternut Squash and Farro ChilliBy karen@myhealthylife.meThis delicious chilli is hearty, healthy and loaded with vegetables. The tender farro, protein-packed beans, and warm spices are all simmered together in the slow cooker for a tasty meal.
Homemade GranolaBy karen@myhealthylife.meThere's a lot to love about this homemade granola recipe. It's easy to make, it's healthy, it's delicious, and it will make your kitchen smell amazing! Try making your own breakfast parfait with this tasty granola.
High Protein Chia PuddingBy karen@myhealthylife.meThis is a quick and tasty alternative to overnight oats as it only takes an hour to set. It makes a great breakfast or a delicious sweet snack. It lasts for 5 days in the fridge and can be stored in the freezer for several weeks.
PopcornBy karen@myhealthylife.meThis is a healthy way to cook popcorn. We often forget about popcorn but it does make a good substitute for crackers or crisps and even better it's 100% wholegrain and gluten-free!
Lentil SaladBy karen@myhealthylife.meThis lentil salad recipe is a perfect lunch or healthy side dish! It's filled with fresh veggies, feta, olives, and a zingy lemon dressing. For convenience, I made it with a couple of cans of cooked green lentils. It keeps well for up to 4 days in the fridge.
Teriyaki Chicken Stir FryBy karen@myhealthylife.meThis is the perfect weeknight meal that is quick and easy to make, full of fresh veggies and tossed together in a delicious made-from-scratch teriyaki sauce!
Healthy Apple & Cinnamon muffinsBy karen@myhealthylife.meThese Healthy Apple Cinnamon Muffins are moist, fluffy, and tasty. They are made healthier with whole wheat flour, Greek yogurt, and contain no butter or refined sugar!
Rogan Josh (Plant-based)By karen@myhealthylife.meThis is a mild curry and great for a meatless meal. If you like it hot you can easily add in a couple of chillies!
Lemon Blueberry MuffinsBy karen@myhealthylife.meThese healthy Lemon Blueberry Muffins made with almond flour are moist and can easily be made in just minutes using your food processor which makes cleaning up so easy! I used a small-sized muffin cup tray and made 24, however, if you prefer a larger muffin, the mixture makes 12 good-sized muffins.
Saucy Peanut Noodles with ChickenBy karen@myhealthylife.meThese Saucy Peanut Noodles are loaded with shredded chicken, bell pepper, spring onions, crunchy peanuts and fresh herbs all tossed together in a delicious peanut sauce!
Chicken & Sweetcorn Soup (Slow Cooker)By karen@myhealthylife.meThis is a quick and easy recipe, made so by using cooked chicken. My husband, Peter has never liked Chicken & Sweetcorn soup so I decided it was time to change that. He is now a convert! 😃 I also really liked it as it's thick without being too creamy.
Pumpkin BreadBy karen@myhealthylife.meI use butternut squash. This is an easy pumpkin/butternut squash bread recipe! Super moist, warmly spiced & filled with pumpkin flavour. It freezes well if it makes it that far! 😃
Homemade SalsaBy karen@myhealthylife.meVery tasty. Quick and Easy to make. Not only is it delicious served with veggie sticks but is also a healthy tomato sauce substitute
Avocado Chocolate MousseBy karen@myhealthylife.meThis secretly healthy chocolate avocado mousse will take you completely by surprise.
Infused WaterBy karen@myhealthylife.meStay hydrated with these easy infused water recipes. If you find plain old water to be boring, consider making a pitcher of infused water that has a hint of flavour from fresh fruit and herbs. Try making your own combinations as well by adding some vegetables.
Slow Cooker, Lentil SoupBy karen@myhealthylife.meThis is a family favourite! It is an easy soup to prepare, delicious and very warming.
Festive Meringue SwirlsBy karen@myhealthylife.meDelicate peppermint meringues are a fun and easy dessert with seasonal flavour. These little bites will go quickly, so be ready to make extra if you want to share.
Christmas MincemeatBy karen@myhealthylife.meThis mincemeat recipe is enough to make at least 5 - 6 dozen mince pies. I store it in the fridge and if I have any left over after the festive season, I freeze it and use it to make fruit muffins.
Christmas Mince PiesBy karen@myhealthylife.meThis is a great recipe. Remember to make the mincemeat first. I always manage to make about 18 mince pies as I make the pies slightly smaller. I like to serve these slightly warmed. They are so very tasty!
Easy Miso-Chicken Raman SoupBy karen@myhealthylife.meThis miso soup recipe is delicious and super-easy! It is full of probiotics for improved gut health. Miso soup contains the probiotic A. oryzae, which can reduce the risk of IBS and other problems with the digestive system.
Muffin in a CupBy karen@myhealthylife.meThis is tasty and very quick to make. It can be used as a 'breakfast on the go' or a delicious snack.
Banana Ice Cream (one ingredient)By karen@myhealthylife.meWords can't describe this ice cream. It is absolutely amazing and so delicious. It's a really great way to use those bananas that are over-ripe and past eating. Instead of throwing them out, freeze them to make ice cream.
Irresistible Roasted Red Pepper HummusBy karen@myhealthylife.meThis recipe is made with red bell peppers, chickpeas, garlic, and tahini. It is simple to make and tastes so much better than any store-bought hummus.
Hummus (Regular)By karen@myhealthylife.meThis is a super quick and easy recipe. I really like it as the added mint makes it really flavoursome.
Raspberry Bliss BallsBy karen@myhealthylife.meThese are another version of an energy ball. The raspberries provide a delicious bite and the dates provide some sweetness.
Lamb, Lentil and Vegetable SoupBy karen@myhealthylife.meThis is my favourite 'go-to' soup recipe. I was brought up on this soup and have eaten it all my life. It's a very balanced meal with protein and loads of vegetables. I always keep plenty in the freezer.
Stuffed Potato with EggBy karen@myhealthylife.meThis delicious and tasty recipe for baked potatoes stuffed with eggs is great because you can eat it for any meal and serve it for any occasion. The directions below refer to cooking in an oven but an alternative is using the microwave (cooking times will vary).
Cauliflower-Crusted QuicheBy karen@myhealthylife.meSpinach, asparagus, and feta quiche is healthy and gluten-free with a cauliflower crust and savoury vegetarian filling. Serve for lunch or dinner.
Mujaddara – Lentil Pilaf with Caramelised OnionsBy karen@myhealthylife.meThis is a really delicious fragrant dish of rice, lentils, and onions – it isn’t spicy at all. It makes a great ‘Meatless Monday’ meal and it all comes together to make something amazing, nutritious, and satisfying.
Roasted Cauliflower Lentil SaladBy karen@myhealthylife.meThis cauliflower salad has the power to win over cauliflower haters. I know that’s a bold statement, but seriously — it’s really very good. This roasted cauliflower and lentil salad with tahini dressing is nutritious, filling, and works great as a light lunch or dinner.
Healthier ANZAC BiscuitsBy karen@myhealthylife.meNew Improved Recipe! These are a healthier version of the biscuits that wives and mothers sent to their husbands and sons serving in the Australian & New Zealand Army Corps. (ANZAC) during the First World War. Hence they were been given the name Anzac biscuits.
No-Bake Energy BitesBy karen@myhealthylife.meA perfectly portioned healthy snack that’s portable and delicious.
Easy Shakshuka with FetaBy karen@myhealthylife.meThis is a super tasty Shakshuka. The beans provide added protein and the feta gives additional flavour. I often add a bag of spinach leaves as well.

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