Warming Butternut Squash and Lentil Dhal

Hearty Butternut Squash and Lentil Dhal

This hearty Butternut Squash and Lentil Dhal is a delicious way to combine warming spices with protein rich lentils, nutritious butternut squash and spinach. I’ve used green lentils here as I prefer a variety that holds its shape and doesn’t go too mushy, but all varieties are fine to use.

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Quick and Easy Vegan Thai Green curry

Quick Vegan Thai Green Curry

Sometimes we don’t have time to source all the unusual ingredients some recipes ask for and the good news is that with this recipe, you don’t need to! One of the wonderful things about this recipe is its simplicity… you only need 4 ingredients for the paste and you still end up with an incredibly […]

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Healthy Nut Free pesto May Simpkin Nutrition

Nut Free Pesto with Rocket and Basil

Making your own homemade pesto gives you the freedom to play around with the ingredients and create an alternative version, like this Nut Free Pesto, that is not only delicious and incredibly flavoursome but also super healthy! Pesto is so easy to make and one of the most versatile dishes you can have lurking in […]

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Marinated Cumin and Lemon Chicken

Cumin and Lemon Chicken with Radish and Spring Onion Raita

This cumin and lemon chicken marinade locks in the fabulous flavours of the spices and once you’ve combined the ingredients for the marinade, the time consuming part is done, so it’s a very quick meal to put together! The fiery flavour of the radishes along with the delicate spring onions work perfectly as an accompaniment […]

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Spiced Tomato and Onion Shakshuka

Smokey Tomato and Onion Shakshuka

Shakshuka is a delicious and highly nutritious middle-eastern dish often served at breakfast, yet it’s hearty enough to be served as a light meal too. With my middle-eastern background this was a firm favourite growing up and now with my nutrition background, it’s still a firm favourite! With onions, tomatoes and red pepper as the […]

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Homemade Thai Chicken Green Curry

Fragrant Thai Chicken Green Curry

If you’re looking for an incredibly flavoursome family or dinner party meal easy that’s super easy to make, this Thai Chicken Green curry is the one! The fresh paste ingredients are so full of flavour and aromatic, that it’s one of the few curries that is just as tasty eaten immediately rather than making it […]

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Courgette Fritters

Courgette Fritters with Goat’s Cheese

These gluten free Courgette Fritters are a perfect veggie side to any meal or they make a delicious light healthy lunch or dinner starter with the addition of warmed goats cheese or a tomato and feta salad. They’re light and super simple and can be prepared in advance, ready to go into the oven. Using quinoa […]

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Stuffed red peppers

Roasted Mediterranean Stuffed Red Peppers

These vibrant stuffed red peppers have graced my meals time and time again over the years! They are a perfect addition, whether it’s a casual weekend family meal or mid week supper with friends and of course, amazing with a bbq.  As well as being incredibly tasty, they’re a nutritious addition to any meal, providing at least […]

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Fennel and Beef Bolognese

Very Veggie Fennel and Beef Bolognese

This family favourite is a perfect dish to “hide” as many vegetables as you like, as long as they are VERY finely chopped and almost invisible….to the naked suspicious eye!! This bolognese uses Fennel, which you may not consider for this classic dish, but give it a go; the flavour is subtle and works really well. Adding […]

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Roasted Aubergine and Chickpea Moussaka

Aubergine and Chickpea Moussaka

Replacing lamb mince with chickpeas and roasted red peppers in this twist on the original recipe, makes this Aubergine, Red Pepper and Chickpea Moussaka a fabulous midweek vegan/vegetarian supper and a great way to boost your fibre and nutrient intake.  

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