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Healthy Recipes

All my Healthy Recipes on The CP Diary are a collection of firm family favourites, which when combined with Diet and Nutrition, Exercise and Health and Wellbeing form an integral part of my holistic approach to a healthier lifestyle.

I am always happy to post Guest Recipes that fit into this philosophy.


Polenta Pizza

27 Mar

Polenta Pizza

“Based on a recipe from BBC Good Food.”

For the base:

100g polenta

400ml vegetable stock …

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Breakfast Oatmeal Smoothie

27 Feb

Breakfast Oatmeal Smoothie

This delicious smoothie with oats provides a good proportion of your daily fruit and vegetable intake.

Ingredients:

1 ripe banana

1 apple or 1 pear …

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Cacao & Almond Energy Balls

24 Jan

Cacao & Almond Energy Balls

This is a great recipe for a healthy energy ball snack, taken from themaedeli.com. I made them at the weekend and they are easy to make and taste delicious!

Ingredients:

100g of almonds

200g of dates …

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Holiday Hotcake with Eggnog

23 Dec

Holiday Hotcake with Eggnog

This wonderful recipe synonymous with Christmas is taken from Nigella Express. 

    Ingredients:

    1 cup plain flour

    1½ cups light brown sugar …

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Jack Horner Cocktail

25 Nov

Jack Horner cocktail

Well it is nearly Christmas!

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Ingredients:

1.5ml of cinnamon syrup

20ml of fresh lemon …

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Potato & Chickpea Casserole

23 Oct

Potato & Chickpea Casserole

This is my home-made version of a recipe adapted from Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall

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Ingredients:

2 diced onions

2 chopped medium potatoes …

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Danish Rice Pudding

21 Sep

Danish Rice Pudding

“This delicious Danish rice pudding recipe tastes equally as good with the low fat milk and cream I have suggested. or alternatively with dairy free alternatives, such as almond milk”

Adapted from a recipe from Great British Chefs by Sally Abe

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Ingredients:

200g pudding rice
800ml skimmed milk …

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Carrot & Zucchini Muffins

24 Aug

Carrot & Zucchini Oatmeal Muffins

‘Agave Nectar can be used for this recipe instead of sugar’

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Ingredients:

½ cup rolled oats

1 ½ cups Whole Wheat flour …

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Dairy Free Fudge

26 Jul

Wheat, Gluten and Dairy Free Fudge

Today’s recipe is adapted from Realfood Tesco.com

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Ingredients:

½ cup Peanut or Almond Butter

½ cup Creamed Coconut …

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Cheesecake Brownies

27 May

Cheesecake Brownies

Adapted from a wonderful recipe by Chef in training

The original recipe is very indulgent. I have replaced the sugar, butter and cream cheese with low fat alternatives

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Ingredients:

Brownies

1 cup butter; softened

1/2 cup honey …

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