Tuna steak with coodle salad and a tahini dressing

Tuna steak with coodle and mango salad and a tahini dressing

This dish is right up the Paleo diet’s alley. You might well ask what the feck is a coodle? Well the answer is.. it’s a cucumber noodle. Turning cucumber into stringy noodles adds texture and substance to this salad. It’s a really winning combo that is pretty slimming and takes minutes to make. I am determined this year not to be a heffer by Christmas and I think this recipe might be one I return to again and again on my quest not to melt to fat over the winter.

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Skinny mexican pesto, prawn and avocado bowl

Skinny mexican pesto, prawn and avocado bowl

A delicious post-exercise salad bowl that combines some of Mexico’s classic flavours like lime, coriander and avocado. I’ve recently booked my flights to Texas in December and have been dreaming of Tex Mex food ever since. But I am trying to have a few healthy days ahead of the weekend and this is a great carb free supper that really packs a punch.Β  Continue reading

Ultimate cheese on toast

Ultimate cheese on toast

Cosy and comforting, cheese on toast is always welcome. We made this over the bank holiday weekend in Aldeburgh, to enjoy on our laps as we watched Magic Mike (nothing like the Full Monty… and actually a really crap film, but this isn’t a film review blog so will stop there.) A simple recipe which uses ingredients you are bound to have lying about. Want inspiration for supper tonight… Why not give this a go?

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Leftover pasta frittata

Leftover pasta frittata

I made far too much pasta and not enough sauce when I made Jools’ pregnant pasta earlier this week. Not one for waste – I decided to make this inexpensive supper… Pasta frittata. What’s not to love? Eggs, cheese and delicious pasta. Yes please. It’s a bit like a Spanish omelette, but the potato is substituted with pasta instead.

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