Crispy Spiced Chicken Salad with Sweet Potato Chips

So tonight for tea after a fairly busy weekend, I wanted something easy and nutritious for tea. Like most of my meals I kind of made it up as I went along but I was so please with result I thought I would share it and save it on here so I actually remember for future reference.Gluten Free Crispy Chicken Sald Continue reading

Speedy Gluten Free Falafels & Chickpea Flat breads

Falafel 1I love falafels, they are just soooo tasty!!!! So many recipes are quite complicated and take a while due to having to soak chickpeas for agesss. When I discovered this recipe I was very sceptical to how nice they would be considering from start to finish they only take about 10 mins.

 

I decided that the falafels by themselves simply wasn’t enough chickpeas, I may or may not be obsessed! So I decided to make these gorgeous Chickpea Flat breads/ Pancakes they are somewhere in between a pancake and a flat bread. Continue reading

Demystification of Quinoa

A lot of people are a bit confused about Quinoa and I can safely say I was a bit scared of it to begin with, but it is something that I have fallen in love with since going gluten free.

So I really wanted to write a posts which explains all the benefits of quinoa, as well as a one stop guide to cooking it. Continue reading

Halloumi & Roasted Mediterranean Vegetables with Quinoa

Quinoa and HalloumiEach week my house mates and I cook a house meal, and since going GF both of them have got on board. One of my house mates cooked an amazing dish and introduced me to the wonderful world of Quinoa.

For those of you like me until recently knew nothing about Quinoa, it is an amazing naturally GF product which has high levels of protein, calcium, iron and B vitamins as well as being super filling so brilliant all round. Continue reading

The resurrection of breakfast

It had always bBreakfast Smoothieeen drilled into me that “Breakfast was the most important meal of the day” but I had always ignored it in favour for that one last snooze or two in bed, and quite frankly I’m never that hungry in the morning.

After my diagnosis with CFS, I went to a nutritionist who helped me figure out the best foods to eat to try to relieve some of my fatigue, it was during this process I found out I had a gluten intolerance.

I worked with my nutritionist to come up with something that worked for me, as breakfast became even more important with my diagnosis. Continue reading