Pear & honey smoothie

I haven’t been feeling very well lately, and after a day of feeling so sluggish and weak I’ve really been craving something fresh and fruity. My mum always says pears are good for a bad stomach so I decided to have a go at making a pear smoothie! And oh my gosh, I’m so glad I did as the outcome is amazing!

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Italian meatballs & courgetti

Sometimes for dinner I really crave some filling protein, something that’s got a warming and comforting feeling. These Italian meatballs completely fit the bill! It’s such a classic dish and reminds me of my childhood, I just love the Mediterranean flavours! I’ve swapped the gluten-heavy pasta for nutrient-dense courgetti which gives the dish a healthy make-over!

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Crab & salmon salad

This is such a wonderfully simple summer salad, it’s filled with an amazing array of fresh flavours that come together perfectly to create something really delicious. The rocket is a great base for the salad, it adds a lovely peppery taste to each bite. The salmon and white crab meat are so refreshing as well, and the avocado adds a lovely creamy texture which contrasts to the crunch of the pumpkin seeds and chives. The marinated peppers are lovely and sweet and give the salad a wonderful juiciness. The lemon dressing lifts the whole dish and gives it a zesty undertone – it really makes it sing!

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My disordered eating journey

A blog post that doesn’t feature a recipe or food photos! This feels weird…

I decided in setting up this blog that I didn’t want it to be about disordered eating. I wanted it to be be about finding the healthiest, happiest best version of myself through eating a paleo-based diet, looking after myself and undertaking exercise that I love. However, I can’t ignore the fact that I have a history of disordered eating. Things have been quite stressful lately (I’m not the best at coping with stress, as my boyfriend would attest!) and I’ve been struggling not to slip into old habits. Hopefully writing this post will act as a I kind of release, and if anyone has any tips on overcoming disordered eating, please share them! My eating disorders don’t define me, but they are a part of who I’ve become. ❤

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Fish in a blanket

Continuing my obsession with wrapping things in parma ham, this recipe combines two amazing things – a fish dinner and crispy, oven baked prosciutto di parma! The recipe is super quick and nutritious and the fresh cod is packed with amazing Omega-3 fatty acids which will keep your skin nourished and hair healthy!

Cod makes such a lovely change from a normal salmon dinner. It’s a great source of lean protein and is full of anti-inflammatory compounds as well as vitamin B-12 which is so important for the body as it turns the macronutrients you eat into energy and helps keep your nerves working properly.

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Cacao, berry & chia mousse

Quick & easy mousse!
Quick & easy mousse!

I just love a quick and easy dessert and this is one of the quickest and easiest of them all! This mousse takes five minutes to make and then you just pop it in the fridge or freezer to set! It’s the best easy pudding to throw together when you haven’t got much time or you need a healthy and filling sweet treat asap! Although the base of the mousse is avocado, it doesn’t taste healthy at all! It tastes completely chocolatey, indulgent and rich! The strawberries and blueberries add such a lovely sweet pop to the mousse as well!

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