Homemade Milkshakes

This is a delicious strawberry milkshake recipe which you can whip up in a few seconds at home. Ingredients: 2 scoops of ice-cream (vanilla, strawberry or boysenberry) 2 cups of washed and hulled strawberries 1 banana 1 1/2 cups of milk 1 dessertspoon of honey Blend all the ingredients together, using more ice-cream if you…

Chicken & Orange Salad

This salad is simply delicious. It is sweet and juicy and makes a great winter salad when you need something really refreshing – and the navel oranges are in season. Serves 1 Ingredients: 1 chicken breast (no skin / bone) 1 clove of garlic (minced), save 1/4 of it for the dressing 1 good splash…

Energy / Detoxing / Digestive / Immunity Smoothies

Even though they are really delicious, you do need to be careful about the sugar content in smoothies. In all of these recipes you can replace the juice with water, or coconut water. Energy Smoothies:  2 bananas 2 kiwifruit Handful red seedless grapes ¾ cup apple juice ____________________________________________________________________________________________ 2 bananas 2 peaches 2 tangerines ½…

Quick Quesadillas 

I’m not sure you can call this cooking – it’s more assembly. But I figure if Nigella can create a recipe out of avocado on toast then I can too!  Quesadillas are a super quick snack and a good way of using up flour tortillas. The great thing about them is you can do a…

Rocket Pesto Chicken 

Strictly speaking, this isn’t pesto as it doesn’t have the same wet consistency, but it uses the same ingredients and is made in the same way just using less olive oil. You could use white fish instead of chicken if you prefer, either way it’s a great way to make a plain fillet of chicken…