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Ready to crank up your recipe rota?

4 Quick

Ready to crank up your recipe rota?

Tired of making and eating the same main meals?

Then this weeks article is designed just for you. Amp up your recipes as I share with you four quick (and nutritious) main meals. We are talking minimal number of ingredients but maximum taste.

They say that variety is the spice of life and 2016 is going to be no exception. Lets get cooking!

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Middle Eastern Stuffed Eggplant

Middle Eastern stuffed eggplant

This recipe came about out of the need to use up a smallish amount of leftover cooked mince meat sauce and an eggplant that was on the edge of being overripe. It needed to be a quick dinner option that was healthy, hearty and tasty.

The result: middle eastern stuffed eggplant.

If you don’t have eggplant on hand, this would be equally as good to roasted squash, sweet potato or large mushrooms.

Eggplant is a really good source of dietary fiber, vitamin B1, plus copper, manganese, vitamin B6, niacin, potassium, folate, and vitamin K.

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Kickstart your 2016

Kickstart

Ready to kickstart your 2016?

Give yourself the gift of health and wellness for the new year by trying out these four simple smoothies formulas designed to give you energy, strength and nourishment.

Smoothies are a great way to give you maximum nutrients through the additional fruit and veggies, plus protein from nuts and seeds, with added hydration from water or coconut water.

You can also download my smoothie formula cheat sheet for more inspiration.

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Love your leftovers? Hazelnut crust pie

Hazelnut crust pie

Do you still have leftovers hanging around from the festive season?

Then use them up in this pie. This moorish hazelnut crust pie is a great way to use up leftovers – meat, fish, poultry and veggies are all a winner here. The more veggies the better really.

This recipe is simple, fresh and super tasty and it can made gluten-free and dairy-free so everyone can enjoy it.

The combinations that you put in this pie are endless – turkey and cranberry with veggies, nut roast with kale. Or make a sweet filling with leftover custard or chocolate mousse.

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