Recipes / High Protein

Where culinary delight meets nutritional excellence

All recipes are naturally free from gluten, dairy, refined sugars & sweeteners but adaptations for those wishing to use gluten & dairy are included.

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Chocolate & Raspberry Tart

Chocolate & Raspberry Tart

These little beauties originated from a childhood adoration of peanut butter & jelly – they’re everything they promise to be…

Chocolate & Raspberry Tart
Mackerel Melt Toast

Mackerel Melt Toasts

A delicious spin on the tuna melt but much higher in protein, more optimal in terms of fat balance, &…

Mackerel Melt Toasts
Sea Bream with Cauliflower Rice

Sea Bream With Cauliflower Rice & Greens

When it comes to tweaking meals to support optimal digestive health, often cold/raw food ISN’T what we want to be…

Sea Bream With Cauliflower Rice & Greens
Kale, Spring Onion & Salmon Farinata

Kale, Spring Onion & Salmon Farinata

Farinata? Frittata? Socca? Whatever you choose to call it, this super simple recipe utilises the mastery that is chickpea flour…

Kale, Spring Onion & Salmon Farinata
Chicken with olives dates and capers

Chicken With Olives, Dates & Capers

Olives, dates & capers? Yes please! One of my favourite recipes, this super simple one-pot chicken dish is bursting with…

Chicken With Olives, Dates & Capers
Bolognese

15-Minute-5-Vegetable Bolognese

This spectacularly speedy bolognese is secretly hiding 5 portions of vegetables and not 1 of them is a tomato! Teamed…

15-Minute-5-Vegetable Bolognese
Spatchcock Chicken

Spatchcock Chicken With Super Green Sauce

Roast chicken as a weeknight meal? Really? Yep! This spatchcock version with the most magically flavourful super sauce is super speedy,…

Spatchcock Chicken With Super Green Sauce
Breakfast Crumble

Breakfast Crumble

This Breakfast Crumble makes for a deliciously warming start to wintry mornings, keeping blood sugar in check right through to lunch.

Breakfast Crumble
Creamy Celeriac Gratin

Creamy Celeriac Gratin

Creamy, satisfying & packed with goodness, this divine Creamy Celeriac Gratin is completely dairy free, thanks to a superb silken tofu sauce.

Creamy Celeriac Gratin
Apple & Chestnut Cake

Chestnut & Apple Cake

A Natural Nourishment take on dessert, this divine Chestnut & Apple Cake recipe is gluten & sugar free & utterly delicious.

Chestnut & Apple Cake

Flax & Apple Porridge

I always try to encourage an understanding that everything to do with our health is interlinked, & likewise that using…

Flax & Apple Porridge
paleo, grain free loaf made from cauliflower rice & fresh herbs

Cauliflower & Herb Bread

If someone were to ask me to summarise my entire professional career into 1 mission statement it would probably come…

Cauliflower & Herb Bread
Roasted Celeriac & Apple Bread

Roasted Celeriac & Apple Bread

In the world of Autumnal seasonal vegetables the pumpkin/squash clan often rule supreme (& I will happily devour mountains of these…

Roasted Celeriac & Apple Bread
crackers made of pumpkin, sunflower, chia and flaxseeds

Super Seed Crackers

Out of everything I’ve ever made these come back as being most people’s favourite. Seriously from the first batch that…

Super Seed Crackers
thick melted chocolate chunk cookies

Fudge Brownie Bean Cookies

That oozy chocolately joy that only a decadent & luxurious sweet treat can bring….well how about recreating that but using…

Fudge Brownie Bean Cookies
Pieces of banana wrapped in nut butter and oat pancake with yoghurt and coconut

Banana & Oat Pancake Sushi

I see no problem whatsoever with sticking to the classic imaginings of meals, but I also see the benefit of…

Banana & Oat Pancake Sushi
peeled hard boiled egg decoratively stained with tea pattern

Tea Dyed Eggs

I think all natural foods have a beauty about them, but then of course we have the opportunity on occasion…

Tea Dyed Eggs

Rosemary & Cacao Granola Bars

I often have moments when I suddenly think “But WHY must ‘X’ food be that way”. Which is what happened…

Rosemary & Cacao Granola Bars

Spring Green Tofu Quiche

I love eggs. There I’ve said it. Which probably makes for an odd introduction to a vegan recipe…..stick with me…

Spring Green Tofu Quiche

Raw Nut & Seed Snack Bars

Now these elements cannot be isolated from the myriad other influences on our health & wellbeing but they most definitely…

Raw Nut & Seed Snack Bars

Sweet Potato & Sesame Bean Bake

Basically this recipe was created entirely by accident after a request to produce a natural vegan protein bar which I…

Sweet Potato & Sesame Bean Bake

Baked Peanut Butter Protein Donuts

Smile inducing indeed. But also not actually sweet because they are sugar free, rich in fibre, packed with protein &…

Baked Peanut Butter Protein Donuts

Chewy Apple Waffles

I mean sure they’re crispy on the outside but that tends to be it, they’re kind of meh from there…

Chewy Apple Waffles

Garlic & Rosemary Focaccia

But not here. Because being a tad familiar with this game I know how different naturally gluten free flours behave…

Garlic & Rosemary Focaccia

Tahini Granola

But there are levels & options to play with when it comes to adding sweet things into our diets &…

Tahini Granola

Herb Rosti

Yep lunch, brunch, breakfast or dinner these beauties want to be front & centre on your plate. And in my…

Herb Rosti

Lentil Frittata

And I love a frittata as a wonderfully satisfying, simple to throw together meal at any time of day. A…

Lentil Frittata
Vegan toasted tempeh sandwiches

Toasted Tempeh Sandwiches

Now protein is incredibly important. We need it to grow & repair our tissues, it forms our immune cells, it…

Toasted Tempeh Sandwiches

Salmon Studded Potato Cakes

No wonder people think they can’t cook these days….. Well I’m here today (& everyday) waving my little flag for…

Salmon Studded Potato Cakes

Billionaire Bites

I recently had a conversation with someone & they asked me whether I ever do anything unhealthy. I guess it…

Billionaire Bites

Kuku Sabzi with Dulse, Walnuts & Figs

Well no, in actual fact this fabulously lyrical wordy double act is the traditional name for a baked Iranian omelette…

Kuku Sabzi with Dulse, Walnuts & Figs

Matcha & Macadamia Chia Pudding

The concept that someone would have the creative capacity to come up with an entirely new breakfast every single morning…

Matcha & Macadamia Chia Pudding

Chocolate Spice Protein Spread

I adore nut butter. I mean I’m not kidding I could drink the stuff but I do sometimes find myself…

Chocolate Spice Protein Spread

Spiced Pear & Cacao Scones

There’s something about a scone. Whether it’s the nostalgia (my grandma was a prolific & perfect scone maker) or perhaps…

Spiced Pear & Cacao Scones

Cookie Dough Energy Bites

That perfect not quite chewy but not quite crumbly texture, studded with cacao nibs & enveloped in beautiful dark chocolate…

Cookie Dough Energy Bites

Grain Free Sweet Potato & Pistachio Pancakes

Fluffy, flavoursome & divine on the eyes…what’s not to love about these sunshine hued beauties?! Pancakes are fantastic, but my…

Grain Free Sweet Potato & Pistachio Pancakes

Sticky Toffee Stuffed Dates

There are some things in life that need explanation. And there are some things in life that don’t. I have…

Sticky Toffee Stuffed Dates

Chewy Chestnut Oat Bars

There’s something about the smell of warming spices that just sings of Christmas, snuggling inside away from the wintry chill…

Chewy Chestnut Oat Bars

Blissfuly Brilliant Brownies

If I was to class myself as anything (not that I really buy into labels that much) I think I’d…

Blissfuly Brilliant Brownies

Pumpkin & Hemp Seed Butter

In recent years our passion for nut & seed butters has grown exponentially & for jolly good reason as they…

Pumpkin & Hemp Seed Butter

Sleep Soundly Smoothie

Following on from this post of my conversation with the lovely team at Motion Nutrition on my top tips for…

Sleep Soundly Smoothie

15 Minute Fishcakes

  I love food.  Well actually to be more specific I love GOOD food (if you hadn’t guessed by now)…

15 Minute Fishcakes

Crispy Salmon Pasta & Mastering Macros

I love nothing more that a dish that comes together in 20 minutes, is bursting with flavour & generally satisfies…

Crispy Salmon Pasta & Mastering Macros

Sunshine Scones

Turmeric is a fantastic spice to include in your diet for a variety of reasons, most notably due to its…

Sunshine Scones

Kohlrabi & Black Bean Purée

If you were feeling in a childish mood & I said the word ‘beans’ where would your thoughts go….. Honestly…

Kohlrabi & Black Bean Purée

Peanut Panna Cotta

Is there anything more sumptuous than a truly divine panna cotta? Well how about one bursting with peanut buttery delight? I’m…

Peanut Panna Cotta

Savoury Miso Chia Pudding

Chia seeds are a fantastically versatile ingredient but you will usually find them confined to sweeter creations. Not to be…

Savoury Miso Chia Pudding

A Traybake Tortilla

Potatoes are pretty cool. Actually I should rephrase that – cold potatoes are pretty cool. Intrigued? Well I hope so…

A Traybake Tortilla

Warm Celeriac & Sardine ‘Toasts’

Sardines. Nothing more than that. Just sardines. OK so that’s not the end of this post but I think the…

Warm Celeriac & Sardine ‘Toasts’

Cauliflower Fishcakes

Now I’m going start out by saying that I have nothing against potatoes, when boiled and cooled white potatoes can…

Cauliflower Fishcakes

Cavalo Nero & Parsley Eggs

Starting the day with some good quality protein balances our blood sugar and keeps our energy sustained not just through…

Cavalo Nero & Parsley Eggs

Herby Chickpea Crepes

I literally LOVE the versatility of chickpea flour, it’s a wonderful source of plant based protein and fibre, it’s also…

Herby Chickpea Crepes

Terrific Tamari Lentils

The concept of ‘meal prepping’ seems to be hugely in fashion right now with every blogger, fitness enthusiast and healthista…

Terrific Tamari Lentils

Miso, Fig & Pumpkin Seed Crackers

This recipe is all about capitalising on the innate sweet savouriness of white miso. I’ve imbued these crackers with that…

Miso, Fig & Pumpkin Seed Crackers

Chickpea Soda Bread

In my eternal quest for the perfect (naturally) gluten free bread I have dabbled in many a flour, seed, nut…

Chickpea Soda Bread

Speedy Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

How to take the classic jacket potato and turn it into an absolute nutrition nuclear bomb? Well here’s how! A…

Speedy Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

The Best Banana Porridge

Now this is a recipe that comes down to one pretty simple consideration…. Are you looking for the perfect nutrient…

The Best Banana Porridge

Hot Muesli Bowl

On cooler mornings I know I for one am all about the warm breakfasts but there are those days when…

Hot Muesli Bowl

Fig, Flax & Olive Crackers

I am slightly bereft now that we are really nearing the end of fig season for this year 🙁 I…

Fig, Flax & Olive Crackers

The Perfect Loaf

The search for the ultimate slice of toast…well it seems like I’ve been on this journey for years now but…

The Perfect Loaf

Fig & Tigernut Pancakes

I have to admit that I wasn’t always a pancake fan, but then I guess the pancakes I refer to…

Fig & Tigernut Pancakes

Roasted Tempeh Rainbow Bowl

Now looking at this beautiful bowl would you know that it was all the leftovers from my fridge? (Don’t say…

Roasted Tempeh Rainbow Bowl

Fresh Herb Falafel

These falafel epitomise the amazingness of plant based ingredients for me. So simple, requiring little more effort than leisurely adding…

Fresh Herb Falafel

Best Ever Granola Bars

Who doesn’t love a deliciously oaty, seedy granola bar? No-one! OK well maybe they’re not up some people’s street but…

Best Ever Granola Bars

Tomato & Chilli Baked Salmon

Oily fish are an exceptionally important inclusion to our diets as they are the richest & most easily absorbed sources…

Tomato & Chilli Baked Salmon

Passion Fruit Probiotic Oats

The inclusion of probiotic foods into your diet is beneficial to your overall state of good health. A balanced gut…

Passion Fruit Probiotic Oats

Cashew & Hazelnut Butter

Nut butter is probably one of my favourite things in life. I love to swirl it through porridge, smear a…

Cashew & Hazelnut Butter

Cauliflower & Chickpea Puree

The weather outside is…well it’s not frightful just yet but it’s definitely started to turn wintery now! And with the…

Cauliflower & Chickpea Puree

‘No-Mato’, Chicken & Spinach Quinoa

A delicious alternative to a regular pasta bake, bursting with plant-based protein, beautifully sweet veggies & succulent chicken pieces. A…

‘No-Mato’, Chicken & Spinach Quinoa

Crunchy Rice & Quinoa Crackers

My latest contribution to the world of using up leftovers, these naturally gluten free, high protein, super tasty crackers are…

Crunchy Rice & Quinoa Crackers

Pumpkin & Hemp Seed Tahini

Middle Eastern cooking has given us many wonderful things but one of my favourites has to be tahini. This sumptuously…

Pumpkin & Hemp Seed Tahini

Sugar Free Seed Cookies

These are basically a play on a really great bowl of muesli but handily contained within the portability of a ‘cookie’.…

Sugar Free Seed Cookies

My Favourite Green Omelette

This is my favourite for a reason, it’s insanely delicious! I pretty much have a variation on this theme for…

My Favourite Green Omelette

Super Easy Stir Fry

AKA The saviour of weeknight dinners! From fridge to pan in under 30 minutes, full of veggies, a tantalisingly fresh…

Super Easy Stir Fry

Apple & Walnut Paté

A recipe borrowed from the kitchen of my lovely mother, this is one she tweaked from a traditional festival staple…

Apple & Walnut Paté

No Effort Roast Chicken

This is one of my ‘soapbox moments’ – you must choose an organic chicken. No questions, no excuses. This obviously…

No Effort Roast Chicken

Spicy Omelette Nori Rolls

Something a little different for lunch perhaps? These wraps are tasty, filling and travel really well if you make them…

Spicy Omelette Nori Rolls

Tahini Dressing

This recipe links to the post ‘Cleaning Up The Classics Part V: Condiments‘. If you haven’t tried this before or…

Tahini Dressing

Ethiopean Injera (Teff Flatbreads)

Teff is a naturally gluten free seed used widely in African cookery. Similar to quinoa and amaranth it is high…

Ethiopean Injera (Teff Flatbreads)

Power Ranger Bars

Packed to the rafters with plant based protein, fibre & healthful fats these bars are the rocket fuel of the…

Power Ranger Bars
Lentil Crackers

Lentil Crackers

Gluten free & vegan, these delightful lentil crackers are simple to whip up (with the help of a food processor)…

Lentil Crackers

Cherry Sandwich Oaty Bars

The fruity centre of these Cherry Sandwich Oaty Bars give them just the right level of sweetness & tang. Paired…

Cherry Sandwich Oaty Bars

Sugar-Free Granola

With not an ounce of sugar in sight, this divine granola will ensure steady blood sugar levels right through to…

Sugar-Free Granola

Fresh Pear Breakfast Pots

Super simple & perfect for a quick breakfast (or even for dessert), these Fresh Pear Breakfast Pots are naturally sweet…

Fresh Pear Breakfast Pots
roasted almond butter

Roasted Almond Butter

When making roasted almond butter is this easy, there’s no reason not to whizz up your own!

Roasted Almond Butter

Coconut Chia Fruit Parfaits

This dish can be served for breakfast or even as a dessert and is packed with fibre & beneficial fats…

Coconut Chia Fruit Parfaits

Date & Almond Biscuits

This recipe links to the post ‘To Dunk or Not To Dunk? That is the Question’. These Date & Almond…

Date & Almond Biscuits
fluffy clementine pancakes with tahini yoghurt and fresh orange slices

Clementine & Chestnut Pancakes

I think it’s a crying shame certain foods only get brought out & celebrated at specific times of year, especially…

Clementine & Chestnut Pancakes