Baked Paprika Potato Wedges (Video)

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White potatoes has such a bad reputation now, along with bread, rice…etc, but I don’t see anything wrong with eating potatoes every now and then as part of a balanced diet. True, sweet potato is better for you as it offers an impressive serving of vitamin A which white potato lacks, but it’s still a good form of carbohydrate to include in your diet.

watermelon cucumber and mint salad

Watermelon Cucumber and Mint Salad

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The sun decided to come out today (yay!) so it’s the perfect opportunity to share this simple watermelon cucumber and mint salad. To me, those three ingredients define summer, especially watermelon! When combined, they make the perfect side salad or snack.

salmon with mango and pomegranate salsa

Salmon with Mango and Pomegranate Salsa

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I once ordered a salmon dish when having a catch up with a friend and it was served with a mango salsa. I thought it was so delicious and the flavoures complemented each other so well. I thought the mango was quite a nice alternative to add to salsa. I decided I would soon recreate the dish, this was two years ago! I recently remembered it and suddenly had a strong urge to make it!

avocado tomato bruschetta

Avocado Tomato Bruschetta

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I know I’m not alone when I say this – I’m obsessed with avocados! Another thing that I love is bruschetta – the crispy bread it’s served on, the flavours and the simplicity of the idea! I’ve made simple tomato and basil bruschetta many times, then one day it occurred to me, why not add avocado? It made perfect sense.

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Baked Sweet Potato Fries with Sriracha Mayo

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These fries will change your life! Well not really, but if you’re trying to be healthier but still want to enjoy chips or ‘fries’ from time to time (or everyday!) then this might just make your life a little bit brighter.

Butternut Squash Salad

Butternut Squash Salad

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I only recently came to realise that salads can be hearty, filling and satisfying. Before starting my clean eating journey, I always viewed salads as something you have on the side of your main meal. When going out to restaurants, I wouldn’t even consider looking at the salad section of the menu. “How can a few leaves and some tomatoes fill you up? Salads are boring” I was so wrong!

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Healthy Smooth Guacamole (Avocado Dip)

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Guacamole goes with everything: salads, vegetables, meat, in sandwiches…I make so many different variations all the time depending on what ingredients I have, but mostly how lazy I’m feeling! Usually, I’ll scoop a ripe avocado onto a plate, mash it with a fork, add lots of fresh lemon juice and a sprinkle of pepper and call it ‘Guacamole’. It tastes so good and fresh simply like that, but if you’re having Mexican food (say Fajitas!) then you have to do it properly.

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Cranberries and Pecans

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I feel that Brussels sprouts are neglected all year round apart from Christmas. I can only find them locally around this time and it makes me sad, because I LOVE BRUSSELS SPROUTS! I realise not everyone shares my passion for the humble sprout and I guess I can understand why. I always used to boil or steam my Brussels sprouts which I must admit did get boring after a while. That’s before I discovered roasting them instead!