Entries by Susan Booth

Vegetable Omelette Terrine

Don’t eat breakfast???? If you’re not a balanced breakfast-eater, give it a try this week. Notice your energy and hunger levels through the day. You may be surprised how much of a boost you get from this simple change. As a bonus, eating a good breakfast helps keep insulin levels steady and cortisol down….both of […]

Chickpea and Pumpkin Fritters

These fritters are delicious, made even more so by their simplicity. Serves 4-6 Ingredients 300 g (101⁄2 oz) tinned chickpeas, drained 500 g (1 lb 2 oz) piece of jap pumpkin, peeled, seeded and roughly chopped, to yield about 300 g (101⁄2 oz) flesh 140 g (5 oz/1 cup) frozen peas 1 large green chilli, […]

Three Bean Chilli

This is another good use for quinoa, it is a very saucy mix so lifts the quinoa up beautifully, you usually get loads left so perfect for your lunch the next day, or to freeze. The beans make sure you get lots of protein and are nice and full afterwards. Also, I did this with […]

Quorn Bolognese Stuffed Peppers

  This is a really filling recipe, but the Quorn is full of protein and little fat, there is only a small amount of carbs to pad it out, but enough to give you some energy for your workout. Also, by serving in the peppers you get a smaller portion than your average bolognese and […]

Grilled Chicken and Veg with Quinoa

This was requested by Poppy following her first visit to an Alive session, she is very interested in what foods are good for you and why. One of Sue’s recommendations was quinoa, which we had never tried before, and therefore got Poppys interest. I would recommend making the sauce as it is very dry otherwise.