Light Bites & Snacks Main Meals Recipes

Sweet Potato and Black Bean Quesadillas

Delicious quesadillas packed full of plant-based protein from the black beans. Leave the skins on the sweet potatoes to maximise fibre content (over 17g per portion of quesadillas even before you’ve added the sides!) and reduce food waste. Serves 3 Ingredients 2-3 sweet potatoes (total 300g), cut into 1/2 inch cubes with the skin on 1 tsp smoked paprika 1 …

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Light Bites & Snacks Sides

Sheep’s Cheese and Wild Garlic Scones

Seasonal savoury scones. If you can’t get wild garlic, or it’s our of season, substitute with chives, spring onions, or spinach with a small clove of grated garlic. Don’t like sheep’s cheese? Whatever cheese you like would be suitable as long as it is medium-hard e.g. Gruyere, Manchego, Cheddar, Wensleydale, Goat’s etc Makes 9 scones Ingredients 125g plain wholemeal flour …

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Light Bites & Snacks Main Meals Recipes

Cauliflower & Broccoli Macaroni Bites

When cauliflower cheese and macaroni cheese collide. I made this recipe for child nutritionist Charlotte Stirling-Reed. She loved the idea of these muffins for baby led weaning. For more information on this topic head to her website. Makes approximately 15 muffins Ingredients 180g macaroni – I have used a high fibre variety 150g broccoli, cut into small florets 150g cauliflower, …

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Educational Hub Light Bites & Snacks Main Meals Recipes Sides

Wild Garlic Pesto

Could wild garlic be a low FODMAP alternative to garlic? A 2019 paper investigated the fructan content of wild garlic and other herbs commonly used in Bulgaria. From their analysis, the authors found that the total fructans (FODMAPs) were lower in wild garlic in comparison to chives (2.2g vs 5.7g per 100g dried weight). Interestingly, people following low FODMAP diets …

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