Egg Muffins

This week I was strolling around the supermarket in Abu Dhabi and I stumbled on Golden Irish Fresh Free Range Eggs. Needless to say, I stashed a dozen in the basket whilst deciding what to make. A poached egg, fried egg, boiled or an omelette. Then I had a light bulb moment and thought Egg…

Baked Falafels in a Zoodle & Carrot Nest

Kick off Mondays with this delicious meat-free dish. I made a batch of these, they are very  handy to store in the fridge or lunch box and heat when the hunger strikes.  Falafels contain a nice variety of vegetables like chickpeas and sweet potatoes, to help you achieve and eat a healthy diet. Added to the…

Smoked Mackerel with Shredded Beetroot, Carrot & Zucchini Rice

This recipe is similar to a rainbow on your plate, an anti-oxidant rainbow. So many beautiful colours like purple, orange and green. It is bursting with vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants to nourish your body. The zucchini/courgette rice is not your typical white rice. It is zucchini grated and tossed in the pan with coconut oil….

Vegetable Layered Pie Dish

“If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world”,  J.R.R. Tolkien A vegetable layered pie is sort of like a lasagne, crust-less quiche, casserole sort of dish. Instead of sheets of pasta I used beautiful layers of vitamin pumped vegetables. You can prepare this on a…

Coconut Chicken & Mixed Herbs, topped with Roasted Dates

This delicious chicken recipe will satisfy your taste buds for lunch, dinner or tea. I added a Raw Zucchini Ribbon Salad to the mix to boost the vegetable content. Sweet potato wedges roasted in coconut oil would work really well with the recipe too.  The recipe is gluten-free, dairy free and spilling with a good range of…

Refuel, Replenish & Rehydrate

You have just finished an awesome, sweaty, pumping workout. Now you must decide what to eat and refuel your muscles.  There is no set rule for how I eat meals I tend to mix and match what is in the fridge and what suits my needs at that time. My plate can look like a…

One Pot Wonders

This is a feature I wrote for Fitness magazine for July-August 2013 called “One Pot Wonders”, these delicious, healthy recipes will keep you looking good and feeling great. Click One Pot Wonders to view the article. Be sure to keep me posted if you try and test these recipes by posting on Twitter: @WhelehanLynne or Instagram @makeandbakefromscratch…

5 Lean & Healthy Braai Recipes

This is a feature I wrote for Fitness His Edition magazine March-April 2013 containing healthy braai recipes (bbq in Ireland) to help you blast fat with food. Click here Healthy Braai Recipes to view the article and be inspired to become a healthier, leaner and vibrant you. Be sure to keep me posted if you try and…

Protein Packed Salads

This is a feature I wrote for Fitness magazine March-April 2013 containing protein rich salad ideas to fight fat with food. Click here Protein Rich Salads to view the article and be inspired to become a healthier, leaner and vibrant you. Be sure to keep me posted if you try and test these recipes by posting…

Savoury Pancakes with Spicy Tomato Chicken & Guacamole

I made this savoury pancake with a sandwich and a chicken fajita on my mind. I came up with a gluten-free, high protein, good carbohydrates version all made in the comfort of my own very small kitchen. If you like sandwiches and chicken fajita then you will love this. Sure, it is no Ploughman’s sandwich…