Delicious, healthy Chilli Con Carne with guacamole

Chilli con carne

“Next to jazz music, there is nothing that lifts the spirit and strengthens the soul more than a good bowl of chili.” (Harry James)

Chilli con carne is one of my favourite comfort meals. This version is high in flavour, contains lots of protein(kidney beans are a virtually fat-free source of great quality protein), low on salt and low-fat. It is very easy to make and a really good dish for busy weeknights where you are short on time but still want to eat a tasty, healthy meal! To make this dish even more delicious and healthy have it with some guacamole, diced tomato and Greek Yogurt. Serve with brown rice to add some carbohydrate to the meal if you wish. Leftovers(if there are any) can be used to make a tasty tortilla wrap the next day or just re-heated in a bowl with some melted cheese on top!  Continue reading


Green Pea & Feta cheese omelette

This is fast good food at it’s best. I always have these ingredients in my fridge / freezer which means that I can make this healthy, quick and substantial meal any time. Don’t consider leaving out the mint – it absolutely makes the dish. It is best to use a good non stick pan for cooking this as it makes it so much easier in that you don’t have to worry about the omelette sticking to the pan. Continue reading