Creamy Spinach & Garlic Chicken

Next up for a fresh and healthy 2017 is this delicious oven bake. With all the usual suspects in the line up – spinach, garlic, parmesan, this chicken wonder will leave you feeling full and satisfied. I have used coconut cream as the healthier alternative to regular cream here and it worked a treat but…

Clo’s Chicken Pie

Happy New Year to all you Lovely Humans! If you are reading this, I hope you have read some of my other posts and if so, I would like to first of all thank you for even bothering 🙂 This blog started as something to do at the weekends, to share my love of cooking…

Honey Soy Chicken

So we are well into Autumn at this stage and I have lots of new recipes I want to share with you all. I’ll admit I have been a bit neglectful of my Countertop as life has been pretty hectic the last couple of weeks. But the dust has now settled and I am back…

Bangin’ Blackbean Burgers

The idea for this recipe came from a few different sources over the past couple of weeks. My sister and I visited The Happy Pear café in Greystones, Co. Wicklow a few weeks ago where they were being served and although I didn’t order one on my visit, I saw plenty of other people get…

Hot Salmon Salad

I have been eating copious amounts of chicken recently so I wanted to switch over to something lighter for a change and I thus thought of salmon fillets. Salmon is one of the only fish I can now have on my new list of allowed foods so I wanted to play around with it a…

Chicken & Lentil Hot Pot

Last week was the week before pay day for me so there were slim pickin’s in the pantry. I always to try to keep my budget meals as healthy as possible and not resort to giant bowls of pasta so I had a look at what I had and thought about what I fancied eating….

Homemade Fit Food – Peanut Butter Dip

This little winner is so simple to make and will help you keep on track with all the healthy changes you’ve been making. Packed with protein and energy, this dip will fill you nicely before or after a workout or will wait quietly for you in the fridge for when you have a burst of…

Turkey & Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

I’m always thinking of new ways to use my favourite lean ingredients for my main meals so that I don’t grow tired of the same food day-in-day-out and to keep myself interested in healthy eating. I’ve been on the Turkey Burger train the last few months and as tasty as they are, I wanted to…

Homemade Fit Food- Blueberry Power Muffins

The next instalment of my Fit Food Series are the little beauties I like to call Blueberry Power Muffins. This Fit Food has a similar recipe to my Porridge Bread so if you’ve tried that you’ll know they’re cheap and cheerful to whack together. My Power Muffins are packed with energy, protein and anti-oxidants so…

Homemade Hummus

When making small changes to your diet to become healthier, another ideal food to add to the menu is Hummus. Hummus is mainly made from Chick Peas that are packed with protein, fibre and omega 3. You can use it as a trusty condiment for snacks or as an alternative dip or side sauce for…

Eggtastic Meal Prep Ideas

Mini Egg Muffins These little bundles of joy are a really good way to increase your daily protein intake. I’m a huge fan of them because of their simple and flexible recipe that can be interpreted any way you want with whatever ingredients you love. A great addition to any meal preppers menu, egg muffins…

Lean and Mean Turkey Burgers

These bad boys are all the rage these days and with good reason. Turkey is low in fat and high in protein and will keep you feeling full for hours. Turkey burgers are a great meal prep food too, they don’t take long at all to make and won’t take up too much space in…