Eating to Live with a Badly Behaved Brain.

Dinner

Easy Turkey Lasagne

Easy Turkey Lasagne

Now the kids are back at school I am glad to be back blogging after an extended summer break. My youngest child has started secondary school today and my eldest is starting Sixth Form tomorrow so I want us all to have a relaxed family […]

Turkey and Sun-Dried Tomato Burgers

Turkey and Sun-Dried Tomato Burgers

Tryptophan is an amino acid found in both turkey and tomatoes. It is one of the essential elements which the body needs to make serotonin. Serotonin plays a role in mood, sleep, learning and appetite control. A lack of serotonin is thought to be one […]

Kale and Feta Quiche with an Almond Crust

Kale and Feta Quiche with an Almond Crust

I have always been a bit of a bread fiend. Age sixteen I worked in a local bakery and it has always been a joke of my husbands that if you give me a plate with bread and something else I will find a way […]

Thai Pork Meatballs

Thai Pork Meatballs

This is a tasty weekend dinner that all the family will enjoy. Pork is a good source of vitamins B12 and B6 which can help calm and maintain a healthy nervous system. Thai Pork Meatballs (Serves Four) Ingredients 500 g lean pork mince 1 tablespoon […]

Poppy Seed Flatbreads

Poppy Seed Flatbreads

A quick and easy flatbread recipe. Great for scooping up dips like¬†Zingy Lemon and Coriander Hummus or as an accompaniment to soup. Poppy Seed Flatbreads – Makes 8 Flatbreads Ingredients 3 cups white self-raising flour 1 cup wholemeal strong bread flour plus a bit extra […]

Smug, Green, Fishcakes

Smug, Green, Fishcakes

If you are looking for fishcakes with hidden vegetables that you can feed to an unsuspecting small person this is recipe is not for you. If however you want to feel totally smug about eating something that is so packed with nutrients it possibly couldn’t […]

Spinach and Mushroom Frittata

Spinach and Mushroom Frittata

Frittata his is one of my favourite breakfasts, but I also am happy to have it for lunch or even dinner. Spinach and mushroom is one of my favourite additions, but I have often changed and added other ingredients too. Fried, softened onions or slices […]

Roast Belly Pork with Kale and Mushroom Grains

Roast Belly Pork with Kale and Mushroom Grains

This is one of those dishes where you get a bit of what you fancy with a lot of goodness as well. Pork is a good source of vitamins B6 and B12 which can help calm and maintain a healthy nervous system.