Healthy Habits and Optimum Nutrition for Children

By |2020-07-01T13:14:31+00:00July 1st, 2020|Categories: Family Friendly, IINH Food Blog, Kids, Uncategorized|

It is common for toddlers and children to go through phases of liking or disliking certain foods.

When they are very young they can be quite intuitive about their eating. Certainly, I noticed with my children that they will not always eat a balanced meal, however, over the week they will have had an overall balance […]

Soothing Turmeric and Butternut Squash Soup

By |2020-01-08T11:42:54+00:00October 28th, 2019|Categories: Dairy free, Diabetic Friendly, Family Friendly, Favorites, Gluten Free, IINH Food Blog, Soups, Vegan, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Did you know that butternut squash is one of the mildest and easiest vegetables to digest? A type of winter squash, butternut contains fibre, carotenenoids, potassium, among other nutrients. According to Chinese Medicine, squash strengthens the digestion and helps reduce inflammation. Now the clocks have gone back one hour […]

Gluten and Wheat-Free Cooking Made Easy!

By |2019-12-09T14:47:15+00:00November 1st, 2015|Categories: Health Bytes, IINH Food Blog|Tags: , , , , |

DO YOU FIND IT HARD BEING GLUTEN/WHEAT-FREE AND HEALTHY?

Free-from products have become big business, but if you are off gluten/wheat, you’ll know how hard it can be to find wholesome, nutrient-dense, low-GI alternative ingredients and products.

Our cooking demonstration class on Sat. 14th Nov is designed to empower you with […]

Coconut, Ricotta & Blueberry Pancakes

By |2017-02-10T15:02:07+00:00October 9th, 2015|Categories: Breakfast/Brunch, Dairy free, Diabetic Friendly, Family Friendly, Favorites, Gluten Free, IINH Food Blog, Sports on a plate, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , |

These mouth-watering little pancakes are really simple to make and are gluten free. Adding fresh ricotta to the batter makes them so moist and light. They can easily be made dairy free and diabetic friendly (see tip box). Make in one large batch and freeze in little zip […]

Pearl Barley Tabouleh with Pomegranate

By |2019-12-06T15:08:18+00:00August 7th, 2015|Categories: Dairy free, Diabetic Friendly, Dinner, Family Friendly, Favorites, Good Food, IINH Food Blog, Recipe, Salads, Vegan, Vegetarian, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

It’s Ocotober! The evenings are starting to get a little shorter and a wee bit nippier. For me it is the perfect time to introduce warming grains into my diet. One of my own personal favourite is pearl barley. I love this […]

Selection of BBQ Recipes

By |2017-02-10T15:02:12+00:00July 14th, 2015|Categories: Dinner, Family Friendly, Favorites, Fish, Gluten Free, IINH Food Blog, Lamb, Paleo, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Summertime! – and the livin’ is easy… at least when the sun is shining! Here’s 3 very simple and tasty recipes from our Taste Health Kitchen. They’re ideal for the BBQ but work equally as well on a char-grill pan or under the grill.

Serves 4-6 or more as […]

Dinner time again – stay savvy and sane, Spaghetti Bolognese

By |2019-12-07T16:51:08+00:00July 4th, 2015|Categories: Bacon, Beef, Dinner, Family Friendly, Favorites, Good Food, IINH Food Blog, Lunch, Recipe, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , |

What’s for dinner, Mum? Yes it comes around seven days a week, 52 weeks of the year, with hopefully some time off to chillax by yourself or with the family.

With school runs, homework, soccer, dance classes and so on, the daily dinner demand can become exhausting and relentless. […]

Green Frittata, Ricotta & Herbs

By |2017-02-10T15:02:13+00:00June 25th, 2015|Categories: Breakfast/Brunch, Dairy free, Diabetic Friendly, Family Friendly, Favorites, Gluten Free, IINH Food Blog, Lunch, Paleo, Vegetarian, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , |

Oven temp 150 C

Serves 4-6

Main Dish

  • 6 large eggs
  • Sea salt & crushed peppercorns
  • 100 grams fresh ricotta cheese
  • 50 grams Parmesan cheese
  • Zest of ½ unwaxed lemon (opt)
  • ¼ clove garlic, finely grated (opt)
  • 10 grams flat parsley leaves, chopped fine
  • 10 […]

Organic Pan Seared Fillet of Salmon, Nori and Garlic Butter, Minted Peas, New Potatoes

By |2017-02-10T15:02:17+00:00June 9th, 2015|Categories: Favorites, Fish, Gluten Free, Good Food, IINH Food Blog, Low GI, Lunch, Recipe, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , |

A very simple to prepare family dinner. Oily fish such as salmon, herring (kippers), sardines, mackerel and trout contain omega-3 essential fatty acids and also vit D, which is normally made by the body when exposed to sunlight.

Try to include oily fish in your diet 1-2 times per […]

Golden Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie with Cheesy Mash

By |2019-12-06T15:16:40+00:00May 10th, 2015|Categories: Dairy free, Diabetic Friendly, Dinner, Family Friendly, Favorites, Gluten Free, IINH Food Blog, Vegetarian, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , |

A rich, hearty meat free shepherd’s pie. The lentils and porcini mushrooms give this dish a lovely depth of flavour. You can double or triple the quantities and pop extra servings in the freezer for a healthy midweek dinner in minutes.
Serves 6 […]