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Overnight oats

oatsGoing to the gym before work means that I eat breakfast at my desk, which limits me a little in terms of choices. I usually go through two-moth cycles of eating a certain breakfast until I get bored of it, but overnight oats is always the one I come back to. They’re super-quick to prep, easy to eat on the go and absolutely delicious!

I also love that you can vary them up using different flavours. I usually keep the base the same, but choose from my list of favourite “flavour bulkers” to thicken them up or just add an extra bit of tasteyness. Choose one or even try mixing a few!
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Aubergine and mozzarella bake

IMG_1546.jpgThis is one of my almost forgotten mid-week favourites! I used to cook it weekly but it somehow made it off of my regular rota. It’s the ideal dish to eat as the star role with salad, or team with meat, fish or potato to bulk it out. It’s a dish that takes you minutes to prepare on a Monday and one that you have enough to add to your meals for days – ideal for a busy life!
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Seafood linguine

17FD3C68-F652-4932-AD4B-F8DC61D9D81ESpaghetti has always been my favourite, ever since I was little! Lucky for me, gluten free spaghetti has got better and better over the years; and teamed with a rich home-made tomatoey sauce along with every type of seafood I can get my hands on, it’s one of my favourite Friday night treats (along with a glass of wine of course)!

Seafood wise, I usually go for a frozen bag of baby scallops along with a selection of mixed seafood such as mussels and prawns. I have also been known to add a salmon fillet on top (as per above) but to be honest, that’s just greed (but also really great)!
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Chicken Satay Courgetti

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Peanut butter is my absolute downfall (along with chocolate, cheese and pretty much everything else!). I’ve had to ban it from my desk and hide it on the top shelf at home to stop me shovelling it in at any given opportunity. However, I figured it is kinda acceptable if you eat it with your greens rather than by the tablespoon.

Chicken satay has become one of my favourite go-to mid-week recipes, and since discovering the use of almond milk to bulk the sauce out (was previously using half a tub of peanut butter and a monstrous amount of tamari a pop) it’s actually a really healthy one too!
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