How to make chicken jambalaya

One of my favourite dinners is Chicken Jambalaya and I’m often posting photos of it on the Accumulator private group. It’s really tasty and filling and pretty easy to make.  This will be enough for 3 or 4 people. What you need: 2 x chicken breasts (torn apart with forks). 60g chopped choritzo. 2 x […]

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How to make healthier mince pies

I was determined this Christmas to develop a mince pie recipe that was a little healthier. I only became a mince pie convert in the last few years and every Christmas it’s hard not to try and make up for lost time. But finally I did it. I’ve made mince pies healthy (ish). This recipe […]

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How to make the best scrambled eggs ever

On paper this recipe should not work. But try it once and you’ll agree it could be the best scrambled eggs recipe ever. As a protein packed breakfast this really works. Especially if you are a porridge lover like me. Don’t be put off by the banana though. While I was out for my run […]

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How to make sugar free muffins

Who doesn’t like a muffin for breakfast? But have you seen how many calories are in those things? You won’t get much change out of 400 calories and around one quarter of that will be sugar. So can you make a healthier version with less sugar? Tell you what, how about a sugar free muffin? […]

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How to make healthy apple crumble

I had a request via Facebook from someone who had seen a few of my recipes. She wanted me to try a healthy version of apple crumble. So I did a little research and found a few recipes online. But they were all pants. So I came up with my own … and it’s far […]

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How to make chocolate & coconut balls

I first tried this chocolate and peppermint fudge when I was looking out for an easy to make, healthy treat to give as a gift. The initial recipe came from the website Running In A Skirt but I decided to add a few tweaks of my own as I had limited ingredients. The results were […]

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How to make dairy free dark chocolate

Dark chocolate, the darker the better in my opinion. the trouble is I love all those really fancy ones with nuts, seeds and more exotic things on them, but they cost a fortune. So, two, no three problems solved here. How to make dairy free dark chocolate that’s cheap and easy to do. It’s long […]

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How to make your own granola.

I love granola, but unfortunately most of the shop-bought varieties are not as healthy as they appear. Unless you’re prepared to check every packet in the supermarket, finding one that’s not rammed full of sugar is going to be tricky … unless you make your own. It’s not as hard as you might think either. The […]

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How to make savoury muffins

I was set a challenge when one of The Accumulator members emailed be looking for some help for her son. After a little experimenting I came up with these savoury muffins. Essentially they’re based on a Frittata recipe but I played with the ingredients a little and cooked them a little differently. Now I love […]

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Date & Almond bars

I’m always being asked for healthy snack suggestions and when I stumbled upon this recipe I had to try it out. I played around with the ingredients a little and came up with, in my opinion, the perfect mix. These date & almond bars are so easy to make (only 3 ingredients) and you can […]

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