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Andrea Dahlman


My Favorite BBQ Recipes for Your Next Summer Shindig

My Favorite BBQ Recipes for Your Next Summer Shindig // andreadahlman.com

Dining outside on a warm summer night is one of my favorite parts of the season — from picnics at the park to big backyard barbecue gatherings, many memories are made as we gather around a table to enjoy a meal alfresco. Unfortunately, much of what we put out on the grill isn’t so good…

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Sweet Plantain & Kale Salad

Great as a side dish or afternoon snack! Ingredients: 1 Plantain Banana sliced 2 cups of kale (rinsed) 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 tablespoons coconut oil (for frying) salt and pepper to taste   Method: Cut the Banana into small bite sized slices Pre heat the coconut oil in a frying pan and add the…

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Protein Boost Pita Pocket

A super healthy snack or light lunch. Wholemeal pita bread has over 6 grams of fiber per serving, making it a healthy option for a snack or light lunch. Add to that some protein and some fresh vegetables, you’ve got a well-rounded meal!   Ingredients ½ wholemeal pita bread 1 ounce of cooked chicken breast…

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Mini Fajitas (vegan and vegetarian options)

Mini Fajitas (vegan and vegetarian options too!)   Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil or coconut oil 2 skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1½ cm/½ in chunks OR 1 ½ cups of red kidney beans cooked for vegetarian option 1 large pepper (yellow or red) deseeded 1 tsp ground coriander ¼ tsp hot chilli powder 227g…

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Pepper & Walnut Hummus with Veggie Dippers

Pack in the vegetables with this quick-to-make dip blitzed with sweet roasted red peppers and served with courgette, celery, and carrot batons.   Ingredients 1 x tin of chickpeas, drained 1 garlic clove 1 tablespoon of tahini paste juice ½ lemon 4 walnut halves, chopped 2 cucumbers, cut into batons 2 carrots, cut into batons…

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Healthy Homemade Guacamole

Healthy Homemade Guacamole Ingredients: 2 avocados 1 small onion, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 1 ripe tomato, chopped 1 lime, juiced salt and pepper to taste   Method: Peel and core the avocados. Place into a small mixing bowl and mash with a fork until soft and creamy. Add chopped onion, garlic, tomato, lime…

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Oven Baked Fries

The healthier alternative to fries! Makes one small serving. Ingredients: 2 large baking potatoes 1 tablespoon olive oil or coconut oil 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon chili powder (optional) 1/2 teaspoon onion powder   Method: Preheat oven to 420 degrees F. Cut potato into chip size sticks. Mix olive oil, paprika,…

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Simple and Healthy Apple Tarts

The perfect dessert for your healthy journey! Ingredients: 2-3 Granny Smith Apples Sliced 1 Tablespoon of cinnamon 1 Tablespoon honey (optional)   Method: Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a large baking sheet with baking paper. Cut the apple into thin slices and layer the slices in a circular shape sprinkling some cinnamon and…

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Breakfast Fruit Toast

There are many variations you could make with these. Pick your spread, pick your fruit and add to a beautiful piece of buckwheat or wholemeal bread for a delicious and healthy snack or start to the day! Ingredients Healthy piece of bread such as buckwheat, wholegrain or seeded bread, toasted Fruit of choice such as…

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Healthier Egg Soldiers

A much healthier way to enjoy your eggs.   Ingredients 1 soft-boiled egg 5 spears of steamed asparagus OR steamed green beans   Method Boil the egg for 3-5 minutes to your liking. Cut the soft-boiled egg in half and serve with the steamed asparagus or green beans for dipping.

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