Mack Parnell, Author at Meat and Four Veg
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Author: Mack Parnell

A Challenge to your healthy diet plan.
The challenges of following a healthy diet plan.

So you’ve found your healthy diet plan, you’ve mustered up the motivation, you have a supporting family around you and all your friends are on board and ready to encourage you. This sounds like the perfect situation for dieting and it is, but even if...

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No Added Sugar Cherry Frozen Yogurt

This week we started our sugar free year. With the first week coming to a close we decided to come up with our first dessert with no added sugar! Friday night is steak night for us (sad I know, so routine), we usually share a...

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Sausage and Low Glycemic Mash

Who doesn't love sausage and mash? Is it a bad meal? Well sausages have gotten a bad name for being part of the mass processed meat section which is thought to increase your risk of cancer. This could easily be fixed if you are lucky...

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Nutty Chocolate Chia Seed Porridge

Since finally letting go of the grains one of the main problems I had was the longing for an oats replacement. It's not that I ate porridge everyday but it was a great go to, quick to prepare, warming morning meal. This nutty chocolate chia...

Not Lasagne

One of the main meals I miss from my vegetarian and wheat eating days is lasagne so I have come up with this, a courgette and aubergine bake that is close enough. I used pork mince so you can really taste all the tomatoes and...

A Perfect Start to the Year!

A real food challenge January is a great time to get started on a new path but the standard new years resolutions rarely last, so I have come up with a plan to get us all into better shape for the rest of the year. The aim: To...

Creamy Prawn and Coconut Milk Curry

I love most things made with coconut milk and this is a fine example of a fantastically tasty and satisfying quick meal. Ingredients (serves 2) 250g of ready cooked and peeled prawns 1 large red onion 1 clove garlic crushed 200g of chestnut mushrooms 1 courgette 1 small head of broccoli 1 tbsp of...

Choose, Thin, Lean and Healthy!

[caption id="attachment_259" align="alignleft" width="366"] Fresh Coconuts in Thailand![/caption] One of the most asked questions I get from everybody when talking to them about my paleo lifestyle is: But don't you miss pizza, pies and bread? Or whatever else it might be they love. My answer is always...

Cod on Mashed Veg with Grilled Aubergine

This dish is one of the quickest and tastiest meals. All done including prep in well under 15 minutes. Ingredients A good sized cod fillet 1 carrot 1 parsnip 1 small leek 150 g of cauliflower Grass fed butter A few slices of aubergine Garlic pepper Herbs de Provance Method Chop the carrot, parsnip, cauliflower and leek...

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Coconut, Banana and Blueberry Pancakes

These are a great breakfast idea and very quick to cook. You can use any fruit really but I have tried many variations and this seems to be the best. I have added 2 options below to suite your appetite, I always used to have...