Jennifer along with her chefs and nutritional experts have spent time creating some loved dishes here at Balance Box. Here are some below that you can try yourself at home.

Apple and Walnut Cookies

These are a wonderful winter treat, the spice and warmth of the cinnamon and orange zest balancing the sweetness of the apple and maple syrup wonderfully.  They don’t last long in my house, where they’re gobbled down as a mid-afternoon snack in the traditional way – with a glass of milk!


Makes: 15

Preparation Time:  10 minutes

Cooking Time:  6 minutes

Wheat Free, Gluten Free, Diary Free, Vegetarian


Preheat oven to 190°c/ 350°f/ Gas mark 4

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Grilled Lamb Cutlets with Mint Raita

Little lamb cutlets grilled and served alongside a refreshing mint yoghurt are a favourite in the Irvine house- and they only take minutes to cook.


Serves: 2

Preparation Time:  10 minutes

Cooking Time:  6 minutes

Wheat Free, Gluten Free


Preheat grill to high

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Tangy Roasted Cherries with Mint Yoghurt


Cherries are packed full of antioxidants, and when roasted in a little balsamic vinegar, their sweetness is intensified and utterly irresistible.




Serves: 2

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 20 minutes

Wheat free, Gluten free, Vegetarian

Preheat oven to 220 C/ 425 F/ Gas Mark 7

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Creamy Berry Popsicles


These frozen yoghurt popsicles are a fantastic alternative to ready-made ice-cream bars; they’re low in fat and high in calcium. While they take a couple of hours to set, the actual preparation is no more than a few minutes.



Makes: 4

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Freezing time: at least 2 hours

Wheat Free, Gluten Free, Vegetarian

You will need 4 ice-lolly moulds

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