Recipes

Here you will find a selection of recipes for the simply delicious and nutritious food we serve at The Cliffs of Moher Retreat.

Mar 26th 2019

Steph’s pea, mint & nettle soup

by Michelle Moroney

Nettles offer a range of vitamins and minerals which help to fight inflammation. This fresh green soup will reignite the forager within you! So take the sting out of nettles and give them a try, you won’t be disappointed!   Serves 6 Ingredients: 1 litre vegetable stock olive oil 1 potato 1 onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped 1kg frozen peas 10 – 15 leaves of …

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Feb 26th 2019

Wild rice with cashew & squash

by Michelle Moroney

This hearty dish is a wonderful autumnal dinner to share with the family. Butternut squash is a wonderful source of potassium which is great for your kidneys and reducing blood pressure. Per gram, they contain more potassium than a banana! Wild rice is a great alternative to your average white rice if you’re looking to increase your protein intake. Who …

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Jan 28th 2019

Sushi Slaw

by Michelle Moroney

Switch up your slaw with this fresh Asian style salad. Perfect as an add-on with your dinners or as a quick tasty lunch.   Ingredients* Carrots White cabbage Black sesame seeds White sesame seeds Sushi ginger Flat leaf parsley Lemon juice & zest Lime juice & zest Sea salt *Amounts vary depending on how many you are serving & to your liking.   Method Shred the carrots and white cabbage into a bowl. Add the black …

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Jan 8th 2019

Coconut Dahl with Kale and Potato

by Michelle Moroney

A hearty nutritious meal, great for those cold winter evenings when the sun has already set. Keep your immune system in check with the bundles of vitamins and iron in the Kale. The lentils will help keep you running during the cold days as it’s a superb source of protein, iron, B-vitamins, and fiber (to name a few!).   Ingredients: 350g red split …

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Dec 4th 2018

Niall’s Aubergine Lasagne

by Michelle Moroney

A delicious gluten-free lasagne bursting with flavour and goodness. Using aubergine in place of pasta will dramatically help reduce your consumption of simple carbohydrates and is great for those of who who can’t stomach gluten!   Serves 6-8   Ingredients 3 onions diced 4 cloves garlic pressed or finely diced bay leaves thyme rosemary 200 grams quinoa 2 tins chopped tomatoes 1 small carrot grated 4-5 aubergines Parmigiano   Instructions Slice all the aubergine lengthwise about half …

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Jun 28th 2018

Green Pesto

by Michelle Moroney

Truly a staple in everyone’s life across lunch and dinner! Who needs Tesco when you can create your own delicious pesto right at home and cater it to exactly your needs. Experiment with different greens to get a new taste and enjoy! Ingredients: 2 cups fresh herbs/greens (basil, parsley, blanched nettle, wild garlic, kale, baby spinach) 1⁄2 cup freshly grated Parmesan-Reggiano cheese 1⁄2 …

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