Sophie Michell

Sophie is the UK’s youngest female executive chef and TV personality. Not only has she worked in some of London’s finest Michelin-starred restaurants, but she’s completely passionate about wholesome, nutritious food, and promoting healthy eating. She loves our range of simply cooked grains and pulses because they speed up slow food, making it possible for people in a hurry to eat really good, wholesome food. So she’s constantly coming up with exciting new recipes to spruce up your mealtime repertoire.

Quinoa and Superseed Pancakes with Elderflower-Poached Blackberries

Quinoa and Superseed Pancakes with Elderflower-Poached Blackberries
  • Serves 4

  • 30 minutes

  • 4 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for vegetarians

The quinoa and seed mix makes the pancakes modern and interesting.

Mexican Chicken Wraps with Mixed Grains

Mexican Chicken Wraps with Mixed Grains
  • Serves 4

  • 35 minutes

  • 3 pans

  • Beginner

This recipe is a brilliant way of introducing grains into everyone’s diet in delicious, fun way. Everyone can build their own and it’s ready to go in minutes!

Burrata, Sunblush Tomato and Beluga Lentil Salad

Burrata, Sunblush Tomato and Beluga Lentil Salad
  • Serves 4

  • 15 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for gluten-free and vegetarians

Add a bit of substance to your salads with our Beluga lentils, this salad with burrata, Sunblush tomato and Salsa Verde hits the spot every time!

Beluga Lentil, King Prawn and Avocado Salad

Beluga Lentil, King Prawn and Avocado Salad
  • Serves 2

  • 10 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free and gluten-free

A quick and delicious salad using pre-cooked King prawns and our Beluga lentils for lunch or light dinner.

Wheatberry Kedgeree with Hot Smoked Salmon and Coconut Oil

Wheatberry Kedgeree with Hot Smoked Salmon and Coconut Oil
  • Serves 2

  • 30 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free

Look no further for your post gym protein fix than this quirky, more nutritious version of the classic which uses wheatberrries and hot smoked salmon.

Colourful Chopped Salad with Quinoa

Colourful Chopped Salad with Quinoa
  • Serves 2

  • 10 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

This is unbelievably simple. Just prep all the ingredients and mix together, toss with some dressing and serve!

Beluga Lentil Dhal with Cumin, Chilli & Fried Onions

Beluga Lentil Dhal with Cumin, Chilli & Fried Onions
  • Serves 2

  • 1 hour

  • 2 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for gluten-free and vegetarians

This is a wonderful staple of India and a wonderful high protein vegetarian dish – take out the butter from this Dhal and you also get a vegan version!

Quinoa, Rice and Sweetcorn Fritters with Smoked Tomato Chutney

Quinoa, Rice and Sweetcorn Fritters with Smoked Tomato Chutney
  • Serves 2

  • 1 hour

  • 3 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for vegetarians

Crunchy sweetcorn and quinoa fritters with deliciously sweet, rustic smoked tomato chutney – perfect!

Baked Quinoa, Pistachio and Cranberry Granola

Baked Quinoa, Pistachio and Cranberry Granola
  • Serves 8

  • 30 Minutes

  • 3 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for vegetarians

A super tasty granola with our superseedingly good Super Seeds

Spiced Lamb Fillet with a Freekeh, Fennel, Pomegranate and Mint Salad

Spiced Lamb Fillet with a Freekeh, Fennel, Pomegranate and Mint Salad
  • Serves 4

  • 30 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free

This “Don’t panic dinner party main” of spiced lamb with freekeh and fennel is full of flavour but still pretty easy and makes for an impressive main course

Superseeded Cocoa Protein Balls

Superseeded Cocoa Protein Balls
  • Serves 2

  • 15 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

These are really quick and great for kids to have instead of majorly sugary snacks. The cocoa nibs add the all important chocolate boost, but also add antioxidants

Roasted Courgette, Peppers, Feta and Black Olive Wraps

Roasted Courgette, Peppers, Feta and Black Olive Wraps
  • Serves 2

  • 30 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for vegetarians

These make great packed lunches to take to work or for kids. They have some great veggies, and protein packed feta and quinoa

Sesame-Rolled Tofu with Ponzu Dressing

Sesame-Rolled Tofu with Ponzu Dressing
  • Serves 2

  • 10 Minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for vegans and vegetarians

This is a great dish for Vegans and Vegetarians where the subtle seaweed flavour of the rice adds that extra authenticity to the Asian flavours in the dish

Dairy-Free Quinoa Porridge with Goji Berries and Blackberries

Dairy-Free Quinoa Porridge with Goji Berries and Blackberries
  • Serves 4

  • 15 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free

“This quick and easy breakfast is perfect for when you’re busy but need to get a nutritious breakfast in, couldn’t […]

Coconut and Turmeric Fish Curry with Rainbow Rice

Coconut and Turmeric Fish Curry with Rainbow Rice
  • Serves 2

  • 30 Minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for dairy-free

A lovely light, coconutty, fresh and colourful curry that is great with rainbow rice

Beluga Lentil Burgers with Sriracha Mayo

Beluga Lentil Burgers with Sriracha Mayo
  • Serves 2

  • 25 minutes

  • 3 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for vegetarians

These veggie burgers are delicious, even meat-eaters will be keen! The black Beluga lentils add a deep meaty texture – try it, you won’t be disappointed.

Tuna Poke Rice Bowl

Tuna Poke Rice Bowl
  • Serves 2

  • 15 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

A trendy dish of fresh flavours of tuna, avocado, chilli and lime

Smoked Paprika, Chorizo and Garlic King Prawns with Spanish Grains and Aioli

Smoked Paprika, Chorizo and Garlic King Prawns with Spanish Grains and Aioli
  • Serves 2

  • 20 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Proficient

All the beautiful flavours of Spanish food in a quick and easy dish

Seeded Quinoa, Cinnamon, Almond and Plum Cake

Seeded Quinoa, Cinnamon, Almond and Plum Cake
  • Serves 8

  • 1 hour

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for vegetarians

A beautifully delicate cake with halved plums and a crunchy almond topping – best served warm with creme fraiche

Slow-roasted pork belly with Quinoa and Super Seed Stuffing

Slow-roasted pork belly with Quinoa and Super Seed Stuffing
  • Serves 4

  • 4 hours

  • 3 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for gluten-free

The perfect stuffing to accompany pork with the added crunch from our Super Seed Mix

Kimchi Fried Rice, topped with a Fried Egg

Kimchi Fried Rice, topped with a Fried Egg
  • Serves 2

  • 20 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for vegetarians

A very on trend dish of Kimchi, Fragrant Thai Infused Grains & Rice and veggies with loads of flavour¬

Korean-Style Beef Skewers with Garlic and Soy Marinade

Korean-Style Beef Skewers with Garlic and Soy Marinade
  • Serves 2

  • 1.5 hours

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

The perfect fakeaway recipe of marinated tender beef with tasty Thai flavoured grains

Rainbow Rice, Feta and Pine Nut Salad

Rainbow Rice, Feta and Pine Nut Salad
  • Serves 2

  • 10 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for gluten-free and vegetarians

A quick salad with lots of fresh flavours by our Wellbeing Chef.

Duck, Tamarind and Chilli Stir Fry

Duck, Tamarind and Chilli Stir Fry
  • Serves 2

  • 30 minutes

  • 3 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for dairy-free

Pan-fried and roasted duck with fresh sugar snap peas served with our Merchant Gourmet Simply Cooked Thai Flavoured Grains.

Beluga Lentil Hummus with Caramelised Garlic

Beluga Lentil Hummus with Caramelised Garlic
  • Serves 2

  • 40 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

A twist on the classic hummus with extra sweetness from the caramelised garlic.

Slow-Braised Beef Chilli with Avocado and Jalapeño Salsa

Slow-Braised Beef Chilli with Avocado and Jalapeño Salsa
  • Serves 2

  • 2.5 hours

  • 2 pans

  • Proficient

A chili with deep flavour and added texture from Merchant Gourmet’s Simply Cooked British Quinoa & Wholegrain Rice served on the side

Winter Broth with Butternut Squash, Brown Rice and Cavelo Nero

Winter Broth with Butternut Squash, Brown Rice and Cavelo Nero
  • Serves 2

  • 50 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

A quick and comforting bowl of nutritious broth which is also vegan!

Miso-Glazed Salmon with Ginger Cucumber Pickle

Miso-Glazed Salmon with Ginger Cucumber Pickle
  • Serves 2

  • 1 hour

  • 4 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for dairy-free

A tasty dish of Miso Glazed Salmon with Merchant Gourmet Simply Cooked Wholegrain Rice and Seaweed.

Braised Lamb and Leek Casserole with Wholegrain Rice and Seaweed

Braised Lamb and Leek Casserole with Wholegrain Rice and Seaweed
  • Serves 2

  • 2 hours

  • 2 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for gluten-free

A delicious lamb casserole with lots of deep flavours, served with our Merchant Gourmet Simply Cooked Wholegrain Rice and Seaweed

Rice and Quinoa Pudding with Vanilla and Poached Rhubarb

Rice and Quinoa Pudding with Vanilla and Poached Rhubarb
  • Serves 2

  • 20 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for gluten-free and vegetarians

A little twist on the classic by using Merchant Gourmet Simply Cooked Wholegrain Rice and Quinoa with the comforting flavour of vanilla