Autumnal Pork & Vegetable Stew

Autumnal Pork & Vegetable Stew

This delicious stew is perfect for these cooler days and tastes like a hug in a bowl. It’s so easy and the kids love it, so a real winner in our house! Ingredients (serves 4 with plenty left for seconds); 3 pork chops, fat off and removed from the bone (optional) 3 potatoes, skin left [...]

Breakfast Cups Of Goodness To Kick Start The Day

Breakfast Cups Of Goodness To Kick Start The Day

I've been trialling out some new recipes recently with the help of Izy Hossacks, and I have to say I love these little breakfast cups. What's great about these cups of food is that they can be prepped the night before, then completed and microwaved the following morning. They are super healthy and have been [...]

RESET: September Check-in

RESET: September Check-in

Oh, we just love the Summer. Sunny (sometimes) long and balmy evenings, endless barbecues, summer drinks and ice cream. Only there's a problem. My jeans are screaming out, "For the love of lycra woman, eat a salad. Please!". Now don't get me wrong, I train. I train four or five times a week, I work [...]

Easy Packed Lunches – Food That The Kids Can Help Out With

Easy Packed Lunches – Food That The Kids Can Help Out With

The theme this week is packed lunches. What do you put in your kids lunch box? We've always stuck to sandwiches, day in and day out for oh, about 7 years now. I've decided to change all of that and be a bit more experimental. These gorgeous little pizzas/patties/pastries with toppings (not quite sure what [...]

The Scuffin Way – Healthy Packed Lunch Boxes

The Scuffin Way – Healthy Packed Lunch Boxes

The summer holidays have come to an end and it's back to making packed lunches for the little ones. It can often be challenging to think of different healthy foods to pack in their lunch boxes, this is therefore a great choice and it certainly ticks the boxes in terms of taste. I hadn't heard [...]

Beetroot Houmous

Beetroot Houmous

Just looking at this beetroot Houmous makes me feel insanely happy. The colour is so vibrant, it's hard not to break into a smile just looking at it. It also tastes as good it looks and is so easy to whiz up. Ingredients: Half a tin of cooked chick peas (plus half of the juice [...]

Quick Pesto Sauce

Quick Pesto Sauce

If like me, mealtimes at the moment are a bit of a rush, why not give this green pesto a try? Knocked up in less than 5 minutes, it's the perfect solution for a quick tea time meal. Stir into some pasta or spread on top of chicken fillets, voila!! Ingredients; 50g Fresh basil leaves [...]

Smashed Falafel Tortilla

Smashed Falafel Tortilla

Stuck in a rut at lunch time? Try this healthy chickpea recipe. Taking only 5 minutes to prepare and plate up, this lovely lunch packs the punches in the taste department. Ingredients for the smashed Falafel; Half a tin of chickpeas Juice of half a lemon 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp ground coriander 1 [...]

Crust Topped Cod Fillets

Crust Topped Cod Fillets

If you are looking for a light and healthy yet tasty fish recipe, you've landed in the right place. This delicious dish is unbelievably easy to prep and only takes 12 minutes to bake. Want to know more? Let's go! Ingredients: 2-3 Cod Fillets 2 slices of stale bread (crusts off) 2 cloves of garlic [...]

The Lean Mean Fighting Machine – Leftover Lentils – The Making Of A Supreme Soup

The Lean Mean Fighting Machine – Leftover Lentils – The Making Of A Supreme Soup

So, following on from the success of our MIRL Saturday night takeaway, I had loads of left over brown lentils (which I'd soaked in water for 12 hours Prior to cooking, so they couldn't go to waste) to do something with. The so called humble lentil is a must in my cupboard. I love lentils! [...]