Christmas Preparations – Week 1 – Yorkshire Puddings

Christmas Preparations – Week 1 – Yorkshire Puddings

With Christmas just around the corner, it’s never too early to start preparing for feasts that are coming our way. This week we’ve started with Yorkshire Puddings - my family go crazy over these - I’ve made a few batches and they are now in the freezer. On Christmas Day, I’ll pop them onto a [...]

Easy, hearty and delish leftover Chicken Stew

Easy, hearty and delish leftover Chicken Stew

Happy Autumnal Thursday lovely people. After sharing the snap of my a scrummy chicken stew dinner on Monday night a few of you have asked for the recipe, so here it is. (Those of you who know me well will know I'm a chuck-it in kind of girl, so the measurements are down to your [...]

Hassle Free Chicken With Chilli, Lemon And Mint

Hassle Free Chicken With Chilli, Lemon And Mint

Every now and again I really get stuck in a rut at meal times. As you probably know by now, I love flavour. This is something that my kids don’t always agree with me on! And who can blame them right? I don’t remember eating the type of food I try to cook for them. [...]

Salmon And Cod Laksa With Soba Noodles

Salmon And Cod Laksa With Soba Noodles

Originating from maritime South East Asia, Laksa curry is a must for curry fans. It’s fragrant smells will drive you insane! This is a really simple version that I put together on a week night. But just because it was quick (think 10 minutes) doesn’t mean it lacked in flavour! It packed the punches and [...]

Squash And Vegetable Soup

Squash And Vegetable Soup

It’s that time of year when everywhere you look, pumpkins and squashes adorned the shelves in shops. If you’re looking for something to do with them other than carving out ghoulish faces or pumpkin pie, look no further! This delicious soup is hands down the tastiest thing I make at this time of year, and [...]

Peruvian Inspired Sweet Potato And Chicken Soup

Peruvian Inspired Sweet Potato And Chicken Soup

This earthy Peruvian inspired soup is my own interpretation of a Jamie Oliver recipe. I’m a bit of a maverick when it comes to following recipes, often straying heavily. However, the core herbs and spices are the same, I just adapted some of the vegetables with what I had to hand. I must say, this [...]

Chicken Lollipop Dippers

Chicken Lollipop Dippers

If you are looking for something a little bit different for the kids, look no further than this Jamie Oliver recipe. My children love these lollipops and the little dip that went with it. What’s more, it was super easy, quick and hassle free. Ingredients; 2 skinless chicken fillets Olive oil Seasoning 4 tbsp natural [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]