The quickest, healthy, non-dairy oats you can make (probably)

This is my breakfast of choice right now, I love this. And the best news … it’s healthy and sooooo quick and easy to make. Ingredients Porridge Oats Almond Milk (unsweetened) Frozen raspberries Blueberries (fresh or frozen) Honey Flaked almonds Cinnamon How to make it Take a small saucepan and place on measuring scales. Tare…

Stir-fried Courgette and Garlic

This has fast become one of my favourite vegetable dishes. It’s frankly delicious and a great accompaniment to almost any meal. Ingredients (serves 2): 1 or 2 courgettes (whatever you have available) 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped (or use copped frozen garlic) 1 tsp coconut oil Freshly ground black pepper Method: Use a grater to…

Salted Avocado Brownie

This pudding definitely ticks the boxes; chocolate brownie AND avocado! You can find the recipe here courtesy of Lucy Bee Coconut Oil. This brownie is easy to make and just feels that little bit more healthy. It’s made without using butter, instead coconut oil and surprise, surprise; contains avocado. All topped off with some pink Himalayan…

Beetroot and Feta Burgers

A friend posted this recipe last week after reading my blog ‘9 ways to 10-a-day’. This vegetarian burger sounded interesting so I thought I would give it a try. I have never eaten a vegetarian burger so wasn’t sure what to expect or whether I’d like it. You can pick up the recipe here but here’s my take…

Mamma’s Homemade Meatballs

Meatballs are a BIG hit at mealtimes in our household. But wherever I buy them from a store, or even the butcher, they never seem to quite match up to those that I make at home. Store bought meatballs are usually too fatty and lack flavour. Here’s my recipe for meatballs that certainly gets the seal…

The Showcase Pavlova

Recipe taken from Mary Berry To me Mary Berry is the queen of the kitchen. I trust her recipes 100% and this recipe certainly did not disappoint. The recipe serves 12-15. I was making pudding for 11 and there was plenty left. If you have a food mixer then this recipe is surprisingly easy to…

The Easiest Pulled Pork

Recipe taken from http://www.walthamstowefoodies.com. Having never cooked pulled pork before I wasn’t quite sure what to expect from the recipe, but oh boy is it easy and well, let’s just say the four of us managed to polish off a kilo piece of pork belly in one sitting, both the kids and adults loved it….

Slightly healthier roasties

One of the things that puts me off of cooking a Sunday roast is the smell of the food throughout the house both at the time of cooking and for hours afterwards. A revelation for me today was cooking the roast with different fat resulting in not only a tasty dinner but no nasty cooking…

Light Slow Cooker Chicken Korma

Recipe taken from BBC Good Food Ultimate Slow Cooker Recipies. This recipe was a big hit with my family but especially the kids. I served it with wholegrain basmati rice with quinoa for that extra little bit of wholesomeness. I hope that you enjoy this too. Time to cook: 3 hours (in total – approx….

Spelt & Goji Berry Loaf

Recipe taken from Cook Happy Cook Healthy by Ferne Cotton I have to agree with Ferne when she says that that this has to be one of easiest loaves you will ever make. This is the no yeast, no rising and no kneeling bread and couldn’t be simpler. I have been reliably informed that toasting…

Surprisingly delicious baked kale

  The surprise favourite of my 10-year old daughter! This super-healthy beast is made from 3 simple ingredients and tastes and has the texture of crispy seaweed from the Chinese restaurant – if that’s your thing. Ingredients Kale Unflavoured coconut oil Himalayan Pink Salt (any salt will be ok but  this one is more healthy and…