Healthy breakfast ideas when you’re pushed for time

For the past year and a half or so; instead of being on a specific diet I have just been trying to make healthier food choices. Things like trying to eat well in general rather than trying to cut out a specific food. Lately I have been trying to mix things up at breakfast by trying different things to help me cut craving for sweet … Continue reading Healthy breakfast ideas when you’re pushed for time

Sun dried tomato, feta and spring onion turkey burgers

I think sometimes the best thing about being a bit of a “throw everything together and see what happens” sort of cook has its advantages. Since I started blogging I am far less thrown when I race in after working later and I need to throw together a tasty meal. Necessity is the mother of invention and all that. I had actually planned this recipe … Continue reading Sun dried tomato, feta and spring onion turkey burgers

I started a herb garden – proof that even if you’re an absolute beginner you can learn the basics

I start this post with a confession. I am the worst person with plants ever! When I was housesharing I forgot to water my flatmate’s spider plant while she was away for 2 weeks until 2 days before she returned home. Whenever I had to water my mother’s peas when she went away it would get dark and then I’d remember I’d neglected my duties. … Continue reading I started a herb garden – proof that even if you’re an absolute beginner you can learn the basics

Parmesan crusted baked turkey

I rarely think to cook turkey. I don,t know why really as its lower fat than chicken and is really versatile (turkey burgers can be amazing, for example). However, I do think you need to cook it with something tasty as it can be pretty bland on its own (except in Christmas dinners obviously). This recipe is an absolute dream midweek. It tastes lovely and … Continue reading Parmesan crusted baked turkey

Chicken, goats cheese, tomato and basil tray bake

So chicken and roast vegetable tray bake that I blogged in 2012 is one of the most popular recipes that I have written about and at one point I was number 2 in the search results in google for a tray baked chicken recipe (I was a bit too excited about this). Anyway, tray baked chicken is one of the popular recipes in our household … Continue reading Chicken, goats cheese, tomato and basil tray bake

Yogurt and harissa spiced chicken kebabs

This is a gem of a weeknight meal. Served with cous cous or bulgur wheat for a meal that is satisfying and filling while still being healthy. If you’re not a massive fan of spicy foods take note, the yogurt makes the harissa far less spicy but still flavoursome. Mostly I just like this recipe as I get a tasty meal without much effort – … Continue reading Yogurt and harissa spiced chicken kebabs