Sausage and feta meatballs

I feel like at the moment a lot of recipes I post are quick ones for people who are busy or don’t want to spend ages in the kitchen. What can I say, I’m really busy at the moment (both in my day job but also getting some pretty great opportunities on this blog) and yet I still want to eat balanced meals with D. … Continue reading Sausage and feta meatballs

Thai style beef salad

If there is ever such a thing as leftover steak in your house (a rare predicament in mine, but we bought 5 minute steaks yesterday) this recipe is perfect for you. It is a lighter way to enjoy steak and its great for warmer days or if you’re watching what you eat a bit more. While this is not strictly a Thai recipe, there are … Continue reading Thai style beef salad

Harissa roast chicken with pecorino topped salad

Cooking a whole chicken is way more economical that buying lots of packs of chicken portions and generally you can get more from it that you think; especially if you consider making chicken stock from the bones. That said, having the same roast chicken recipe and serving it the same way could potentially get a bit dull so its nice to have variations on a … Continue reading Harissa roast chicken with pecorino topped salad

King prawn, chick pea and tomato salad

  This salad is a pretty decent all rounder in my opinion. It has a wonderful combination of flavours and textures, is high in protein and is really filling. Plus the chick peas and bulgar wheat are both cheap ingredients that bulk the salad up meaning that is can be shared among a larger crowd. Perfect for lazy Saturday lunches or a weeknight dinner with … Continue reading King prawn, chick pea and tomato salad

Fig and goats cheese salad with honey and mustard dressing

As you know I do blog a lot of naughty treats on here but in actual fact I eat salad or soup for my lunch every day. I find it fills me up better than most things and the health benefits in getting all different fruits and vegetables are enormous. Your skin and digestive system will especially thank you for all the vitamins, minerals and … Continue reading Fig and goats cheese salad with honey and mustard dressing

Blue cheese, walnut and apple salad

This salad is probably not everyone’s cup of tea, but the flavours and textures in this work really well together. It’s very similar to a Waldorf salad but without the heavy dressing. This is quick to make and is lovely when made with crisp, juice apples. Granny Smith, Braeburn and Cripps pink apple would all work well in this recipe. To make this you will … Continue reading Blue cheese, walnut and apple salad

Roasted butternut squash, cous cous and goats cheese salad

So, you’ve probably realised from my recent blog posts that I’m pretty into cooking my vegetables and salads at the moment. What can I say? It’s so much nicer outside that I want to make the most of it and not feel too heavy in my summer clothes. Now this salad had me sitting at work musing over ingredients and what to put into the … Continue reading Roasted butternut squash, cous cous and goats cheese salad