An immune boosting carrot, orange and ginger soup – perfect for fighting the January blues! I put this image of my homemade soup up on Instagram a couple of weeks ago, and have been really surprised by how many ‘likes’ it has received. So much so I thought I would share the recipe here.… Continue reading Carrot, Orange and Ginger Soup
Looking for a way to use up fridge leftovers? These mini-frittatas are completely versatile – throw in any mix of vegetables, meat or cheese. These ones are made with red peppers, potato, onion and a handful of frozen peas. Cheap, healthy, easy and delicious. I haven’t done a recipe blog post in what feels like… Continue reading Mini Vegetable Frittatas
Wonderfully garlicy mushrooms – perfect as a starter with a dollop of mayo, or serve with salad as a main dish. I never used to like mushrooms. I think they get a bad rep – they’re not exactly the prettiest item in the fresh food section of the supermarket. I then discovered them in my… Continue reading Breaded (Garlic) Mushrooms
A crispy and satisfying chicken, bacon and avocado salad – full of all the good stuff! It is easy when you are working in a heavily air-conditioned office (and I mean fridge like temperatures – I’ve started to take a jumper to work with me) to forget how absolutely roasting it is outside. It always… Continue reading Crispy Chicken, Bacon and Avocado Salad
Homemade cheese and onion rolls. Enjoy straight out of the oven for a deliciously gooey centre – or make a batch and eat cold on a picnic.
A fresh and tangy salad, inspired by summer salsa flavours. I always think when you start a new job your sense of routine goes out the window. Holding hands with that is eating proper meals and home cooking. It is part the reason our work culture gets blamed so much for health problems like obesity… Continue reading Chicken Salsa Salad
I had a slight obsession with deep fried gherkins a while back. I blame a restaurant in Bristol, UK. We used to go there quite a bit before we made our move to Canada. They introduced me to the world of deep fried vegetables. Turning something healthy into something oh so delicious. I have made… Continue reading Beer Battered Courgette (Zucchini) Fries