Tasty Chargrilled Chicken Salad

Not really a recipe, but a quick easy tasty lunch. The beauty of this is salad is that you can add in what you like….cold new potatoes instead of the croutons, sliced cucumber, grated carrot, sweetcorn, red onion, etc….and it is always tasty! Any salad leaves work but I like Cos or little Gem inContinue reading “Tasty Chargrilled Chicken Salad”

Healthy Storecupboard Rainbow Salad

Am actually embarrassed to call this a recipe. It is not really but sharing as is a very quick easy and healthy mid week lunch using ingredients that are pretty long life. It is also the very first “dish” I made for my family when I was about 10 years old. The kids love itContinue reading “Healthy Storecupboard Rainbow Salad”

Smoky Veggie Chili (Vegan)

Before I start I want to make clear this is not my own recipe: it is Jamie Oliver’s one, and can be found at this link:https://www.jamieoliver.com/recipes/vegetable-recipes/smoky-veggie-chilli/ It is so delicious, cheap and filling I had to share it! Takes a little while but totally worth it. Good for freezing in portions for quick midweek meals!Continue reading “Smoky Veggie Chili (Vegan)”

Lemony Roasted Vegetables Couscous Salad (Vegan)

This is perfect on a hot Summer’s day as a light fresh lunch, or as a lovely side for a barbecue. Ingredients: For 2 as a lunch, or 4 as a side. 225 g couscous 1 aubergine chopped into inch cubes 1 large pepper or 2 small ones roughly chopped 3 sliced garlic cloves 1Continue reading “Lemony Roasted Vegetables Couscous Salad (Vegan)”

Spicy and Succulent Beer Can Chicken

This dish looks a bit weird, but trust me it’s amazing. The chicken is steamed from the inside from the beer and ends up really succulent and juicy, while the skin is crisp and spicy. It is gorgeous! This is not my own recipe – it is adapted from Jamie Oliver’s version: https://www.jamieoliver.com/recipes/chicken-recipes/sweet-spicy-beer-can-chicken/ Ingredients: ForContinue reading “Spicy and Succulent Beer Can Chicken”

Mussels in a white wine, garlic and cream sauce (Moules Marinières)

Ingredients: For 4 people 1 kg mussels 100 ml dry white wine 1 large or 2 small crushed garlic cloves 2 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley 120 ml double cream Pepper to season Method: 1. Prepare the mussels ready for cooking. This is very straightforward and only takes a few minutes. So easy I let theContinue reading “Mussels in a white wine, garlic and cream sauce (Moules Marinières)”

Mussels in a white wine, garlic and tomato sauce

Love mussels! They are ridiculously cheap to buy and quick to cook, and super healthy too (depending on what you serve with them). My kids love them too…think it is the novelty of picking them out of the shells themselves. Getting hold of them at the minute has been trickier but the lovely lady whoContinue reading “Mussels in a white wine, garlic and tomato sauce”