Spicy crispy chilli beef and ginger noodles

Crispy chilli beef is a takeaway favourite. What’s not to love? Crispy, chewy and succulent beef in a spicy and sweet sticky chilli sauce, gorgeous! So you’d expect you can’t really have this more than your takeaway treat? Wrong! ‘Treat’ yourself to these absolutely delicious noodles, that are LIGHTER, using lean cuts of beef, only…

Mexican mashed potatoes with sweetcorn and garlic

Hola Mexican mashed potatoes! OK so you can’t make mash look great in a pic (sorry!) but if the taste is amazing, who cares! Try this ‘Mexican’ style mash of potatoes with sweetcorn, loadsa garlic and a good splash of cream 😉 It’s the perfect side dish to accompany your favourite Cajun chicken – or…

Sausage cassoulet with chargrilled garlic toasts

This is a cracker of a dish! So easy, comforting and packed with nutritious veggies and pulses! You can easily make this dish in advance to serve up when needed but can also be knocked up in no time, as using ready cooked beans makes this super quick and easy. Pack this with any vegetables…

Crostini

It’s nearly new years eve! The last blow out of the holidays, so make it a good one! If you’re hosting a party then impress your guests with this delicious crostini recipe. Crostini is great as a sharing starter, canape or part of the buffet as all you need is delicious bread and some different…

The best prawn cocktail

Christmas is almost here!!! I am unbelievably excited for my favourite time of year.  And there is nothing more I love to eat at Christmas then this retro classic and absolutely delicious starter for Christmas lunch! So I know everyone thinks that they can make a plain old prawn cocktail, well you think you do…

French onion soup with Gruyère and Parmesan croutons

With all this snow I definitely need something warm and comforting, and nothing gives you a big warm hug quite like a hot bowl of delicious soup with melty cheesy toasts – delicious! French onion soup is a classic and doesn’t actually need too many ingredients, it just takes a little bit of time, as…

Sweet and sour noodles

I love a stir fry – they’re quick, easy and healthy! What’s not to like? These noodles are a healthy take on a takeaway classic, giving you all the flavour of sweet pineapple, juicy chicken and sharp sour from fresh lime, making for a perfect sweet and sour combo! Add in some cashew nuts and…

Crispy Cajun chicken tenders (baked, not fried!)

Amazingly moreish crispy Cajun chicken tenders! Try this super tasty, easy and low fat recipe, I promise you will never buy chicken nuggets again! These are perfect for party food with a cool garlic mayonnaise to dip, or serve them cuddled together with a beautiful crisp slaw, creamy avocado and hot sauce in a soft…

Smoky chorizo and vegetable stew with crispy salmon

I cooked this dish on a recent very cold autumnal evening, as I really fancied a big bowl of tasty comforting food, which was also rather healthy – so voila! This dish came about. Use a range of veggies (I list what I used below) but just use what you have available, that’s the joy…

Baked buffalo mozzarella in tomatoes and garlic

Get that comforting hit on #meatfreemonday with this delicious and super simple dish of baked mozzarella with tomatoes and garlic (seriously every word in that title gets better and better; heaven!). It’s perfect for a cold, autumnal Monday evening. This dish is so easy to prepare and cook, but the taste is all in the…