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Chicken, chorizo and bean stew

Bursting with the flavours of zingy lemon and smoky chorizo, this simple paella is always a crowd-pleaser. Healthy, delicious, Slimming World friendly and great for anyone calorie-counting.

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Win a Le Creuset casserole worth £330

Win a le creuset casserole worth £330! To celebrate the launch of my new book, ‘The Slimming Foodie In One I’ve teamed up with Octopus Books to give you the chance to win this absolutely beautiful Marseille blue 31cm Le Creuset casserole worth £330! You’ll find a selection of great one-pot recipes in my new book which are perfect for …

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Easy butter prawn curry

easy butter prawn curry A creamy tasting, richly spiced sauce with king prawns and sweet butternut squash 20 mins 40 mins 284 kcal 10 mins 25 min 284 kcal SERVES 4 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 4 Difficulty EASY Disclosure: This recipe was sponsored by ilumoni. All words, images and opinions are my own. I am working with ilumoni this month, the …

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Hoisin mackerel with crunchy rainbow salad and noodles

Hoisin mackerel with crunchy rainbow salad and noodles Disclosure: This recipe was sponsored by Love Seafood. All words, images and opinions are my own. When we first moved back to Devon from London 9 years ago, one of the things that we were excited about was being nearer to the coast to be able to buy fresh seafood. I grew …

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win a lakeland digital slow-cooker/multi-cooker

win a lakeland digital slow-cooker/multi-cooker To celebrate the launch of my new book, ‘The Slimming Foodie: Everday meals made healthy, hearty and delicious’, I’ve teamed up with Lakeland and Octopus Books to give you the chance to win this absolutely fantastic 5.5 litre digital slow-cooker & multi-cooker worth £99.99! Here are some of the features: 2-in-1 slow cooker and multicooker …

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A taste of Spring

A taste of SPring It’s so lovely to start to feel Spring in the air, and as it warms up it’s nice to move away a little bit from the hearty stews and casserole-y comfort food, and enjoy some lighter and fresher meals, using some lovely seasonal Spring produce. What’s in season in March? Every month I write a summary …

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Quick family friendly meals

Quick and easy family friendly meals Nothing’s going to make cooking more of a drag than having to make multiple separate meals for different members of the family, so it’s always great to have some meals ideas up your sleeve that are healthy, family friendly options. What do family friendly meals look like to me? Everyone’s family situation is different, …

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What’s in season – March

As we enter March in the UK and begin to see those little signs of Spring, we can start to see lovely early crops of tasty green veg such as asparagus and purple sprouting broccoli. We also see the humble cauliflower come to the fore, which is a wonderful ingredient for curries, and delicious roasted. VEGETABLES Cauliflower, carrots, kale, leeks, …