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Homemade barbecue sauce

Homemade barbecue sauce I love this zingy and rich barbecue sauce alongside barbecued meat and vegetables 10 mins 1 hour 61 kcal 10 mins 1 hour 61 kcal SERVES 6 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 6 Difficulty EASY This sauce is a bit of a family tradition for me- my Dad passed down the mantle to me when I was about 14. …

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Citrus risotto with garlic chilli prawns

Citrus risotto with garlic chilli prawns A gorgeous summery risotto recipe from Bill Grainger’s Open Kitchen 10 mins 35 mins 542 kcal 10 mins 35 mins 542 kcal SERVES 4 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 4 Difficulty EASY All the credit for this goes to Bill Grainger- it’s ages since I’ve browsed through the books that I have of his, and I …

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Simple chicken stir-fry

Simple chicken stir-fry This is just the simple stir-fry that I make for my kids! 5 mins 10 mins 337 kcal 5 mins 10 mins 337 kcal SERVES 2 (children) DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 2 (children) Difficulty EASY It’s so easy to overcomplicate things like stir-fries- I have 2 fairly fussy little eaters on my hands and this is the stir-fry …

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Healthy delicious pancakes

Healthy delicious pancakes Gorgeous and guilt-free pancakes 10 mins 25 min 312 kcal 10 mins 25 min 312 kcal SERVES 4 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 4 Difficulty EASY I was a little cynical about the use of cottage cheese in a pancake- I wouldn’t normally touch cottage cheese with a bargepole! But these pancakes really do taste good, and are full …

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Blueberry and lemon sauce

Blueberry and lemon sauce The perfect complement to homemade pancakes! 5 mins 10 mins 61 kcal 5 mins 10 mins 61 kcal SERVES 2 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 2 Difficulty EASY I made my ‘Healthy delicious pancakes’ this morning, and really wanted a tasty topping for them that didn’t undo all the good work! This blueberry lemon sauce was really delicous- worked perfectly …

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Simply delicious crispy chicken

Simply delicious crispy chicken The quickest and easiest way to make crispy chicken, and it tastes so good! 5 mins 30 mins 348 kcal 5 mins 30 mins 348 kcal SERVES 2 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 2 Difficulty EASY I learnt this little secret from Annabel Karmel’s toddler cookery book! Rice Krispies make an amazing crispy coating for chicken- It’s nicer …

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Spicy courgetti bolognese

Spicy courgetti bolognese A tasty twist on traditional spaghetti bolognese 20 mins 40 mins 221 kcal 20 mins 40 mins 221 kcal SERVES 4 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 4 Difficulty EASY I quite often end up adding chilli into my spaghetti bolognese to liven it up a bit, and thought I would try one that’s meant to be spicy. When it …

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Guilt-free raspberry and strawberry cheesecake

Guilt-free raspberry and strawberry cheesecake A delicious little treat without any guilt 15 mins 50 mins 326 kcal 15 minS 50 min 326 kcal SERVES 4 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 4 Difficulty EASY I am really quite excited about this recipe… I think it really tastes like a proper treat, but it’s so good it practically has a halo! The oats …

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Chicken pizzaiola

Chicken pizzaiola So easy to do and such a treat to eat! 5 mins 50 min 361 kcal 5 mins 50 mins 361 kcal SERVES 4 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 4 Difficulty EASY If you have followed this blog for a while you may well have picked up on the fact that I love a good pizza sauce! Perhaps it’s because …