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Chickpea, sweet potato and lentil hotpot (Golden Wonderpot)

Chickpea, sweet potato and lentil hotpot (Golden Wonderpot) A creamy, filling and delicious hotpot packed full of goodness- perfect comfort food! 10 mins 25 min 450 kcal 10 mins 25 min 450 kcal SERVES 4 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 4 Difficulty EASY With current times forcing us to reply more on our storecupboards, and longer-life ingredients, as well as it making …

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Breakfast eggy crumpets

Breakfast eggy crumpets This has stayed in my top 3 of ‘treat’ breakfasts since I discovered it years ago- truly delicious. 10 mins 10 mins 302 kcal 10 mins 10 min 302 kcal SERVES 2 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 2 Difficulty EASY This recipe is from Jamie Oliver’s ‘Jamie at Home’ book (available here on Amazon) – since we first had this it …

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Carrot and coriander soup

Carrot and coriander soup A classic, simple and delicious soup 10 mins 50 mins 105 kcal 10 mins 50 mins 105 kcal SERVES 6 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 6 Difficulty EASY Carrot and coriander soup has always been one of my favourites- it’s a fuss-free and easy soup to make, it’s suitable for the whole family (my fussy children will eat …

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Oven-baked chicken cacciatore

Oven-baked chicken cacciatore A richly delicious, family-friendly one-pot recipe packed with healthy ingredients 15 mins 1 hour 221 kcal 15 mins 1 HOUR 221 kcal SERVES 4 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 4 Difficulty EASY Chicken cacciatore is a delicious Italian dish with a rich, rustic sauce. I oven-baked this, as I love it when chicken thighs are fall apart tender, and …

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Mexican lime & chicken rice

Mexican lime & chicken rice A zesty all-in-one Mexican lime rice with chicken 15 mins 15 min 300 kcal 15 mins 15 min 300 kcal SERVES 4 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 4 Difficulty EASY There are so many dishes where a squeeze of lime adds such incredible flavour and lift, and I love that Mexican-style combination of zesty lime, chilli and …

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Slow-cooker Mexican casserole

Slow-cooker Mexican casserole A tasty Mexican ‘dump dinner’ 5 mins 8 hours (slow-cook) 471 kcal 5 mins 8 hours (slow-cook) 471 kcal SERVES 4 DIFFICULTY super-EASY SERVES 4 Difficulty super-EASY As you might know, I love a good ‘dump dinner’, where you can just throw all of the ingredients into a pot and forget about it (take a look at …

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Healthy (ish) butter chicken

Healthy (ish) butter chicken Rich, creamy, fragrant and delicious butter chicken! 20 mins 50 mins 423 kcal 10 min2 50 mins 423 kcal SERVES 8 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 8 Difficulty EASY Butter chicken is one of the nation’s favourites, and for good reason! I know that you CAN make something that LOOKS like butter chicken and has a very lean …

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Spaghetti all’Amatriciana

Spaghetti all’Amatriciana An easy, but thoroughly delicious, rich pasta dish 10 mins 30 mins 357 kcal 10 mins 30 mins 357 kcal SERVES 4 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 4 Difficulty EASY  just love Italy- the food, the places, the people- it’s a dream destination for me. We travelled to Umbria a couple of years ago at the end of the summer …