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Fall-apart slow-cooker beef brisket and ale casserole

Fall-apart slow-cooker beef brisket and ale casserole A whole beef brisket slowly cooked in ale until it is melt-in-the-mouth tender- the ultimate comfort food! 15 mins 10 hours (slow-cook) 259 kcal 15 mins 10 hours (slow-cook) 259 kcal SERVES 6 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 6 Difficulty EASY Sometimes nothing hits the spot like a beef casserole, and as it’s such a …

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Easy healthy tuna pasta bake

Easy healthy tuna pasta bake An easy and delicious tuna pasta bake that uses mainly storecupboard and easy to source ingredients 5 mins 30 mins 487 kcal 5 mins 30 mins 487 kcal SERVES 4 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 4 Difficulty EASY A simple classic, this easy tuna pasta bake uses easy to source and storecupboard ingredients, is quick to throw …

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Easy slow-cooker wholemeal bread

Easy slow-cooker wholemeal bread New to baking bread? This couldn’t be easier and makes a tasty wholemeal loaf! 15 mins 2 hours 144 kcal 15 mins 2 hours 144 kcal makes 1 loaf DIFFICULTY EASY makes 1 loaf Difficulty EASY Bread baking isn’t something that I have ever perfected, but in our current situation it’s definitely going to be a …

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Fluffy American style pancakes

Fluffy American style pancakes A delicious, fluffy pancake that is also healthy and lean! 5 mins 6 mins 278 kcal 5 mins 6 mins 278 kcal SERVES 1 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 1 Difficulty EASY One of my most popular pancake recipes is my Blueberry and cinnamon pancakes, I think because they are really lovely and fluffy, with a gorgeous texture. This …

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Vegan lentil bolognese

Vegan lentil bolognese A tasty tasty way to enjoy bolognese without meat- a rich lentil ragu 10 mins 50 mins 213 kcal 10 mins 50 mins 213 kcal SERVES 6 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 6 Difficulty EASY I’ve been trying to find ways to get more legumes into our diet, and I have been dying to try out a lentil ragu …

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The best healthy baked onion bhajis

The best healthy baked onion bhajis A deliciously healthy onion bhaji, using sweet potato to make a healthy and tasty batter 20 mins 45 mins 168 kcal 20 mins 45 min 168 kcal SERVES 4 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 4 Difficulty EASY I’ve been wanting to make a nice baked version of an onion bhaji for a long time- I’ve never …

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Tomato, basil & orzo soup

Tomato, basil & orzo soup An easy, filling and delicious soup 5 mins 30 mins 285 kcal 5 mins 30 mins 285 kcal SERVES 4 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 4 Difficulty EASY I’ve been trying to cook soup more for easy lunches as it’s so handy to make in big batches and just reheat, but I do often find that I’m …

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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 …

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lemony-chilli-prawn-tagliatelle

Lemony chilli prawn tagliatelle a delicious combination of lemon, chilli, garlic tomato and prawns to make a show-stopping pasta dish! 10 mins 15 mins 438 kcal 10 mins 15 mins 438 kcal SERVES 4 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 4 Difficulty EASY I honestly think that one of the best flavour combinations in the world is that of chilli/lemon/garlic, and it goes …