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Chicken and asparagus risotto

Chicken and asparagus risotto A very simple, but delicious risotto- perfect for using leftovers from a roast chicken! 10 mins 45 mins 732 kcal 10 mins 45 mins 732 kcal SERVES 2 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 2 Difficulty EASY I can’t take the credit for this recipe, as it’s one my husband always makes when we have leftover roast chicken- it’s …

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Tuna and courgette sweet potato crust quiche

Tuna and courgette sweet potato crust quiche A filling and satisfying quiche which is delicious hot or cold! 10 mins 45 min 273 kcal 10 mins 45 min 273 kcal SERVES 4 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 4 Difficulty EASY I love these sweet potato crust quiches at the moment- for me the whole appeal of quiche used to be the pastry, …

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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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Lemon chicken penne

Lemon chicken penne A lovely fresh and delicious summery pasta dish 5 mins 15 mins 430 kcal 5 mins 15 mins 430 kcal SERVES 2 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 2 Difficulty EASY We have a favourite new roast chicken recipe from my newest cookbook, Sirocco ( absolutely amazing book by the way!)– it uses the zest of 2 oranges and 2 lemons, so …

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Wild garlic and pumpkin seed pesto

Wild garlic and pumpkin seed pesto A delicious pesto using wild garlic 5 mins – mins 93 kcal 5 mins – mins 93 kcal SERVES 8 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 8 Difficulty EASY Ever since I moved back to Devon I have made an annual event of going up to the woods near where my parents live and picking some wild …

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Crushed pea, mint, lemon and asparagus salad

Crushed pea, mint, lemon and asparagus salad A delicious fresh, summery salad, perfect as a side for fish 5 mins 10 mins 64 kcal 5 mins 10 mins 64 kcal SERVES 4 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 4 Difficulty EASY This recipe is from the lovely Katie Pix, and put together to go perfectly with the Saucy Fish Company’s smoked haddock with vintage cheddar …

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Spring leeks and peas

Spring leeks and peas A tasty way to serve seasonal leeks 10 mins 15 mins 96 kcal 10 mins 15 mins 96 kcal SERVES 4 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 4 Difficulty EASY It’s lovely to discover new favourite dishes, and this leek side, which I created as part of my Easter meal, is really easy to do, delicious, and makes a …

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Chicken fajita traybake

Chicken fajita traybake An easy and hands-free way to make a tasty chicken fajita mix 10 mins 35 mins 329 kcal 10 mins 35 mins 329 kcal SERVES 4 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 4 Difficulty EASY Chicken fajitas are a staple in my household- I never get tired of them! It’s often a Saturday night dinner for my husband and I, …

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Asparagus and cheddar quiche with sweet potato crust

Asparagus and cheddar quiche with sweet potato crust Forget pastry, sweet potato makes a delicious crust for this tasty quiche! 10 mins 40 mins 284 kcal 10 mins 40 mins 284 kcal SERVES 4 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 4 Difficulty EASY Quiche makes such a filling and tasty lunch, but as much as I love pastry, it’s better off as an …