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Best healthy curry recipes

I absolutely love curry, It’s always such a joy to try new flavours and combinations of ingredients, and it’s on my bucket-list to visit India to try some really authentic curries, and increase my knowledge around cooking them.  Most of the curry recipes that I come up with for The Slimming Foodie fall into the ‘quick and easy’ camp, as …

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Slow-cooker guide

why i love my slow-cooker If you’re familiar with my recipes, you’ll know that I love my slow-cooker! My Grandma sent one to me at my university accommodation via mail order in 2001, and it’s still going strong 19 years later! What’s so great about a slow-cooker? The joy of a slow-cooker is that it’s very ‘hands off’ cooking, often …

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The best autumn soups

The best Autumn soup recipes For me, Autumn in the time when I most want to eat soup. It’s cosy, warming and nourishing. Soups are a brilliant way of increasing your intake of vegetables, and also ideal for getting around fussy eaters by blending everything together. A hand-blender is an essential bit of kit for soup-making, and they really aren’t …

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Cheesy chorizo orzo

Cheesy chorizo orzo Smoky chorizo, creamy Primula cheese, rich tomatoes and orzo make up this quick and easy pasta dish- perfect for feeding the whole family 10 mins 25 min 450 kcal 10 mins 25 min 450 kcal SERVES 4 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 4 Difficulty EASY Disclosure: This recipe was sponsored by Primula. All words, images and opinions are my own. …

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Easy no knead Irish soda bread

Easy no knead Irish soda bread Irish soda bread requires no yeast, no kneading, and it tastes amazing! 10 mins 25 min 450 kcal 10 mins 25 min 450 kcal SERVES 4 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 4 Difficulty EASY Soda bread is one of the easiest breads to make at home, not only is there no need for lengthy kneading, you …

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Pea and mint hummus

Pea and mint hummus A light and fresh hummus recipe 5 mins – mins 117 kcal 5 mins – mins 117 kcal SERVES 4 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 4 Difficulty EASY Peas and mint add lovely fresh flavour to hummus. This is great served as a dip, or served spread over crisp flatbreads. A light and fresh hummus Related recipes

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Roasted red pepper hummus

Roasted red pepper hummus A sweet and smoky hummus 5 mins – mins 106 kcal 5 mins – mins 106 kcal SERVES 4 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 4 Difficulty EASY The sweet and smoky flavours in this roasted red pepper hummus are irresistible. Make this as a dip, or to serve up alongside falafel, couscous or kebabs as a delicious side …

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Green Chilli Hummus

green chilli & cumin hummus Spicy, flavoursome green chilli makes a punchy and delicious hummus 5 mins – mins 102 kcal 5 mins – mins 102 kcal SERVES 4 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 4 Difficulty EASY Green chilli has a lovely unique flavour that works so well in hummus! Complemented by earthy cumin, this is one of my favourite combinations. I …

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3 Ways with Hummus

Hummus is such an easy thing to make at home, it only takes 5 minutes to whizz up a batch, and there are so many different combinations of flavours to try! I often make up a pot of hummus to keep in the fridge, it makes a great snack with some freshly cut carrot, pepper or celery sticks, and having …