Homemade Peanut Sauce

Ever go to a thai restaurant and wonder how on earth they make such an incredible peanut sauce to go to with satay chicken or thai prawns? I have many a times tried to recreate peanut sauces with a variety of weird methods I have found on google. Including the use of apricot jam and…

Festive Bakes: Amaretti Biscuits

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… for those who love to cook! This Christmas season is full of festive activities, parties, family feasts and celebrations with friends. For me this often means bringing a dish to dinner party or in this case an astronomical volume of amaretti biscuits. Amaretti biscuits are a sweet Italian…

Kurly Krispy Krunchy Kale in 10 minutes

How to make kale edible in 10 minutes!! I remember being served kale at work in the canteen and the dinner lady packed on three large spoonfuls of it, safe to say when I put my tray on the trolley I was not the only person who left a mass of boiled kale on the…

Sweet Potato Tuna Fritters

One of things that is so important with healthy eating is eating fresh and planning a head! So if you ever find yourself stuck this is a recipe where you most likely have the ingredients already in your kitchen or growing on your window sill! More often than not, I am on the go with…

Easy Stuffed Chicken Parcels!

Cooking with bacon is great, bacon is just bloody brilliant, super versatile and not all too bad for you and very tasty for us omnivores!! These chicken and bacon parcels were huge hit with the family and you would never know they were quite this healthy. I chose to have these with sweet potatoes as…

Did someone say macaroni cheese?

There is nothing quite as satisfying and indulgent when you are a huge cheese lover and pasta eater than a super creamy flavoursome macaroni cheese… When thanksgiving was approaching I was given the job of making the macaroni cheese for an American independence day celebration event, as a Brit did I really master this American…

15 Minute Low Fat Garlic Mushroom Pasta

Fancy having pasta for dinner but want to keep it low fat, low calorie but filling and nutritious? This is the recipe for you!! Approximately this tasty dish is 306 calories per serving and makes enough for 2! What do I need? 1 cal olive oil spray 250g chestnut mushrooms 200g spaghetti half a bag…

Deep South Cajun Salmon in 10 minutes

Forget about Salmons high calorie count – this fish is insanely good for you, it is full of protein (good for bone density), omega 3 fatty acids for brain function, cardiovascular benefits like reducing inflammation and full of vitamin D. Salmon provides a great source of Selenium which is a mineral that works as an…

Healthy, easy (but just as good) Pancakes!!

Pancake day has come and gone but who says we can’t have pancakes everyday?!? This recipe is so versatile and you can have it as a delicious breakfast, brunch or snack. Equipment: You need a bowl, a fork, a pan and a spatula or a food blender. Food wise you need 1 small (preferably ripe)…