Despondent in the lashing rain after the loveliest French vacances, we needed a very quick tea. This salmon pasta is my go-to when I need something on the table in 10 mins, and the pantry is bare.
Category: healthy eating
Lemon curd breakfast muffins
These lemon muffins are handy to have in, to pop in my littlest badger’s piehole at 6am, when she springs into action and I am still far from being functional. They’re also a good breaktime snack and madly easy to make.
Give them a whirl!
Overnight oats – they’re no lookers, but they’re tasty and substantial and nutritious – and prepared in advance, which is good news for those of us who are very much not morning people.
Pretty healthy cookie bake.
Super-speedy-pretty-healthy-actually-really-delicious cookie bake; ideal for a bit of weekend confecting.
Super speedy tuna.
I do most of my shopping in Aldi now, and bought every ingredient for this very easy, very quick, healthy dinner there. After a busy day of scooting and giddiness it was just what was needed.
Chocolate energy bites
I’m always on the lookout for a healthy snack for my ever-hungry children.
These chocolate-y snacks, full of fibre, protein and good fats have proved pretty popular. At least one of them would still prefer a bag of Haribo, but it’s a work in progress…
Austerity cooking – making a roast chicken last!
Nobody likes a showoff, but I can make a roast chicken last an unfeasibly long time…
Breakfast trifle and bad news.
In a week of emotional upheaval, this easy breakfast option is providing some solace.
10 minute tea – super speedy chicken noodles.
As fun as it is spending hours making a dinner that draws nothing but complaint, sometimes I prefer to make something that takes 10 minutes and everyone enjoys. These chicken noodles are always close to the top of that list.
Chocolate chickpea brownies
Always looking for a way to make brownies a staple of my diet, this recipe has some good stuff in and tastes pretty great. Give them a whirl!
5 hard lessons learned about sourdough bread.
After a recent foray into the world of sourdough bread production, I’d like to share the lessons I learned the hard way.
10 minute oat and banana muffins
Currently mad for oat-based baked goods, these healthy muffins are going down a storm in our house. Super easy, you can mix them in minutes and have them ready to eat in half an hour. Give them a try!
Manic mornings. Perfect porridge.
Mornings are a bit wild here. This is my favourite breakfast recipe, bar none – healthy, filling and super-tasty.
Oven baked risotto and a raft of minor illnesses.
Life’s hectic – here’s an oven baked risotto recipe to help.
Teatime dramas. And healthy sweetcorn and chickpea fritters.
My littlest treasure has been a picky and reluctant eater of late. I’m hoping that these healthy sweetcorn and chickpea fritters with Moroccan spices, being easy to eat and dippable, will win her over. Fingers crossed!
Ditch the sandwiches – some tasty lunchbox options.
After the school holiday reprieve, packed lunches are back with a vengeance. If you’re tired of sandwiches, here are a few ideas for a more interesting lunch box.