Category Archives: Healthy recipes

Alternative recipe for left-over turkey

The season of good will, mulled wine and turkey in abundance is well and truly upon us.  Christmas just wouldn’t be Christmas in my household without the traditional turkey with all the trimmings. We always get a big bird from … Continue reading

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Healthy pizza

As the UK bank holiday comes to an end, I thought I would share with you my simple recipe for a healthy pizza (yes, you read the right!) which packs in the flavour without piling on the pounds. Bank holiday … Continue reading

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Beetroot, spinach, pine nut and feta salad

I love this salad. It’s hearty, refreshing and healthy. The feta adds an interesting creamy yet slightly salty tang, and the roasted pine nuts are ever so slightly crunchy and delicious against the fresh beetroot. Ingredients 4 mini beets – … Continue reading

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Viva fish finger

You just cant beat a fishfinger sandwhich! The soft bread and the crunchy breadcrumb coating, with butter melting into the fish, make for the perfect snack. Great after a walk, even better, like today, after a long day at work. … Continue reading

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Late night snack

Melon, avocado and parma ham A fresh, tasty and healthy snack. The melon should be ripe so it tastes sweet and juicy, contrasting with the salty parma ham. Avocado is nutty and full of vitamin B. It has a high … Continue reading

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Saturday kitchen – halloumi and salami salad

This tasty little recipe is quick, simple, and packed full of flavour.  Perfect for a light Saturday lunch! A note on Ingredients: As with all my recipe’s, I believe the ingredients should speak for themselves. We have such a wealth of amazing … Continue reading

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Salmon supper

I’ve had a bit of a bad week diet-wise, including a dinner which consisted entirely of crisps and cookies on Wednesday (but they taste sooo good!),  so Friday night I needed something green, healthy and full of vitamins.  To get … Continue reading

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Party time!

Great parties, in my opinion, rely on a relaxed host, drinks to suit all persuasions, and plenty of tasty snacks to soak it all up! As a starter for 10, here are 3 party snacks I never do without…. 1. … Continue reading

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Butternut squash and chilli soup

Only a few days off payday, and holed up in my flat with a stinking cold, I decided to raid the cupboard and see what I could find that would be quick, easy and filling. Sister 2 had told me  … Continue reading

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Sporting breakfast

Having received an email from Mr-A earlier in the week exclaiming about the ‘epic’ day of sport on Sunday, I had already began to plan with glee an equally epic day of cooking.  Kicking off with Andy Murray in the … Continue reading

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