Pesto Chicken Crumble

I am always looking for new ways to cook basic ingredients, incorporating my favourite flavours whilst keeping the whole thing healthy and both family and budget friendly. When I was thinking about what I could do with a chicken and pesto dish that would be a little more original, I thought why not make a…

My Leftover Challenge

If you follow me on Instagram you’ll be aware that last week I set myself a bit of a challenge. Normally I’m the one that travels for work, but this time The Boyfriend was away, so finding myself rattling around at home on my own I decided to set myself a foodie challenge. When he…

Spinach & Ricotta Courgetti Bake

I LOVE pasta, I will happily confess this and, regularly, bang on about it quite a bit. However, I am also aware that the amount of pasta I would happily stuff my face with is not necessarily that good for me and leaves me feeling heavy, stuffed and bloated. I have by no means given…

Grilled Tuna with Aubergine & Freekeh Salad

As tuna of the tinned variety has become so common in our diets we often dismiss it as a bit of a store cupboard staple and forget what a nice piece of fish it really can be. Don’t get me wrong, I always have a supply of tinned tuna in the cupboard but it’s become…

Ham & Blue Cheese Omelette

It’s always really tempting to have a really nice big fried brekkie at the weekend. Having that extra time to prepare and eat something more substantial instead of shovelling a bowl of blueberry wheats hurriedly down your throat as you’re walking out of the door is a real luxury so why shouldn’t you treat yourself…

Mediterranean Tomato Stuffed Peppers

I’ll confess this recipe is more my Mum’s than mine, I made it last weekend under her instruction. Inspired by an old Delia recipe, these peppers are stuffed to the brim with tomatoes with olives and garlic for flavour and filled with oil and are a much lighter alternative to your more common rice or…

Garlic & Herb Rolls

I’ve been wanting to make some more bread again for a while now and I’ve finally gotten round to it. As I’ve already done a basic white loaf on the blog I had a little look around for recipe ideas and inspiration when I stumbled across these delicious looking pull apart rolls from Tickling Palates….

Basil & Walnut Pesto

Pesto absolutely has to be one of my favourite things of all time. I could happily eat nothing but pasta with pesto for the rest of my life I love it so much, it’s quite astonishing that it’s actually taken me until now to have a go at making my own, especially considering how simple…