Posts about food and drink recipes…

Welcome to my recipe page! All of my recipes I make up myself, I try to make all of the recipes healthy and nutritionally beneficial, with minimal processed foods and more of the good stuff. Nutritional information and cost of the meals per serving can be found on each recipe, to workout this I use a software called Nutritics©, to read more about this software click here. If you have any dietary requirements you can find out whether the recipe is right for you by checking the description box, where I list major allergy and dietary requirements.

Vegan: Butternut Squash & chickpea Korma

Description I had a bash at another vegan recipe, however this one was unplanned, I was simple trying to use up some ingredients in the cupboards and fridge and Volia! It's quite funny how much I learnt when I was making this curry, I always wondered how Korma was...

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Ham asparagus & fusilli

Ingredients Pasta - package for serving suggestions 50ml single cream 2 slices ham 3 asparagus' 3 tbsp frozen peas 3 tbsp sweetcorn 1/2 yellow pepper Method Boil a pan of water, add in pasta Chop up the veggies and ham and add to a hot pan to soften Later add in the...

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Blackened chicken & quinoa salad

Description Salads are so quick and easy to throw together and this one only has 5 ingredients so anyone could do it! With only 10-15 minutes to wait for the chicken to cook it's a quick on the go meal. Remember you can make this to meal prep for the following day...

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Gammon & pineapple, roasties & carrot salad

Description I made this ages ago and writing it up is making me want to have it again soon! Gammon and pineapple is the perfect sweet-savoury combination pairing with with some herby potatoes and my childhood favourite carrot salad. When I was younger Carrot salad was...

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Spiced Fajitas

Description It's been a long time since I've done a recipe post, so here we are! Some of my favourite food ever is Mexican and Spanish they both have terrific flavours, my Mexican/Spanish inspired meal is FAJITAS... 2 tortilla wraps, trust me it's filling! Contains...

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How to:Make the perfect cheese board

Christmas time= Food time! With it only being a couple of days left until Christmas day is here, I thought I share my favourite part. Cheese is my favourite and is my favourite part of Christmas along with the rest of the delicious food. So in today's post is all...

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Pumpkin & Kale Couscous

Description Feeling a little more of a winter-y vibe using pumpkin, although quite bright, fluffy and summery with the greens and couscous. This is the perfect dish for lunch and dinner, especially with it's ease of taking to work in some Tupperware.  The Pumpkin...

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Gammon, salad & cooked peppers

Description I love gammon! It's probably my favourite joint of meat to cook, weirdly enough though I'm not a huge fan of bacon, but gammon is lovely... especially in a salad.  Yes, it is a total of £1.14 per portion, but I'm telling you if you was going to buy this...

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The peppered beef hotpot

Description Now all these cold nights are settling in it's great to come back to something hot and tasty after a long hard day. The best bit about this is it can be prepped in the morning and cooking all day and served in the evening without a fuss! The peppered beef...

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Sausage & green bean tomato pasta

Description I am a huge lover of the savoury and I am a huge lover of this lunch, Sausage and green bean tomato pasta. I won't lie, this like many of my other recipe are all made up depending on what's left over and what needs to be used up, this one worked so well, I...

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Chicken & veggie stir fry with couscous

Description My boyfriend is obsessed with this meal, when I first made it he was too busy to help out with the cooking that night and left me to it and he loved it. It was the first time I had made turmeric the main spice of the dish and the spice and flavours it gave...

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DIY KFC

Description So so sooo excited to share with you my new recipe KFC at home, my boyfriend and I have been having cravings for KFC almost every week and we've now mastered the recipe to get the perfect fried chicken all at home for half the price it'd cost eating out,...

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Tomato, mozzerella and beetroot salad

Description A nice and easy simply salad, that's filling and scrummy. I honestly love this salad because I love mozzarella, this time I added beetroot to the mix giving more flavours. You can switch up the oil dressing to something a little less heavy on the fats,...

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Roast beef and feta salad

Description All about salad, I must say i am a huge fan of salads, apart from the fact all the fruit and veg are super healthy, the colours and flavours all compliment one another.  Salad dressings are one thing I don't use very often but but for this one i thought it...

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Easy peasy cottage pie

Description Cottage pie is one of my all time favourite, such a homey, warm-hearted feel to it. With all my dishes I try to shove in as much veg as I possible can, this can help with fussy kids to as it disguises it more. I loved the flavours that came out of this...

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Egg Florentine

Description This is a 'Love me' or 'hate me' dish I'll assure you! However very simple and tasty to eat, with only 5 ingredients to make.  I always season with cracked black pepper and occasionally salt to taste, you can also add a sprinkle of chilli powder or for a...

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Homemade Lasagna

Description I made lasagna the other night, and it went down very well.  I've always bulked out the meaty-tomato sauce with a little bit of veg, usually diced onion, carrot and celery.  Lasagna is all about the layers, and I think that's why I like it so much, all...

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Mini Lime cheesecakes

Description I am a lover of desserts at the best of times, and cheesecake just happens to be one of my favourite puddings.  My concoction starts with a solid biscuity base and topped with the citrus creamy filling of the cake.  I usually do citrus flavoured...

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Mid Afternoon Snack

For a quick rade of the fridge mum and I did pretty good when we took this from what was in there. Ingredients Cherry tomatoes Mushrooms Spring onions Honey roast ham Bread Cheese Olive oil In a pan fry olive oil, mushrooms, cherry tomatoes,spring onions and ham. When...

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Halloween Treats

Spider cupcakes Ingredients For the cakes: 100g plain flour 20g cocoa powder 140g caster sugar 1.5 tsp baking powder pinch of salt 40g butter 120ml milk 1 egg 1/2 tsp vanilla extract Oreo's Black and white icing pen For the icing: ...icing sugar ...Butter Food...

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Pesto pasta salad

Another quick lunch recipe, you are going to need... 100g pasta 2& a 1/2 tap pesto 1 stick of celery 1/2 tomato 1/4 long pepper Sliced Lettuce Chunked mature cheese A grind a black pepper Sprinkle of parmesan cheese Drizzle of olive oil 1.Boil water for your...

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Mixed bean filled tortilla

Got something a little bit different today, so as I am super super into cooking and baking (and eating) I thought I might put up a few easy peasy recipes for lunches, breakfast and dinner and maybe some snacks and stuff, they are all super healthy and super yummy! ...

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