Quinoa Salad Featured

Quinoa, Rocket and Pomegranate Salad

  How about I start posting more really quick and simple recipes that are ideal to take to work for your lunch? Whilst I work from home, Dave doesn't and I am very concious of sending him to work with something filling, healthy and delicious that doesn't take too long to make. If it is too much effort, he is going to end up going to work with a boring sandwich - I am sure many of you can relate to that.  If you want to be kept up to date on my new healthy and delicious recipes like this, then please subscribe to the blog mailing list (it takes 30 seconds) and you will get sent the new recipes straight to your inbox. Your email address won't be passed on to anyone and you will never be spammed. Click here to sign up  Now, I can't take total credit for this recipe, as I … Read More

Dopiaza Featured

Butternut Squash and Black Bean Dopiaza

  You all know that I am a big fan of Meatless Monday and I am also a big fan of curry – so this dish is kind of perfect for me. I think a lot of people think that curry has to be unhealthy, but far from it. Just be sensible with the sauce… 

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Happiness Is……

  On a Friday I will usually do a Friday Favourite’s post that will sum up my week, however as we are moving in to a new season (please Spring, hurry up and arrive), I thought I would share some of my favourite things from 2015 so far. Inspired by Twinings new campaign and in line… 

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Meatballs Features

Sun Dried Tomato Turkey Meatballs in a Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

  Have you ever made something and after the first mouthful you have declared that you are in love with it and want to eat nothing else for the rest of your life? Well this is the dish that did that to me. I am seriously not even overselling it. You might be thinking, but… 

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Healthy big mac

How To Deal With Emotional Eating

    Something bad happens – someone says something negative to you, or you had a really bad day at work. This makes you feel really stressed and want to comfort eat. You feel better for an hour or so, but then you start to feel really guilty. So guilty that you start to feel… 

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Slow Cooker Greek Chicken Tacos

Slow Cooked Greek Chicken Tacos

  It feels like Spring is finally starting to arrive! I know that some of your further north have snow and it is probably feeling as far from Spring as possible, but here in Manchester the sun is shining (but still freezing) and I am starting to think about Spring and Summery foods that are… 

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giving up alcohol

Giving Up Alcohol

  You may have seen from my Facebook post that I am giving up alcohol. I thought I would write a quick blog post to explain it a bit more, as there are just some things you can’t get across in the Facebook post or in 140 characters on Twitter. If you want to be kept… 

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