I love it when this time of year comes around and the supermarkets are filled with pumpkins and a variety of squashes. Butternut squash is on the menu at our house weekly during the winter. I know a lot of people stir clear of it because it looks like hard work to prepare, but for… Continue reading Stuffed Squash Skins
Roasted veg. I cannot get enough of it. I’m pretty certain I’ll never get bored of it. Its just so versatile. Think sweet potato fries as a side with your homemade lentil burger, a yummy root veg salad, mixed into a frittata or used to fill the pie your going to enjoy for Sunday lunch!… Continue reading Autumn Salad
For a while I’ve been wanting to try a baked eggs recipe. Whenever I see them in magazines or cookbooks they look so simple but so tasty; my kind of recipe. This weekend I finally got to test them out on my sister for our Saturday night dinner and they didn’t disappoint! I adapted an… Continue reading Baked Eggs
Up until now I had always thought making your own bread was too time consuming when you had all the other components of a meal to worry about. I’ve been forever planning to spend a Sunday afternoon with the smell of freshly baked bread wafting through the kitchen but I’ve never quite got round to… Continue reading Homemade Flatbread
I think pearl barley is seriously underrated. Everyone seems to be enjoying the now fashionable quinoa, whilst the much cheaper – and I think tastier – pearl barley is left sat on the shelf! The grain has a lovely nutty flavour and needs a lot less additional flavour than quinoa in my opinion. I also… Continue reading Pearl Barley and Veggie Bowl
I currently spend the majority of my weekends working, so when I do get to enjoy a Sunday off, it is spent eating too much and doing very little! Therefore, brunch is the perfect mid-morning meal for me after I’ve spent the morning in bed! I like to make something that is a little bit… Continue reading Sundays are for Brunching…
I’m not really into all these recipes that replace regular ingredients for expensive and ‘healthier’ alternatives. For me, its okay to enjoy a cake that actually contains sugar or a salad with serious amounts of cheese that is drowned in a super calorific dressing. It’s all about balance. We should be able to enjoy a… Continue reading What is healthy?