Butter bean, squash and tomato salad

I'm a big fan of packed lunches you only have to make once. I'll make a salad like this one on a Sunday night and not have to think about making a packed lunch for the next 5 days - dreamy! There's a nice combination of summer and autumn in this recipe too - fresh … Continue reading Butter bean, squash and tomato salad

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Recipe Review: Delicious Magazine’s Broccoli and Almond Salad

I recently made this dish for a celebratory dinner with my housemates, and it went down very well indeed. Far from boring old boiled broccoli, this salad screams 'eat me' with it's garlic oil coated chopped almonds and heat from fresh strips of red and green chillies. This recipe is from the July 2017 edition … Continue reading Recipe Review: Delicious Magazine’s Broccoli and Almond Salad

Ras el Hanout Roasted Cauliflower and Cous Cous Salad

This month I've been particularly enjoying cooking with cauliflower, it's meaty in texture and really versatile. Back in July whilst on my River Cottage veg course I made some pan fried muergez cauliflower that I absolutely loved, but since then I've somewhat neglected this tasty veg in favour of pumpkins, squash and courgettes. However, I've … Continue reading Ras el Hanout Roasted Cauliflower and Cous Cous Salad

Packed Lunch Ideas: Guacamole, Salad Wraps and Cous Cous

I've had a few requests for some simple, tasty packed lunch ideas to take to the library or to work and I've finally got round to creating three recipes that I hope will give you some inspiration.  I rarely pack myself a sandwich for lunch as I usually have toast at breakfast and, as much … Continue reading Packed Lunch Ideas: Guacamole, Salad Wraps and Cous Cous

Food Spot: Honey and Co

I've been so excited to go to Honey and Co since I got the recipe book for Christmas and today I finally got to visit.  When we arrived I was surprised by how small the space was and how many people they had managed to squeeze in!  Despite being a weekday, the restaurant was busy … Continue reading Food Spot: Honey and Co

Roasted Sweet Pepper, French Bean and Garlic with Honey and Lemon Dressing

Happy New Year! The start of a new year requires new recipes and I hope this tasty dish is the first of many.  You also may notice that my blog looks a little different to the last time I posted and I hope you like the new theme as much as I do. You can … Continue reading Roasted Sweet Pepper, French Bean and Garlic with Honey and Lemon Dressing

Three Great Salad Dressings

When it comes to eating healthily, salads can be pretty uninspiring and bland.  So a good salad dressing can make all the difference and maybe even help you to make healthier choices! I've made three of my favourites, all different styles and flavours to go with a variety of salads. The fruity, zesty Asian dressing … Continue reading Three Great Salad Dressings