my favs

my favs

Kale, Spinach and fruity superfood smoothie

Kale, Spinach and fruity superfood smoothie

Am back with another smoothie post, this one was even better than my previous green one in that , that hubster really enjoyed it and was blissfully unaware about how much Kale he had unknowingly added into his system
Healthy Chocolate Porridge Recipe

Healthy Chocolate Porridge Recipe

At the moment I seem to be making this healthy chocolate porridge recipe nearly every morning and it is becoming a slight obsession of mine (alongside my buckwheat salad obsession, and coconut coffees mmmm)
Banana & Orange Oat Toddler Bites

Banana & Orange Oat Toddler Bites

My little boy has turned into an absolute snack monster recently. Or tag me in a picture on Facebook or Instagram using the hashtag #myfussyeater
Friday Fakeaway Slimming World Pizza

Friday Fakeaway Slimming World Pizza

I’ve topped my pizza with syn free toppings and healthy extra cheese so other than the syns in the flour there are no extra syns to count
Smoked mackerel kedgeree recipe

Smoked mackerel kedgeree recipe

During my wikipedia session I also learnt that the dish is usually made with smoked haddock. But for my version I use smoked mackerel which in my opinion is more of a morning fish with a slightly more distinctive smoky flavour which is heightened by the spiciness from the tikka paste
My Tomato Sauce Recipe

My Tomato Sauce Recipe

a little sugar if the tomatoes are not sweet enough - optional - which I only ever add if my Dad is eating with us
Pork Chops with Mushrooms

Pork Chops with Mushrooms

Well, anyway back to the dish, this is one of my favourite ways of cooking and serving chops or small cuts of meat - making the sauce in the same dish that you've cooked the meat - it brings all the flavours together and also cuts down on the washing up - something, I'm sure Andrew is eternally grateful for
Loaded Baked Sweet Potato Recipe

Loaded Baked Sweet Potato Recipe

Instead, I opened The Flavor Bible, one of my favorite culinary guides, and looked at the best flavor pairings for sweet potatoes
BBQ Potato Salad Recipe

BBQ Potato Salad Recipe

This is a yummy twist to potato salad. So try this yummy recipe at you home by following some easy steps as given below
Gok Wan’s Spicy Cucumber Salad

Gok Wan’s Spicy Cucumber Salad

Taken from Gok Wan’s book “Gok Cooks Chinese”, which I thoroughly recommend, it has reawakened my love of Chinese food which had been diminished by years of sad, gloopy, MSG laden offerings from restaurants and takeaways
Beef & Horseradish Cobbler

Beef & Horseradish Cobbler

I have done my usual number on this one by adding in as many vegetables as possible. When I'm working hard in the kitchen, my diet is appalling so I need to cram in as many vitamins as possible on my days off
Roasted Beetroot Hummus

Roasted Beetroot Hummus

This is one of my new favourite hummus recipes. I have been thinking a lot recently about what I would have cooked for my sister’s wedding if I was to cater it now