Roasted Squash & Quinoa-stuffed Mushrooms

This recipe is perfect for those evenings when you have a little more time to cook something indulgent but super healthy.

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Tomato and Courgette Pasta

So this ‘pasta with two veg’ thing is actually becoming a thing – it started with my kale and mushroom pasta (which I’m still loving every week), and now I’ve got this absolutely delicious tomato and courgette pasta to add to my growing repertoire. This one is absolutely divine – the tomatoes really come alive with…

Insanely Delicious Vegetable Quinoa

I first came across this delicious recipe here, and have put my own twist on the idea. All you need is your favourite grain, all your favourite veg and a saucepan. This dish tastes divine on its own as a wholesome dinner, but would also be great tucked into some stuffed peppers or mushrooms, or…

Perfect, Herby, Garlic Bread

This is my fool-proof recipe for perfect garlic bread. I often make it alongside my pesto pasta and it works great with pretty much any pasta dish. It’s super quick, delicious and definitely healthier than the frozen off-the-shelf stuff. What you’ll need: 5-6 slices of your favourite, good quality bread. I went for tiger bread this…

Rich & Creamy Paneer Curry

So… you may have noticed I have a slight* obsession with paneer. I simply love the stuff. I’m forever trying to perfect my paneer dishes, and I think this one is pretty close to heaven. I must say this recipe is definitely the one I use the most (for my other paneer recipes see here and…

Delicious Cauliflower Rice

Today I purchased my first ever cauliflower. The concept of cauliflower rice has been floating about for some time now, so I decided to see what all the fuss is about. This was the first time I’ve ever cooked cauliflower in any of its forms, and I’m pretty please with how it turned out. What…

How To Make Perfect Sweet Potato Wedges

For me, sweet potatoes have always lived in the ‘eurgh, no thanks’ zone alongside butternut squash, goat’s cheese and quiche. Simply couldn’t stand the stuff. I’d had a dodgy experience with a sweet potato fry in a Nandos a few years ago and had written the spuds off completely, opting for the ‘real thing’ (regular…

Green Beans and Veg Rice, Indian-Style

This is my quick and delicious vegetarian dinner with an indian twist! It’s great for a wintery evening and is would be delicious served alongside my perfect paneer recipe 🙂 What you’ll need: – 300g fresh green beans –  150g basmati rice – 150g mixed frozen vegetables – mustard seeds – turmeric – aniseed – red…

Creamy Garlic Mushrooms

This is a very simple, super easy recipe with just a few core ingredients. You can use this saucy mushroom recipe as a topping on a slice of warm toasted rye bread for an exciting breakfast, as a quick and creamy sauce to stir into a bowl of wholemeal pasta, or as I did on…

Cucumber, Feta & Mint Quinoa Salad

This is my magical, minty quinoa salad. Delicious, nutritious, and quick to prepare, this salad works great as a quirky side salad with burgers and main meals, and is equally wonderful as a packed lunch. What you’ll need: – 100g Quinoa (raw or pre-cooked, depending on your laziness levels) – 3 or 4 inches of fresh…