Oaty Blueberry cookies

I’ve been struggling to control my sweet tooth throughout January. As well as doing Veganuary I’ve also tried to cut out chocolate, sweets and crisps. I figure that January is the most depressing month of the year, why not make it as bad as humanly possible haha. These cookies are sweet, chewy and crumbly all…

Chunky Butternut Squash Soup

I love soup in winter. It is so comforting and warming. Here is my homemade butternut squash soup! It feeds 4 and is 160 calories. Ingredients Olive oil 2 decent sprigs of rosemary, remove from stalk and chop finely 3 garlic cloves, pressed 1 red chilli, deseeded and chopped 1 butternut squash, deseeded and chopped…

Pitta bread pizza

Looking for an alternative to you usual pizza? Try these pitta bread pizzas!

Cinnamon breakfast rolls

These vegan breakfast parties are delicious! I’m sick of eating the same thing so thought I would mix it up a little!

The Groovy Food Co – Gingerbread Cookies

The lovely people at The Groovy Food Co gifted me some products so that I could make delicious Christmas cookies for my friends and I. I have used coconut oil previously in cooking but have never thought to seek out baking recipes that also use it. The Groovy Food Co are all about healthy alternatives for…

Chicken and sweet potato Thai Red Curry

Ever since my travels around Thailand I have eaten more Thai food. Thai red curry is one of my favourite dishes from the country. Its full of flavour but not too hot. Here is my recipe for a quick chicken and sweet potato Thai red curry. Ingredients 1 tbsp Red curry paste Tin of coconut…

Easy Baked Salmon

I absolutely love salmon. It’s so versatile and soaks up flavour like a sponge. This dish takes 5 minutes to prep and cooks in 15-18 minutes on 180°c Ingredients 2 Salmon fillets 1 lemon 2 tbsp honey 1 tsp rosemary – I used dried for ease 2 tbsp olive oil Small piece of ginger Method…

Thaikhun – Nottingham

Sawasdee ka! A bunch of us were invited to Thaikhun last week, the Thai restaurant within Clocktower Dining in the intu Victoria Centre. The invite said ‘join us for a drink on arrival, an interactive cookery workshop and some Thai nibbles to try’. I didn’t want to get my hopes up, so just assumed we…

Quick tasty pasta sauce

This recipe is super quick to make, full of flavour and low calorie. I make a big batch of this and freeze it for an even quicker dinner option. Ingredients 400g tin of chopped tomatoes1 glass of white wine1 Onion, finely chopped2 cloves of garlic1 vegetable oxo cube, crushed2 tsp Marmite5-6 basil leaves Method Heat…

Easy Steak Salad

This simple steak salad is super easy, and impresses people with its burst of flavour. Ingredients Chosen piece of steak (I love sirloin) Handful of watercress/rocket mix Palmful of shelled pistachios Watermelon 5-6 mint leaves, chopped To make the glaze 1/2 cup Balsamic vinegar 3 tbsp honey Method Firstly mix the honey and balsamic vinegar…

Dairy Free ‘Carbonara’ – Recipe

My housemate insists that this is not carbonara. I agree. What this is, however is a great tasting alternative if you don’t like cream and cheese! It’s quick, easy and super tasty! Serves 2 Ingredients  160g dry Spaghetti (I do 80g per person) 2 eggs 4 rashers of bacon Salt and pepper to season Method…

Quiche Lorraine – Recipe

My mother has made quiches for as long as I can remember. Ever since I was a little girl she has made them. I still hate them. However the rest of the family love them and so I thought I would pop it in my blog. Ingredients  For the Shortcrust pastry 6oz plain flour 3oz…