Crispy chickpea snack

These delicious crispy chickpeas are a perfect way to stop hunger and they are a great protein snack if you are on a health kick! Mix it up by playing around with your own spice combo.

Vegan Ramen with sticky tofu

I bloody love Japanese food and ramen is one of my favourite comfort foods. It’s like a huge hug, and I needed it today after celebrating the new year with a couple too many drinks! This recipe feeds 4 people (and reheats perfectly for lunch the next day!) Ingredients For the broth 1 pint of…

3 easy courgette recipes

3 Easy Courgette Recipes Courgettes are great for weight management because they are low in calories. Every 100 grams contains just 17 calories. Plus, this particular vegetable packs a lot of health benefits. The Guardian reports that courgettes are rich in Vitamin C as well as potassium, which is vital for managing blood pressure. Courgettes…

Vegan Pesto Spaghetti & Balsamic Veggies

As I don’t eat dairy, I find it hard to find a pesto that I can enjoy without stomach aches. I concocted this through sheer frustration and think it is the best pesto to ever have been created! It is vegan, inexpensive to make and absolutely delicious… I promise. If you are looking for a…

Mowgli Street Food – Nottingham

Mowgli in Nottingham has been on the cards for a while and last week it finally opened. Located in Hockley at 1 Stoney Street (The big pink building on the corner opposite Void and across the road from Ice Nine) it is a three storey building standing out from the crowd. Would Hockley, known for…

5 tasty quick dinners

Working full time doesn’t mean having to eat boring food during the week. I try to cook delicious food during the week, as quickly as possible. I try to keep all midweek dinners under 30 minutes for my housemate and I, including all prep time. There is so much I need to do when I…

5 fabulous vegan recipes

As you may know, I have been taking part in Veganuary, giving up meat, fish and dairy products for the month of January. The reasons for this are varied but include trying to challenge myself in the kitchen, cut down on the meat products I eat and trying to see if it would save me…

Vermicelli Miso Ramen

I love rice noodle soup. Vermicelli miso is one of my favourite dishes. I really enjoy cooking Japanese food and you really don’t need meat to fill you up. Try this, I am sure you won’t be disappointed! Ready in 10 minutes and serves 2 and 500 calories. Ingredients 2 tbsp Miso paste 2 tbsp…

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…

Zaap Thai – Nottingham

Having spent 3 weeks in Thailand back in November, I was craving a taste of Thai yesterday lunchtime. Thai food is something I hadn’t really explored much before last year, but my holiday obviously changed that! I can’t handle a lot of heat in my food and it had made me reluctant to try new…

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…

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…