Courgette, pea and feta salad

This courgette, pea and feta salad makes a great change to basic side salads but keeps the true flavours of the veggies as the star of the show.

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Watermelon salad

I can't really describe this salad, its sweet, refreshing, tangy and salty and great for barbeques or picnics. Serves 4-6 as a side 400g cubed watermelon, 2 tbsp finely chopped mint zest and juice of 1 lime 50g crumbled feta cheese (part HEA or 6 syns) Toss the watermelon and lime zest and juice together. … Continue reading Watermelon salad

Quick and easy microwave vegetables

I see alot of people buy the little packets of vegetables pre packaged that you chuck in the microwave and if im honest with you.. if you can spend £2 on a handful of vegetables go for it! But when you are feeding a large family or are on a tight budget this is the way to … Continue reading Quick and easy microwave vegetables

Spiced, braised red cabbage

This spiced, braised cabbage has been a hit for a few years in our family and you can make it ahead!

speedy rice

It's summer, the children are off school, we don't always have time to make something for lunch, so why not make something packed full of speed food that is great for pack lunches, snacking on, or even taking to a BBQ?  2 cloves garlic, grated 1 tsp thyme 1 roughly chopped red pepper, onion, courgette, … Continue reading speedy rice

Chimichurri rice

For those of you wondering what the heck a chimichurri is, it is a herby, garlicky punch of flavour that is usually derived from coriander or parsley (as some people don't like coriander). This rice is inspired by the chimichurri sauce and packs a good punch and makes a change from plain rice. 2 people … Continue reading Chimichurri rice