A delicious and easy pesto pasta using the leaves from your garden.
Slow cooker stuffed peppers make a simple mid week meal, you could totally pop these in the oven too.
Autmn is here and with the change in temperatures it is the perfect time to change up your meal plan. A common complaint I hear when working with people is how they get stuck eating the same meals week in and week out. It is so easy to do! One way I challenge this in […]
If you have a glut of courgette recipes like me, then here are some top ways to be using them. Love to hear your courgette recipes too! Courgette Cake This is a delicious recipe but beware it doesn’t keep for long. Best eaten in 2 days, which is no hardship in our house! It also […]
One of the things I am passionate about is making food simple. If you have time and can afford to be fancy with your meals then there is absolutely nothing wrong with that. Go for it. Normal life for my family in the week involves basic range ingredients, plenty of fresh and frozen veggies and […]
The temperature is set to drop. For me that means it’s time to bring out the slow cooker. What I love is how such little effort brings such great rewards. This chicken casserole took minutes to prepare, hours to cook and then was devoured. Plus the house smells amazing when you get home. So here […]
Usually my children are not so keen on curry, however being half Sri-lankan this is not an option for me! My oldest girl used to eat a lot of spice, in fact at 22 months in Sri-Lanka she was eating curry off my plate. She went off spice and is now age 7 working back […]
Ever get the feeling that the children in the house are in charge? Oh my days, I know I sometimes feel like I just run from child to child doing things for them! Letting them be in charge of some things can be empowering and really positive. When you think about it there isn’t that […]
It’s been a hot week, needing summer food. These salmon and spinach fishcakes hit the spot. Yes you have to put the oven on to cook them but they can be prepared ahead of time and then served hot or cold. They also freeze well, I always mean to make extra for this purpose but […]
This week we went Vegetarian for National Vegetarian Week. As a family we always have at least 3 meat free meals a week, so this was a good chance to unleash some new recipe ideas. To be honest I don’t think the family really noticed the lack of meat, though they would do if carried […]