Cheese Scones

Cheese Scones

When you’ve made these, there’s no turning back. Gone are the days when you accept a chewy, chalky scone in the tea shop which has been made from a packet mix. These are so simple, you can make them with your eyes closed*. *this is almost true… with the little man waking through the night, … Continue reading

Veggie mediterranean cous cous

Veggie mediterranean cous cous

This was prepared for an impromptu evening BBQ – thankfully Liam came home early to do the ‘bath shift’ with Harrison so i got a bit more time to do this and actually think about what to put in it! It tasted so yum i had to blog it so i’d remember for next time. … Continue reading

Pear, bacon and blue cheese salad

Pear, bacon and blue cheese salad

It’s not new, but i’m posting it as i always forget how nice this tastes. Plus – from the last two recipes it looks like i only eat cous cous! Ingredients include lambs lettuce pear (thinly sliced) cucumber (de-seeded and thinly sliced) crispy bacon blue cheese walnuts balsamic vinegar olive oil Layer the lettuce, cucumber … Continue reading

Courgette, broccoli and feta cous cous

Courgette, broccoli and feta cous cous

If you’re trying to cut out the bread at lunchtime, this is a great alternative. It also gives you a boost of veg so you feel good eating it too. What you will need: cous cous (100g) 1 courgette 1/2  broccoli (i used thin stemmed) handful of fresh mint sprinkle of pumpkin seeds feta How … Continue reading

Feta and pomegranate cous cous

Feta and pomegranate cous cous

I’m always using up the ‘last bits of stuff’ when it comes to lunch, and this scrummy cous cous was an inspiration from my brother and left over things in the fridge after Christmas (yep, i’ve been meaning to post this for a while!) What you need: cous cous pomegranate feta cheese red pepper spring … Continue reading

Smoked mackerel pate

Smoked mackerel pate

Whether you want to make this for your lunch, or as a starter; it’s the easiest thing in the world and so tasty! Oh, and it’s healthy for you too so even better! Ingredients are for 1 person but you can work out how much you need to add if you want to make lots … Continue reading

Salmon and orange salad

Salmon and orange salad

What happens when you haven’t shopped in ages, there’s not much in the fridge and you’ve been to jazzercise so want to keep that feeling of virtuous goodness when you come back…? Answer: You rummage through everything you have and make this – hey presto! Ingredients (serves 1) fresh salmon bag of lettuce mange tout … Continue reading