Tag Archives : healthy

stew in cumplings in a white bowl

Five comforting winter recipes to warm you up


Comfort Foods I have some lovely new recipes to post including some vegan kofte, a vegetable hotpot, a cheesy topped pie and a few others, but the lack of good daylight means my photos leave a lot to be desired! So, today we will take a look back at some previous recipes. As the weather in the UK is still…

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seared lettuce with yogurt dressing and pomegranate

Lettuce can be more exciting than you think! Learn to love it!


Little Gems! I know it is January and it’s more soup, stew, casserole and pie weather, but we still need to get our vegetables in for those all important vitamins and minerals. Now, I would not usually recommend what I am going to, but this is too good not to do! Why lettuce though? There is a food sharing app…

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Season’s Greetings to you! Yes you!


Season’s Greetings! Happy Holidays and Season’s Greetings to all of my friends, family, followers and readers. I hope you all manage to have a happy and healthy festive season and stay safe and well. Think of others today… This time of year is usually when many get to see their family, extended family and friends. This year is likely to…

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Plate of vegetable mash fritters on a white plate, with raita dip in centre

Vegetable Mash Fritters


Vegetable Mash Fritters I have found the perfect way to use up leftover mash! Regular mash has lots of uses, but I’m talking veg mash! Swede and carrot mash, or celeriac and sweet potato mash. Mash that you thought was delicious at the time, but after five platefuls gets a bit samey! Are you with me? I absolutely love carrot…

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Lentil based chilli in a white bowl surrounded by tortilla chips

Slow Cooker Chilli


Slow Cooker Chilli It’s that time of year when slow cookers are a fantastic addition to the kitchen. I love that you can just throw everything in, leave it and get a delicious meal with no effort. This really is simple at its very best! The chilli recipe This chilli is made with a base of split red lentils, with…

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pumpkin pancakes

Pumpkin Pancakes!


Pumpkin Pancakes Yes, here is another pumpkin recipe, because, well, why not? Pumpkin is really such a versatile ingredient and it is often wasted! I created these delicious pumpkin pancakes as I was looking for a low fat way to get rid of my hunger! These do not disappoint! They are very tasty and easily customisable. You can use up…

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Pumpkin ring dessert with nuts,seeds and raisins

Pumpkin Recipes


Pumpkin Recipes Autumn brings a whole range of different foods into our lives and pumpkin and squash is one which is certainly overlooked by many! Pumpkin is such a versatile ingredient and can be used for both sweet and savoury recipes. There are so many different types of pumpkin and squash that unless you’ve tried more than one, it is…

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Spaghetti Bolognese – meat free


Spaghetti Bolognese – meat free Can you guess the secret ingredient in this very meaty but meat free spaghetti bolognese? Usually, I would use lentils, or soya mince, or even Quorn, but this version – this is all vegetables! Of course, just because this is called spaghetti bolognese, doesn’t mean you have to eat it with spaghetti! You can use…

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