Tag Archives : quick meals

Chickpea & Tomato Soup


This chickpea and tomato soup is one of our staple recipes! It is our go to quick nutritious meal (or addition to a meal) and we probably make it 2-3 times a month (okay so maybe weekly! Yes, it’s that good 😀 )! I was certain this recipe must already be on Life Diet Health, so imagine when I searched…

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Easy Crowd Pleasing Food!


Easy Crowd Pleasing Food Ahhh the school holidays! 🙂 In the UK it is half term this week – earlier than usual as it would usually fall at Halloween. Nonetheless there are Halloween themed events happening everywhere with Pumpkins taking centre stage and people competing for outdoor grown ‘largest pumpkin’… 1,498lbs!? Yes, you read that correctly! Not far from us, someone has once…

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Speedy Vegetable Curry


Speedy Vegetable Curry You know when you fancy something but can’t be bothered to cook? Well, this flavoursome vegetable curry can be ready in under half an hour! No kidding! 🙂   The main ingredients are the chickpeas and the spices, but other than that you can play around with the veg and use whatever you have! 🙂 I think…

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What’s quicker than take-out? Cheeky Chickpeas!


What’s quicker than take-out? Cheeky Chickpeas! Do you love the lighter brighter evenings? Do you find yourself having dinner later and later? Well, last night hubby decided he wanted very hot curry (to get rid of a headache)! Realising that it was already 6.30pm (we have dinner at 6pm on a school night) he rang his favourite take-away. Did I…

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Chickpeas in less than ten minutes


Chickpeas in less than ten minutes Don’t you just love quick meals! 🙂 Sure you could stab a microwave meal and ping it for five minutes. You could even grab something from the freezer and throw it in the oven for ten minutes. I’d rather make this! 😀 Chickpeas are almost a staple in our house – they’re full of…

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Easiest chickpeas ever!!!


Easiest chickpeas ever! Well what a week! I’m not into politics… or am I!!!? Hmmm! Well, this is not the place for that and I’m sure you all have your own opinions about what’s going on!?! This week I’ve been very busy… a bit too busy in all fairness! This week is my sons birthday so that in itself has…

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V= Versatile Vegetables!


Versatile Vegetables Happy weekend! 🙂 It’s rainy here… hooray! My plants will be so happy! (and we don’t need to get the watering cans out)! Anyway, please forgive me for not posting cake or chocolate today… this is the last Saturday of the A-Z Challenge so back to normal next weekend! 🙂 Can you believe April is almost over already!…

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Quick & Easy Pan Roasted Tofu with Mushrooms


Quick & Easy Pan Roasted Tofu with Mushrooms Hello all and Happy Monday! Did you notice I had a day off yesterday and didn’t post anything at all! I think I will try that from now on… just posting Monday to Saturday… unless of course I have something so exciting to tell you that it can’t wait! 😛 🙂 I…

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DEGF Speedy Chickpea Biryani… a challenge for you!!!


Speedy Chickpea Biryani… a challenge for you! 🙂 As you probably know I like to use my own recipes which I have created from scratch 🙂 However, this is a challenge not set by me, but by the British Children’s Food Trust ‘Lets Get Cooking’ team. The idea is that this weekend starting from TODAY everyone should cook the same speedy…

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