Guy Fawkes Fiery Feast

“Remember, remember the fifth of November of gunpowder treason and plot. I know of no reason why the gun powder treason should ever be forgot.” – Alan Moore in V for Vendetta Warning: this blog post may contain a short history lesson…As some of my friends across the pond may not know, Bonfire Night, which…

Gluten-free Chicken Goujons & Tzatziki Dip

I’m excited to share with you all the new recipes I have created with Mellow Yellow and their healthy, cold-pressed rapeseed oil! Mellow Yellow is a good, neutral fat that is perfect for cooking, baking, frying and roasting. It is the lowest in saturated fat of all other cooking oils, (half that of olive oil), it is rich…

Laura’s Lasagne

What’s lasagne without pasta? To an Italian, it’s a travesty. But to those with food allergies or a vegan, it’s a top-notch, delicious, healthy substitute that will please even the meat and dairy lovers amongst us. Also, the great debate.. Lasagna or lasagne? If anyone has a good argument to support either one I would love…

One-pot Chicken Tandoori Quinoa

Fancy adding a bit of zest to your Quinoa dishes? Well look no further! This one-pot chicken tandoori dish is quite the aromatic delight. With a mixture of sweet potato, chickpeas, onions, tomatoes and a whole lot of spice, what more do you need to spice up the weekend?! The term ‘tandoori’ actually refers to…

Tahini & Turkey Rice

This dish is super easy, super yummy and will use up any leftover veg you have sitting in your fridge! Today I opted for a large lunch because I have training later but this meal works well as a dinner meal too. I used: 1 turkey breast 1 courgette cut into chunks 1 garlic clove…

Gluten-free Oat Pancakes

Sunday morning only calls for pancakes! I didn’t have any flour this morning so as a replacement I decided to whizz up a few oats in the blender!  These pancakes are so good (if I do say so myself) and really easy to make!    All you need (for 4 pancakes for 1 person): 60g…

Tuna Melt Sweet Potato Slices 

These little slices are just what the doctor ordered on this cold day!  All you need: 1 sweet potato 1 tin of tuna in spring water Coriander  1 lemon  Coconut oil  Salt and pepper  1 Spring onion  Spinach Optional: chilli flakes To make the beauties you need to: Cut the potato into slices and cook…

Sweet Potato & Chorizo Tortilla Española

It looks like a pizza, it isn’t BUT it’s just as good. Satisfy those pizza wants and cook up a healthy alternative! I love Spain and when I au-paired over there I had so many spanish omelettes because they’re just so good. This sweet potato version is slightly healthier but is still so tasty! (Serves…

Avocado Cream & Shredded Chicken courgetti 

So we have a new toy in our student house… A SPIRALIZER!!! It’s revolutionary to say the least!  This avocado cream and shredded chicken is so tasty and really simple.     Serves two. Ingredients: 2 courgettes 1 red pepper Coconut oil for frying 15 Cherry tomatoes  2 avocados 1 chicken breast 5/6 field mushrooms  The…

Chicken Mess

This recipe is quick, easy and so tasty! It’s great to whip up on a cold winters evening and reheat for the next day. Ingredients: Two chicken breasts Coconut oil 1 X 400g chickpeas 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1 X 400g chopped tomatoes 1 X courgette, cut into fine cubes 4 field mushrooms chopped finely…

Ground Almond & Chia Pizza! 

It’s coming to that time of the year again when you just want to snuggle down, be naughty and eat lots of tasty, warming food! Especially if you’re like me and you’re surrounded by students who are doing exactly the same! Well have no fear.. This ground almond and chia pizza will do the trick…

Garlic & Chilli Home Made Meatballs 

Today we spent the afternoon at the beach with the kayaks and after a little dip in the sea we were ready for a warm, hearty meal! Luckily garlic & chilli meatball tomato pasta was on the menu! Preheat the oven to 175’C. For the sauce: 1 chopped onion 2 crushed garlic cloves Teaspoon of…