White Chocolate and Cranberry Bread & Butter Pudding

Not a fan of Christmas pud? Why not make this sweet, sticky, luscious dessert post Christmas dinner? Serves: 8 Prep & cook time: 1 hour, 30 mins Ingredients: 50g butter 400g brioche bread, sliced 350ml Milk 50ml Double cream 2 eggs 25g caster sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 180g white chocolate 100g fresh cranberries Method: Grease a large oven proof dish. Slice the brioche into … Continue reading White Chocolate and Cranberry Bread & Butter Pudding

Mince Pie Twists

It’s not Christmas without mince pies and this is a super easy recipe that I think will convince even the mince pie haters! Makes 12 Cook & prep time: 30 mins Ingredients: 500g Puff Pastry 411g Mincemeat 1 egg, beaten Icing sugar, for dusting Method: Preheat the oven to 180 fan. On a floured work surface, roll out the pastry to a thickness of the … Continue reading Mince Pie Twists

Three Ways to Pimp Your Mac & Cheese!

We all know how comforting mac and cheese can be. Sometimes we just need a little bit of extra flavour that packs a punch. I have three flavours to do just that! Find the full mac and cheese recipe here. Bacon, Leek & Truffle Ingredients: 1 tsp truffle oil 200g Bacon lardons 1 leek, chopped 1 slice of bread (blitzed into breadcrumbs) Method: Fry the … Continue reading Three Ways to Pimp Your Mac & Cheese!

Four Cheese Mac & Cheese

Who doesn’t love mac and cheese? Well it just got a whole load cheesier! (I didn’t think it could get much cheesier with that line either!) Serves 4 Cook & prep time: 30 mins Ingredients: 2 tbsp butter 2 tbsp plain flour 500ml milk 100g Emmental Cheese 60g Mature Cheddar cheese 1 tsp mustard (I use wholegrain) 125g Mozzarella 25g Parmesan 250g Macaroni  Method: Heat … Continue reading Four Cheese Mac & Cheese

Throw it all in! Chicken and Rice Bake

The easiest mid-week meal you can ever make. This recipe uses up all the veg you have lying around in your fridge and is perfect for the whole family. Cook and prep time: 45 mins Serves: 4 people Ingredients: 2x tbsp olive oil 75g Chorizo, chopped 1 kg chicken thighs 185g Rice 500ml Chicken Stock 400g chopped tomatoes 1 leek, chopped 1 courgette, chopped 1 … Continue reading Throw it all in! Chicken and Rice Bake

Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake

An autumnal dessert, which is perfect for Thanksgiving! Serves: 16 Prep & cook time: 6 hours (minimum) Ingredients: 1kg Pumpkin, chopped 1tbsp Olive oil 1 tbsp Honey/maple syrup 2 tsp Cinnamon  1 tsp Brown sugar 500g Cream cheese 100g Icing Sugar 300ml double cream 1 tsp vanilla flavouring Base: 200g Digestives 60g Biscoff 100g butter, melted Method: Preheat the oven to 190 degrees Fan. Chop … Continue reading Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake

Traditional Lasagne

Ok, this isn’t the quickest dish you’ll ever make, BUT it’s perfect for a weekend winter warmer. When the weather is bleak and it’s chilly outside, whack this in the oven to instantly brighten your day. Prep & cook time: 3 & 1/2 hours Serves 6 Ingredients: 2 Carrots, chopped 1 celery, chopped 2 onions, diced 4 garlic cloves, diced 500g Beef Mince 1 tbsp … Continue reading Traditional Lasagne

Super Easy Chicken Noodle Soup

Leftover chicken from your Sunday roast? This is a great way of using up leftovers and getting some wholesome goodness inside of you in less than 20 minutes. Serves 2 Prep & cook time: 20 minutes Ingredients: 1 Litre of chicken stock 150g cooked chicken, shredded 1 x Thumb sized piece of ginger 1 x Garlic clove 2 tbsp Soy sauce 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce … Continue reading Super Easy Chicken Noodle Soup

Sweet Potato & Halloumi Warm Salad

This recipe is a perfect mid-week winter warmer. It’s been created with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome in mind, using natural ingredients to balance insulin and it’s vegetarian too! Serves 2 Prep & Cook time: 30 mins Ingredients 2 x Sweet potatoes 1 tbsp Olive oil 200g Kale 225g Halloumi For the dressing: 2 tbsp Olive oil  1 tbsp Dark tahini 1 tbsp Honey Method: Pre-heat the … Continue reading Sweet Potato & Halloumi Warm Salad