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

Peanut Butter & Jelly Pancakes

Did someone say brunch? These pancakes are perfect for a lazy Sunday and to satisfy that sweet tooth. Ingredients: For the Pancakes: 200g self-raising flour 1 1/2 tbsp baking powder 1 tbsp granulated sugar 2 x large eggs 25g butter (melted) 200ml milk 2 x tbsp smooth peanut butter For the sauce: 200g frozen strawberries 4 x tbsp sugar To serve (per stack): 2 x … Continue reading Peanut Butter & Jelly Pancakes

American Style Pancakes with Winter Berries

Happy Pancake Day! Although I love a bit of tradition and will be having lemon and sugar pancakes this evening, you’ve sometimes got to break the mould. Makes 8 pancakes Prep and cook time: 45 mins Ingredients: For the pancakes: 200g Self Raising Flour 1 1/2 tsp Baking Powder 1 tbsp Granulated Sugar 3 Eggs 25g Butter, melted 200ml Milk 1 tsp vegetable oil For … Continue reading American Style Pancakes with Winter Berries

Cheese Straws

It’s a Christmas Eve tradition in my family to get cosy with a mulled wine and make cheese straws and sausage rolls. Makes 20 Prep & cook time: 30 mins Ingredients: 500g Puff Pastry 120g Cheddar Cheese, grated 1 egg, beaten Method: Heat the oven to 180C Fan. Roll out the pastry to the thickness of a £1 coin. Sprinkle 100g of the grated cheese … Continue reading Cheese Straws

Roasted Cauliflower Cheese

Another dish for your Christmas table, but it’s a good’n. You can please the fusspots and who doesn’t like a lovely bubbling, cheesy, crispy side to their roast? This has been served up in separate dishes for a bit of a fancy party, but you can do a big old batch. Serves 8 Prep & Cooking time: 1 hour Ingredients: 900g frozen cauliflower 40g Butter … Continue reading Roasted Cauliflower Cheese

Hunky and Chunky Penne Arrabbiata 🌶

Spice up your weekend with this chunky arrabbiata sauce.  Serves 4: Prep time: 20 mins Cooking time: 1 hour 15 mins Ingredients: 1x Carrot 1x Celery  1x Handful of Basil 3x Garlic Cloves 1x Red Onion 1x Courgette 1x Red Chilli 1 Tbsp x Sunflower Oil 800g x Chopped Tomatoes  500ml x Chicken or Vegetable Stock 250ml x White Wine 1 Tbsp x Balsamic Vinegar … Continue reading Hunky and Chunky Penne Arrabbiata 🌶

Grilled Peach & Burrata Salad

Summer may officially be over, but I think we can keep it going with this delightful, fresh and tasty salad. Using peaches to add sweetness, contrasted with the powerful and pungent tarragon, all cooled down by a rich and creamy burrata. My favourite cheese! Serves 2: Prep & cook time: 20 mins Ingredients: 2 x Peaches 100g x Stale Bread 1 x Garlic Clove 2 … Continue reading Grilled Peach & Burrata Salad

Super Easy Watermelon Salad

Serves 2 as a main or 4 as a side. Ingredients: 1/2 watermelon 1 red onion 1/2 cucumber 100g feta cheese 1/2 lemon Tsp olive oil Method: Chop the watermelon, red onion and cucumber into large chunks. Followed by the feta which you can cube or crumble into a bowl Drizzle with lemon juice and olive juice. To serve: I served with chicken thighs, which … Continue reading Super Easy Watermelon Salad