30 Minute Meal

Smoked Haddock Salad with Sour Cream and Chives

Smoked Haddock Salad with Sour Cream and Chives

I love summer salads – not simply a mixture of raw vegetables, whether home made or bought in a packet, but a proper stick-to-your ribs, full flavoured meal of a salad. I never fully appreciated salads until I visited the mediterranean, where a salad is […]

Creamy Chicken Gnocchi- Perfect Leftover Meal

Creamy Chicken Gnocchi- Perfect Leftover Meal

This chicken gnocchi recipe is the perfect weeknight meal – quick to make and really tasty. You can put some chicken in the oven the night before, buy cooked chicken, or use leftovers. Whenever we have a gap in the meal planner my husband suggests […]

Quick Egg and Vegetable Noodles

Quick Egg and Vegetable Noodles

  Today I’m going to share with you a takeaway-busting recipe for the nights when you have very little time to cook- or very little motivation.  You can rustle this up in just a few minutes, and with just a few ingredients. These egg and […]

Easy Fish Fingers with Pesto Crumb

Easy Fish Fingers with Pesto Crumb

These easy fish fingers can be rustled up in a flash, and your family will be begging for more. I love fish fingers, but I’ve never made my own because all that egg dipping and breadcrumbing seems like a lot of hassle and mess when […]

Creamy Spinach Pasta with Prawns and Leek

Creamy Spinach Pasta with Prawns and Leek

A really creamy spinach pasta with prawns and leek – fancy enough to impress, but you can make it in under 30 minutes. If you have a valentine to impress but don’t want any hassle in the kitchen this could be the dish for you. […]

Creamy Pasta with Bacon – Cheats’ Midweek Meal

Creamy Pasta with Bacon – Cheats’ Midweek Meal

Creamy pasta with bacon, leek and sweetcorn – ready in just half an hour and so easy. Your summer holiday is a distant memory and your credit card is starting to fill up with goodies you can’t open ’til Christmas. It’s cold outside, and  the […]

Creamy Sausage Pasta with Flat Mushrooms

Creamy Sausage Pasta with Flat Mushrooms

This creamy sausage pasta comes together in just twenty minutes. A great family friendly meal. This recipe uses one of my favourite cheats, cream cheese. Whether you choose the light or full fat version, it’s basically a cheese sauce in a box. So long as […]

15 Minute Spiced Tomato Poached Eggs

15 Minute Spiced Tomato Poached Eggs

This spiced tomato poached eggs recipe would be great for breakfast, lunch or tea (or any time in between). Poached eggs for dinner! It is said that variety is the spice of life, and in this house we like to vary our proteins. We have […]

Quick Vegetable Couscous

Quick Vegetable Couscous

Vegetable couscous abounds in the supermarket in lots of flavours – try making your own nutritious version, using up veggies from the fridge. Those packets of instant vegetable couscous are tempting, aren’t they? Here’s my take – a flavourful bowl of couscous full of flavour […]

One Pot Tuna Pasta with a Creamy Sauce

One Pot Tuna Pasta with a Creamy Sauce

This one pot tuna pasta is ready in under half an hour – perfect for busy weeknights. Making a white sauce with a roux is so last century! I know, I know, there is a place for them I’m sure. The fat will add an […]



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