Yoghurt Cake (coconut and lime)

Adapted this from a recipe I saw on netmums and liked that the ingredients are weighed out using only a yogurt pot. 1 drop vanilla essence (optional) 3 eggs 2 yoghurt pots caster sugar 2 1/2 yoghurt pots self-raising flour sieved 1/2 yoghurt pot desiccated coconut 1 yoghurt pot of oil 125g coconut yoghurt (use the pot to measure out other…

Mustard Roast Salmon

Mustard Roast Salmon This is super quick and easy and very tasty… great with new potatoes and buttered green beans.

Salmon and Tarragon Burgers

Salmon and Tarragon Burgers These burgers were delicious, served on toasted brioche with home made sweet potato chips. I didn’t have any mustard so left it out.

Mushroom, Sweet Potato and Gouda Chowder

It was here… but then it disappeared 😦 Mushroom, Sweet Potato and Gouda Chowder It’s ok tho all is not lost. Mushroom, Sweet Potato and Gouda Chowder, aka my kids FAVOURITE soup! 6 slices bacon, diced1 onion, diced1 lb. mushrooms, sliced (I used portabellas)3-4 cups sweet potatoes, cubed2 cloves garlic, mincedGood pinch of dried thyme1…

Aubergine Bake

2 aubergines 1 ball mozzarella 400g tin chopped tomatoes handful chopped fresh parsley dried oregano 1/2 jar of Pepperonata, optional pinch sugar Slice the aubergine (pound coin thickness), fry in batches and pat dry. Layer the aubergine in a baking dish, pour over the tin of tomatoes, herbs and sugar. Also I added 1/2 jar of Pepperonata….

Coconut Fish Curry

1 tablespoon vegetable oil 3 fillets tilapia, chopped into bite sized pieces salt 1 teaspoon turmeric 1 onion, sliced 1 red chilli, chopped thumb size piece of fresh root ginger, cut into matchsticks 1 pinch of ground cumin 1 x 400 ml tin reduced fat coconut milk 2 teaspoons tamarind 2 teaspoons curry paste 2 tablespoons plain yogurt Heat the oil in a wok and cook onion until soft. Add…

Best Sprouts EVER!

I made these a while ago after we had them on holiday in California and they truly are amazing… Sprouts, cut in half and roasted in a little oil for 20-30 minutes on 180c 2 tbsp Soy sauce 1 tsp sugar 2 tbsp apple/cider vinegar boil the soy, sugar and vinegar in a small pan until…

Hot Raspberry Sauce and ice-cream

After the news that everyone should be eating at least 7 portions of fruit and veg a day and not 5 we have been consciously trying in our house to see if we can achieve it…. today we managed 8! 12oz. frozen raspberries 1/3 cup sugar 1/4 cup water organic vanilla ice cream Put the…

Turkey and Cranberry Burgers

Leftover roast turkey blitz in food processor slice of bread, made into breadcurmbs a little milk 1 small egg handful of dried cranberries, chopped tablespoon cranberry sauce onion, finely chopped oil Fry the onion in the oil until soft. Meanwhile soak the breadcrumbs in a little milk until soft. Mix with the turkey, egg, cranberries,…