Category: mains

Hocus Pocus Pea Soup

With Halloween only a few days away, I am really getting in the mood for all things spooky. I shared my Halloween 2016 Must Haves the other day and today I will be sharing with you a disgusting looking (yet very tasty) Halloween Hocus Pocus Pea Soup! The recipe come from Discount Supplements who have […]

Baked Bean Chilli Recipe

As the days get darker and colder I love nothing more than to eat some yummy comfort food. You know the sort of thing, Macaroni & Cheese, Mash & Sausages and of course Cottage Pie. I love a nice vegetarian chilli con carne, but the kids don’t like it as it’s too spicy fo them and they […]

The Big Cookathon with Ben’s Beginners

Last week me and my youngest Aaron, 4, took part in the Big Cookathon which was supported by Ben’s Beginners. Our challenge was to make a yummy biryani together. This year the challenge took place between Friday 6th March – Monday 9th March. To make our Speedy Biryani we used uncle Ben’s Korma sauce and Basmati […]

Sweet Potato & Chickpea Stew

Now it’s the new year i’m looking to start eating more healthy again. All that stodgy Christmas food has left me feeling bloated and tired, so now i’m changing my diet to more healthy food. This Sweet Potato & Chickpea Stew is yummy. And the kids liked it too. Bonus! Ingredients: Sweet Potatoes tin of […]

Easy Peasy Pasta

This is the easiest pasta dish around! My easy peasy pasta only needs a handful of ingredients and made from scratch, no store brought sauce here. Ingredients: Pasta 1-2 tins of chopped tomatoes 2 tbsp tomato puree basil or oregano Place the pasta in a pan of water and bring to the boil, simmer for […]

Quick Nutty Noodle Stir Fry

I normally do my food shopping every two weeks. And before I buy it I plan what we will be eating for tea every night. Last time I did the shopping I was in a rush and I forgot to buy one of the meals, so instead I had only 13 main meals instead of […]

Mango & Chicken Veg Bake

Me and my husband are trying to eat healthy. I’m a vegetarian so I use meat-free quorn chicken and mince in my meals. And as it’s easier, so does my husband, even though he is a meat eater. As quorn is healthier than meat he doesn’t mind. You can find lot’s of meat free recipes […]

Spaghetti Bolognese

Spaghetti Bolognese is one of my favourite meals. And this one is quite healthy as I use quorn mince instead of real mince. So it has less fat and more protein. Another recipe using quorn that I am going to make soon is this Veg Lasagne I have also made Cheat’s Cottage Pie and Gnocchi […]

Quick Veg Curry

I was having one of those days when I was running late with everything. Time was getting on and we were supposed to be having a stew for tea. There was no way I could make this in time before the kids had to have their bath and put their pj’s on and get in […]

Chicken and Broccoli Casserole

ingredients: Chicken (I used Quorn) Broccoli 50g Cheddar cheese 250ml Creme Fraiche  cup of Rice 150ml water 1. Preheat the oven to gas mark 4. Place the chicken, broccoli, rice, creme fraiche and water into an Oven Proof Dish and cook for around 40 minutes Some other Chicken Recipes you might like: Creamy Butter Beans & Chicken […]

Spicy Alfredo Pasta

Hey, Ya’all! I’m Danielle from over at Busy Mom’s Helper. I’m stoked to share a fabulous recipe with you today – one of my favorite lunches: Spicy Alfredo Pasta This pasta is so creamy, and bursting with flavor from the fresh veggies to the amazing Spicy Alfredo Sauce.  Ingredients 2 tbsp. Butter 1 Garlic Clove, […]

Cheesy Broccoli Mash

Do you struggle to get your kids to eat all their vegetables up? My little girl Caitlin went through a phase of not wanting to eat certain veggies, even though she used to loved them before. So to get her to still keep eating these veggies, I hid them in her meal. Like this Cheesy […]

Apple Mash with Sausage & Onion Gravy

This mash was delicious!!! The apple really made a difference. I really enjoyed it, but the kids weren’t that keen. They said they didn’t like it because it was lumpy. They ate all their peas, sausages and onion gravy though. Ingredients: sausages ( I used Quorn sausages) peas, potoatoes, 1 large onion butter 2 tsp […]

Halloumi and Citrus Quinoa

Wow! Hasn’t it been hot! Here in the UK it has been the hottest 2 weeks since 2006. I love it, but my husband can’t stand it and has been hiding in the house. The only thing I don’t like about this heat is cooking dinner. It’s just too hot to have a hot stove […]

Fruity Summer Pasta

This is a delicious meal to have just sitting outside in the garden on a nice hot day. This also makes great picnic food and best of all is so easy to make. all you need is pasta, peas, grapes and salad cream Simply cook your pasta, add some tinned peas (or add frozen peas […]

Summer Egg Salad

When it’s hot out you don’t want to be cooking, so I often have salads. This is the yummy salad I had the other day to make it all you need is 2 hard boiled eggs red pepper orange pepper lettuce grapes pineapple Then I mix it with a bit of salad cream. And the […]