Hocus Pocus Pea Soup
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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 put together a few healthy …
Baked Bean Chilli Recipe
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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 all hate kidney beans. So …
The Big Cookathon with Ben’s Beginners
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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 rice. We also added Quorn …
Sweet Potato & Chickpea Stew
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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 Chickpeas frozen mix veg broccoli …
Easy Peasy Pasta
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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 around 10 minutes. meanwhile in …
Quick Nutty Noodle Stir Fry
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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 14. The night when we …
Mango & Chicken Veg Bake
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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 using quorn and a delicious …
Spaghetti Bolognese
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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 http://www.quorn.co.uk/recipes/vegetarian-lasagne/. I have also made Cheat’s Cottage Pie and Gnocchi Bolognese with Spinach using Quorn mince. …
Quick Veg Curry
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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 bed ready for nursery tomorrow. …
Chicken and Broccoli Casserole
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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 Chicken & Veg One Pot …
Spicy Alfredo Pasta
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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, minced 1 tsp. Red Pepper …
Cheesy Broccoli Mash
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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 Broccoli Mash. And it’s so …
Apple Mash with Sausage & Onion Gravy
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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 plain flour 2 apples milk …
Halloumi and Citrus Quinoa
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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 on, so I have been …
Fruity Summer Pasta
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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 to the pasta while it’s …
Summer Egg Salad
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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 salad cream has got to …
Chicken & Veg one-pot
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This is one of my favorite recipes Chicken and veg one-pot Serves 4    Ready in 35 minutes    511 cals    25g fat 1 onion 700g potatoes chicken cut into pieces 200g carrots 300ml stock Broccoli 1 bay leaf frozen peas 200ml creme fraiche Heat a bit of oil in a large pan. Add the chicken (or in my case, I use …
Cheat’s Cottage Pie
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  I just love cottage pie, especially when it’s horrible outside with all this snowy weather. First, let me say this isn’t called cheats cottage pie because I don’t use any meat, you can still use meat but I much prefer Quorn. Meat free and a lot less fat in it. I call this my Cheat’s Cottage Pie because I don’t put it in the oven. …
(Not your kids) Mac n Cheese
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Good Tuesday Morning!  I’ve been dying to share this recipe with everyone for Mac n Cheese.  This is the real deal Mac n Cheese not the boxed type.  Unfortunately, I’ve trained my girls taste buds to only recognize the boxed Mac n Cheese as the ‘real’ stuff.  When I made this dish, I was so excited to share it with …
Spicy Tomato Soup
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Good morning Everyone.  This is Kimberly from My Pinterest Reality. I’m not sure about you but here in the Northeast they’re saying there’s a chance of snow next week for Halloween.  It would only be here where one day it’s in the 80’s and the next there is a chance of snow.  I love, love, love making soups on cold …
{Recipe} Espresso Stout-braised Pork Shoulder!
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Hey! Melissa here from Willamette Valley Wonder Woman! Happy Wednesday everyone! I hope you are all enjoying the beginning of October….I personally love it! I adore the hustle and bustle of the fall….soccer games, pumpkin patches, school activities,…I could go on and on! I also love fall food, pumpkin spice lattes (well, pumpkin anything really) crock pot meals; fall to me screams …
End of Summer Pasta
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This end of summer pasta is so simple to make, and is quite light, so it’s perfect for summer or on a nice warm fall day. you can make this ahead and store in the fridge, and it’s great to to grab it you need a quick snack. Ingredients: Pasta Tinned sweetcorn Tinned peas Salad Cream Boil some water in …
Quick Mac and Cheese
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The day before I’m due to go food shopping is just the worst, we never seem to have anything left only bits and bobs. So normally we have a concoction. Anyway, I was searching the cupboards trying to find what I could throw together for tea, something that would be quick to make as time was getting on, and all I could find …
Quick Lamb & Potato Bake
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Serves 4 635 cals   44g fat   24g sat. fat Ingredients : 2 large potatoes, peeled and sliced 1 onion, finely chopped 1 garlic clove 500g mince (I used quorn) 400g tin of plum tomatoes 200ml crème fraiche 50g cheddar, grated 2 tbsp parsley 1 tsp ground cinnamon Boil the potatoes, meanwhile fry the onion in a little oil then add the garlic and cooked …
Flageolet Bean Pie
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421 cals    17g fat    8g sat. fatServes 4        ready in 20 minutes Ingredients : 1 onion 3 x 400g cans of flageolet beans 50g cheddar, grated 3 cloves of garlic, crushed 5 tbsp crème fraiche 100g bread crumbs dried thyme Heat some oil in a large pan and gently fry the onion for 5 minutes. Stir in …
Creamy Spinach and Pea Pasta
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643 cals    23.1g fat   10.7g sat fat   7.3g sugar  2.1g salt Ingredients : 400g spaghetti or pasta 350g frozen spinach 165g cherry tomatoes 300ml crème fraiche frozen peas 1 garlic clove Cook the pasta or spaghetti according to the pack instructions. Meanwhile in a deep pan fry the garlic, than add the frozen spinach and 2 tbsp of water. Cover and cook …