ZUCCHINI AND LENTIL SALAD WITH PECORINO AND SPINACH YOGHURT SAUCE

This simple summer salad can be a side or a full meal. I love having it with a couple of soft boiled eggs on top for lunch – so delicious I kind of want to lick the plate. Maybe have, this is a safe private place for my confessions right?  It’s really easy to throw together and tastes delicious.

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SPICE BAKED POTATOES WITH AGED CHEDDAR AND CHIMICHURRI

These are so delicious! A pimped up jacket potato!! They’re the perfect side or a great vehicle for ALL the toppings. The best baked potato I’ve ever made. Ever. That’s a big statement and I’m sticking by it. Want to know all the secrets?

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CORIANDER AND LIME CHICKEN SALAD

  
It’s still salad weather so I’m going to keep posting new takes on chicken salads, because I love them.  This one is nice and simple with a really fresh zingy dressing. There’s yummy textures in there as well as some quinoa to keep you full for longer. I probably eat a chicken salad each week so I’ve got to keep switching it up to keep things interesting.
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ZUCCHINI PAPPARDELLE WITH BOLOGNESE SAUCE (FRUCTOSE FRIENDLY)

One day I’m eating like a vegan and the next it’s time for some meat. I basically like to eat everything. I also love that bolognese is such a good vehicle for getting some extra vegetables into a pasta dish. This rendition takes it one step further and uses ribbons of zucchini instead of pasta. Thus, it’s a low carb meal full of vegetables and lean protein – win!

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RICE NOODLE BOWLS WITH THAI PEANUT SAUCE AND SESAME TOFU SCHNITZEL STRIPS

I finally tried a slightly different way of cooking tofu and I’m such a big fan! It’s like eating chicken schnitzel  – really! I’m clearly excited about this and you should be too. You’ll probably see this rendition popping up again but for now it’s finding a place in a noodle salad bowl and you’re going to love it.

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TERIYAKI CAULIFLOWER BOWL

 You all know that cauliflower is one of my favourite vegetables. It’s just so adaptable and tastes so different when cooked in different ways. I have love it since cauliflower cheese was my favourite ever vegetable dish as a kid and I don’t think I will ever get over it. So this week I’ve reworked my favourite chicken Teriyaki bowls… and made them vegetarian because it’s a good idea to eat more plants!

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CHOC MINT BLISS BALLS

I love choc mint, it’s a child hood favourite of mine. Whether it be in mint choc chip ice cream or a mint slice, or after dinner mints it’s always been a favourite combination of mine.

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SOY AND CHILLI BEETROOT VEGAN ‘POKE’ BOWL

Yes, yes poke is raw fish and this is a vegan recipe. As per usual I’m and playing it fast and loose with the food rules and calling things what I feel like. The steamed and marinated beetroot stands in for the raw fish in this ‘poke’ rendition and it’s full of fresh, light flavours.

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WEEKLY MEAL PLAN WEEK 4

How on earth is it the end of January already?! I feel like the year is already flying past and it’s just the first month. In no time at all it’ll be March and I’ll be in Europe!

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MINI VEGETARIAN OKONOMIYAKI FRITTERS WITH SPICY ‘MAYO’

I love okonomiyaki so much. It’s one of my favourite mid week dinners. This is a reworking of that famous meal into fritter form so it seems a little more breakfast like! You have to make these this weekend! I should probably chill out on the exclamation marks…

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