ButternutSquashSoup_Header

Butternut squash soup

If you want a quick, easy and warming soup this is perfect for you. I love this soup for lunch at the weekend when it’s horribly cold outside and I just want to wrap up warm. It’s a beautifully simple soup that celebrates the delicious squash and one I think everyone will enjoy. When I’ve…

SproutCauliflowerCousCous_Header

Jewelled sprout and cauliflower cous cous

Sprouts- do you love them or hate them? I love them! Not undercooked and bitter or overcooked and mushy, but just right and they are one of my favourites. Temperamental but delicious. So when I saw this recipe I knew I had to try it! Shame that was in July; I waited a long time…

GriddledPeachSalad_Header

Griddled peach salad

Apples in a Wardolf salad, pears with Roquefort and melon with Parma ham. Fruit has long gone in savoury salads but still it isn’t something I do often. Perhaps I should. After all they work so well here. I first made this salad years ago as a light lunch for a whole group of friends…

CourgettePeaPestoPasta_Header

Courgette, pea and pesto pasta

I eat my fair share of sweets and cake, the man next to me’s fair share and probably yours too. I admit it, I have a very sweet tooth. Healthy eating is all about balance. Balancing your carrots with your cake, your mange touts with your muffins your beef with your brioche! I may have…

ButternutSquashBroccoliQuinoaSaladHeader

BBQ time – Butternut squash, broccoli and quinoa salad

I can’t pretend I decided to make this quinoa salad for it’s health benefits. However brilliant it’s gluten free, protein packed, calcium crammed credentials are it wasn’t them that sold it to me -it was its name. Quinoa- now that is a funny word! How can you not say it and chuckle?! Spill it and…

DSC_6470 copy 2

Thai prawn courgetti

I have decided I should make a pledge. A pledge to be more imaginative with lunches. A pledge not to make the same boring thing week after week. A pledge to try something new. I only actually make my own lunch twice a week- I let sushi shops and Boots take care of the rest-…