Recipes

Chickpea and sweetcorn burgers

Chickpea and sweetcorn burgers

Looking to cut down on your meat?  This recipe for Chickpea and Sweetcorn Burgers is a winner…

Apricot & Sultana Couscous Loaf

Apricot & Sultana Couscous Loaf

Couscous loaf?!  Whaaaat?  Yes, it’s true – the combination of couscous and yogurt is a thing, and a rather delicious thing it is too.

Recipe | Banana Bites

Recipe | Banana Bites

I’ve made these loads and loads.  They are so easy (trust me, they really are!) and there’s no weighing of ingredients.  They contain no added refined sugar, so are healthy for you as a snack (an alternative to a sugary biscuit/flapjack) and for little ones […]

Banana Loaf

Banana Loaf

A much anticipated addition to my blog. 🙂  This is lower in fat than normal banana loaf recipes, and you can use a sugar substitute to reduce the calories further.  If you cut the finished loaf into 15 equal slices, it comes in at less than […]

Honey, Pecan & Cranberry Granola bars

Honey, Pecan & Cranberry Granola bars

You can substitute the nuts and dried fruit freely; just use the basic ratio of 75g nuts and 50g dried fruit, and away you go!  Have fun with this recipe and make it your own. 🙂 Ingredients 100g rolled oats 100g runny honey 50g chopped […]

Friday Recipe | Christmas Pudding

Friday Recipe | Christmas Pudding

It’s not too late if you still want to make your own Christmas pudding!  Ingredients 300g brandy-soaked mixed fruit (raisins, currants and sultanas) – I bought mine pre-soaked from Lidl! 75g ready-to-eat dried figs, chopped 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon mixed spice 1/2 teaspoon […]

Friday Recipe | Quick Veg Noodles

Friday Recipe | Quick Veg Noodles

I bought a pack of Barenaked Noodles on a bit of a whim when I was in Holland and Barrett a couple of months ago, and they have been sitting in my cupboard!  I found them this lunchtime, just as I was rummaging for something […]

Friday Recipe | Nutmeg & Custard Yo Yo’s

Friday Recipe | Nutmeg & Custard Yo Yo’s

These were created based on the recipe from the Marcus Wareing “Nutmeg & Custard” cookbook.  If you don’t have it, you really should buy it!  It’s brilliant!  Full of delicious sweet treats from your childhood. For the biscuits 150g unsalted butter, room temp 40g icing sugar 2 tbsp […]

Friday Recipe | Low Fat Chocolate Brownies

Friday Recipe | Low Fat Chocolate Brownies

A great adapted recipe from the Cook Yourself Thin: Quick and Easy book. 50ml vegetable/sunflower oil 150g caster sugar 2 medium free-range eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 50g cocoa powder 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 80g plain flour Preheat oven to 175c In a large bowl, […]

Friday Recipe | Chocolate Peanut Butter mug cake

Friday Recipe | Chocolate Peanut Butter mug cake

Delicious Friday treat!  Super easy and this single serving will make you happy when you’re craving cake! 2 tbsp self raising flour 2 tsp cocoa powder 3 tsp sugar a pinch salt 1 tbsp vegetable oil 3 tbsp milk 1 tbsp peanut butter Put all dry ingredients […]