CHICKEN SCRUMPTIOUS

This is an incredibly easy and as described, scrumptious, chicken recipe passed onto me from a dear friend. It was a favourite family recipe of hers and has now become a family favourite for us! INGREDIENTS for 4 servings 1.  4 chicken breasts 2.  2 tablespoons of dry breadcrumbs (can be bought in a pack)…

Lemon and Garlic Hummus

Lemon and garlic hummus .   This quick and easy lemon and garlic hummus recipe is simple to make and can be ready in 10 minutes. It is rich and creamy and packed with lots of vitamins. It is adapted from the BBC Good Food website and serves 4 people.   Ingredients. 400 grams can…

HERBY SAUSAGE ROLLS

This is a really easy recipe for homemade sausage rolls adding any herbs, fresh or dry that you happen to have. INGREDIENTS 1. A roll of ready-made puff pastry 2. 450g sausage meat 3. 50g pancetta 4. Crushed garlic 5. Chopped herbs, I used sage and parsley 6. A beaten egg to glaze 7. Set…

CREAM OF NETTLE SOUP

For a bit of fun this is a great recipe for this lockdown period and for VE day, using young nettle tips from young nettles, I needed a bit of help with picking the nettles! SERVES 4 INGREDIENTS 1. 200g nettle tops 2. 15g butter 3. Half a small onion or a garlic clove 4. 15g…

SALMON EN CROUTE

SALMON EN CROUTE This is an easy recipe that I have adapted from one that I heard whilst listening to Vision Australia Radio. It was during Lockdown so I have adapted it with ingredients that I had in the store cupboard! INGREDIENTS for 3 people 3 salmon fillets (can use tinned if you do not…

Chocolate truffles

This is a very easy, though slightly messy, recipe for homemade chocolate truffles. You can use any chocolate that you have available though the higher the cocoa content the better. I decorated mine by rolling mine in cocoa but you can experiment and use anything you fancy such as crushed nuts, freeze dried raspberries, hundreds…

EASTER NESTS RECIPE

Here is a lovely simple Easter Nest recipe for you to enjoy this Easter and beyond. It is really easy as no cooking is required! INGREDIENTS 200g dark chocolate 6 Shredded wheat Mini eggs Recipe makes 12 nests METHOD 1.Break the chocolate into a bowl, making sure the pieces are as small as possible. Resist…

Choc chia pudding

Chocolate chia pudding   If you’re a fan of chocolate puddings, this choc chia recipe is really simple to make and only consists of four ingredients. It’s very healthy as it doesn’t contain any sugar and is full of nutrients too! It serves 3 to 4 people, and to make it you will need: 1…

Healthy Avocado Salad Dressing

Healthy Avocado Salad Dressing Recipe. This avocado salad dressing is extremely simple to make, and is super healthy too! Avocado contains healthy fats, more potassium than bananas and is high in fibre. The dressing also contains live yoghurt, which is a probiotic and feeds the good bacteria in your gut, helping to keep it healthy….

Creamy chicken risotto

Creamy Chicken Risotto Recipe for Slow Cooker. This is a really simple risotto recipe that uses a slow cooker which makes it so much easier than the conventional way which involves more time and lots of stirring! The ingredients you will need for 4 generous servings: 250 grams arborio rice 2 tablespoons olive oil 1…