Recipes

Prawn and Avocado Rice Salad

Prawn and Avocado Rice Salad

I had been playing with the idea of a rice salad for some time, and I had been having a difficult time thinking of low-calorie, but yummy lunch ideas.  There were some criteria that it needed to fullfill, and them being: Good Low-calorie Portable Can […]

Raspberry Maple BBQ Chicken Thigh Recipe

Raspberry Maple BBQ Chicken Thigh Recipe

I find it really easy to create a BBQ sauce.  You need your sour/vinegar taste, your sweet, tomato, and then spices.  This recipe was mostly a quick glance at some of my very random ingredients in my cupboard and a thought of whether or not […]

Creamy Tarragon Chicken Thighs with Pak Choi

Creamy Tarragon Chicken Thighs with Pak Choi

It has been awhile since my last post, but this recipe is surely one to make up for it.  This is a great recipe to roast boneless skinless chicken thighs.  If you want to substitute it for whole thighs with the skin on, I would […]

Roasted Butternut Squash and Tomato Salad Recipe

Roasted Butternut Squash and Tomato Salad Recipe

  Butternut squash is an incredibly versatile ingredient.  I find that roasting it adds to the already nutty flavour of it.  This vegan recipe is really light and fresh and very easy to be eaten cold.  However, if you prepare the roasted butternut squash and […]

Gruyere Cheese Mashed Potato and Parsnips Recipe

Gruyere Cheese Mashed Potato and Parsnips Recipe

  This is an interesting take on your normal mashed potatoes.  This mashed potato recipe has an additional gruyere cheese and parsnip, as I felt a little taken with French cuisine for this dish, I have added some creamed horseradish and mustard to the mixture. […]

Slow-Cooked Beef and Gravy Recipe

Slow-Cooked Beef and Gravy Recipe

  This slow-cooked beef and gravy is an excellent one dish recipe.  It contains braising beef, mushrooms, carrots, and red wine in the gravy.  This dish has a really thick sauce to it, so it is a greater focus on the beef and the richness […]

Partridge With Apricot, Pine Nut, and Walnut Couscous Recipe

Partridge With Apricot, Pine Nut, and Walnut Couscous Recipe

  Partridge is a really good poultry meat, and I find that this partridge recipe makes things simple and easy.  This is a relatively quick and easy dinner for 2.   Partridge is low in calories, which makes this a lovely and light dish.  Each […]

Lamb Stuffed Peppers With Goats Cheese

Lamb Stuffed Peppers With Goats Cheese

Lamb stuffed peppers is a weird dish that I have come up with on my own, and was inspired by Turkish cooking, and an attempt to make lunches to take work a lot easier.  One ½ bell pepper portion is a good amount to have […]

Double Dip Oreo Roulette

Double Dip Oreo Roulette

These biscuits are designed to be made as many or as little as you want.  Which is essentially what you want in this scenario. I have designed them to be as a gift for valentine’s day, but they are also popular for baby shower gifts, […]

Queen of Hearts Hot Chocolate Recipe

Queen of Hearts Hot Chocolate Recipe

This is a special treat for any occasion. It goes down as a welcome treat over Christmas, or a Valentine’s day surprise. Valentines day is a nice time to do something a bit different.  The norm is wine and chocolate, and I decided – why […]

Leah’s Beans and Rice with Chourizo

Leah’s Beans and Rice with Chourizo

Beans and rice are a Caribbean staple, each family has their own usual recipe. Different types of beans can be used upon preference, and peas can be used. However, this recipe, as everything is cooked together, should not have frozen peas. The recipe is usually […]

Vegan Cabbage and Apricot Couscous

Vegan Cabbage and Apricot Couscous

This is a really great vegan recipe for couscous.  It does have just the simple ingredients of couscous, but instead the apricot goes a lovely chewy texture, with the crunch of the cabbage. I have found this can be a great recipe for a side […]

Winter Spice Nut American Cookie Recipe

Winter Spice Nut American Cookie Recipe

American Cookie When making cookies, and I use this in the soft-style American cookie, and not the crunchy biscuits that you get in the UK, I swear by the Nestle Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe.  It is an excellent basic base, and I just […]

Rosemary Lemon Tear & Share Bread with Lamb Recipe

Rosemary Lemon Tear & Share Bread with Lamb Recipe

This recipe had started as a basic bread recipe. I had never made bread before, and I suggest this as an initial bread recipe for first-time bread makers. Everything fits together simply and there is not much room for error. Do not get daunted by […]

Grilled Vegetables With Cheese Sauce & Brown Rice Recipe

Grilled Vegetables With Cheese Sauce & Brown Rice Recipe

I am lazy when it comes to lunches.  I find them difficult because I want something good, and usually I want something warm, but I cannot bring myself to make a long and complicated dish.  This is the quickest healthy recipe I have come up […]

Strawberry Apricot Hot Apple Cider Recipe

Strawberry Apricot Hot Apple Cider Recipe

This recipe is super simple and easy.  That being said – once can just heat up Apple Juice and call it Apple Cider.  Not one to be outdone, and to make things too too easy, I have decided to spice it up a bit.  And […]