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Recipes I've Shared:

Italian - style beef stew

From BBC Good Food website. Quick and easy one-pot meal.

Sweet Jacket Potato with piri-piri prawns

From the BBC Good Food Guide - easy, quick and filling

Fresh Tomato Soup with Basil

A quick and easy seasonal dish

Sweet and Sour Chicken

Appealing to children. Freezes well.

Honeyed Strawberry Mousses

Mini two tiered mousses with a thin layer of strawberry puree on the top and a smooth strawberry layer beneath drizzled with passion fruit seeds

Baked Salmon Cakes

When cooked will freeze for up to one month.
Allow 30 mins chilling time before cooking

Creamy spiced parsnip and apple soup

The curry powder gives this tangy, smooth soup an unusual twist

Leek and potato soup

A great winter warming main course soup and a favourite with my children

Mushroom Soup

Thick and hearty - will be a main course soup when served with fresh bread

Spicy Beef and Vegetable Stew

This can be cooked in a slow cooker or oven and will be lovely even if you are later home than you expected! Recipe adapted from a Slimming World base.

Turkey Pesto Roast

A light version of pesto, marinade for as long as possible for the best results

Cottage Pie with Parsnip Mash

Make in advance and reheat for extra flavour

Red bean and Spiced Pumpkin Soup

A great soup for winter, serve with granary bread

Stoved Chicken

This meal is best cooked long and slow so can also be made in a slow-cooker

Cottage Pie with Parsnip Mash

Make this ahead then reheat at 190C / 375F

Baked Salmon Cakes

Serve with tartare sauce, lemon wedges and fresh salad leaves

Rustic Bean and Pasta Soup

Also good served cold. Flavour improves if made a day or two in advance and stored in the fridge.

Spaghetti with meatballs

can freeze up to one month once cooked

Chunky Potato, Leek and Quinoa Soup

A filling lunch or supper dish

Curried couscous salad

Very low in cholesterol.
Makes a great alternative to sandwiches for a packed lunch

Roasted vegetable Lasagne

Use any seasonal veg
When cooked this can be frozen for up to a month

sweetcorn and pepper fajitas

An excellent sandwich substitute which can be made up in advance. Vary the fillings by adding tuna or cooked meat.

Pork and Mango Meatballs with Chilli Sauce

Yummy meatballs in a spicy sauce delicious served on wholewheat noodles

Creamy red lentil soup

A delicious low cost meal

Tasty Roast Vegetable and Tomato Pasta

A rich and tasty pasta dish that is quick and easy to prepare - you can liquidise the sauce before serving to make it fussy child friendly or leave it with a delicious chunky texture.

Chiili Beef Linguine

Spicy bolognese style sauce

slow cooker Black Bean Soup

Quick to prepare and you can add any other veg you have