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For my Shrove Tuesday recipe this year I thought I’d go for something savoury for a change, with seasonal and abundant kale, garlic mushrooms, Ricotta, Parmesan, plus a little nutmeg, black pepper and lemon juice. Topped with tommie sauce, more Parmesan then oven baked ……
I couldn’t just serve you up a classic Hotpot of the Betty variety, mine’s been given the Eat Your Veg makeover. A healthier, leaner and lower in fat version with a heartier abundance of root veggies and a smattering of pearl barley to boot….
Christmas doesn’t have to be all about the naughty stuff you know. There’s plenty of good stuff to be had amongst the endless choccies, sweets, sausage rolls and mince pies. I’m not saying to avoid it all, just apply a little balance here and there if you can…..
Made from start to finish in ten minutes flat this certainly is a handy little side number. And with the silly season in our midst it could be a useful healthy side to have up your sleeve….
I was recently asked if I’d like to try out a Tefal ActiFry. Not only does it make the best, crunchiest and healthiest chips ever but it’s more than capable of producing a variety of healthy family meals, including excellent hassle free risottos.
This is a soup I make when we’re down on the veggies, handily made out of frozen peas which I make sure we always have in. Livened up with lots of lovely fragrant coriander, but also tasty with a bunch of parsley or mint if you happen to have it. And truly made in a flash!
A great little make for budding mini-cooks, with plenty of elements they can do entirely themselves. Older kids could easily follow the whole recipe on their own, there’s no great skill involved, simply weighing, grating, stirring and assembly…..
When contemplating healthier Halloween food I couldn’t resist the idea of attempting to make a Blood Soup, only without any actual blood of course! Beetroot and tomatoes it seems make the perfect ghoulish pairing to achieve a rich, thick and blood like consistency…..
Halloween food tends to be a little on the yak side for my liking, usually high in sugar or bad fats, a liberal use of colourings and way too many additives. But it doesn’t have to be that way…..