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Barbie-tastic Dinner on a Stick!

With all this fabulously hot weather we’re enjoying it seemed most fitting that I post a barbie recipe or two. Food on sticks never ceases to impress The Monsters, nor most peeps for that matter. Today I have for you a complete dinner on a stick, bangers, spuds and veggies!

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June’s Family Foodies Al Fresco Round-Up

My apologies on how late my round up is this month, but it’s been a very busy few weeks at Eat Your Veg. And there were a crazy delicious number of barbecue, picnic and al fresco entries linked up……

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Love a Salad? Then you’ll love this GIVEAWAY!

I have a brand new salady giveaway for you folks! The lovely folks at Florette have offered a fab bundle of goodies for one lucky Eat Your Veg reader including Harry Eastwood’s new book ‘A Salad for all Seasons’……

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Trees and Dirt: Quickie Broccoli Pasta

I love a quickie mid-week dinner. Something that can be knocked up in less than thirty minutes yet’s wholesome, sustaining and contains a good wad of veggies. This wholewheat pasta dish can be made in fourteen minutes…..

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Easy Peasy Spelt & Oat Soda Bread, plus WIN a Goody Bag of Oaty Goodness!

Entitled ‘easy peasy’ but in truth most soda breads by their very nature are a bit of a cinch. Unlike yeasted breads there’s no proving time and virtually no kneading required, so a simple loaf can be knocked up in under five minutes flat and thrown in the oven to do all the hard work…..

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Made in Mins Gooseberry Fool

There’s been a bit of an overdose of salad on the blog front lately hasn’t there?. And a noted absence of puds or cakes. Sorry folks, but I am planning on rectifying this status quo over the next few weeks. To start with you here’s a seasonally delish made-in-minutes Gooseberry Fool

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Small Children vs Salad

What is it about small (and big) children and salad?. They just don’t do it do they. Don’t get it, don’t like it, won’t even try it. But have you tried getting them to make their own including mixing up a dressing, you may be surprised?

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Four Seasons Food goes Al Fresco

Being that it’s the height of our northern hemisphere summer and we appear to be experiencing quite a good run on the lovely weather stakes we’ve a suitably seasonal theme of ‘Al Fresco’ for you in July’s Four Seasons Food challenge

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Bulgar Salad with Mustard Leaves, Walnuts & Cranberries

With all this glorious weather we’ve been lucky enough to experience it’s all been about salad lately hasn’t it?. And serves as perfect timing for my joint wee venture with Higgidy and Sarah Raven…..

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Easy Peasy Veggie Noodle Stir Fry

I think every parent has a few ‘go to’ easy dinners up their sleeve for when time’s short and there’s a need to fill tummies with plenty of good stuff. Well veggies and noodles are my thing, or rather our thing….

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New Potatoes with a Lettuce Pesto Dressing

Next up in my trio of Higgidy sides to serve over the summer with a pie or quiche, a cheeky wee homemade pesto dressing to smother on new potatoes. Great for picnics or barbies too…

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Gluten Free Seeded Bread with Waitrose TV

Gluten free baking has always intrigued me and I’m increasingly amazed at how much it’s come on since the days of my youth. Here’s a short vid clip of how to make a super simple Gluten Free Seeded Loaf from Waitrose TV….

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Pie with Salad, of course you can! Chickpea, Cherry Tomato & Rocket Salad

The first in my trio of Salady Side recipes to serve over the summer with Quiches or Pies. A refreshing mix of chickpeas, tomatoes and mizuna or rocket with a Spanish style dressing.

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Courgette Fritters with a Yogurt, Mint & Cumin Dip

Courgette & Feta Fritters flavoured with flat leaved parsley, fresh mint and a hint of cumin, delicious served with my Greek Yogurt, Mint & Cumin Dip. A dip recipe I so stole from master foodie Big Brother Julian…..

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Fluffy Yogurt Pancakes with Rhubarb, Orange & Stem Ginger Compote

Pancakes make a regular appearance in these parts, for breakfast, brunch or a cheeky pud. Normally of the thin crepe style but recently I’ve been experimenting with healthier American style fluffed up batters…..

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May’s Four Seasons Food MEGA Round-Up

A staggering thirty five entries to May’s ‘Celebrating Spring’ challenge, now that’s impressive. You really have been a very busy and creative lot haven’t you, making the most of the late spring bounty showcasing……

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