The easiest granola you’ll ever make

This is one of the simplest recipes I’ve ever posted on my blog. Is that a bad thing..?   Of course it’s not!   Simple is good. Simple is delicious. Simple is the stuff you get out of bed for on a Friday morning. No one wants to spend an hour in the kitchen making…

Lunchbox – Pinterest and Disney inspired ratatouille

This recipe came about because of a picture I saw on Pinterest. It was a spiral of gorgeous veggies, cut into slices, one after the other and reminded me of the adorable Disney film in which a rat becomes a top chef in a traditional and highly respected French restaurant (has there ever been a…

Butternut squash and chorizo stew

It’s definitely starting to feel like autumn. The days are getting shorter and the evenings are getting colder, so what better way to warm yourself up than with this gorgeous butternut squash and chorizo stew. From start to finish, this recipe takes around an hour to make, but it’s super easy and can be left…

Lunchbox – honey roasted carrot and lentil salad

Sweet, sticky, cumin spiced carrots with a healthy handful of lentils and rocket. Super quick, super easy and beautifully autumnal – I reckon this is the best lunchbox yet. Feel free to add an extra handful of herbs and spices, or a little stock to the lentils for some added flavour. Whatever you fancy really!…

Savoury butternut squash muffins

I love a savoury muffin. They’re such a great way to get some added veggies and herbs into your diet and are perfect for early mornings on the go! I often grab one on my way out the door with the intention of eating it once I get to my desk – more often than…

Lunchbox – griddled aubergine and cherry tomato salad

It’s autumn, and autumn means aubergine! These griddled aubergine slices are so easy to do and can be spiced with whatever you fancy. Just drizzle with olive oil and top with your chosen spice, griddle for a couple of minutes each side hey presto – you’ve got a velvety, smokey, scrummy aubergine salad. Perfect for…

Plum and almond tart

Who doesn’t love a seasonal fruit tart? Perfect for the transition between summer and autumn, this tart features gorgeous fresh, sweet plums and a light, crumbly pastry that’s super easy to make. And just when you thought it couldn’t get any better, this recipe is also dairy free and refined sugar free making it a…

Lunchbox – roasted butternut squash and sage salad

Autumn is well on its way and I’m super excited. As the leaves turn orange, so too do the veggies, and gorgeous new ingredients like butternut squash come into season. Earthy, warming and naturally sweet, this roasted butternut squash salad is the perfect healthy lunch that will have your colleagues green with envy. *This recipe…

Lifestyle: Banish the holiday blues

August is the month of holidays. The English summer disappoints us once again and we jet off for some sunshine before the winter kicks in (which is suddenly much closer than we realised). We have a jolly old time, eat and drink whatever we fancy, soak up the sun(burn) and head home feeling refreshed and…

Lunchbox – spiced kale and pistachio salad

This recipe came about one evening last week, when all we had left in the fridge by way of greens was a big bunch of cavolo nero. I had no choice but to make the gorgeous green kale the centre piece of my lunch the next day, so I just added some nuts and rice…

Chocolate peanut butter NICE cream

You scream, I scream, we all scream for NICE cream! I’ve seen a lot of posts about NanaBar nice cream recently and they all look delicious! So delicious in fact that I had no choice but to make my own as I couldn’t get myself to a NanaBar soon enough. This recipe is super simple…

Lunchbox – one-pot pasta

One-pot pasta really is as simple as it gets. You can use almost any veggie you want, spice it up with some fresh herbs or chilli and have tomorrow’s work lunch ready in just ten minutes. And only using one pan means only washing one pan. Need I say more? Read more about the Lunchbox…