Chickpea, Quinoa and Roasted Tomatoes


I am very fussy about the way I eat tomatoes, I am forever picking out the slices from my ploughman’s sandwiches and y’know, the occasional burger that I eat *cough* every weekend * cough*. They’re great to salads though, inexpensive and adds plenty of extra bulk not to mention a great deal of goodness. Roasted tomatoes are great… 

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Chickpea and Artichoke Salad


One of the struggles I have with a healthy eating lifestyle is trying to organise a weeks worth of salads that will keep my taste buds satisfied, provide me with the right type of nutrition and keep the wastage down to a minimum. There’s been so many times that I’ve let rocket go soggy and… 

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Courgette and Sweetcorn Salad


Well, my aim to achieve a simple ribbon using a courgette didn’t quite turn out the way I wanted it to.  I literally only discovered this method of eating courgette a week ago and I’m not cool enough to own a vegetable spiralizer. It was supposed to look like this. Pretty, right? Mine were just… 

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Chickpeas, Red Pepper and Orzo Salad


Scrolling through the last few blog posts may give the impression that all I seem to do is bake and eat cake which may well be true at the weekends but I almost always have a deliciously, filling salad for lunch. This chickpeas, red pepper and orzo salad is one of my absolute faves, the filling… 

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Paul Hollywood’s Victoria Sponge Cake


Paul Hollywood is treated like minor royalty in our house. Everything he does is brilliant but I mainly love him as a judge on GBBO. I could watch him all day long. In fact, the end of the GBBO series had me asking out loud “why on earth isn’t there a box set available for… 

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