Spinach & Ricotta Fusilli

Let me start by saying I have tried every story going to get my youngest son to eat his greens but he’s a stubborn little fellow. I am at that stage now where I try not to make a big deal of it.. I either get creative with sneaking in veggies or just plate up…

Kadhi

This is a popular North Indian dish, served with Rice, chapatis or Naan and a very  tasty and popular variation of this is Pakora Kudhi, for this variation simply add cooked pakoras to the curry once it is cooked. See my recipe for Punjabi pakoras if you want to try this… (I can highly recommend this…

Almond & Coconut Cake

Any “Friends” fans ??? ….. Remember the one where Rachel attempted The Trifle,  and made half a trifle and half a Shepherds pie … well thats kind of what happened here.. as this cake came about in error….. But don’t worry it doesn’t taste of “Feet” (another Friends reference .. just incase that makes no…

Easy No Bake Protein Bars

Its January… and a new year full of promises and resolutions lies ahead…and like everyone else out there I plan on making it a healthy and happy year that counts! So let me start by saying that I kicked off January by joining my local Gym and I love it! The classes are fab, and…

Orange Pastry Mince Pies

Christmas is around the corner and nothing gets me in the festive cheer more than a delicious Mince Pie. Growing up in England I took these magical little bites for granted as they can be purchased from almost everywhere: bakeries, stores, petrol stations, basically anywhere with a till at this time of the year.. So…

Creamy Coconut Rice Pudding

Growing up Kheer was one of my all time favourite desserts. Kheer is an Indian rice pudding infused with flavours such as cardamon, Almonds, Pistachios, Raisins and/or Coconut. This is my simple yet tasty take on Kheer. I have left out the Raisins and nuts as the kids prefer it without. But should you wish…

Spinach Quark Quiche

Now those of you that know me, know I am partial to a good slice of Quiche, I love that you can eat it hot or cold, it is easy to make, and that it can last for days in the fridge! So I have experimented ALOT since my “Sunshine Quiche” days (earlier recipe can be…

Healthy Breakfast Muffins

My boys faces were a picture when I served up Muffins for Breakfast, the little one thought Christmas had come early and my 6 year old was thinking mummy had gone crazy.. But these muffins are packed with the good stuff.. Oats, Fruit, Chia Seeds & Eggs, they make a perfect Breakfast. These are great…

Creamy Butternut Squash soup, Crunch optional….

With so many variety of Squash and pumpkins around at this time of the year, I thought I would share my go-to recipe for a Butternut Squash soup. This is such a simple recipe that allows the earthy sweet flavour of the squash to come through in the form of a deliciously creamy soup. And…

Sweet Potato and Cauliflower Cakes

Some of you may have seen my post for the fabulously puffy Pittas, well here is the recipe for what I stuffed into them. I do try to incorporate as many vegetables into our meals each day, and in as many interesting ways as possible thanks to my little fussy eater. The positive to having…

Homemade Pitta Bread

Since the beginning of the year, I am proud to say that I have not purchased any Breads, Buns, Tortillas or Loaves from the store or bakery and have been baking all the bread we eat. I haven’t until now blogged any bread recipes, but really wanted to share the recipe for these deliciously soft…