Category Archives: Light Bites

Dine al fresco with this summery Cod & Samphire supper

Looking for something new to wow your friends and family with at the table this summer. Conjure up Mediterranean al fresco dining with this simple one pot fish bake. Great for mums juggling little ones as can be prepared in less than 5 minutes and needs only 15-20 mins cooking time. All that’s needed is […]

Valentines Beetroot-blushed gnocchi with heart-beets and rocket

Valentines day Yep, it’s officially that time of year again when through the fog of parenting, lack of sleep, dirty nappies, crying babies and not remembering when you last showered we’re encouraged to get lovey-dovey, buy cards and flowers at five times their usual prices and celebrate Valentine’s day! But don’t despair as help is […]

Keeping it traditional with our Thanksgiving Turkey recipe

Thanksgiving day is nearly upon us but do you know why we celebrate it? Here are a few fun facts: Thanksgiving dates as far back as 1621 when pilgrims invited Native Americans to celebrate a harvest feast. It became an official holiday when President Franklin D. Roosevelt made it so in 1939 and was approved by […]

Our favourite family salads for summer

Whatever you’re doing this summer keep things colourful with these delicious salads which are quick and easy to make and taste great as light lunches or as side dishes with a BBQ. What’s more they’re kid friendly and full of key vitamins and minerals to keep the little ones full of nature’s energy. Packed full […]

Tomato, Feta, Zucchini, and Thyme Torta Salata

Tomato, Feta, Zucchini, and Thyme Torta Salata A BRIGHT AND COLOURFUL SUMMER FLAN Ingredients: Home-made shortcrust pastry or 1 pack ready to use shortcrust / puff pastry, 100g cubed Feta, 8-10 Cherry tomatoes (halved), 1/2 round zucchine or 1 small long zucchine, 3-4 sprigs thyme, salt and pepper, olive oil for drizzling Preparation: 10 mins + 25 […]

Mediterannean Quinoa and roasted vegetable salad

Mediterannean Quinoa and roasted vegetable salad (adapted recipe and image from cookieandkate.com) A BRIGHT AND COLOURFUL SALAD RICH IN PROTEIN Ingredients (serves 2) 1 cup cooked quinoa 2 small zucchini, diced 1 small yellow squash, diced 1 sweet red bell pepper, diced ½ fennel, diced 3 to 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1 clove garlic, […]

Smoked haddock Kedgeree

Smoked haddock Kedgeree (Recipe and image adapted from BBC Good Food) A HEARTY SCOTTISH DISH IDEAL FOR A BRUNCH, LUNCH OR SUPPER Ingredients (serves 4) 300g undyed haddock fillet (frozen) 2 bay leaves 300ml rice milk 4 eggs, hard boiled, cut into quarters 1 handful chopped parsley 1 handful chopped coriander 2 tbsp olive oil […]

Butter bean salad with calamari (or shrimp), rosemary and pumpkin seeds

Butter bean salad with calamari (or shrimp), rosemary and pumpkin seeds (Recipe and image adapted from The Dish) FANTASTIC FOR A LUNCH OR DINNER AND SERVED WITH A MIXED HERB SALAD Ingredients (serves 2) 100g bacon pieces or calamari or shrimp 1x400g tin of butter beans, drained ½ clove garlic, finely chopped 1 tbsp pumpkin […]

Squash, Red lentil and coconut curry

Squash, Red lentil and coconut curry (recipe and image from hemsleyandhemsley.com) A PERFECT ONE POT MEAL THAT CAN BE ADAPTED WITH SEASONAL VEGETABLES Ingredients (serves 12) 2 medium organic butternut squash 7 cloves organic garlic, chopped 6 inches fresh ginger, grated or finely chopped 6 medium organic onions 2.2 – 2½ litres homemade vegetable stock […]

Tex-Mex Vegetarian Chilli

Tex-Mex Vegetarian Chilli (recipe adapted from Jamie Oliver) A GREAT SOURCE OF NUTRIENTS AND CAN BE ADAPTED TO SEASONAL VEGETABLES Ingredients (serves 4) 2 x 400g tinned beans, such as kidney, chickpea, pinto and cannellini 2 x 400 g tinned chopped tomatoes 2 medium-sized zucchini 2 medium-sized carrots 1 level teaspoon cayenne pepper , plus […]