Today I am sharing a super quick tomato salad I pulled together while I was unpacking. I added chia seeds for extra protein and because I like the crunch with couscous.
My ultimate emergency scrambled eggs
It was late, I was hungry and I didn’t have a single scrap of mental energy left for cooking. Emergency scrambled eggs to the rescue.
On writing and mayonnaise.
NaNoWriMo November is National Novel Writing Month or NaNoWriMo. Every year for the past six years I have done this crazy thing where I try and write 50,000 words in 30 days. I’ve only won twice in this time, but it’s not about the winning for me, its about being part of a great community….
Seven minute recipe: Cucumber salad with tahini dressing
This is one of the fastest meals I know how to cook, as well as being both tasty and healthy. I have trialled making a video, which was super awkward. As you will see, if you watch the video, when I say it’s a seven minute recipe that includes time for forgetting where I put…
Seven minute recipe: Broccoli with blue cheese sauce
Make this indulgent blue cheese sauce for your veggies in less time that it takes to re-heat a microwave dinner.
Seven minute recipe: grilled carrot salad with sweet potato and kale
This recipe is another meal which features cooking in a sandwich press, which I love because it’s so much quicker and easier to clean than a grill. The carrots in this recipe are unpeeled because I like the taste and of course it’s quicker. You could of course peel the carrots, but you miss out…
Warm chickpea and tomato salad
This recipe is one of my go to meals, it’s really tasty and easily made well within the 7 minute timeframe. There is something about a warm salad that is much more satisfying than a cold version and being packed full of veggies and protein from the chickpeas this salad is plenty filling. The directions…
Warm potato, pea and leek salad
For me, learning to cook potatoes in the microwave was a revelation. It is much faster and easier to cook a vegetable I love. This recipe is one of many where I use flavoured salts. Salt is essential for many vegetarian recipes and a really nice salt will bring that extra something special to a…
Steamed broccolini and tofu
Broccolini is a great quick cooking vegetable and this recipe is one of my go to meals. It’s super quick and plenty tasty.