Seven-minute​ recipe: carrot, lentil and mint salad

This yummy carrot, lentil and mint salad is easily made within my seven-minute time frame.

Perfect poached eggs in just 1 minute

One minute in the microwave is enough to make perfectly poached eggs, with oozy gooey yolks #yolkporn. That could pretty much be this entire blog post. I have been messing about with quick cooking meals for nearly a year now and this is a revelation. A friend who works in a cafe told me that when…

Ten minute snack: egg in a hole grilled cheese

I was talking with a friend recently about this blog and she wasn’t sure that there were healthy meals that would be faster to make than her go to lazy meal: grilled cheese.  Grilled cheese sounds so easy while something like a Mediterranean zucchini ribbon salad sounds complicated and like it would take a while to make. I…

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: 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…