Quick and Easy Chicken Noodle Soup

I’ve been ill.  Sick to the stomach, unable to breathe, coughing up my lung, ribs feeling like they have been broken, headache, earache, sore throat, temperature the works.  Full blown man flu.  (It was pneumonia so possibly not as bad as man flu). There is only one thing for man-flu (apart from a cupboard full…

Kale Glorious Kale – A Quick and Easy Recipe

The old superfood, kale may be being replaced by other more glamorous superfoods like avocados and broccoli(!!), but it is still a winner in my house and that may well be because of how I serve it up. No boring boiling for any kale that comes through my door, oh no! Kale deserves something special…

Quick and Healthy Blackbean Chilli

I love chilli and have never considered making it with anything other than mince.  Until I discovered blackbeans that is.  I have made this several times, perfecting it each time until I felt it was ready for all of you and could be made simply, quickly and still be delicious! I make it the day…

Quick and Healthy Turmeric Chicken

More chicken! I know I know, I seem to be overloading on chicken, but it is so versatile and easy to make quick and healthy meals with.  This one is no exception.  The most time spent is the marinating and you could quickly rustle that up the night before if you really want the chicken…

Quick and Easy Chicken Tarragon Soup

Chicken and tarragon are a match made in heaven, add a splash of wine and you have a melt in your mouth delicious bowl of yum. (That could be the wine talking). Another super quick, super easy dish for mid-week that is full of nourishing warmth. Recipe: Serves 2 5-6 chicken thighs, cut into pieces…

Quick and Healthy Spanish Chicken

This is an old family recipe, but also a popular one among non-Spaniards (my other half loves it and I noticed a Facebook friend made something similar the other day).  The key ingredient is a cured meat called Sobrasada .  Sobrasada can only be described as like a spreadable chorizo.  It can be eaten straight from…

Healthy Tacos

  With all that turkey lying around it is tempting to wish you never had to eat another mouthful again I know. But waste not want not (I never really understood that saying!) so here is a quick and easy way to use up left-over turkey that is healthy, has nothing to do with a…

Golden Milk

Golden Milk is an ideal, warming way to benefit from the properties of turmeric and is perfect for the cold winter nights.  You can combine it with honey for an added immune support boost as well. Recipe with Golden Paste: I cup of milk, almond milk, coconut milk, rice milk or soy (whichever you prefer,…

Turmeric: Superfood or Just a Spice?

List upon list have been created about turmeric.  It has become one of the most searched for food terms/words in 2016 (apparently, a researcher told me this, so you know stats, etc.) I found out about Turmeric about two years ago.  As a joint pain sufferer I was keen to give ANYTHING a go to…

Warming White Bean Soup

My GOD it’s cold outside! Who said Winter could come so soon, I thought Jon Snow was dead? He is probably alive again, who knows I got lost in the Game of Thrones when the little puppies were clearly going to be killed.  So what to do about the cold? Eat warm things of course!…