Lemony Prawns Courgetti No Carb Quick and Healthy Recipe

Sometimes I need food quicker than quick, and I want lots of it and it has to be no carb in the evenings. Tall order? Not with this delicious lemony prawns courgetti! Ingredients (serves two) 200g fresh prawns 250g courgetti 100g spinach Sprig of dill, chopped Sprig of flat leaf parsley, chopped Chives, chopped Chilli…

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…

Quick and Healthy Saturday Night Rice with Bacon

This dish is influenced by paella, but since it has none of the traditional ingredients I can’t really call it a paella.  So, I call it rice and bacon, or for ease, “Anya’s paella”.  It is made using a normal frying pan or you can also use a wok, no special paella pan needed.  You…

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…