Lamb Meatballs in Tomato Sauce 2

Simple, delicious and very family friendly, these Lamb Meatballs in Tomato Sauce are perfect for a busy weeknight.     So, did you hear my exciting news last week? I have been asked to become a Lambassador for LAMB Tasty Easy Fun campaign. All this year I will be sharing delicious lamb recipes and interesting and fun facts about lamb, as well as reviewing some of the fab recipes from the LAMB Tasty Easy Fun website.     Last week I shared with you a fun post: 7 myths about lamb and why they are not true, aiming to dispel some […]

Lamb Meatballs in Tomato Sauce

4 Simple Healthy Veggie Mains and #CookBlogShare Linky Week 3

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Whether you are a vegetarian, trying to include more vegetables in your diet, or just aiming to eat a bit more healthily in 2017, you are going to want to include at least one of these 4 Simple Healthy Veggie Mains in your weekly meal plans! Plus find the linky for Week 3 of  #CookBlogShare below.     I can’t believe the last time I was hosting #CookBlogShare it was Christmas time and now we are already halfway through January – how has that happened? I hope you all had a fab Christmas and a good break. I had a […]


7 myths about lamb and why they are not true (plus an exciting announcement!) 8

Lamb is delicious, full of nutrients and incredibly versatile, so why don’t we eat more of it? I think the problem is so often we believe in myths surrounding lamb, myths which simply are not true. So today it’s my aim to bust those myths!       An Exciting Announcement! But before I do, I have some very exciting news to tell you all. As you know, I am a huge fan of lamb and there are loads of delicious lamb recipes on my blog. I’m also a big champion of easy, hassle-free recipes – I believe food should […]

7 Myths about lamb and why they are not true

Easy Pork Stroganoff

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This delicious Easy Pork Stroganoff is bursting with flavour, but is simple to make and only takes 20 minutes, meaning it is perfect for a busy weeknight. Serve with brown rice and green veg for a slightly healthier twist on a classic.     I am a huge fan of pork stroganoff, but I’ve never shared my favourite recipe for it – until now! I just love this easy peasy take on a classic recipe. It includes some of my favourite flavours – pork, mushrooms, garlic, paprika and sour cream! It’s definitely one of my all time favourite recipes!   […]


20 Delicious and Hassle Free Midweek Meal Ideas 10

In need of a little midweek meal inspiration? Want to eat delicious food, but don’t want recipes that take too long or are tricky to make? These 20 Delicious and Hassle Free Midweek Meal Ideas are perfect to get you out of that midweek meal planning rut!     January always seems a little flat after the exciting rollercoaster that is December and especially in the cooking department. We all go a bit mad in December, cooking things we never normally make and stuffing ourselves silly, and then January ticks round and it’s like all the foodie inspiration has been […]

20 Delicious & Hassle Free Midweek Meal Ideas

Thai Red Tofu and Sweet Potato Curry

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Looking for inspiration for #Veganuary? Or just want to eat a bit more healthily in 2017? This Thai Red Tofu and Sweet Potato Curry is packed with delicious spices and healthy vegetables and can be on the table in under 30 minutes.     Happy New Year!!! How has 2017 been for you so far? I am enjoying a rather slower pace of life than the end of 2016 which was totally manic!! It was all my fault for trying to cram too much in – I counted back…a whopping 21 blog posts in December! No wonder I’m feeling tired.   […]


Happy New Year and my Easy Peasy Foodie 2016 Roundup 16

Happy New Year to all my wonderful readers!! It feels like only yesterday since I was writing my Happy New Year post for 2016 and it is 2017 already! Where has the time gone?     And wow, what a year it has been. Whilst I’ve only been blogging for 19 months or so, and still a fairly new blogger by most people’s standards, I feel so much more established than this time last year and I have learnt so much over the course of the last year. My blog has grown and developed at an incredible rate and I […]

Happy New Year and my Easy Peasy Foodie 2016 Roundup

Sprout and Wild Mushroom Carbonara

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A delicious vegetarian twist on a pasta classic, this Sprout and Wild Mushroom Carbonara is a great way to use up those leftover sprouts that are lurking in your fridge!     It is quite inevitable isn’t it, that after Christmas the fridge is left groaning with all sorts of leftover bits and bobs from the big Christmas feast? And no matter how carefully you plan, there always ends up being a sad forgotten bag of sprouts lurking at the back of the fridge.  This Sprout and Wild Mushroom Carbonara is a lovely way to eat them up without repeating […]


Eight Fabulously Easy Peasy Boxing Day Leftovers Ideas

How was your Christmas? I hope it was wonderful and I especially hope your Christmas Dinner was fabulous!! But let me guess…you now have a fridge groaning with leftovers? Don’t worry, I am here to help! Here are Eight Fabulously Easy Peasy Boxing Day Leftovers Ideas 🙂       1.   Moroccan Filo Turkey Pie     Packed with fruit, nuts and spices, this lovely Moroccan Filo Turkey Pie is a great way of turning that sad box of turkey leftovers into something truly sensational. Full of wow factor this pie is perfect for taking to a Boxing Day buffet.   […]

Eight Fabulously Easy Peasy Boxing Day Leftovers Ideas

Moroccan Turkey Filo Pie

Moroccan Turkey Filo Pie

Turkey gets the star treatment in this gorgeous Moroccan Turkey Filo Pie, bursting with fruit, nuts and spices – perfect for your leftover turkey on Boxing Day or even as an alternative to a traditional roast turkey on Christmas Day.     Christmas is a time for miracles, and quite frankly it is a miracle this pie ever got made. It was made on an awful day when we had no loo and no water for large parts of the day and workmen in and out of the house all day. (We were getting our bathroom done at the time […]


Leftover Ham, Squash and Puy Lentil Salad

Wondering what to do with your leftover ham this Christmas? Why not try this delicious Leftover Ham, Squash and Puy Lentil Salad, drizzled with an incredible honey, mustard and balsamic vinegar dressing?     OK hands up who makes too much food at Christmas and has a fridge full of leftovers on Boxing Day? I am certainly one who is guilty of this. No matter how carefully I plan, I always seem to make way too much food on Christmas Day and bizarrely no-one ever seems to have much of an appetite for one of the most anticipated meals of […]

Leftover Ham, Squash and Puy Lentil Salad

Turkey, Sweet Potato and Black Bean Tacos

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Stuck for ideas for your leftover turkey? Want to do something tasty, but also quick and easy? Want something other than turkey curry or turkey sandwiches this year? Then why not try my Turkey, Sweet Potato and Black Bean Tacos?     It seems like a million billion years ago now (exagerate? moi?), but back in October my lovely hubby took me out for my birthday. We had a lovely day pottering round Brighton, visiting the Royal Pavillion and eating lunch in a restaurant I’ve wanted to try out for ages – Wahaca!     Wahaca is actually a small chain […]


Ham, Pea and Sprout Risotto

A delicious winter warmer, this simple Ham, Pea and Sprout Risotto is a great way to use up any leftover ham or sprouts after Christmas and a brilliant easy peasy midweek meal to see you through the rest of winter too.     I love sprouts and last year I embarked of a rather epic post showcasing 7 ways to make sprouts interesting. I did toy with the idea of doing a part two, but in the end I thought another 7 sprout dishes might be going a bit far, so I decided to include sprouts in several of my […]

Ham, Pea and Sprout Risotto

4 Cracking Christmas Recipes and #CookBlogShare Linky Weeks 51 & 52

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Ready for Christmas yet? Christmas dinner plan finalised? Whether you are all set or still working on it, you are definitely going to want to add at least one of these 4 Cracking Christmas Recipes to your plans!! Plus find the linky for Weeks 51 and 52 of #CookBlogShare below.     Well, Christmas is nearly upon us and I am finally feeling a bit more organised. All the Christmas presents have been bought, the Christmas cards are now written and have been sent, I’ve even done my Christmas food shop already (got to love online shopping – just hoping […]


The Ultimate Easy Peasy Christmas Dinner 8

Want to have a stress-free Christmas Dinner, but still enjoy all your favourites? Want to spend less time in the kitchen this year and more time with your friends and family? Want Christmas Dinner to be ready in one hour? Yes you read that right ONE HOUR! Then read on…     As I guess is obvious from the name of this blog, I am all about delicious food, but without the stress and hassle. And never more so than on Christmas Day. While I love eating delicious food on Christmas Day, I also want to enjoy time with my […]


Easy Peasy Cranberry Sauce

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Need a simple, foolproof cranberry sauce recipe that only uses 3 ingredients? Try my Easy Peasy Cranberry Sauce. It only takes 15 minutes and you can even use frozen cranberries!     I must admit to having gone slightly cranberry mad this year! First there was my Cranberry, Feta and Quinoa Stuffed Butternut Squash and then there was the Chocolate Tart with Cranberries, Orange and Pistachios and the Cranberry, Cinnamon and Pecan Porridge Squares, not forgetting my Turkey, Cranberry and Feta Sausage Rolls and my Sprout Salad with Cranberries, Pecan nuts and Clementines, and then yesterday I shared my recipe for Cinnamon Porridge with Cranberry and […]


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Christmas in porridge form! Not only is this Cinnamon Porridge with Cranberry and Plum Compote so much healthier than traditional Christmas breakfasts, it’s so much yummier too! And it’s gluten free, dairy free and vegan, meaning almost everyone can enjoy it!!     What do you usually have for breakfast on Christmas morning? Smoked salmon and scrambled eggs? Cinnamon buns? The full English? Or something else?     We usually go for croissants or pains au chocolat, but whilst they are delicious, they are not exactly the healthiest choice!     All this year I have been trying to improve […]

Cinnamon Porridge with Cranberry and Plum Compote

Sprout Salad with Cranberries, Pecan nuts and Clementines

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How do you prefer your sprouts? Boiled? Steamed? Roasted? Pan-fried? Or something else? How about not cooking your sprouts at all this year and trying them raw in a salad – like this delicious Sprout Salad with Cranberries, Pecan Nuts and Clementines?     There’s always huge debate each year about the best way to cook sprouts, isn’t there? Some prefer boiling their sprouts to death, while others prefer to steam, roast or fry.     But this year I got to thinking, what if I don’t cook them at all? Do sprouts taste nice raw? I first tried out […]


Christmas Turkey Burgers with Cranberry Relish and Sproutslaw 10

Introducing my latest invention: Christmas Turkey Burgers!! These easy to make turkey burgers are flavoured with sage, onions and bacon and topped with Cranberry Relish and Sproutslaw – all the flavours of Christmas in burger form!     I am always full of ideas and especially at Christmas. One of my more crazy ones this year was the idea of creating a Christmas Turkey Burger.     As I often do when I have an idea, I googled ‘Christmas Burger’ to see what others had done with it and was utterly amazed at how few recipes came up and nothing like the […]

Christmas Turkey Burgers with Cranberry Relish and Sproutslaw

Baked Apples with Mincemeat, Maple Syrup and Brandy Butter

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Whether you want a decadent festive pud to get you in the mood for Christmas or an easy peasy way of using up leftover mincemeat after Christmas, these Baked Apples with Mincemeat, Maple Syrup and Brandy Butter are sure to hit the spot!     Need a stress-free festive dessert? These easy peasy baked apples are guaranteed to get you in the mood for Christmas. They take less than 10 minutes to prep and then sit happily in the oven doing their thing for the best part of an hour, filling the house up with gorgeous Christmassy aromas. Drizzle them […]