Category Archives: Lunch

Quick Green Salad with Chicken, Fruit and a Mustard Dressing

This is a simple salad I love making when I have just a few items left in my fridge.  A simple bag of mixed lettuce leaves (any sort) with just 4 or 5 large strawberries, a few baby plum tomatoes, … Continue reading

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Asparagus Quiche

I love a nice Quiche.  Asparagus being one of my favourite vegetables plus a herby pastry makes this a rather delicious meal. I used dried basil in the pastry but mixed herbs would work, or any fresh herbs available. Gluten-free … Continue reading

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Vegetarian “Sushi” Bowl

I saw this recipe early one morning  and immediately knew that it was what I really fancied for dinner that night.   I am not a sushi lover (my husband is) but this recipe captured my taste buds and I added … Continue reading

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Lettuce Wraps with Parma Ham and Avocado

Recovering from the dreaded cold which seemed to have been doing the rounds, I really wanted something light and tasty for lunch one day as nothing seemed to taste right. I had a few slices of Parma ham in the … Continue reading

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Olive Tapenade Blinis

One of those dreary, rainy Sunday mornings and I had a fridge-full of bits and pieces which I wanted to use up as we were going away for a few days. At the back of my mind was the wonderful … Continue reading

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Chicken, Broccoli and Mushroom Stir-Fry

I love stir-fries and often do one using whatever ingredients are to hand but this recipe caught my eye and sounded really tasty using just chicken and two vegetables.   The savoury sauce was lovely and tangy and very reminiscent … Continue reading

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How do you like your eggs?

I’m not an ‘eggy’ person unless it is a frittata, but my husband drools at the thought of them – he loves them so much and often has them for breakfast after his bircher.   If he makes his own breakfast, … Continue reading

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Spinach and Sweet Potato Frittata

Although the word Frittata is Italian, this dish is often called a Spanish Omelette but whatever it is called, it is so versatile and delicious and can be made with almost any ingredients, vegetables, meat, cheese etc. One of my … Continue reading

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Garlic and Ale Beef (Slow Cooker)

A perfect meal to come home to – ten minutes preparation, leave it cooking for the day and a few minutes prep when you get in and “voila” a meal that looks like you have spent hours slaving over a … Continue reading

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Beef Enchiladas

Enchiladas – the Mexican equivalent of a lasagne (or so some say) can be filled with many different ingredients;  chicken, turkey, beef, cheese, beans, vegetables and so on.  Some recipes include lots of sauce, but some are more like this … Continue reading

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