If you follow me on instagram, you will know that I have just been in Texas. After a full on but amazing five days away, it was straight back into work with the Christmas party and it is now looking pretty non-stop until Christmas. Exhausting. Fear not!!! This recipe hits you up with some cold-fighting and energising ingredients that will see you through these next few weeks. I found out in Texas that chillies are packed full of vitamin C and are the Texan’s secret weapon to fight colds. Who knew!?
This recipe is a bit Scandi and a bit different. It was literally created on the back of a craving I had for something fresh and palate cleansing for supper. The rich and flakey smoked trout combined with cooling cucumber is a real winner. Ideal for a light lunch on a summer’s day, a starter at a dinner party or a simple supper. Take your pick.
Perfect for packed lunches or an easy week night supper, these fish cakes are potato based, packed full of greens, taste amazing and are healthy and good for you too.
I left Tuscany and went straight on to meet my family on Heir Island, county Cork. I’ve been coming here since I was born, and while totally different from Tuscany, it is every bit as beautiful in its own right.
I had a meeting this week which lasted from 12.30 until 4 but they didn’t give us any lunch! When I say I was hungry… I was literally ravenous. By 6pm I was out the door and was whizzing round the supermarket to gather a few ingredients for an early supper/late lunch. I came across this recipe when I was looking at Rose’s blog The Culinary Queen of Pimlico and it’s clearly been lying low in my subconscious since because it was the first thing I thought of in my deliriously hungry state. Piled on top of courgetti, this rich and spicy lamb sauce 100% hit the spot. Blink and you’ll miss it… I inhaled the lot.
I am trying to be carb free in the evenings at the moment. But I really couldn’t bear the thought of a boring salad. Fear not – this salad is one for the repertoire, carb free but stuffed full of goodies including bacon, eggs and a dressing you will just adore. It’s healthy and guilt-free but you don’t feel cheated either because it’s so numma! Continue reading
I am going on holiday in August and so thought I better up my exercise. I bought Josie’s 21 day fat burn which I am trying to do first thing in the mornings and I’ll let you know the verdict. This Saturday, I was off on a hen party, so I got up early (unheard of) and did my workout, before fuelling up for the day ahead. This brekka is filling, healthy, and most certainly delish. You must give it a whirl. Continue reading