Category: Easy

Lentil and tomato stuffed marrow

Marrows are like big courgettes, and often overgrown courgettes (like the one in the pic below) are a fantastic substitute. Just hollow out the seeds and fill with something delicious….

Courgette and tomato tart with rocket and burrata

This quick and easy dish takes 5 minutes to prepare and only half an hour in the oven, and is the perfect way to use up that glut of courgettes…

Patty Pan Squash Salad

This cold crisp patty pan squash salad is perfect for a hot summers day. If you can’t get an patty pan squash, courgette will work perfectly too! The slight bitterness…

Puy lentils with roasted carrots and beetroot, rocket, walnuts and goats cheese

This recipe is Delia Smith inspired! She does a wonderful warm lentil salad with tomatoes. This is my take, with a few more veg thrown in to make it more…

Radicchio, blood orange and almond salad

This is a common Italian dish, with bitter radicchio leaves paired with the sweet, similarly seasoned blood oranges. Toasted almonds are added for extra crunch and creaminess. This is all…

Lemon and parmesan butter beans with artichoke hearts

This is one of the quickest dishes I cook in our house. It’s ready in 5 – 10 minutes and contains mostly store cupboard staples (just 5 ingredients). Plus it’s…

Sweet and buttery turnip with leeks, peas and tarragon

Turnips have a terrible reputation and are often overlooked. However, cook them the right way – they are an absolute treat! I wanted to create a dish that puts them…

Curried lentils with tamarind roasted cabbage

This rich, creamy, spicy dal, topped with a roasted cabbage wedge that has been coated in fruity, sour tamarind paste has become a midweek staple in our house. It’s quick,…

Spaghetti squash, artichokes, lemon, basil and pecorino

Spaghetti squash is so easy to cook into low carb spaghetti. It can be a bit bland on its own so I created this recipe to jazz it up –…

West African spicy peanut stew

This one-pot dish is very easy to make and tastes great! Sweetness comes from the sweet potato and red pepper, tartness from the tinned tomatoes, creaminess from the peanuts and…