A refined sugar and dairy free teatime treat that’s a great way to use up gorgeous autumn apples
My favourite flourless chocolate cake, the perfect make-ahead dinner party pud
A super simple after school snack recipe packed full of goodness
Dig in and get involved food, full of flavour but still super healthy
A simple summery supper that is great for using up the glut of courgettes right now
A make-ahead healthy breakfast that was the happy accidental result of sticking a load of good stuff in a pot and hoping for the best. If pudding for breakfast is your thing, this is definitely one to try
The result of a last minute baking panic, these came out pleasingly well.. not overly sweet they make a great breakfast or after school option
Chewy and chocolately, these are great for a after school pick-me-up or tea-time treat and if not completely guilt-free they do at least contain plenty of healthy and energising ingredients
A great week-night supper for fans of Asian flavours. Simple to prepare and a real family favourite
A more adult brownie, perfect for dinner party desserts- particularly if topped with salted caramel ice cream
Chuck it all into one dish, stick it in the oven and bingo, a fabulously tasty meal for casual weekend entertaining or a family feast
A quick and easy lunch or light supper bursting with springtime flavours
So simple to prepare ahead for a great start to the day, and easy to adapt to suit your own tastes
A classic banana loaf recipe with a few healthy tweaks
Healthy comfort food at it’s best – there’s nothing “dietish” about this bowlfood . Full of protein, low GI carbs and healthy fats, it’s nourishing, filling and delicious.
This is the most basic possible chocolate mousse – so I feel it’s a treat that’s totally justifiable in its beautiful simplicity. Because the mousse itself contains no cream or added sugar it’s deliciously light and as desserts go, almost healthy! Make it your own by choosing what sort of chocolate you use – and…
A great healthy pancake recipe – perfect for a weekend breakfast for kids, or pimp up your toppings for a decadent dessert
The husband is always a very happy man on burger night.. a couple of secret ingredients make these little beauties extra tasty
A deliciously indulgent weekend breakfast or brunch that’ll set you up for the day
Perfect winter comfort food, this chicken chorizo stew is a great healthy freezer meal and can be tarted up for a dinner party too
The perfect antidote to Christmas Day stodge, this salad is fresh, healthy and delicious and makes a great accompaniment to cold turkey or ham. The salty feta beautifully offsets the sweet little jewels of pomegranate and the lentils provide a good dose of carbs without overloading delicate tummies. Of course it’s just as good on…
Quick and easy to make, these decadent little beauties make a lovely handmade Christmas gift or treat for the festive dinner table
A firm favourite breakfast for the children, this can be blended to make perfect baby porridge and is just as tasty and filling for adults too
A dairy and gluten free dessert that makes a great alternative to Christmas pudding or festive centre piece for a New Years Eve dinner
An autumnal blondie that makes a delicious tea time treat or a great pudding served warm with ice cream
Make a big batch of this sauce at the weekend then spoon into pasta, spread over pizza bases or turn into a tasty Mediterranean chicken bake for meal options through the week.
An extremely versatile dish which makes a great side for a roast, or can be tossed through salad or stuffed into pitta bread for a delicious lunch
This bonfire soup is supremely comforting yet remains healthy, and just shouts ‘autumn’ in both colour and flavour. It is also extremely quick and easy to make.
These spicy Thai fish cakes with Asian salad make a great mid week supper or starter for a dinner with friends.
These are everything I like a flapjack to be.. soft, sticky and delicious. They contain only four ingredients, and are refined sugar and dairy free
Whether you have a spiralizer or not, this recipe is a simply delicious light lunch, extremely healthy and ready in 15 minutes flat
Perfect autumnal comfort food to top off a Sunday lunch
Great healthy food for friends and family that you can spread out over the table, build into kebabs and eat with your hands
These are everything a good cookie should be, with crisp edges, a soft chewy middle, and great big chunks of chocolate running through them.
Just stick it all in a pot and cook slow and low for a meltingly tender and delicious Sunday roast
These little fritters are a delicious low carb lunch or would make a good little starter.
The simplest soup possible with a gorgeous vibrant colour that shouts about all the goodness that’s in it.
A zesty little dinner party dessert which is lower in fat and calories than your standard cheesecake or posset
A delicious little starter during fig season which is incredibly simple to make and extremely tasty to eat
These lovely little energy balls are refined sugar, gluten and dairy free but still a little bit naughty and very delicious
Throw it all in one pan to roast for a simple and delicious supper
This tuna wasabi tartare starter is simple yet impressive and full of flavour
A super simple starter that’s light, healthy and delicious
A delicious, quick and easy pudding perfect for a relaxed summer’s evening with friends.
This cake wins all popularity contests and has become so renowned and requested among school mums it’s due to be auctioned off at the summer fair
A great after-school snack, these muffins are one healthy-ish treat my children don’t flat out refuse..
These are absolute beauties. The genius stroke of leaving the chocolate in chunks before transferring to the oven means they simply ooze melted chocolate once baked – all the better for serving warm with vanilla ice cream.
When it comes to seasonal food May and June win hands down. Earthy green asparagus, the gaudy bright yellow of the courgette flower and of course luscious juicy red strawberries – everything about this time of year suggests a fresher way of eating, a world away from the comforting stodge of winter.
The making of pancakes implies a lazy weekend, or a half term of pottering, and reminds me that every now and again we should just slow down and enjoy..both the cooking and the eating.