Winter Vegetable Soup

Winter has definitely arrived, so instead of longing after the sun and its warmth, why not warm yourself up with some homemade vegetable soup using in season vegetables?   Ingredients (serves approx. 7) 700g butternut squash (roughly one whole butternut squash) 300g carrots 250g parsnips 150g leeks 2 vegetable stock cubes in 1l of boiling … Continue reading Winter Vegetable Soup

Bolognese Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed peppers are still relatively new to me and I am still trying out different fillings and ways of cooking them but last night's creation was one of the good ones. Originally, the plan was to have spaghetti bolognese but after a bad few days food wise I decided to substitute the pasta for a … Continue reading Bolognese Stuffed Peppers

French Toast

In an earlier blog post I mentioned how much I love sweet French toast, well when you are hungover savoury French toast is the only thing that will make you feel better! Once you have tried it you will never have normal toast with a fry up again!   Method (two slices of toast) Whisk … Continue reading French Toast

Salmon Risotto

This creamy salmon risotto is a guilt free as it does not actually use any cream!! This makes it SO much healthier, with fewer calories and fat per portion! Ideal!   Ingredients (serves 2) 150g risotto 1/2 white onion 1 garlic clove (chopped) 2 salmon fillets handful of rocket 1l of gluten free vegetable stock (2 cubes … Continue reading Salmon Risotto

Homemade polenta fries and chicken strips

So yesterday I tried TWO new things in one meal, risky I know! Both were thanks to a trip to my local whole foods store... One was polenta fries. Having never tried polenta but always been intrigued I thought why not when I saw it sitting there on the shelf! The second was homemade chicken strips … Continue reading Homemade polenta fries and chicken strips

Fajita Lettuce Cups

I used to absolutely love fajitas back in the day but since I have been diagnosed I cannot find a decent gluten free wrap that does not break up when folded! Therefore, when I discovered these fajita lettuce cups I was over the moon!   Not only are they extremely easy to make, they are … Continue reading Fajita Lettuce Cups

Sweet French Toast (Gluten Free)

Most people think of bacon, eggs and sausages when you say French toast but I recently tried sweet French toast for the first time and I actually prefer it! Plus it only takes 5 minutes to make!   You can top the toast with whatever takes your fancy. I tend to opt for bananas, strawberries, cinnamon … Continue reading Sweet French Toast (Gluten Free)