Baked sweet & sour chicken

I’m a sucker for a yummy sweet and sour. It’s my go to takeaway meal!! This dish is so delicious but without all the calories… will be cooking this a lot more at home now… A really tasty option for dinner tonight. It’s the ideal meal to cook over the weekend to enjoy as a FAKEAWAY or as a…

Skinny sweet potato brownies

I made a batch of these today & I won’t lie… They are DELICIOUS 👌🏻 I’ve been meaning to make these for quite a while now and after tasting the finished product I really don’t now why I left it so long… Who knew that sweet potato’s and chocolate brownie mixture would be a match…

Speedy spagetti bolognese

This meal so easy and quick to prepare. Deliciously meaty and not requiring too many ingredients. You simply can’t beat a speedy bolognese!!! This one always goes down a treat in our house… our little girl especially, always enjoys a messy bowl!! Full of goodness & packed with veggies whats not to love. If your kiddies are…

Coconut curried Quinoa

Quinoa (keen-wa) is a fantastic wheat-free alternative. It is an excellent source of protein and can be used as cereal at breakfast time, with a salad for lunch  or as a side dish for dinner like couscous or rice. It is naturally high in fibre in-turn making it a low GI food. Quinoa is usually boiled…

Avocado and blueberry super smoothie bowl

Super smoothie bowls are all the rage right now as they are packed with healthy superfoods and are a really delicious alternative to cereals.  They are creamy and thick enough to eat with a spoon and don’t take long to whip up. All you need for this one is, some frozen blueberries, 1/2 avocado, yoghurt, honey to taste and…

Tasty tomato soup

I made this soup today for a friend who was calling over for lunch and a catch up. It takes no time at all to prepare and it is so delicious. Most… if not all of the ingredients we would already have in our cupboards. Apart from being very tasty another plus of this soup…

Cottage pie with crispy potato topping

The ultimate comfort food… This one is always a hit in our house, being a tasty family favourite that never lasts too long!! This is another dish that never makes it to my freezer but would freeze beautifully to enjoy at a later date. It is the healthy variation of the classic cottage pie that is topped…

Homemade egg wraps

These homemade egg wraps are so simple to make and really tasty. The are so versatile in the fact that they can be filled with anything you fancy. I added some lighter than light mayo, lettuce, chicken, red onion and pineapple. The ideal lunchbox filler!! To make the egg wraps simply: Whisk two eggs &…

Oaty peanut butter energy balls

I made a batch of these yummy, filling energy balls during the week. The dreaded virus thats doing the rounds at the moment has hit our house and our girls have been quite poorly. Needless to say there hasn’t been much time for healthy home cooked meals in between temperature monitoring and much needed mammy…

Carrot and courgette loaf

I love to cook and if I can make it healthy… all the better but my real passion has to be baking!! Cupcakes, brownies, lemon drizzle… all things sweet! I bake the odd birthday cake for family too. Keeping that in mind this recipe is a little bit of both. It’s sweet but it contains…

Baked oatmeal muffins

The perfect portable breakfast, ideal snack in the evening with a cup of tea or simply if you fancy something sweet after dinner. The blueberries and sweet freedom deliver the right amount of sweetness, keeping it healthy! Sweet freedom fruit syrup is available in any of the health shops. This is a good staple to have…

Healthy snacks

It can be hard to come up with healthy snacks. Bites that keep you going during the day, in-between main meal. It’s so important to mix it up and not let your snacks get boring. Having a handful of nuts isn’t all that exciting or appetising ALL OF THE TIME and we can get fairly fed up…fairly quickly… and…