Recipe – Chicken, Mushroom and Spinach Lasagne

This recipe is perfect for when you have left over cooked chicken, perhaps after your Sunday roast. It's also a nice twist on the traditional lasagne and definitely as tasty! Chicken, Mushroom and Spinach Lasagne What You Need Cooked chicken breast, tore into rough chunks Half a pack of mushrooms, peeled and sliced Half a … Continue reading Recipe – Chicken, Mushroom and Spinach Lasagne

BlogMas Day Eighteen – Recipe – Cauliflower and Garlic Cheese Soup

This is a soup I have been making for a while thanks to my lovely Mum who first gave me her recipe.  This is now the recipe I generally follow after tinkering with it a little and I absolutely love it.  Thick, creamy and flavoursome, perfect for this chilly winter weather.  Cauliflower is one of … Continue reading BlogMas Day Eighteen – Recipe – Cauliflower and Garlic Cheese Soup

BlogMas Day Four – Gingerbread Star Cookies

Nothing smells as Christmassy as some mulled wine warming and some gingerbread cooking.  Yesterday we had my mum, dad and brother over for Sunday lunch so thought we would get them in the festive spirit.  Leo loves cooking and baking so he took the helm to make some Gingerbread biscuits while I focused on the … Continue reading BlogMas Day Four – Gingerbread Star Cookies

Recipe – Cheese, Bacon and Spring Onion Potato Pie

This is a super easy and delicious recipe, perfect for midweek.  I made it for myself and had plenty left over which I froze for future meals.  This is a great idea for when you are chronically ill.  When I am having a bad day, it is great to know I have a freezer full … Continue reading Recipe – Cheese, Bacon and Spring Onion Potato Pie

Recipe – Sausage Casserole with Apple and Cider

This is perfect for those chilly Autumn evenings and really easy to make.  I had my brother round for tea and he and both the boys wolfed it down so thumbs up all round! You can swap the cider for apple juice if you would prefer, but the alcohol does get burned off in the … Continue reading Recipe – Sausage Casserole with Apple and Cider

#maSTOMAchef Week 4 – Mushrooms

Well this has a huge stamp of approval, not from me, Ste or the kids... But from Ste's dog Izzy! I cooked this in the slow cooker on Monday and then left it in the fridge to eat on Tuesday with some rice. The dog however, had other ideas and while we were out picking … Continue reading #maSTOMAchef Week 4 – Mushrooms

Recipe – Slow Cooker Cajun Chicken Tagliatelle

Well you may or may not know but Ste, my boyfriend, is tube fed through a jejunostomy (the tube goes into his jejunum at the start of his small intestine). He can still eat if he feels like it but due to the severe bouts of sickness caused by his gastroparesis he often doesn't. He … Continue reading Recipe – Slow Cooker Cajun Chicken Tagliatelle

Recipe – Veggie Tomato Risotto

I recently made this for my mum and sister in law and it was a big hit! I was really impressed with the flavour too. I was a little worried being a vegetarian dish it might be lacking something but it really wasn't! Veggie Tomato Risotto Ingredients 250g risotto rice An onion Garlic clove Tin … Continue reading Recipe – Veggie Tomato Risotto

#maSTOMAchef Week Two – Quinoa

So this week the #maSTOMAchef choice of ingredient was up to me!  I decided to choose quinoa.  It is something I have wanted to try for a while and thought this was the perfect opportunity. I had heard it was similar to a risotto rice so decided to make a garlic mushroom quinoa dish.  Mushrooms … Continue reading #maSTOMAchef Week Two – Quinoa

Recipe – Potato Salad

Today I just wanted to share a super quick and easy recipe with you which I love!  It has only five ingredients and can be kept in the fridge so normally I have lunch for two or three days after making a batch. Potato Salad Ingredients Bacon lardons Bunch of spring onions, chopped New potatoes … Continue reading Recipe – Potato Salad