Griddled Salmon On A Bed Of Broccoli, Shallot And Chilli Stir Fry. Griddled Salmon On A Bed Of Broccoli, Shallot And Chilli Stir Fry. Hello friends, fancy making this recipe up for dinner? Griddled Salmon On A Bed Of Broccoli, Shallot And Chilli Stir Fry. Very tasty and easy to prepare, the sweetness of the shallots complimenting the hot and crunchy broccoli, perfect for an instant supper or when entertaining on a time budget. How To Make Griddled Salmon On A Bed Of Broccoli, Shallot And Chilli Stir Fry: Serves: 4 Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes You’ll Need: 4 salmon fillets 300g long stemmed broccoli 12 shallots, peeled and quartered 1 large red chilli, finely chopped 50g almonds, toasted What To Do: Brush the salmon steaks with a little oil, griddle or pan fry for approximately 5-7 minutes each side until cooked through, keep warm. Steam the broccoli for 2 minutes, drain well. Heat the clean griddle pan, toss the shallots in a l...
Roasted Chantenay Carrots With Tahini And Pomegranate. Roasted Chantenay Carrots With Tahini And Pomegranate. Hello friends. Looking for something nice and tasty for lunch or dinner? Do you fancy trying this recipe out? Roasted Chantenay Carrots With Tahini And Pomegranate- Sweet and nutty and topped with juicy pomegranate seeds, these are a far cry from your normal roast veggies. This delicious vegan dish serves two as a light lunch or four as a side dish. Serves: 4 as a side Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes How To Make Roasted Chantenay Carrots With Tahini And Pomegranate: You’ll Need: 500g Chantenay carrots 3 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp cumin seeds Salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 tbsp tahini 2 tsp sesame oil 1 small pack coriander, roughly chopped 125g pomegranate seeds What To Do: Heat the oven to 190C. In a large bowl mix the Chantenay with the olive oil, lots of seasoning and the cumin seeds. Spread the spiced Chantenay...
Happy Almost Spring: Flashback Friday. How exciting!? Happy Almost Spring:  Flashback Friday post. Over the last few days, the weather has been lovely. Sunshine all around. It reminds me that Spring is on its way! This is an outfit post I posted last year and still have the whole outfit for Spring this year. Happy Almost Spring: Flashback Friday What I Wore: Blazer: c/o Damart | Navy T-shirt: Primark | Cut Jeans Primark | Navy Glitter Fishnet Socks | Primark | Taupe Shoes: F&F Tesco. You can read the whole post here:  Outfit Of The Day: Damart Spring Floral Blazer Review. Some Posts You Might Have Missed: 3 Reasons To Get Out And Walk- Shake The Winter Blues Away:  3 Reasons To Get Out And Walk- Shake The Winter Blues Away By Wrapping Up Warm And Going For A Walk Right Now.  3 Reasons To Get Out And Walk- Shake The Winter Blues Away. New Fitness Plans: Just Do It:  I'm not going to let today be blue as I have two weeks holiday from work and today I started my new fitness plan. ...
Happy Love Your Pet Day.  I love my Mollie!! I so do :) Happy Love Your Pet Day. Hello friends, happy Happy Love Your Pet Day. Here is a photo of me and Mollie, my beautiful border collie. Any fun plans for the day? The children are off school this week so it is all go here. Some Posts You Might Have Missed: 3 Reasons To Get Out And Walk- Shake The Winter Blues Away:  3 Reasons To Get Out And Walk- Shake The Winter Blues Away By Wrapping Up Warm And Going For A Walk Right Now.  3 Reasons To Get Out And Walk- Shake The Winter Blues Away. New Fitness Plans: Just Do It:  I'm not going to let today be blue as I have two weeks holiday from work and today I started my new fitness plan. So I have plenty of time to exercise and plan healthier dinners and catch up on lots of jobs that need doing.  New Fitness Plans: Just Do It. My Top Ten Tips To Lose Weight In Your 40's And Beyond:  Over 40 Health And Fitness Tips:  When you reach your forties unless you are very lucky, you can easily ...
3 Reasons To Get Out And Walk- Shake The Winter Blues Away. 3 Reasons To Get Out And Walk- Shake The Winter Blues Away. Hello friends, it has been lovely the last few afternoons. Spring is on its way! Today I have a fun post for you; 3 Reasons To Get Out And Walk- Shake The Winter Blues Away:  I have been loving getting out and about on mine and Mollies morning walks and here is why: Reason One: Walking Is Good For You:  We all know walking is good for you but sometimes you can forget that it is good for us. Walking is not as tiring as going for a run, a gym workout or exercise class so sometimes we forget to do more of it. It can maintain your weight help keep you toned up plus it stops me going in the fridge looking for 2nd breakfast! Reason Two: Improves Your Mood:  If you are stuck inside a lot like me as I work from home, you can start to feel fed up of the same four walls. Getting outside and going for a nice long walk can make you feel a lot better. Reason Three: Can Give You In...
Cream Cheese And Radish On Sourdough Toast. Hello friends. Fancy making something tasty for brunch? Fancy trying this recipe. Cream Cheese And Radish On Sourdough Toast- Make this simple speedy dish with just a handful of healthy ingredients. Using new radish bites, available in Tesco, it’s the perfect fresh lunch. How To Make: Serves: 2 Prep time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 5 minutes You Will Need: 4 slices sourdough bread 80g cream cheese 1 pack radish bites (or 120g radishes sliced) Salad cress Salt and freshly ground black pepper Zest of ½ lemon 1 tbsp olive oil What To Do: Toast the bread until golden. Top your toast with a layer of cream cheese, a handful of radish bites and snip over some salad cress. Season with a pinch of salt and a good grind of black pepper. Top with a grating of lemon zest and drizzle over a little olive oil. What do you think about this Cream Cheese And Radish On Sourdough Toast recipe? Do you fancy trying it? Cream ...
Chinese Duck A L'Orange. Chinese Duck A L'Orange. Fancy trying something a little different? How about making up this tasty dish? How To Make Chinese Duck A L'Orange: (Serves 2) Ingredients: 2 duck breasts Salt and pepper 100g Bonne Maman Bitter Orange, Sweet Orange or Tangy Mandarin Marmalade 3tbsp soy sauce 1tbsp sesame seeds Method: Preheat your oven to 220°C/425°F/Gas Mark 7. Slash the skin of the duck breasts then season generously and place – skin side down - in a hot dry frying pan over a high heat. Cook for 2 minutes then turn and cook for 2 minutes again. Meanwhile, in a small roasting tin mix the marmalade with the soy sauce and sesame seeds. Add the part cooked duck and coat well. Roast in the preheated oven for 10 minutes, then rest for 10 minutes before slicing. Drizzle the juices from the roasting tin over the meat and serve with potatoes and seasonal vegetables. Chinese Duck A L'Orange. Recipe and image courtesy of...
Avocado, Prawn and Cabbage Salad. Avocado, Prawn and Cabbage Salad. Are you looking for a new and tasty salad recipe to try out? How about this Avocado, Prawn and Cabbage Salad? How To Make Avocado, Prawn and Cabbage Salad: (Serves 6) Ingredients: 6 fat garlic cloves, thinly sliced 2 tbsp vegetable oil 350g (12oz) raw shelled prawns 25g (1oz) roasted cashew nuts, finely chopped 1 ripe avocado 125g (4oz) white cabbage or Chinese cabbage, finely shredded 1 small green mango, peeled, stoned and shredded 1 small handful of fresh mint and coriander leaves, roughly chopped 6 spring onions, shredded  For The Dressing: ½ red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar 2 generous tbsp. Bonne Maman Apricot Conserve Juice of 2 limes 1 tbsp fish sauce 2 tbsp vegetable oil. Method: Put all the dressing ingredients in a jar and shake together. Fry the garlic in the oil in a heavy-based saucepan over a medium heat until...