I conquered my fear and made Chilli Con Carne

Chilli Con Carne So I finally conquered my fear of mince meat. I used to be repulsed by the smell of it and coupled with not having the confidence to cook with it, it prevented me from cooking so many dishes, like chilli con carne, bolognese, lasagne, meatballs (but not burgers?). Moving on, I made a…

Two healthy quick and easy meals

Two healthy quick and easy meals Roast Vegetable Tray Bake After I return home from work and/or the gym, the last thing I want to do is stand in a hot kitchen all evening preparing dinner. This is why tray bakes are one of my favourite go-tos. On a tray with olive oil add: 2…

Creamy chicken and lentil curry

I love lentils and I’m always thinking of different ways to cook with them. From plain lentils with olive oil, vinegar and a squeeze of lemon, to lentil bolognese- they are so versatile. Ingredients: 200g lentils (green and red) 2 chicken breasts 1 medium white onion Tsp olive oil Salt and pepper 1 tsp ground…

Vegetarian bolognese

A hearty vegetable alternative. Ingredients: 200g brown lentils 1 tin chopped tomatoes 1 large white onion, finely chopped 1 courgette, finely chopped 1 aubergine, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced Tbsp olive oil 2 tsp dried oregano, 2 tsp dried basil Salt & pepper Beef stock cube Fresh basil (optional) Boil the lentils until tender and…