The Slow Cooker Series – Parmesan Chicken

This dish can be made in the Slow Cooker if you’re lucky enough to have one on the Countertop or can also be done on the hob or even in the oven. I will outline the alternative cooking instructions at the bottom of the post but the main method will be for the Slow Cooker….

7 Electric Essentials for the Healthy Cook’s Countertop

The Kitchen of an On-The-Go Cook is never short of a few toys to have some foodie fun with. While some may be absolutely essential, others can be to make life that little bit easier and help you prepare delicious, healthy meals super quick. I am quite the collector as you will see from the…

Feature Fit Food #3 – Beetroot

It’s time again to break away from the usual recipe posts and give you guys the low down on another very important Superfood – Beetroot. If you’re not yet a fan and think it tastes too strong to enjoy, have a read of this and maybe give them another try. I agree they are an…

My New List of No No’s

I recently had a non-medical allergy test taken with the Amber Clinic in Westmeath (http://amber.ie/) due to my long term suffering from eczema and other skin irritations.Having lived in Australia for nearly 5 years, I was rarely bothered by this skin condition as the wonderful sun kept it at bay. However, since I’ve moved home this…

Summer Favourites – Kebab Skewers

Summer Skewers are a bright, colourful and tasty way to jazz up those Summer evening meals or if we are lucky enough to get a dry day, they’re a great addition to any garden party. You can use an assortment of ingredients to put together your creations as almost any meat or vegetable can be…

Steamed Hake & Greens in Broth

We recently went to a beautiful seafood restaurant on Dublin Bay called The Bay (https://bay.ie/) and it was simply delicious. I am a huge seafood fan and their menu was really great, there was so much I wanted to choose from but I settled on the old reliable hake and veg. Little did I know…

Chicken & Lentil Hot Pot

Last week was the week before pay day for me so there were slim pickin’s in the pantry. I always to try to keep my budget meals as healthy as possible and not resort to giant bowls of pasta so I had a look at what I had and thought about what I fancied eating….

Roast Garlic & Parmesan Quinoa

So you’re probably catching on to my obsession with quinoa but it’s just soooo versatile and ridiculously yum! It’s such a good grain to use and is so filling so it’s a great substitute to other white foods you might be used to using like pasta and white rice. This recipe is a good one…

Sunday Brunch -Sweet Potato Hash Brown

Sweet Potato Hash Browns are a fab dish to help make a yummy Sunday Brunch from home. As always, they’re super quick and cost next to nothing to make so you can then add another dish to the list of meals you have conquered as a Healthy Cook. I gave these a go for the…