Creamy Spinach & Garlic Chicken

Next up for a fresh and healthy 2017 is this delicious oven bake. With all the usual suspects in the line up – spinach, garlic, parmesan, this chicken wonder will leave you feeling full and satisfied. I have used coconut cream as the healthier alternative to regular cream here and it worked a treat but…

Clo’s Chicken Pie

Happy New Year to all you Lovely Humans! If you are reading this, I hope you have read some of my other posts and if so, I would like to first of all thank you for even bothering 🙂 This blog started as something to do at the weekends, to share my love of cooking…

Simple Sunday Tray Bake

This recipe occurred to me by total accident and extremely unfortunate circumstances last Sunday. I made it home to my home-house for the first time in months and was so excited about my mothers Sunday dinner. My darling mother could sense the anticipation and even made double the provisions so that I could take some…

Honey Soy Chicken

So we are well into Autumn at this stage and I have lots of new recipes I want to share with you all. I’ll admit I have been a bit neglectful of my Countertop as life has been pretty hectic the last couple of weeks. But the dust has now settled and I am back…

Chili Basil Chicken

This is absolutely one of my favourite Asian dishes of all time! Not only does it taste amazing but my first experience of this dish was in one of the most beautiful places in the world and whenever I make this dish, I am full of fond memories. You might be thinking “another Asian themed…

Chili Salted Shredded Chicken

So the last two weeks have been spent clearing out my fridge, freezer and pantry with all the foods I can no longer have and replenishing the empty shelves with those that I can. The first week was spent researching online looking at vegan and vegetarian ways to get enough protein in my daily meals….

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….

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….

Winning Weekend Chicken Dippers

Ingredients 500 grams boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1 Cup Almonds, milled 1 Tbsp. Smoked Paprika ½ Tsp. Garlic Powder 1 Tsp. Ground Cumin 1 Tsp. Cayenne Pepper 1 Tsp. Black Pepper 1 Tsp. Salt 2 Eggs, beaten Olive Oil Cooking Spray Method Preheat oven to 190 Degrees C. Slice chicken breasts into long strips about…

Chicken & Broccoli Bake

Ingredients 500 grams boneless, skinless chicken breasts, chopped 500 grams broccoli florets 1 chopped brown onion 1 Tbsp. Olive Oil 3 Tbsp. brown flour/almond flour 1 ½ Cups (low fat) Milk 150gm Greek Yoghurt 2 Tbsp. light mayonnaise Salt and Pepper to taste ½ cup grated parmesan Method Pop the oven on to preheat at…

The Slow Cooker Series Part 1 – Garlic & Herb Chicken

The beauty of this dish is that it’s so easy to prepare and can be teamed with any number of sides – salad, roast veg, steamed greens, whatever! These days a whole chicken costs about €4-€12 and the rest is seasoning so you can get 2-3 days’ worth of dinner and lunch for less than…