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…

Balsamic Brussels with Pancetta

One of my most vivid memories from when I was growing up is how much I absolutely HATED Brussel Sprouts and how they just had to be an obligatory element to the Christmas Dinner. There was no getting away with it at our table – if you wanted more roast potatoes or stuffing, the penalty…

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…

Saucy Spinach & Artichoke

If I’m honest, I actually created this sauce with absolutely no thought process at all. I came home from work last week and just pulled whatever I had in the fridge out and somehow this was the end result. So when a colleague of mine asked me what it was the next day for lunch,…

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…

The Salad Bar – Sweet Potato & Fig Salad

I ordered this salad in a bar in Australia a few years ago and have been obsessed with it ever since. It’s such a simple combination of ingredients but I would have never thought to combine them and now I’m so glad I have because the taste is something serious. With its sweet against salty combination,…

Feature Fit Food #2 – Spinach

Spinach, in all it’s dark green glory, really is a super Superfood. This leafy green vegetable is bursting with nutrient richness and so many health benefiting properties. Although some would say it’s an acquired taste, spinach is certainly a vegetable that everyone should try to incorporate into their diet and this post is going to…

Zucchini Fritters

These guys are a great way to get some additional veg into your diet without chomping down on the same old salad every day. There’s a little bit of preparation involved but they taste great and look great too. Zucchini is such a versatile vegetable and is defo one of my faves so here is…

The Salad Bar – Tomato & Chick Pea Salad

This is such a good On-The-Go salad to have made up or it can be used as a side dish to a main meal.It takes 5 minutes to put together and tastes fab. Its super filling and packed with fibre too. Ingredients 1 tin Chick Peas 6 small – medium Tomatoes 1 Tbsp. Turmeric 1…

Green & Greek Yogurt Dips

If you are trying to make a few small changes to your diet but still find yourself unsure with certain condiments such as salad dressings, what oils to use, full fat or fat free, this post might be able to help out a bit. An ideal way to swap out the Ceaser or sour cream…

Brocquettes

One of my favourite kitchen hobbies is to try and make healthy food as appealing as possible as this helps create the illusion that you’re indulging when really you are still eating mindfully. Don’t get me wrong, I am a big fan of the cheat meals but I also love to find ways to transform…

Zucchini Pasta

Seriously guys, I cant praise this stuff enough – it’s a game changer! If you’ve read my Kitchen Essentials post amongst others, you’ll know how deeply in love I am with The Spiralizer. The dish I make the most with my Spiralizer is definitely Zucchini Pasta. Like regular pasta, it’s so versatile and convenient to…