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…

Aubergine, Red Pepper & Olive Pasta Sauce

For those of you who have read some of my previous posts, you will know that I am allergic to a zillion different foods and have had to cut out the majority of these from my diet. That unfortunately means that I have slipped into the habit of creating recipes based on the foods I…

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…

Almond and Red Pepper Sauce

No matter how healthy I eat, there is nothing that can stop my hankering for pasta when I’m feeling the effects of an alcohol-filled Saturday night with my girls. This weekend we celebrated the first girl of our group’s Hen Weekend, it’s hard to believe one of us will be walking down the aisle in…

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,…

Infused Olive Oils

Olive oil is one of the good ones, full of the good fats and an essential cooking product for the healthy chef. To heat on the pan when cooking or drizzle over salad as a dressing alternative, its just something you need to have in the cupboard. A great way to enjoy olive oil more…

Inspiration : Asian

With overseas travel becoming more affordable and popular in recent years, international cuisine is fast becoming the same. Curries, stir fries, noodles, sushi – they are available everywhere now and the best thing about these South East Asian eats is that they’re quick, clean and wholesome. Travelling South East Asia last year was a culinary…

Clo’s Bolognese Sauce

Ingredients 250 ml Passata 2 Tbsp. Balsamic Vinegar 2 clove Garlic, crushed 1 medium brown Onion, finely chopped 1 punnet Field Mushrooms 2 Carrots, diced 1 Red Pepper, chopped 1 Tbsp. Olive Oil 2 Tbsp. Mixed Dried Herbs ½ Tbsp. Chilli Flakes Salt & Pepper to taste Method Heat the olive oil on a pan…

Avocado Spaghetti

All i can say about this dish is, try it – now! Ingredients 1 Avocado 1 Clove Garlic 1/2 Cup of Fresh Basil Juice of 1 Lemon 1/2 Cup Grated Parmesan 2 Tbsp. Olive Oil 1/2 Cup Frozen Peas 1/2 Cup of Cherry Tomatoes, halved 250 grams spaghetti Salt & Pepper to taste Method Put…

Pesto Hey Presto!

Pesto is one of those inventions that, to me anyway, is truly life changing. It’s just so damn good! A pretty recent foodie phenomenon, this simple mix of ingredients transforms an everyday dish into something elegant and exotic, never mind frickin’ gorgeous. The best part is, pesto is ridiculously easy to make and here I’m…