Curried Cauliflower & Potato

A hugely popular dish in its Indian Motherland, Potato & Cauliflower Curry or “Aloo Gobi” is a deliciously simple curry to whip up and is also great for those Meat-Free-Mondays or any other meals you would like to try al-veggie. I made this dish a few weeks ago and put it away in portions for…

Metabolic Monday – Mexican Bean Chilli

This Bank Holiday Monday was about getting super productive in the kitchen for me. Trying to find the time and energy to cook up all the yummy ideas that have been swirling around in my head the last few weeks has been next to impossible so I promised myself I would take this Halloween Day…

Bangin’ Blackbean Burgers

The idea for this recipe came from a few different sources over the past couple of weeks. My sister and I visited The Happy Pear café in Greystones, Co. Wicklow a few weeks ago where they were being served and although I didn’t order one on my visit, I saw plenty of other people get…

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…

Fabulous Falafel

 Even before the allergists told me I can barely eat anything I love anymore, I have had a bit of an obsession with Middle Eastern food of late. Luckily for me, most of the staple ingredients used in creating Middle Eastern dishes are on the list of foods I can have so keep an eye…

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….

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….

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…

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…

The Slow Cooker Series – Nepalese Lentil Curry

This curry takes a bit more work than most of my recipes but its one I really want to share. I went to Nepal in 2015 and as amazing as the views and the people and everything else that the country had to offer were, the recipe for this dish is one of the best…

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…