Category: Starters

  • Healthy Chicken Noodle Soup

    A traditional soup – good for the soul – with the taste and vibrancy turned up. Great for a light lunch on a hot summers day. From now on must be included in your healthy diet.Why? Only because it’s incredibly healthy!….   Ingredients: 1L salt reduced chicken stock 1 cup water 2 tbsp soy sauce […]

  • Pear and Chicory Salad

    Pear and Chicory Salad

    Monday is the key day of the week…people say, so let’s start this week with something simple, something tasty and easy do do at home! Let me introduce you to pear and chicory salad with blue cheese-Simple, Healthy, and Delicious! Pears and blue cheese have a natural affinity, and I’m tempering it with some bland […]

  • Egg in the hole(toad in a hole)-the best sunday breakfast

    Isn’t it amazing what you can do with an egg and a slice of bread?! Here’s a novel and fun way to serve eggs and toast at breakfast- toad in a hole,aka egg in a basket or cowboy breakfast,one eyed jack, birds nest,amongst other names. Ingredients: 1 slice of bread 1 egg 1/2 Tbsp butter […]

  • Stuffed Tomatoes

    Never tried stuffing a tomato before?This is a great starter (main course,appetizer) and great for a warm summer day when you don’t feel like cooking anthing much.Difficulty………. so easy your kids could make this!!!!!!!!!!! Ingredients: 4 medium tomatoes 1/4 cup of your favorite breadcrumbs 2 tbl butter, melted 8 basil leaves, chopped 1/2 cup monterey […]

  • Is Your Salad Making You Fat?

    Salad…whether you love it or hate it, you need to be aware that salad is not always a nutritious and healthy option. Don’t get me wrong, I love salads and eat them all the time. They can be good for you but, depending on what you put in and on them, salads can also be […]

  • Spinach Balls

    Because sometimes it’s nice to recreate a favourite restaurant dish at home lets try these spinach balls form one of our favourite Carluccio Restaurant dishes – Penne Giardiniera – pasta with courgette and plenty of chilli and garlic, topped with deep fried spinach and parmesan balls, known in Italian as polpettine di spinaci. Okay, so […]

  • Cajun Chicken Pasta

    This is an exceedingly yummy, decadent pasta dish with chicken, vegetables, and lots and lots of scrumptious carbs. It’s a cinch to throw together, and if you don’t have prepared Cajun spice in your cabinet, you can just throw a few spices together to make your own combination. Different Cajun spice mixtures use different combinations […]

  • Beef Fajita Nachos

    Oh dear. These are good. These are very, very good. Flank steak marinated in chipotle, lime, garlic, and cilantro is used not for fajitas, as one might expect flank steak marinated in chipotle, lime, garlic, and cilantro to be used for…but for fajita nachos, a nice, unexpected twist. Make these for the Super Bowl! Serve […]