Gorgeous Walnut Parsley Pesto Penne

What would the world do without a good pesto? One of my cousins is completely obsessed with the stuff, literally spreads it on anything! I am an avid pesto lover and normally don’t stray to far from the regular basil / pine nut combo.. however, one lunchtime working from home.. I found myself hankering after…

‘That Creamy Mushroom Pasta Sauce You Make’

Yep, no specific name for this one, but the husband loves it and this is how he refers to it! It can be used with pasta, gnocchi, his favourite is over ravioli and lots of it. I mean, i’m more of a carbonara kinda girl but this is a pretty close second. Serves: 2 Time: 30 mins…

Zingy Parsley Vinaigrette

You got me, this isn’t a picture of vinaigrette! Truth is – I consumed it all and clearly didn’t make enough (masssssive apologies!) Here is however, a picture of a salad I previously made with lots of roast veg, spinach, kale, seeds, broccoli sprouts and … a giant pickle because … well why not? Who…

My Homemade Guacamole

I love avocados! But most of I love guacamole, it’s not just a dip and can be used in so many different ways! I like to mix it into salads instead of dressing, as a condiment for burgers, toast toppings etc – the possibilities are endless! Now my recipe may not suit everyone’s taste but…

Simple Fruit Compote

Sometimes you want something fancier than just plain fruit but don’t want to stray from your 5-a-day! This simple compote recipe can be changed up to include any fruit of your liking. Time: 20-30 mins Ingredients  fruit of your choice (I used pear, apple and blueberries here) couple tablespoons of water tsp cornstarch sugar / sweetener…