Pea and Mint Soup

I’ve never been a big fan of peas, but something miraculous happens to them when they’re turned into a soup. I just can’t get enough of the little blighters! This pea and mint soup is impressive enough to serve at a dinner party or, as a healthy lunch, with some fresh crusty bread on the…

Risotto with Artichoke Hearts

Artichokes – you either love them or hate them, but if you’ve never given them a try, then do so! They’re a great source of dietary fibre and vitamin C too – even the tinned variety! Please refer to the nutritional information at the end of this post. For this recipe I used two tins…

Courgette and Rice Filo Pie

“Restaurant quality” is how my husband defined the lovely taste of this dish. High praise indeed! This recipe is perfect for impressing dinner party guests, and with very little cost and effort involved – but don’t tell your guests that! My dear cousin first brought this recipe to my attention so I was keen to…

Beetroot Chilli with Papaya Salsa

I hated beetroot as a child; it reminded me of school dinners. So much so, that I avoided it for most of my adult life. But look what I was missing out on! This incredible vegetable is packed full of nutrients. Take a look at the bottom of this page for more information. This dish is…