Prawns with Lemon and Parsley

This simple meal offers a huge amount of flavour. The ingredients are fresh and zingy, perfect for summer, and it’s cooked in no time at all. In fact it’s the perfect mid-week meal for all the family. Prep time: 15 minutes. Cook time: 10 minutes Serves 4 Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil or coconut oil…

Paleo Beef Curry

It’s been a couple of weeks since my last post. Did you miss me? 🙂 The reason for my absence, is because I’m working on a new project at home (more of that in future posts). As a result, I’ve simply not had the time, or energy, to photograph and write about all the grub-tastic…

Pistachio-Crusted Salmon

Another great dish for a dinner party. Choose wild salmon fillets from your fishmonger. You can’t beat the taste, and they’ll be much bigger than those you’ll find in the supermarket. The pistachio crust can be prepared the night before. Just cover the dish with clingfilm and pop it in the fridge overnight. NB. Shelled…

Pork Chops with Balsamic Glaze

Another incredibly easy dish which can be prepared the night before. This works well served with lots of vegetables. I chose marsh samphire as I’d bought a huge bag of it from my local grocery store. I also used it in the salmon dish yesterday. Serves 4 Prep: 15 minutes. Cooking: 20 minutes 4 boneless…

Grilled Salmon with Avocado Sauce

Wow! This dish offers incredible depth of flavour. It’s so easy but it’s good enough to impress your dinner party guests and can be prepared in advance too. Serves 4 Prep: 15 minutes (plus fridge time). Cooking: 10 minutes Ingredients 4 large salmon fillets, skinless 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp paprika 1 tsp onion…

Orange-Rosemary Seared Salmon

If my taste buds could talk, they’d be screaming “Yay! It’s summer!” I’m not joking! This dish is perfect for this time of year and it’s so quick and easy. It’s packed full of goodness and flavour too. My family tell me it’s like eating in a restaurant, it’s so grub-tastic! They’re biased I know,…

Pulled Pork Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

What can I say? Another 10/10 for this grub-tastic! meal from my family. I made this on a Sunday, but it’s a dish that could easily be made during the week, providing you have a slow cooker. Most good supermarkets stock slow cookers, and they’re priced at around £15.00, so it’s a good investment if…

Greek-Style Meatballs

As mentioned in previous posts, the key to grub-tastic food is to use quality ingredients. For meat always choose grass-fed organic if your budget allows. The taste is unbeatable! For these greek-style meatballs, I bought lamb mince from my local butcher, although you could use beef mince if you prefer. Serves 4. Prep time: 15 minutes….

Garlic King Prawns with Courgette Noodles

At last, I get to use my new spirilizer! It certainly made very light work of these courgette noodles. This grub-tastic meal is perfect for summer and it’s made in a jiffy! I used two fresh chilli peppers, one red and one green, although they didn’t add the amount of heat I was expecting, which…

Chorizo & Roasted Potato Salad

My family gave this dish 10/10 so I’m pretty confident you’re going to love it too! The sweet potatoes soak up so much flavour which contrasts beautifully with the peppery rocket leaves. It really is grub-tastic! Serves 4. Prep time: 15 minutes. Cooking: 20 minutes. Ingredients 2 large sweet potatoes (or 4 small) rocket salad…

Dried Fuit & Nut Balls

These yummy little dried fruit and nut balls are packed full of nutrients and fibre. Great for your lunch box or for taking on a picnic. Use whatever dried fruit and nuts you have in your store cupboard, but I recommend using Medjool dates and dried apricots as their gooey texture holds the ingredients together…

Plantain and Sausage Hash

The key to getting this recipe perfect is by using quality sausage meat. And by that, I mean a trip to your local butcher’s shop. You can use whatever sausages you like, Italian, pork and black pudding, or as I’ve used here, Moroccan spiced sausages. My local butcher, Axons of Didsbury, have a wall full of…