Cauliflower wowzer!!

Pinterest, Vegetarian

Ive had this little gem saved on my Pinterest for an age now. 

I came home tonight with no dinner planned and few ingredients to use but alas, I had a cauliflower. I think I bought it subliminally in order to make this recipe!

I have to say, I wanted to be naughty but I went for this and WOW I am so glad I did! What a truly delish dish. Granted, it may be better as a side, a snack or party nibbles but these salt and pepper florets are moorish xnd healthy. A winner!

Really simple, really quick, really cheap and really tasty. A veg that packs a punch and totally great served with a sweet chili sauce.
   
 

Spicy salmon hodgepodge 

Fish, Food, Foodie, Spicy, Uncategorized

I’ve had a mammoth day today and tonight my dinner needed to be healthy but comforting. I had no meal planned as such and so went with what available ingredients I had in the fridge.

The result was a chili Salmon fillet laid on a bed of crushed potatoes, a sprinkle of sweetcorn and a drizzle of sweet chili sauce (which Gav brought me from Utah!)

It was just what I needed. A seriously flavorful salmon, a sweet hot kick from the sauce and a slight essence of “stodge” to wrap me in the comfort I desired ☺️ Low cal, low fat to boot!!

  

Blooming love noodles!!!!

chicken, Chinese, Cook book, Foodie, Good food: 101 hot and spicy dishes

Monday night equated to noodles. Chicken and veg Chinese style to be specific.

Such an easy recipe ( I know I always say that but it was!) but with such a flavor some outcome! I actually made a change to the recipie, I had some Chinese plum sauce that needed using and so instead of teriyak, I used that. A great sweet flavor resulted!

Once upon a time I thought the only way to add flavor to noodles was by the sauce that you slather on them. I now thank the day I discovered you could boil them in stock!!!

I halved the recipe but I still got a good three portions from it meaning I’m having super tasty lunches this week!

I would really recommend this dish to my fellow noodle lovers. 

   
 

Thai Salmon tastiness 

Fish, Weight watchers: Time to eat

Thursday night required a healthy dinner and I opted for a fish dish.

This meal could be dubbed a “one pot dish”, it really was as simple as throwing it all in a pot and leaving it in the oven for 20 minutes.

Then end result was much better than expected. The salmon soaked up all the ginger and coconut flavor and the whole dish was drowned in a delicate creamy coconut sauce. It left me feeling like I had enjoyed a “take away meal” but with the benefit of it being low cal, low fat.

Defiantly a dish quick and easy enough to repeat!

   
 

A recipe for egg on toast? What the!?!?!

Breakfast, Vegetarian

For dinner tonight? A simple, healthy scrambled egg on toast with mushroom.

Did I need a recipe for this? Heck no! I mastered egg on toast at least 15 years ago!! 😄

Did I use a recipe for this? Yes 😏

Why? Because I have this bonkers obsession to use EVERY SINGLE recipe in each of my books, regardless. Don’t ask.

Tonight was one of those times where I got more than I expected. The recipe called for creme fraich to be mixed with the egg, something I have never done before and it was quite a delight!

See, experimenting with even the most basic of recipes can be worthwhile!!

*Weight Watchers: Time to eat

   
 

Fat Tuna

Fish, Gridling

I rarely eat Tuna steaks. My partner doesn’t like canned tuna and so is fearful of the whole tuna scene!

  But he is away and so last night I hashed up this unexpected delight! 

  • Tuna steak
  • Carrot
  • Cabbage
  • Soy sauce
  • Plum sauce
  • Lemon
  • Olive oil
  • Seasoning

Really simple, just:

  1. Shred the carrot and cabbage. Pop it in a hot wok with the soy sauce and plum sauce.
  2. Whilst that’s frying, cover the tuna in oil and lemon. Pop it on a griddle pan for 2-3 minutes each side.
  3. Serve with a smidge of seasoning

My Tuna was soo fat that it didn’t cook right through but actually that was really rather nice. Despite the chubby Tuna it resulted in being a quite refreshing dish with a subtle sweet taste. Healthy to boot!