Fresh broccoli and chicken salad

I made this for dinner one hot summer evening, and it was perfect. Fresh flavours, chilled dish, with an excellent mix of protein, crunch, greens and general healthiness. This would be great for dinner or lunch. What you need for 3 portions: 200g broccoli 200g greek yoghurt 3 tbsp finely chopped fresh coriander 30 mint…

Spiced broccoli, cauliflower and halloumi

I was bowled over by how tasty and dimensional this bowl of goodness was! It’s got crunch, heat, smokiness, a touch of sweetness, a sprinkling of fresh lemon, wholesome goodness of lentils, and much more. It’s also relatively low effort, although the last few minutes are a bit hectic. Jamie Oliver’s source recipe references baharat,…

Tuna sweetcorn goodness

I really like recipes that are flexible; where you can swap ingredients, change amounts, and come up with a different but equally delicious dish. My dinner on Friday was just one of these. The fridge was empty and the pantry bare, and the best I could come up with was something along the lines of…

Quickest steak, lentil and veg salad

Although this meal is quick, everything does sort of happen at the same time, so make sure you’re prepared!┬áIn the spirit of speed, I’ll get right to it: For two servings: 2 x sirloin steak 250g pre-prepared puy lentils 40g walnuts 2 tomatoes 1/2 red onion handful of spinach 2 tbsp nut oil (or olive…

Wild rice and broccoli salad

This is a lunch recipe that I always come back to. It’s delicious, healthy, and far removed from an ordinary lettuce-tomato-cucumber salad. The dressing is the best thing about it, but it all comes together so wonderfully I wouldn’t dream if migrating the dressing onto another salad. That said, I have switched some of the…

Sticky Cajun Chicken

Let me just say, the meal is as great as this photo is out of focus! It’s super healthy in terms of ingredients and cooking methods – hardly any oil or fats are used in cooking and there’s not really any carb elements either. When I made this I made enough for lunch the next…