Autumn chocolate granola

I made this towards the end of summer, and as mornings are getting colder it certainly makes getting up easier! It’s not loaded with sugar and somehow the nutty chocolate flavour seems to fit perfectly with early, chilly autumn mornings. As an added bonus, the original recipe has everything in cups so even if you…

Courgette chocolate sponge cake

Really moist, chocolatey and light – you’ll wonder if you forgot to put the courgettes in once you bite into this. It’s so good I only did half the the recipe – it’s supposed to have rye salted chocolate crumbs on top but I don’t think it needs it. Perfect for breakfast, dessert, or a…

Lamb kofta and cannellini humous feast

At first thought I wasn’t sure this would constitute a meal, but by the time I’d finished there was more prep than I’d expected and it was more like a feast than a meal! I’ve called the dip humous but technically it’s more mashed cannellini puree. In any case, it’s delicious. The amount of ingredients below…

Chickpea brownies

Well, if you ever have an overabundance of chickpeas in your pantry, here’s an excellent use for them! I made half the source recipe as I only had about 240g chickpeas but it still worked out very well. Let’s answer the obvious question – there is the merest hint of chickpeas in the final product,…

Breakfast dinner salad

Just when I thought I had found the world’s best salad, the very next evening (a Monday of all evenings!) I come across a close second contender! It is described as a breakfast salad, and while a salad is not something I’d really consider having for breakfast, I’d certainly be happy with most, if not…

BBQ chicken cobb salad

I’m pretty sure this is the best salad ever. I found it on the aptly named damndelicious website and it definitely is that. It’s high in protein, with chicken, bacon and egg, and also has 3 different veg as well as beans for an added bonus. The only (arguable) downfall of its brilliance is that it…