Ingredient: sweet potatoes

Cardamom Spiced Roast Chicken, Sweet Potato, Pear, Spinach & Walnuts

Cardamom Spiced Roast Chicken, Sweet Potato, Pear, Spinach & Walnuts

I took inspiration for this recipe from one I found on The Happy Foodie. It sounded really tasty but I personally needed more veg and carbohydrates to make it a complete meal. I decided to add sweet potatoes and spinach, which both compliment the ingredients…

Healthy Fish & Chips with Broccoli Pea Puree

Healthy Fish & Chips with Broccoli Pea Puree

Here is a healthy take on the classic fish, chips and mushy peas. I was inspired by this recipe on BBC Good Food when looking for inspiration on what to make with some pollock fillets I had received from my Fishbox. The recipe sounded so…

Harissa & Maple Glazed Root Veg & Chicken Traybake

Harissa & Maple Glazed Root Veg & Chicken Traybake

I was inspired to make this dish when I came across a recipe for a maple and harissa spiced glaze on the Vitamix website. It suggested you pour it over carrots, but I wanted something more substantial so I came up with this instead. The…

Maple Glazed Chicken & Sprouts

Maple Glazed Chicken & Sprouts

I made this recipe with slight trepidation as I really wasn’t sure how the sprouts would taste when cooked in the slow-cooker. I’ve learnt that I like sprouts, so long as they aren’t mushy inside from being over cooked. I was also nervous that the…

Healthy Sausage & Chips

Healthy Sausage & Chips

Sometimes you just need a plate of food that takes you back to childhood. Eating food is not meant to be a chore. It’s meant to be fun. It’s meant to bring back happy memories and be a sociable occasion that you can share with…

One Pan Roast Salmon & Asparagus

One Pan Roast Salmon & Asparagus

So simple yet so tasty, this colourful and nutritious meal is ready with very little fuss and is great for days when you need to be able to multi-task. You can leave it cooking in the oven while you do any other jobs you need…

Slow-cooked Sausage & Lentil Stew

Slow-cooked Sausage & Lentil Stew

Using a slow-cooker is brilliant for those days when you know you will be late home and will just want to sit down and eat dinner with minimal fuss. You do have to be organised though and prepare it before you leave in the morning,…

Cottage Pie with Root Vegetable Mash

Cottage Pie with Root Vegetable Mash

One dish that really takes me back to childhood and having dinner cooked for me by my mum is cottage pie. Whenever I eat it, it brings back memories of the whole family sat together eating dinner. It would be one of her dishes that…

Moroccan Roast Vegetables with Salmon

Moroccan Roast Vegetables with Salmon

I do love a big plate full of roast vegetables. There’s just something that feels so healthy about it, So long as you don’t go overboard on adding too much oil. Now don’t get me wrong I really do enjoy roasted vegetables when they are…

Bacon & Root Vegetable Broth

Bacon & Root Vegetable Broth

A broth is a brilliant way of packing in plenty of vegetables in one meal. It’s basically a chunky soup, that is great for lunch or dinner. Any leftovers can be either kept in the fridge for the next day or frozen. It can be bulked…

Chorizo Kale Stew

Chorizo Kale Stew

Broth, soup, stew, whatever its technical name is I’m not sure. What I am sure of though, is that this is a comforting bowl of yumminess that can be ready to eat in just over half an hour. Roasting the sweet potatoes separately allows them…

Thai Salmon Chowder

Thai Salmon Chowder

A chowder is a chunky and hearty soup typically consisting of fish or seafood, most commonly clams, bacon, potatoes and milk or cream. It is a popular North American dish, originating from the very first European settlers and each state has it’s own interpretation. New England…