Category Archives: Quick Easy Meals

Peanut Butter Stir Fry

Stir fry is one of my favourite week night meals to cook. My 3 year old, George, loves it and it gets him eating lots of vegetables. I love cooking stir fry because I can always get a meal on … Continue reading

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Peperonata

I’ve mentioned before that for Christmas my husband bought me a great new cook book called ‘Forgotten Skills of Cooking’ by Darina Allen of the internationally acclaimed Irish cookery school Ballymaloe. Reading the book last weekend found a fantastic, simple … Continue reading

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Quick Creamy Pasta

Thanks to Sainsbury’s for showing me this basic, easy carbonara sauce that I’ve been able to use time and again with a variety of different added ingredients. I tried out the Sainsbury’s feed your family for £50 campaign a few … Continue reading

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Easy Chicken Curry

I love curry and I wish I could eat Indian Takeaway all the time, but the cost and calorie factor are the major deteriants. Instead I try to make my own quick, healthy alternatives. Here is a recipe I made … Continue reading

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New Quick Macaroni Cheese Recipe

On my meal plan section I have a quick macaroni cheese recipe, but I’ve invented a new version, which I think may be even quicker! My good friend Kate requested the recipe and so here it is, enjoy: Serves 4 … Continue reading

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Speedy Prawn Stir Fry #2

I’ve had a busy few days with my little boy unwell on holiday in Norfolk and an overnight stay in Kings Lynn hospital. Now I’m back home and I’ve needed to keep my food quick and easy while I sort … Continue reading

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Chicken Noodle Broth

This recipe is a major hit in our household since I invented it last year and it is regularly included on our meal plans. It really is like having your own Chinese takeaway at home, with one exception, rather than … Continue reading

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My Quick Jacket Potatoes

Back on my focus for cheap, quick and healthy meals (especially good for students) I thought I’d republish my quick jacket potato recipe. Interestingly enough Jamie Oliver shared a similar recipe in his new book ’30 Minute Meals’. I published … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with Fried Eggs

Now that students are getting back to university after the Christmas holidays I thought I better get back on with my student meal plans. So here is a recipe I posted some time ago that some members of my family … Continue reading

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Garden Pasta

Our campervan has been off the road for about 3 years and last week we finally got it serviced, taxed and working again! However, on the night we had to pick it up from the garage the traffic was terrible; … Continue reading

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