Meals for days

Pulled pork, mac’n’cheese and super slaw

So we had a dinner party Saturday, and I wanted to do something to suit our guests tastes. You can’t go wrong with pulled pork -it’s cheaper than other meats, it’s tasty and easy to cook. I decided to make it with mac and cheese, an all round favourite and home made slaw. I’ve not… Continue reading Pulled pork, mac’n’cheese and super slaw

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Meals for days

Poached salmon (without) bacon

This is one of Joe Wicks' lean in 15 recipes which I'm quite a fan of for weekday meals. If you haven't read them, he splits his recipes into two sections: high fats/protein and high carb/low fats. He believes that on days you don't train you should minimise your carb intake and those you do...… Continue reading Poached salmon (without) bacon

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Messy meatball buns

So this is one of Jamie's 'five ingredients' recipes. As you can tell I'm a big fan of jamie and his latest book does not disappoint. If you're not into fussy ingredient lists, and spending hours over a dish then it's definitely worth a look. I liked the look of this dish because it's something… Continue reading Messy meatball buns

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Salmon Roll Bites 

These are so easy but super effective as a dinner party canapé and are best made the night before so no last minute panicking!  All you need is some smoked salmon, a packet of thin crepe like pancakes (easily available and super cheap from any supermarket) a tub of creme fraiche, some chives and a… Continue reading Salmon Roll Bites 

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Lamb Meatballs

This is a recipe that you can prepare ahead and make the meatballs the night before you need them. You can also freeze them which is ideal if you make too many!  Firstly, to make the meatballs, you need to soak 2 slices/1 white bread roll in 150ml of milk. Whilst that is soaking add… Continue reading Lamb Meatballs

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Stuffed Sweet Potatoes 

We are well and truly into Autumn 🍂 now so the comfort food recipes are coming out in force to keep us going through the cold dark nights.  This recipe only needs 5 ingredients and is one that can be made ahead. Heat the oven to 180 degrees. Prick 4 medium sweet potatoes all over,… Continue reading Stuffed Sweet Potatoes 

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Sticky Chicken Drumsticks 

This is what I whipped up for dinner tonight after a long day at work. It's a good one because you can shove the chicken in the oven and get together all the salad together.  This is an easy one that serves 2 from the Waitrose magazine with a few extras added to use up… Continue reading Sticky Chicken Drumsticks 

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Mexican madness 

Thought I'd throw back to our dinner party the other week whilst I'm still in the holiday mood. The theme was Mexican (see title) and the food was a selection of dishes from different recipes. Our lovely guests bought lists of Mexican drinks including mojitoes, margaritas and tequila punch 🍸🍹.   For the starter, I… Continue reading Mexican madness