Category Archives: Recipes

Baked Haddock with Paprika New Potatoes

Haddock with paprika new Potatoes

When I was rummaging through my fridge wondering what to make for dinner, I hadn’t intended to produce anything worth sharing on here. However, Mr C said this baked haddock with paprika new potatoes was delicious, and since it is slimming world friendly, I thought some of my readers might like it.

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Low Fat Garlic and Leek Macaroni

Low fat garlic and leek macaroni

I devised this low fat garlic and leek macaroni recipe after seeing a similar recipe on the slimming world website. Their version uses mustard and some other ingredients I didn’t want to use, so I came up with this. It is all part of a current effort to cut back on the calories. Of course this dish doesn’t taste much like my traditional macaroni cheese recipe, but it is still tasty and filling, and much healthier!

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3 Simple Summer Watermelon Drinks Recipes

Watermelon drinks recipe

I love watermelons. Their gentle sweetness and slight crunch make them the perfect snack for a hot summer day. They are however quite huge, and I wanted to try something different, so I decided to create some watermelon drinks recipes, based on whatever ingredients I had at home.

I came up with 3 different drinks, and each one was delicious!  For each drink I had already de-seeded the watermelon, and removed the fruit from the skin. Here they are:

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Redcurrant and Blackcurrant Jam

Redcurrant and Blackcurrant Jam Recipe

 

I so love growing some of my own fruit and vegetables. I do believe it also encourages my family to try foods that they would normally refuse. However last year I tried to get them to eat currants with their yoghurt, but they were just too tart for my families tastes. This year I decided to try a redcurrant and blackcurrant jam recipe, which I knew they would be unable to refuse.

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Spinach and Courgette Lasagne Recipe

Spinach and Courgette Lasagne Recipe

I love lasagne! It is undoubtedly one of my favourite meals – if it is made to my specific requirements! I usually have the traditional minced beef option, but this spinach and courgette lasagne recipe was created in the same way that many of my meals are. By looking in the fridge and wondering what on earth I could cook for dinner!

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