Tag Archives: Light meals

Pea and Parmesan Fettuccine

Light and simple. This tasty pasta sauce is made with frozen peas. Yep, frozen peas. We ate this as a wonderfully light dinner, but it would also work well as an appetiser for a dinner party. If you have a … Continue reading

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Mini Baked Spaghetti and Meatballs

Ultimate portion control. As my family will tell you, portion control is something that I am not good at. These mini treats are baked in a muffin pan so you are guaranteed that everyone gets the same amount on their … Continue reading

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Tuna and Sweetcorn Quiche

Classic. This quiche is packed with tasty fillings but is still relatively low fat because there is no cheese. As much as I love cheese, there is so much flavour already that you don’t need it. Ideally you need to … Continue reading

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Hoisin Lamb and Pak Choy Pizza

Full of flavour. I really enjoy trying new toppings on pizzas – this version uses some Asian inspiration  to create totally different flavours. Hoisin sauce is one of my favourites because it is both sweet and savoury. It is an … Continue reading

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Beetroot, Green Bean and Blue Cheese Salad

Healthy eating required after the holidays? Salad is often the first choice when people are looking for lighter food options. However, there is no law against salads with a lot of flavour. This dish uses a tiny amount of blue … Continue reading

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Garlic Chicken and Pepperoni Salad with Croutons

Super delicious salad. This is the kind of salad you could eat every day. Tasty, full of interesting morsels, and you still feel like you are being healthy 🙂 I particularly love all the different textures in this salad. The … Continue reading

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Baked Peanut Chicken with Noodle Salad

Crunchy! If you love satay chicken then this is the dinner for you. It has all the peanut flavours but with crunch rather than creamy sauce. This is really easy to make and doesn’t involve any fatty frying because the chicken is … Continue reading

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Pea, Onion and Parmesan Tart

Another egg recipe 🙂 Our chickens have gone into over-drive with their laying, so eggs have become top of my ingredients list at the moment! This tart is a variation of my usual quiche recipe – it uses baby peas, … Continue reading

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Curried Egg Salad in Lettuce Cups

Perfect for lunch or even a BBQ side dish. Eggs are such a versatile food – you really can eat them for breakfast, lunch or dinner. This delicious egg salad is easy to make and super tasty. I love curry … Continue reading

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Hoisin Beef and Rice in Cabbage Bowls

Simple but super tasty. Looking for something different for dinner during the week? This delicious meal takes just minutes to cook, especially if you cheat and use microwave-ready rice 🙂 Another excellent thing about this dish is how few ingredients … Continue reading

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