Tuesday, 23 September 2014

Sunday, 21 September 2014

Roasted Carrots and Mushrooms

There are some items that you will always have in the fridge. Carrots and mushrooms are one of them. With this lovely and simple recipe you won't need to pop to the store to get the ingredients.


black pepper
olive oil

 For The Carrots

heat the oven at 200 degrees and spray oil on your oven tray 

wash your carrots, you can peel the skin off the carrots if you like but I didn't (too much work)

cut them into diagonal shapes and place in a bowl
add some salt, black pepper and olive oil and stir nicely

place the carrots in the tray and let it cook for 15-20mins

 For The Mushrooms

wash your mushrooms and slice them into a thick or thin strip
place them in a bowl

add salt, black pepper and olive oil and stir nicely.

Final Prep

add your mushrooms to the partially roasted/cooked carrots and cook for an additional 30mins

Roasted carrots and mushrooms cooked to perfection.

Dinner is served


Thursday, 18 September 2014

Mango & Passion Fruit Smoothie


How is everyone doing today?

This is by far the most delicious smoothie ever!! It has taken me ages to find some passion fruit. Mango on the other hand is on every counter in the supermarket but passion fruit seems to be a sight for sore eyes in every fruit market and supermarket I have walked into ...


                                                             passion fruit
                                                             coconut water

Passion Fruit

Passion Fruit

Mango and Passion Fruit


place the mango into the blender and add some coconut water
blend until smooth

pour into a glass cup 

scoop out the passion fruit with a spoon and place on top of the mango mix

Mango and Passion Fruit Smoothie


Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Chicken & Vegeable Stir Fry Medium Noodles

I have been feeling very adventurous with my meals of late and stepped up from the salmon and vegetables meals which have been very filling but it's always nice to have a nice blend and balance of poultry, fish and meat.


chicken breast
medium noodles
soy sauce
packed vegetables

 chopped vegetables : bell peppers, onions, courgettes, mushrooms

diced chicken breast

broccoli, green beans,bell peppers,onions, courgettes, mushrooms

stir fried chicken breast

chicken breasts ready

stir fr mix

medium noodles

Chicken  & Vegetable Stir Fry Medium Noodles

dinner is served

Thursday, 11 September 2014

Baby Corn with Vegetables

Happy Thursday!

One more day till the end of the week!!

Sometimes all I want to do is veg out on vegetables ..."Get it" ? haha!!

I am a 100% veggie lover and always incorporate vegetables in all my meals as you can probably tell.

Today I have a baby corn and vegetables recipe for you, very simple and delicious.
You can have this with rice or noodles or just eat it on it's own like I have done.


one pack of baby corn, cubed
onions, diced
yellow bell peppers,cubed
red bell peppers, cubed
orange bell peppers, cubed
1 tsp of cumin seeds
salt and black pepper to taste

BabyCorn, Bell peppers,Black Pepper Cumin Seeds, Courgettes, Onions, Tomatoes & Olive Oil


For The Vegetable Prep

dice the onions, bell peppers, tomatoes, courgettes and baby corn

My heart shaped chopping board : Chopped Onions, Bell Peppers & Tomato

 Chopped tomatoes, Courgettes and Baby Corn

For The Vegetable Stir Fry

add 1tbsp of olive oil into the wok and heat it and add cumin seeds, when cumin seeds crackle , add the baby corn and courgettes

Stir fry baby corn and vegetable together 

 stir for a few minutes until brown, then add the bell peppers and tomatoes
add salt and black peppers

For The Final Prep

Baby Corn and veggies

 Serve Hot

Tuesday, 9 September 2014

Tortilla Chicken Fillet Breast Wraps

Hello, how is everyone doing today? I hope you all had a lovely day 

I haven't had one of these in yonks and really fancied it today.And what Yems wants, Yems gets! So there we have it ....... This is a very simple and quick meal to make and very delicious too.


bell peppers(green, yellow and red)
chicken breast fillets
tortilla wraps
tortilla spice mix (optional)


 For The Chicken Fillet Breast

heat the wok and add 2tsps of extra virgin oil 
wash chicken fillet in lemon juice and cut into squares

  For The Chicken Fillet Prep

place chicken breast into the hot oil and stir until it's cooked and brown
add vegetables and stir, do not let the vegetable be too soft
add the smokey bbq sauce and stir nicely...

 For The Tortilla Wrap Prep

heat the oven and place tortilla on the foil for 5mins till they are wam
( my wraps turned out to be a bit hard as I was on the phone and forget them in the oven) 

Tortilla Wraps

                                             Final Prep for Tortilla Wraps

             place wraps on a plate and add the chicken fillet and vegetable mix and wrap

Chicken Breast Tortilla Wraps
Tortilla wraps with tomatoes

Washed down with a nice glass of infused
 lemon water

Have a lovely evening.

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