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Mexican Salsa and Crayfish Salad

Lunch & Dinner

Let’s change up lunch and dinner with some new recipes, ingredients and tastes from around the world.

For me, lunch is the one meal of the day where I need a little inspiration. When you are busy working – lunch sometimes just gets in the way! You don’t have the time you might in the evening to enjoy preparing and cooking.  I almost always meal plan dinners but lunch can be a little more hit and miss! So here are some tasty but simple to prepare new lunch ideas as well as some new twists on dinner time treats!

Spinach Blueberry and Feta Salad

Spinach Blueberry and Feta Salad

Seafood and Chorizo PaellaAbout this RecipeThis spinach, blueberry and feta salad is one of the most summery dishes I can think of! Bursting blueberries, crunchy apples and tangy cranberries offset the slightly bitter brussel sprouts and tangy feta.  It's a salad...

Homemade Hummus

Homemade Hummus

Homemade HummusAbout this RecipeThis homemade hummus is a delicious veggie dip that goes so well with pitta, toast, and sliced vegetables. It's surprisingly easy to make at home and uses store cupboard ingredients.  What a fantastic go-to lunch when you need something...

Fresh Pineapple Salsa

Fresh Pineapple Salsa

Fresh Pineapple SalsaAbout this RecipeI love this fresh pineapple salsa because it's so versatile.  My go-to fruit salsa is mango, but one day I didn't have a mango and so I thought I'd see if I could make a pineapple version.  That night I served a freshly grilled...

Smoky Peppers and Avocado Toast

Smoky Peppers and Avocado Toast

Smoky Peppers and Avocado ToastAbout this RecipeI usually love making meals - but sometimes I don't enjoy making lunch - because I'm busy and don't want to stop what I'm doing! This smoky peppers with avocado toast is one of my 'go-to' lunches when I need something...

Gut Healthy Kale Apple and Fig Salad

Gut Healthy Kale Apple and Fig Salad

Gut Healthy Kale Apple and Fig SaladAbout this RecipeI get so excited when fig season comes around and they appear in the grocery store. I loved it even more when I used to go to Costco in Colorado, when a whole tray of figs would be on offer to me! So when the first...

Ras-el-hanout Lemon and Oregano Chicken

Ras-el-hanout Lemon and Oregano Chicken

Ras-el-hanout lemon and oregano chickenAbout this RecipeThis is a delicious way to use that warm, aromatic, but not very well known spice, Ras-el-hanout. This Ras-el-Hanout Lemon and Oregano Chicken is easy to prepare and is super tasty. Serve it alongside rice or my...

Ras-el-hanout Roasted Vegetable Traybake

Ras-el-hanout Roasted Vegetable Traybake

Ras-el-hanout Roasted Vegetable TraybakeAbout this RecipeOne birthday my husband got a wonderful spice test tube collection for when he BBQ's. We love to BBQ and many of the tubes of spices have been refilled time after time - BUT there is always a tube, tub or a...

Mexican Salsa And Crayfish Salad

Mexican Salsa And Crayfish Salad

Mexican Salsa and Crayfish SaladAbout this RecipeThis is a fun, spicy and elegant twist on a prawn cocktail. My Mexican Salsa and Crayfish Salad tastes as good as it looks. Layered with a fresh Mexican corn salsa, soft crayfish tails and just enough of a kick from the...

Homemade Taco Seasoning

Homemade Taco Seasoning

Homemade Taco SeasoningAbout this RecipeOnce you make your own homemade taco seasoning, you will never look back. It's easy to mix up and you can adapt the recipe until it's perfect for your family. Keep it ready to go in the store cupboard or make spice jar gifts for...

Healthy Taco Bowl

Healthy Taco Bowl

Healthy Taco BowlAbout this RecipeThis taco bowl is a perfect, satisfying and well balanced weeknight dinner. Full of flavours, textures, and colours with a high veggie count for a healthy spin. Individual bowl portions are a fun change to a traditional plate or...

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