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Tuna, Chickpea and Bean Salad

This tasty salad takes 5 minutes to make.

I love this as a super-speedy lunch. There is no cooking required – the main effort is to open three cans from the pantry :-) 211 more words


Smoked salmon, sweet potato and cream cheese mafaldine pasta

I am not a huge fan of cooking weeknight meals, so I tend to plan (and cook) for the week on the weekend – which kind-of makes weekends a bit tiring and weekday meals a bit predictable. 325 more words


Picnicking through the seasons

Picnics are fun, it’s in the name. PIC-NIC. It even sounds fun just saying the word. As owners of children who are ALWAYS hungry we very rarely leave the house without sandwiches and to be hilarously funny the kids start asking for the “car picnic” ten minutes after we’ve left home. 742 more words

Lunchbox Fillers

Ricotta Tomato Basil Boats

You know those days when you have absolutely nothing in your fridge or pantry? I mean like, nothing?! Even though it seems like it’s filled with food or that you just went grocery shopping like, yesterday? 260 more words


Pumpkin & Blue Cheese Penne with Meatballs

As I continue my love affair with creamy Blue Cheese, I had to share this recipe with you. It was one of those light bulb moments when everything just came together perfectly – I would probably leave out the meatballs next time if it was just for me and enjoy this as a vegetarian dish, but my family would have worried I’d lost my mind if I served up a meat-free main meal. 475 more words

Light Meals

Protein Pasta

I grew up eating something we called “Spaghetti I-oy.” (Eye-Oy.) That’s how we pronounced it. I had no idea what that meant but I knew I loved it. 548 more words

Idlis made with Urad Chhilka and Idli Rice

Today no blabbering! Direct recipe for one of my favorite foods, idli, sponges made with Urad dal and idli rice…soaked, ground and fermented. I follow… 371 more words