As you have probably worked out, we are crazy about cauliflower and usually have a head of the stuff in the fridge. We see it as a fast food vegetable because it can quickly be turned into a meal without needing too much on the side – it’s delicious simply roasted in the oven, blitzed […]

We’ve written before about how a well-stocked pantry is crucial when you need to pull a healthy meal together quickly. The same goes for the freezer, as we were reminded this week when rummaging around for anything that could bring a lonely head of cauliflower and few leftover herbs to life. Frozen broad beans were the […]

A spin-off from our vegetarian curry in a hurry, this recipe was created to use up the sweet potato and mushrooms leftovers in the fridge. Feel free to use up whatever you have available. The sweet potato can be swapped out for pumpkin or plain old potato, brassicas can take the place of the mushrooms. […]

Lentils and WHAT? Yes, bananas. In pancakes? We know, it doesn’t sound like a tasty pairing of ingredients but the kids loved them and kids really are the harshest, most pedantic critics. Even after the great reveal that they were eating lentils, they didn’t care and continued to hoover them up (too focused on the […]

Cast your mind back to childhood and your memory of brussel sprouts likely involves the unappetising, watery, overboiled version. Regularly topping ‘most hated vegetables’ lists, brussel sprouts have a bad reputation so it can be hard to convince your loved ones they should be eating them. Enter our easy one-pan recipe that will have even […]

If you like risotto but the idea of standing by a pot and ladling in hot stock every few minutes prevents you from making it, try our simple one-pot mushroom and leek version that requires limited stirring. Leeks are a handy vegetable to keep in the fridge. They last a couple of weeks and taste […]

This is our go-to dessert in winter as it’s a guaranteed hit with adults and kids. We use bags of frozen berries when we’re out of time because no pre-cooking is required but you can also use strawberries, cooked apples, pears, rhubarb, quince or all of the above. The quickest way to make the crumble mixture […]