Pea and Basil Pesto, Soya Bean and Bacon Salad Recipe

I love the combination of pea and bacon, they complement each other so well. I love soya beans too as you don’t have to shell them. I thought edamame beans were a different variety but its not it is just the name when the soya beans are in the pod! Pesto also works well in…

Paulie’s Delicious Cheese on Toast Recipe

Who doesn’t like cheese on toast? This is a lunch that I leave to Paulie as he makes it perfectly. 2 simple additions take’s it from good to amazing. It is like a simple version of welsh rarebit without having to make the white sauce. I love mine dipped in brown sauce. Ingredients 4 slices…

Skinny Creamy Broccoli and Cauliflower Soup Recipe

So the soup season is now upon us which I don’t really mind to be honest. I love a comforting creamy soup but not the calories. This is a perfect balance, I have kept the fat and carbs down by using skimmed milk and only one potato. The cauliflower is the star as it thickens…

Soya and Cannellini Bean Salad with Salami and Mint Recipe

Frozen Soya Beans are so handy to have to add to salads. Unlike broad beans you don’t have to worry about peeling off the shells. We also always keep tinned pulses in the cupboard as well. The mint was from our garden and the salami was left overs too. This salad is crunchy fresh and…