Rocket Pesto (Arugula)

Homemade pesto always tastes so much better than anything you can buy in the shops. This Rocket Pesto  – also known as Arugula Pesto is the US – is peppery take on the Italian Classic.  Fresher and bursting with flavour from the herbs, it adds so much to most dishes.  You can pair it with…

Seared Tuna Nicoise Salad

Craving some greens and a fairly high protein meal after a work-out at the gym tonight I settled on a Seared Tuna Nicoise Salad, complete with a gooey poached egg and topped with my homemade Rocket Pesto. To start with I steamed the asparagus (only for 2mins or so so they were still crunchy) and…

Grain-Free Focaccia: Cherry Tomato & Rocket Pesto

I made my Grain-Free Sun-dried Tomato & Olive Focaccia last week and loved it so much I’ve been dreaming about it ever since!  Tonight I decided to make it again but change-up the ingredients.  I settled on cherry tomatoes and a homemade rocket pesto to top this one with. The main ‘bread’ base was the…

Courgetti ‘Spaghetti’ with Avocado Pesto and Prawns

Tonight I had my friend Matilda staying with me from Sweden, and last time she was over I saw her eyeing up my spiraliser!  Deciding to have a girl’s night in tonight, we settled on cooking a meal together and opening a bottle of wine so we’d have time for a proper catch-up!  I thought…

Pride and Providores, Marylebone High St

Today started with a BODYBALANCE class followed by a BODYPUMP class – I was clearly feeling energetic and am now most definitely paying for it!  When we got back from BODYPUMP I made us both a brunch – smashed avocado, bacon and poached eggs on bagels for him, and yoghurt fruit and paleo granola for…

Caprese Chicken ‘Pasta’ with Courgetti Spaghetti

This post was published on my Courgetti Spaghetti Recipe Round-Up Tonight the weather was a bit miserable so I wanted something warming and comforting.  Not able to eat ‘pasta’ as such, I decided on cooking a Courgetti Spaghetti dish using my spiraliser.  Longing to be back in Puglia I went with an Italian theme and decided…

Salmon and Swede(s)

Tonight’s dinner had to be a quick and easy, but tasty one, for two reasons… BODY PUMP class doesn’t finish until 7.30 Our hungry guests were arriving at 7.30!!! Tonight two of our friends from Sweden arrived in town to spend some time with us for the next few days. We met Mats and Matilda…