Recipes

  • Christmas Recipe - Extra special Sausage rolls

    Friday 14th December 2018

    Christmas Recipe Extra special Sausage rolls Makes 6-8 These sausage rolls are really easy to make and bake.  They freeze well for up to 2 months and can be enjoyed hot or...read more

  • CHRISTMAS SAVOURY BISCUITS - Stilton and Cheddar Crisps

    Thursday 6th December 2018

    CHRISTMAS SAVOURY BISCUITS Stilton and Cheddar Crisps Makes 30 Try serving these tangy cheese biscuits with a pre-dinner drink at Christmas time.  I promise they will go down a...read more

  • From Super foods For Super Agers - Beetroot and Carrot coleslaw with Apple and Pecan nuts

    Saturday 17th November 2018

    From Super food for Super Agers Main Meals Beetroot and Carrot coleslaw with Apple and Pecan nuts Serves: 2 This tasty coleslaw is pretty to look at and extremely...read more

  • From Super foods For Super Agers - Lime, Apple and Pork Burgers

    Saturday 17th November 2018

    From Super foods For Super Agers Main Meals Lime, Apple and Pork Burgers Serves: 2 These tasty burgers are full of flavour.  Plenty of protein in the low fat pork mince...read more

  • From Super food for Super Agers - Crispy Chicken Legs with Savoury Yoghurt Sauce

    Saturday 17th November 2018

    From Super food for Super Agers Main Meals Crispy Chicken Legs with Savoury Yoghurt Sauce Serves: 2 These crispy chicken legs are marinated in a yoghurt dressing before...read more

  • Two Cheese and Chive Wholemeal Scones

    Saturday 13th October 2018

    Two Cheese and Chive Wholemeal Scones Suitable for Vegetarians Makes approximately 8 scones By using a mix of both self-raising and wholemeal flour this recipe makes delicious light...read more

  • Couscous stuffed mushrooms

    Friday 12th October 2018

    Couscous stuffed mushrooms Serves 2 as a meal or 4 as a snack Flat field mushrooms are at their best in the autumn.  When filled with couscous and topped with grated cheese they...read more

  • Cauliflower, Sweetcorn and Feta Salad

    Thursday 13th September 2018

    Recipe for September Blog Taken from Healthy Food in a Flash for Super Agers Main Meals Cauliflower, Sweetcorn and Feta Salad Serves: 2 This crunchy salad is filling and...read more

  • Curried Lamb Soup with Spinach

    Thursday 13th September 2018

    Recipe for September Blog Taken from Healthy Food in a Flash for Super Agers Starters Curried Lamb Soup with Spinach  Serves: 4 As this soup is super delicious, I...read more

  • Mixed Fruit Crumble

    Thursday 13th September 2018

    Recipe for September Blog Taken from Healthy Food in a Flash for Super Agers Desserts Mixed Fruit Crumble Serves: 4   As personally I can’t see anyone wishing...read more

  • Best ever chocolate brownies

    Thursday 16th August 2018

    Recipes for August blog Best Ever Chocolate Brownies Serves: 10 Ripe raspberries, with their wonderful flavour, combine well with these yummy dark chocolate brownies.  I like...read more

  • Avocado, Pea and Mint Salad

    Thursday 16th August 2018

    Avocado, Pea and Mint Salad Serves: 4-6 A very pretty, healthy salad that is a little bit different.  Avocados are a real super food.  They contain fibre and, would you...read more

  • Chicken Tray Bake with Chorizo and Lime

    Thursday 16th August 2018

    Chicken Tray Bake with Chorizo and Lime Serves 4 or 8 dependant on appetite! A tasty lunch or supper dish that’s easy to prepare and a doddle to cook. Everything is cooked...read more

  • Carrot Cake with Sultanas

    Thursday 2nd August 2018

    Carrot Cake with Sultanas Serves 8-10 This rich moist cake is really easy to make.  Once cold, store in the fridge for up to 3 days in an air tight container. Plenty of energy...read more

  • Lamb Tagine

    Tuesday 22nd May 2018

    Recipe for May Blog Lamb Tagine Serves 6 This delicious Moroccan lamb dish is aromatic and very tasty.  It can be served with the tabbouleh salad, boiled rice or Baked Sweet...read more

  • Tabbouleh or Bulgur wheat Salad

    Tuesday 22nd May 2018

    Recipes for May Blog Tabbouleh or Bulgur wheat Salad Serves: 4 This bulgur wheat salad is just as good served warm or cold.  It makes an excellent addition to any buffet...read more

  • Chocolate Amaretti Cake

    Tuesday 22nd May 2018

    For May Blog Chocolate Amaretti Cake Serves 10 This yummy chocolate cake is delicious served with some fresh summer fruit.   Try a mixture of strawberries, raspberries and...read more

  • Speedy Tuna and Cream Cheese Pate

    Thursday 22nd March 2018

    Speedy Tuna and Cream Cheese Pate Serves: 2-3 but recipe can easily be doubled It is surprising how quickly you can make a delicious fresh tasting pate from a can of tuna and some cream...read more

  • Speedy French Bread Pizzas with Goat’s Cheese

    Thursday 22nd March 2018

    Speedy French Bread Pizzas with Goat’s Cheese Suitable for Vegetarians Serves: 4 for lunch or makes 24 canapes Looking for a super quick lunch to impress friends? ...read more

  • Easter Feasts - Desserts - Decadent Chocolate Cake

    Friday 9th February 2018

    Serves: 8-10   Prepare and cook the cake one day in advance, but complete on day of serving.  Store cake in an airtight tin, in a cool place.   For the...read more

  • Easter Feasts - Desserts - Heart Shaped Pavlova

    Friday 9th February 2018

    Serves: 6   Use egg whites at room temperature and a spanking clean bowl for a perfect meringue.   5 large egg whites 275g caster sugar 1 level teaspoon...read more

  • Easter Feasts - Main Course - Baked Salmon with Dill

    Friday 9th February 2018

    Serves: 8   This delicious whole salmon make a welcome change to lamb for Easter. Serve with wedges of lemon, crème fraiche sauce, a dressed salad and new...read more

  • Easter Feasts - Main Meals - Slow cooked Shoulder Lamb with Red Wine and Aubergine

    Friday 9th February 2018

    Serves: 6   This delicious slow cooked lamb dish is enhanced with onions, carrots, celery and honey.  The aubergine soaks up some of the juices, as it cooks and the result is...read more

  • Dinner For 2 - Minty Dressed Salad

    Friday 9th February 2018

    Serves: 4   You could prepare the salad for 4, but only add the dressing to half of it, packing and chilling the remainder to be used the next day.   1 little Gem...read more

  • Dinner For 2 - Mussels with Garlic and Cream

    Friday 9th February 2018

    Serves: 2 as a main course   Mussels in a creamy sauce make a delicious main course for a special occasion.  They are quick and easy to cook and fairly cheap to buy. ...read more

  • Dinner for 2 - Vanilla Crème Brulee

    Friday 9th February 2018

    Makes:  2 Brulees   These creamy desserts can be made up to two days in advance. Once cold, cover with cling film and chill in the fridge until ready to...read more

  • Desserts and Treats - Orange Syllabub with fresh raspberries

    Friday 9th February 2018

    Serves: 6   This light and fluffy dessert makes a delicious pud after a rich main course. As the wine mixture tends to splash as it thickens, believe me, you really do need a large...read more

  • Treats and Desserts - Apple Tarts

    Friday 9th February 2018

    Makes: 7 tarts   These tangy apple tarts can be served warm or cold with cream or ice cream. They freeze well and can be re-heated from frozen in a moderate oven for approximately...read more

  • Treats and Desserts - Florentines

    Friday 9th February 2018

    Makes about 12-14 biscuits   These delicious biscuits are great with coffee or a cup of tea. They make a great dessert when served with strawberries or raspberries and a dollop of...read more

  • Main Meals - Roast Indian Chicken

    Friday 9th February 2018

    Serves: 4   Spicy chicken with a honey glaze is a very popular. Serve with a bowl of Little Gem lettuce leaves, tossed in a mini vinaigrette with French bread or boiled...read more

  • Main Meals - Cowboy’s Supper

    Friday 9th February 2018

    Serves: 4   This delicious family supper can be on the table within 30 minutes. Popular with teens and husbands!   In a large non-stick frying pan, sauté 8 high...read more

  • Easy Veggie Curry

    Friday 9th February 2018

    Serves: 2-3   This tasty, healthy curry takes the same time to cook as brown rice, and they go really well together.  Serve as a tasty lunch or supper.   Mist a...read more

  • Bacon and Butternut Squash Risotto

    Friday 9th February 2018

    Serves: 4   This creamy risotto takes a little time to cook but it is well worth it as the result is amazing and really tasty.  Serve with a steamed green vegetable such as...read more

  • Starters - Cous- cous stuffed mushrooms

    Friday 9th February 2018

    Serves: 4   These tasty baked mushrooms make a delicious easy starter.  Also good served as canapes with pre dinner drinks, as long as you choose small mushrooms.  Any of...read more

  • Snacks and Starters - Bruschetta

    Friday 9th February 2018

    Serves: 6   Serve as a starter with a salad garnish or on their own as pre-dinner nibbles. Tasty either way.   1 Small French baguette, cut into 12 slices Virgin...read more

  • Snacks and Starters - Tuna Pate with fresh herbs

    Friday 9th February 2018

    Serves: 3-4   This simple to make pate makes an easy starter or light lunch.   1 x 250g can tuna chunks in sunflower oil, drained 125g full fat cream...read more

  • Snacks and Starters - Cheese and Tomato Swirls

    Friday 9th February 2018

    Makes: 15   These delicious savoury pastries are wonderful served straight from the oven. They can be cooled and stored in an air tight tin for up to 3 days. To re-heat, pop in a...read more

  • Snacks and Starters - Easy vegetable soup

    Friday 9th February 2018

    Serves: 4   The bags of freshly prepared soup mix are readily available in the chill aisle of leading supermarkets.   1 x 720g bag of ready prepared fresh root...read more

  • Baked Le Roustique Camembert

    Friday 9th February 2018

    Serves: 4-6   This soft white cow’s milk cheese becomes deliciously creamy when baked in a medium hot oven.  With the added flavours of Rosemary and garlic, serve as a...read more

  • Easter Feasts - Starters - Butternut and Parsnip Soup

    Wednesday 7th February 2018

    Serves: 6   This soup freezes well and should be re-heated once fully de-frosted, so allow 2 days in refrigerator from frozen, before you want to use it.   1...read more

  • Easter Feasts - Starters - Guacamole

    Wednesday 7th February 2018

    Serves: 6   Try to prepare this easy recipe no more than 20 minutes before you want to serve it. It discolours on storage.   2 medium size, ripe tomatoes 3 ripe...read more

  • Chicken Breasts with Parma Ham

    Monday 5th February 2018

    Serves: 6   This easy chicken dish makes an impressive party dish. Serve with a mixed leaf salad, dressed with olive oil and lemon juice and some new potatoes.   6...read more

  • Fettuccine with Smoked ham and Cheese

    Monday 5th February 2018

    Serves: 4   An easy main course to prepare and cook at the last minute. Just assemble everything before you start to cook.   450g Fettuccine 5ml. Sunflower...read more

  • Teriyaki Salmon

    Monday 5th February 2018

    Serves: 6   Salmon coated in a sticky marinade is one of the best ways to serve this King of fish.  Serve with vegetables and new potatoes or with some crushed ripe avocado on...read more

  • Easy Coq au Vin

    Monday 5th February 2018

    Easy Coq au Vin Serves: 6   This is a speedy, healthy version of the classic Coq au Vin.  Serve it with the Cauliflower, Carrot and Red Pepper Salad instead of rice for a...read more

  • Cauliflower, Carrot and Red Pepper Salad

    Monday 5th February 2018

    Cauliflower, Carrot and Red Pepper Salad Serves: 6   This delicious and colourful salad will really help you to beat off any winter blues. Left overs can be chilled and used...read more

  • Spiced Red Cabbage

    Sunday 5th February 2017

    Spiced Red Cabbage Serves: 4-6   This delicious vegeatable dish is a tasty way to use up any red cabbage you might have left in the fridge. Excellent with chicken and...read more