Recipes

  • 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