Lasagna Heaven in the Instant Pot

Found a recipe for a traditional lasagna made in the instant pot so I thought I’d Keto it. Tasted great but when I make it again I will flash fry the courgette for a few mins to soften it a bit as it was a little too al dente for me. Not worked out the…

Tasty Instant Pot Ragout

Whilst having to self isolate we’re going through our freezer finding all sorts of meat we’d forgotten we had. This delicious ragu is made with beef shin and cooked in the Instant Pot which gives it a lovely rich flavour. Didn’t have any celery but had some swede/rutabaga so used that Keto Instant Pot Beef…

A Little Bit Of Science

How our bodies process complex carbohydrates Complex carbohydrates are just glucose molecules hooked together in a long chain…our body breaks it apart into blood sugar. Our Brain Neurotransmitters also get out of balance when we have chronic high insulin levels…cravings, moodiness, depression, anxiety or fatigue. What Happens: Insulin tells your body to eat, particularly sugar…

Another Friday Night Fakeaway

Travelling to the Caribbean for this one. Really love Jerk Chicken but the traditional ones contain a lot of sugars so I decided to make my own Jerk Paste, which is also really great on pork or lamb (goat). Jerk paste 5 scallions/spring onions1 tbsp chopped fresh thyme2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon black pepper1/2 – 1…

A little bit of Miso

Miso like marmite is a love or hate thing… no one ever says it’s okay. It’s a thing my partner and I are divided over so I don’t often have it. Miso pork steaks 2 tbsp miso paste 2 tbsp Apple cider vinegar 2 tbsp red wine 3 tsp ginger and garlic paste 1/2 tsp…

Back With Another Friday Night Fakeaway

I hope you’re enjoying these Fakeaways as much as I am. Had a weeks break because of half term holidays but back now. Going a bit Cajun this week, you can make this as spicy as you like by altering the amount of cayenne pepper in the rub. I used smoked paprika as I like…

Thai Style Friday Night Fakeaway

Travelling all over the world with this project. Adjust chilli and sweetness to your taste and the kind of chillis being used. Tonight’s ones were milder than I expected so it even wasn’t hot enough for me. Because of the arrowroot powder this is more a low carb dish. Thai Style Sweet Chilli Chicken 450g…

This week’s Friday Night Fakeaway

It’s Friday night and it’s Fakeaway night. This week going Indian with tandoori chicken – a classic. Tandoori Chicken Tandoori chicken or Tandoori Murgh – an iconic restaurant style smoky grilled chicken dish, that is authentic, easy and best! Perfect for party or gatherings. Here is how to make tandoori chicken recipe on gas stove, Instant Pot, airfryer,…