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Leftover Chicken Pasta Bake

pasta bake with leftover chicken

A brilliant way to use up a leftover chicken, this creamy and gorgeous pasta bake topped with cheese is one of our family favourites! It is a great meal to plan for the day after a roast chicken dinner. I sometimes make this up on the same day as a roast dinner, get it all Read the full article…

Tuna Pasta Bake With Tomato and Cheesy Sauce

tuna pasta bake

Tuna and pasta shells in tomato sauce topped with creamy cheese sauce and baked in the oven – the best tuna pasta bake ever! This is the fish dish for people who don’t like fish. The tomato sauce takes any strong fishy taste away from the tuna, and the cheese sauce on top just makes Read the full article…

Creamy Pasta With Bacon and Veg

creamy pasta

The quickest of weeknight suppers, pasta with bacon and vegetables in a chicken stock and cream cheese sauce. This is one of my go to recipes when I am feeling lazy, uninspired or I have very little in the fridge! It can be made in about 15 minutes so barely takes longer than your pasta Read the full article…

Cheesy Pasta With Garlic and Herb Breadcrumbs

cheesy pasta with garlic herb breadcrumbs

A gorgeous gooey cheesy pasta with an optional (but yummy) crunchy garlic and herb breadcrumb topping. I made this with the lonely remnants of a Christmas cheese board, we were so sick of cooked dinners that the relative simplicity of a cheesey pasta dish was just the ticket! I used a mix of red leicester, Read the full article…

Macaroni Cheese With Hidden Veg Sauce

Hidden Veg Macaroni Cheese

Who knew that something so creamy, comforting and naughty-feeling could pack a good serving of cauliflower and broccoli? This is perfect for the fussiest of children, and me and hubby both prefer it to normal mac and cheese now. This is a gorgeously gooey mac and cheese with a hidden vegetable sauce (OK, its not Read the full article…

Slow Cooker Spaghetti Bolognese

Slow cooker spaghetti bolognese sauce

This is one of my absolute favourite slow cooker recipes: a yummy bolognese sauce. This recipe can be made with quorn mince (straight from frozen even) or minced beef. You can use whatever veggies you like too, mine below are just suggestions from what I had in. With the veggies cut up nice and small Read the full article…

Best Ever Tomato Pasta

Best ever tomato pasta recipe

I am a self-confessed pasta addict. I would eat it every day if I could. I love trying out different pasta recipes but this classic tomato pasta made with blended garlic, basil and onion is so easy and tasty it is a regular in our house. I would usually go for a creamy pasta over Read the full article…

Pasta With Bacon, Red Onion and Tomato Recipe

pasta with bacon and red onion in tomato sauce

This is the kind of meal I would eat every night if I could! Simple, tasty and so easy to make. I am a pasta-holic and love to try different flavour combinations in sauces – this is one of my favourites.   Ingredients: Splash of olive oil 1 large red onion 2 garlic cloves Splash Read the full article…

Spaghetti With Courgettes, Garlic And Chilli Topped With Fried Spinach Balls

The last night out hubby and I had on our own together we went to Carluccio’s for dinner and had this dish. It was so unusual and gorgeous I set out to make it at home as we don’t get chance to go out to Carluccio’s much now we have two little ones! I modified Read the full article…

Tuna Mayo Pasta Salad Recipe

Tuna Mayonaise Pasta Salad

This recipe is really easy and I always have tins of tuna and mayonnaise in the house so it doesn’t take much forward planning to throw this together. I love pasta in all shapes and forms but I don’t make pasta salads that often as hubby isn’t keen on cold pasta. I really fancied this Read the full article…