Pieday Friday recipe – Thrifty spaghetti & meatballs

I think that pasta is one of the cheapest and most filling meals you can eat – especially spaghetti and penne, which are usually priced around 40p in the ‘basics’ supermarket range. You can funk up these carbs with a yummy tomato sauce – again you can normally get a basic Bolognese sauce for around 30p or you […]

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Pieday Friday Recipe – Tuna Napolitana

This tuna napolitana pasta recipe is tasty, filling  and quick to make. And it comes with the added bonus that it includes healthy tuna fish and a nice helping of veg (that the kids won’t notice!) so it’s an ideal weeknight pasta bake that can be pre-prepared, and then popped in the oven when you’re ready for it. Serves approx […]

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Warming Soup Recipe: Roast Tomato Soup

Over the weekend I managed to get a big bag of tomatoes that had been reduced at the supermarket so I made a lovely roast tomato soup that couldn’t be easier! Ingredients: 1kg halved tomatoes, one chopped white onion, 4 garlic cloves, 1/2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar, 3 tablespoons of olive oil or Fry Light, salt and black pepper, […]

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Recipe – Warming red pepper & tomato soup

Since I got my blender in August, its been non-stop soups for lunch and I thought I should share some of the recipes with you now that autumn is on its way. De-seed 4 sweet red peppers, quarter 1 red onion and add to a roasting dish along with a punnet of cherry tomatoes or a […]

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Recipe – Big Breakfast Pasta Bake

I love a good pasta bake and I rustled up this big breakfast recipe for my fry-up loving brother’s birthday dinner. This pasta bake contains lovely layers of favourite breakfast items and a lovely golden cheesy crust – made with eggs for an extra brekkie treat! What you’ll need: Penne pasta, tin of chopped tomatoes, […]

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A tasty pasta recipe for you to try…

This is a kind of throw-it-together meal that I tried for the first time last night, and I really enjoyed it, so I thought I’d share the recipe with you today! Ingredients: Chorizo, salami, 1 red onion, paprika, 1 x tin of chopped tomatoes, garlic paste, tomato puree, basil and any kind of pasta you fancy! I […]

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