Lunches + dinners

Mediterranean frittata with olives, sundried tomato and feta

In the weeks leading up to my wedding day, when life is slightly more mad and busy compared to usual and when I want to take extra care of my nutrition, these frittatas are saving my body and my time! They also taste so so delicious so I'm really looking...

Quinoa tabbouleh

Quinoa tabbouleh and hummus makes for a winning combo for any lunch or dinner. This recipe is one of my Sunday batch cooking recipes that I make in the Spring and Summer months because it makes six portions so keeps my fiancé and I going for a couple of...

Spinach and feta quiche with a sweet potato crust

This quiche is super easy to make and I've been making it constantly for the past couple of weeks since I first created this recipe and enjoying it for breakfast and lunch with some rocket, grated carrot, spring onions and cucumber. The vegetable base...

Roasted Tomato & Carrot Soup With Rosemary

This soup was a throw-together meal last week, using up any leftover veggies I had in the fridge but it was was of the most simple, yum soups I've made and goes SO well with my Rosemary Loaf with some hummus or guacamole on top or smoked...

Have to try wraps, a quick mid-week healthy dinner

Dinner ideas when you're short on time and get home late can be a tricky one but these wraps are such a life saver! I have salad wraps at least twice a week mid-week during the summer-time and in the winter time I do the same, but I heat up my...

The best rice to eat (for so many reasons)

Cauliflower rice is another one of those amazingly inventive creations out there in the food world at the moment, just like courgetti. It turns raw cauliflower into a rice substitute in under 10 minutes so it's actually quicker to prepare than regular...

Frittata with kale, bacon and purple potatoes

Bacon meets frittata for the first time ever in my world and the whole combinatin is just A-M-A-Z-I-N-G and beyond easy to make. For those of you that have been following my blog for a while, you'll know that after being a pescatarian for 27...

Shrimp, avocado & radish salad with a citrus dressing

This is a delicious throw-together salad which has such simple ingredients, tastes yum and looks so pretty with a little bit of careful ingredient placement! The peppery radishes go so well with the creamy avocados and vinegar dressed cucumbers...

Mexican pulled chicken

Are you always loooking for a dishes you can make on a Sunday to see you through the first few days of your busy week? Or are you looking to expand your culinary repertoire of quick and easy midweek recipes for the family which you can throw...

Paprika roasted chicken

My first meat dish on #Jessipes since I have dipped my toe into the meat eating world as of last month, after 26 years years of being a pescetarian! This recipe is amazing all year round, especially in the Summer when our eating habits tend to...

Fattoush salad

Labanese food is my absolute favourite and has been for a number of years, even more so since my trip to Morocco in Christmas 2013. There are so many amazing Lebanese restaurants and take outs in London but my order is always the same...falafal, hummus and...

Fish pie with leek and cauliflower mash

Fish pie is the ultimate feel good kinda fodder. My mum used to make it tons when I was growing up and was always really experimental with her toppings; from mashed squash through to sweet potato and ginger (yum), but this cauliflower and leek...