Souffle Omelette with Mushrooms

A souffle omelette makes an ideal meal for one, especially with this delicious filling but be warned – when others smell it cooking they are likely to demand their share. …

Flapjacks

Flapjacks are ideal for a breakfast on the run and also make great snack bars. So forget commercially-made cereal bars and experiment with flapjacks instead! Wrap them in greaseproof paper …

Granola

Granola is a baked version of muesli, so you get the same healthy mix of oats, nuts and fruit but with a honey-sweetened crunch! Preparation time: less than 10 minutes; …

Courgette Rissoles

This is an ingenious way of transforming bland-tasting courgettes into a dish that captivates everyone who tries it. Serve the rissoles with a tomato and onion salad. Preparation time: 5—6 …

Fish cakes

Fish cakes, like fish fingers, are a great way to get kids to eat fish. Serve them with salad and tomato salsa or with lemon butter or tartare sauce for …

Baked Pears with Ginger

Pears are a surprisingly good source of fibre – one pear provides around four times the amount of fibre as a slice of white bread. Baking the pears in scented …

Masala Beans with Fenugreek

The secret of this super-fast dish is the spice mixture that coats the vegetables. Cooking is kept to the minimum so that individual flavours are still detectable. Preparation time: 4—5 …

Crumbed Chicken with Green Mayonnaise

The contrast between crisp crumb and tender chicken is what makes this so successful. Caper mayonnaise is traditional but mayo flavoured with wasabi would be good too. Preparation time: 4 …