Chicken, Chilli and Red Pesto Pasta

I absolutely love pasta.  I could eat it every day, three times a day, if my metabolism allowed me to, however, mine doesn’t allow me to sniff a burger without putting on three pounds so unfortunately that’s out the window.  There is a pasta dish in Zizi’s that I absolutely love, however, being on Slimming World, its probably far too many syns.  So I set about to make my own Slimming World friendly version and I have to say, its delicious! I must warn you, I do like a bit of spice so if you are what I call “A Lemon and Herb” kinda of person you may want to use one red chilli instead of two.

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Beetroot & Basil Soup

I think I am slightly in love with this beetroot and basil soup, it honestly tastes as good as it looks.  The sweetness of the basil compliments the earthiness of the beetroot perfectly.  They are kinda like Chandler and Monica getting together in Friends, you never really thought about them being together before but when they do get together you just know they were meant to be..    If you’ve never tried roasted beetroot before or not sure if you like it, this is the recipe that is going to make you a convert!

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Tarragon & Lemon Roast Chicken

The Sunday Roast.  A British Classic.  However the Roast Chicken gets a bit of a bad rap.  Its not always as exciting as lamb or beef and lets face it, we have all had a roast chicken which is bland, tasteless and dry.  It doesn’t take a lot of effort to transform your every day bland roast chicken to a taste explosion that will make you feel like there is a party in your mouth… too far? you get the point.

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