Sweet Potato Cottage Pie Recipe

Sweet potato cottage pie ready to serve

This dish is a fantastic combination of tastes – sweet and savoury – and textures – grainy and creamy smooth. The idea for it popped into my head out of the blue one day and I’ve never looked back. I’m afraid ordinary cottage pie just doesn’t measure up any more! Plus this version is more paleo, if you’re that way inclined.

If you use a full quantity of bolognaise sauce and make the whole recipe, it will easily serve at least 4 people. It’s a great stand-by for a 1- or 2-person meal though when you have some bolognaise sauce left over in the fridge/freezer and a sweet potato or two hanging around, especially as the prep time is then very minimal.

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Homemade Burgers Recipe

Stacked burgers

Burgers are one of the most popular types of take-away foods in the world and yet they are so simple and healthy to make at home, with the added bonus that you then know exactly what’s going into them – something which can be a bit suspect when you buy from certain fast food joints.

This is a simple and subtly-flavoured burger recipe which you can spice up as you please by adding more of any flavouring – coriander, herbs, tomato, Worcester sauce or even some strongly-flavoured pesto or chilli if you like. The burgers can be served in the traditional buns or as a paleo meal, with whatever toppings and/or side veggies take your fancy.

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