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5 Winter Slow Cooker Recipes & December Slow Cooked Challenge

5 Winter Slow Cooker Recipes & December Slow Cooked Challenge

As Christmas nears there seems to be so much less time to do anything, plus it is cold and the evenings are dark. Using the slow cooker to make a comforting hot meal which will be ready as soon as we get home is just […]

Blackcurrant and Blueberry Smoothie

Blackcurrant and Blueberry Smoothie

Smoothies make such a quick and easy breakfast. I love it when I can whizz up some fruit with yoghurt, milk or almond milk and be ready to go. It’s a great way of getting an extra portion of fruit in as well. This blackcurrant […]

Giant Granny Square Crochet Baby Blanket

Giant Granny Square Crochet Baby Blanket

A bit of a different post from me today! Not food but instead I’m sharing a crochet baby blanket I made recently. It is a giant granny square crochet baby blanket, which I made using up various ends of yarn I have leftover from another […]

Cake and Bake Show Update & Ticket Giveaway

So it is now September and the Cake and Bake Show is fast approaching. The London show takes place at the Excel Centre from 2nd to 4th October, followed by the Edinburgh show at The Royal Highland Centre from 30th October to 1st November, and […]

Encona Sauces and a Giveaway

I was recently invited to a cooking event to launch a range of new sauces and marinades from Encona, the makers of hot pepper sauce. Unfortunately I couldn’t attend but I was sent some samples to try out in my kitchen at home. The new […]

10 Delicious Pasta Recipes (Pasta Please)

10 Delicious Pasta Recipes (Pasta Please)

Thanks again to Jac from Tinned Tomatoes for letting me guest host Pasta Please in June. Thanks too of course to everyone who joined in and added their pasta recipes to the linky. All of the entries this month make the best of the fresh produce that […]

38 Delicious Frugal Recipes

A big thank you to Helen from Fuss Free Flavours and Camilla from Fab Food 4 All for letting me guest-host Credit Crunch Munch for May. As you will see below, there was a lovely range of frugal recipes entered and they all go to show […]

Cherry, Coconut and Almond Butter Granola

Cherry, Coconut and Almond Butter Granola

Making a batch of granola ready for breakfasts for the week is somehow extremely satisfying. Maybe it is the feeling of having planned and accomplished something useful. This took minutes to mix together and not long to bake. The flavours were great and it contains […]