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Coconut Ice from Living on the Veg

Coconut Ice from Living on the Veg

Today I’m sharing a recipe for Coconut Ice, a real childhood favourite, which is from the new book Living on the Veg: a kids’ guide to life without meat.

No-Bake Malteser Shortbread Slice

No-Bake Malteser Shortbread Slice

If that chocolate craving has hit despite the hot weather, a no-bake treat is the perfect answer! My no-bake Malteser shortbread slice is quick and easy to whip up, you’ll only need a loaf tin to make it, and it will set in a couple […]

Blackcurrant, Redcurrant and Gooseberry Recipes You Must Make The Summer

Blackcurrant, Redcurrant and Gooseberry Recipes You Must Make The Summer

Blackcurrants, redcurrant and gooseberries are ripe right now. In fact they might be nearly over by now due to the heat this summer. Hopefully you might have picked some either in your garden or at a fruit farm. They might be seen as “old-fashioned’ fruits […]

Lemon Berry Scones

Lemon Berry Scones

These delicious lemon berry scones are perfect for a great taste of summer. Sticky fruit and zesty lemon means your afternoon tea will be anything but boring! Scones are so quick and easy to bake too, you can make these ready for a picnic or […]

Strawberry Mousse Cake

Strawberry Mousse Cake

Anyone for tennis? It’s Wimbledon fortnight so dessert must contain strawberries this week, right? My easy strawberry mousse cake is a perfect way to celebrate the championships in SW19, or just a good way to end a summer’s day!

Strawberry Ice Lollies

Strawberry Ice Lollies

With the heat right now making homemade ice lollies is just what we all need! These strawberry ice lollies are quick and easy to make, from just two ingredients you can easily get your hands on. It only takes a few minutes preparation, and then […]

Halloumi Frittata with Red Peppers

Halloumi Frittata with Red Peppers

So now that I work at home more often, I’ve started enjoying cooking a simple meal at lunchtime instead of having to grab a pre-packed sandwich from the nearest shop. A halloumi frittata is perfect for this, I switch out the vegetables with whatever I […]

Sugar-free Apricot Pavlova

Sugar-free Apricot Pavlova

Sometimes you want dessert but you don’t want it to be too full of sugar. I thought I would try making a sugar-free pavlova using sweetener instead of sugar, because on the latest WeightWatchers plan which I’m following at the moment, egg whites (and eggs) […]

Giant Blueberry Cream Scone

Giant Blueberry Cream Scone

When the craving hits for afternoon tea, you can’t beat a cream scone, and at this time of year summer fruits are a lovely addition. Well that was what I thought until I made a giant blueberry cream scone, which has to be the ultimate […]

Slow Cooker Berry Pie

Slow Cooker Berry Pie

So pleased that the summer is on its way; I have seedlings growing to be planted in my raised beds in the garden and the summer fruit is nearly at its juicy best. All those berries will be delicious when baked into a pie is […]

M&M Rocky Road

M&M Rocky Road

I’m not sure how more than half of May has already passed and I haven’t posted yet this month. Blame all the kids parties and clubs as well as being really busy at work I guess. Even though I mostly work from home now this […]

Slow Cooker Mango Chilli Chicken

Slow Cooker Mango Chilli Chicken

If you love fresh mango and red chillis and want a tasty spiced main dish I have just the thing. My slow cooker mango chilli chicken recipe is easy to make, full of flavour and wonderful served with rice and naan breads to dip in […]