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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 […]

Courgette and Butternut Squash Lentil Bake

Courgette and Butternut Squash Lentil Bake

In between making (and eating) cakes and brownies and giant cookies and all kinds of sweet treats for my blog I also try to eat healthily at times. It means I can have a slice of cake without guilt at other times! I created this […]

Slow Cooker Berry Upside Down Cake 

Slow Cooker Berry Upside Down Cake 

Isn’t it great when the summer fruits are back in the shops, and the weather warms up. While I love summer fruit just as it is, with Greek yoghurt and in overnight oats too, it is also wonderful in cake form, particularly in a slow […]

Slow Cooker Chocolate Flapjacks

Slow Cooker Chocolate Flapjacks

Its that time of year again when, if you have young children like me, your kitchen fills up with chocolate eggs that just don’t seem to get eaten! My children lose interest after the first couple of Easter eggs, so we end up with them […]

Mini Egg White Chocolate Bark for Easter Gifts

Mini Egg White Chocolate Bark for Easter Gifts

Only a few days now until the Easter break, so it is the perfect time to make some homemade Easter gifts for family and friends. This mini egg white chocolate bark is great as it is so easy to make (just melting required!) and you […]

Mini Egg Bundt Cake Recipe

Mini Egg Bundt Cake Recipe

With my children’s birthdays in February and March I get the chance to make big birthday cakes, and this year for my oldest daughter I made this Mini Egg Bundt Cake. It is decorated very simply with mini eggs on top plus purple and yellow […]

Slow Cooker Tomato Paprika Bread

Slow Cooker Tomato Paprika Bread

Have you baked bread in your slow cooker before? I find you can get a really good crust so I use my slow cooker for bread quite often. It is great to be able to make soup in one slow cooker and a loaf of […]