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Chocolate oat crunch recipe

Chocolate oat crunch recipe

This recipe is basically two of my favourite and easiest tray bake & non bake in one, give or take a change here and there. Bex is now joining me being gluten-free. She is feeling much better for it but missing lots of things she used to love. Being gluten-free even those things have improved since I first became free from gluten 8 years ago can be tricky, especially when you are getting used to … Read entire article »

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Potato wedgie pizza

Potato wedgie pizza

This is one of those recipes you will wonder why you had not thought of it before. Rather like pizza you can flex its toppings till your is heart content! I am giving you the basic idea and recipe and you add your twist to it to make it your kind of pizza! So to serve four you need one quantity of potato wedgies that would satisfy the hungry tummies you have in your house. Use … Read entire article »

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Toad in the hole with onions

Toad in the hole with onions

Sausage and onions go hand in hand, hot dogs with wonderful fried onions on top, sausages and onion gravy to name but a few. So to make our Toad in the hole more exciting we have added onions. It is amazing just adding them makes the hole a wonderful onion flavour, we love it here. There seem to be loads of batter recipe and lots use quite a lot of eggs, mine uses for regular … Read entire article »

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Meal Planning Monday – Bex’s Birthday Week

Last week went quite well to plan, as it was half term I chopped and changed a bit. We were lucky enough to of been sent a gorgeous hamper from Capricorn Goats Cheese so the weekend got a change around whilst we made tarts and risotto with our ingredients. This week is Bex’s birthday, 13 tomorrow!!! So she has chosen her birthday meal (good choice), veggie burgers for later on in the week and Homemade pizza as it was such a success last week. I am een going to make a gluten free version so I don’t feel left out!!! So here is what we will be eating this week: Monday: Spicy turkey and pear burgers with potato wedges and salad. Tuesday: Bex’s choice, Easy chicken kebab, served in tortilla wraps (more popular the … Read entire article »

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National Coeliac awareness week – Golden Syrup Cake

National Coeliac awareness week – Golden Syrup Cake

It is National Coeliac week this week, I have been gluten-free for nearly 5 years now. So here are a few things I have learnt and things I miss too. Gluten is in a lot of foods When you are gluten-free eating out can be a nightmare. Picking up a quick lunch when out and about that is gluten-free can turn into an even bigger nightmare. Nice bread that is gluten-free is incredibly hard to find or make. The … Read entire article »

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Savoury Muffins and healthy (ish) Flapjacks

Savoury Muffins and healthy (ish) Flapjacks

Recently I was sent a bag of Linwoods milled organic seeds. Personally I love seeds and would happily munch a bowl of them but lots of people aren’t so keen, my children included. Oscar used to sit in his pushchair with a tubs of pumpkin and sunflowers seeds now he would rather pass on them. Which is a shame as seeds are so good for you. Zinc, omega 3,6 and 9, vitamin E to name … Read entire article »

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Christmas carrot and coriander soup

Christmas carrot and coriander soup

I love trying out different flavours and at Christmas, I do love adding Christmas flavour to more every day recipes. This soup is easy to make and the extra flavour mean it does taste Christmas with a warm flavour too. This recipe as all soup recipes is easily doubled. This gives 4 good servings. For a more filling soup add an extra or two potatoes. I tend to always do this as being gluten-free my soup … Read entire article »

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Christmas and food intolerances

Christmas and food intolerances

As you may know I can’t eat gluten and lactose I have to be a bit careful with too. Remembering my first Christmas when I had to avoid these things I can honestly say at times I cried. Silly I know but I was missing all the yummy stuff and I felt left out. That was now 5 years ago. The market for gluten-free products has changed for the best in the last few years.  I … Read entire article »

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Baking with Mermaid and OXO products

Baking with Mermaid and OXO products

Baking has swept the U.K by storm this year. Baking products has seen a huge increase in sales and you can see why. Lovely home-baked goodies wafting through the house and the joys of eating and sharing your beautiful and delicious bakes with your friends and family I certainly seem to have done more baking in the last year. Spurred on by ‘The Great British Bake Off’ as you can see my two were inspired to … Read entire article »

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New Zealand Honey Co

New Zealand Honey Co

As a child I was spoilt when it came to honey as my grandpa kept bees so honey was fresh and yummy. Living in Exmoor it came with the sweet scent of Heather as an extra bonus. So when Kirsty asked if I’d like to try the New Zealand Honey co squeezable honey I had to say ‘Yes’. I tried the Beech Forest Honeydew which as well as being delicious also contains pre-biotic, which help to boost the … Read entire article »

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