5 Healthy Treat Recipes to Satisfy your Sweet Tooth

I have a sweet tooth (and if I'm being perfectly honest I probably have more of a sugar addiction than a sweet tooth but anyhoo).  When I am copping on and leaving the box of biscuits alone eating healthily (because we are not going to call it being "good" or being "bad") I still like … Continue reading 5 Healthy Treat Recipes to Satisfy your Sweet Tooth

One Pot Chicken and Rice Pilaff 

"One pot wonder" is how the Lidl webpage sells this recipe, but it should come with a cautionary note that it's only a one pot wonder if you own the right pot. Luckily, I do. I've made this dish a few times and it always goes down well, mostly because there are no evident vegetables, … Continue reading One Pot Chicken and Rice Pilaff 

Healthy Coconut Macaroons from The Happy Pear 

Like the whole world I'm trying to eat less crap, but my sweet tooth is letting me down and I've been scouring my "healthy" cookbooks for better for me ideas. I got the Happy Pear cookbook last year and instantly loved the no bake twix bars(link) and the caramel slices but I haven't cooked much … Continue reading Healthy Coconut Macaroons from The Happy Pear 

Better Breakfasts and a Healthier Start with Simply Homemade

Did you ever look at what you're eating for breakfast and sort of, well shudder a little? The most important meal of the day gets so routine in the morning rush. Cereal, milk, toast. Brown bread and marmalade and a cuppa. Boring. Our house is a cereal house during the week, we try to keep … Continue reading Better Breakfasts and a Healthier Start with Simply Homemade

Review and Giveway: Food for the Fast Lane by Derval O'Rourke

    Two friends both recommended Derval O'Rourke's cookbook "Food for the Fast Lane" around Christmas. I'd noticed it in shops a few weeks earlier but hadn't really been drawn in, as I presumed it wouldn't have been family friendly and would be all about the protein shakes. But with these sensible (in a good … Continue reading Review and Giveway: Food for the Fast Lane by Derval O'Rourke

Review and Giveway: Food for the Fast Lane by Derval O’Rourke

    Two friends both recommended Derval O'Rourke's cookbook "Food for the Fast Lane" around Christmas. I'd noticed it in shops a few weeks earlier but hadn't really been drawn in, as I presumed it wouldn't have been family friendly and would be all about the protein shakes. But with these sensible (in a good … Continue reading Review and Giveway: Food for the Fast Lane by Derval O’Rourke

Healthy No-Bake "Twix" Bars

    Last September I received the Happy Pear Cookbook to review and having loved the their healthy Caramel Slices and seeing Jill from Properfud raving about their healthy version of Twix bars I had to check them out. Jill was right, these are magnificent. And all they contain is fruit and nuts (and vanilla, and … Continue reading Healthy No-Bake "Twix" Bars

Healthy No-Bake “Twix” Bars

    Last September I received the Happy Pear Cookbook to review and having loved the their healthy Caramel Slices and seeing Jill from Properfud raving about their healthy version of Twix bars I had to check them out. Jill was right, these are magnificent. And all they contain is fruit and nuts (and vanilla, and … Continue reading Healthy No-Bake “Twix” Bars