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

Mincemeat and Custard Parcels 

I love pastry. I've loved custard even longer. Mince pies took a while to grow on me, but I'm a fan for about a decade. Add the three together in the easiest Christmas dessert ever and you've got a winner. I made these last year as part of the Craft Advent series on Where Wishes … Continue reading Mincemeat and Custard Parcels 

Surprisingly Delicious Broccoli Soup

I know, to most, broccoli soup sounds more like a threat than a tasty tea, but it doesn't have to be that way. This recipe has really opened me to the idea. It's quick and easy and uses only three ingredients (four if you count the oil). The result is a creamy bowl of moreish … Continue reading Surprisingly Delicious Broccoli Soup

Brussels Sprouts- once you try this way you'll never go back

Never before have I picked at the Brussels sprouts while preparing the the Christmas dinner but last year the stuffing got a break and the sprouts were my "dishing" up nibble of choice. This recipe makes them so moreish, bringing out the best in them and it includes bacon/pancetta. What more could you ever wish … Continue reading Brussels Sprouts- once you try this way you'll never go back

Brussels Sprouts- once you try this way you’ll never go back

Never before have I picked at the Brussels sprouts while preparing the the Christmas dinner but last year the stuffing got a break and the sprouts were my "dishing" up nibble of choice. This recipe makes them so moreish, bringing out the best in them and it includes bacon/pancetta. What more could you ever wish … Continue reading Brussels Sprouts- once you try this way you’ll never go back

Carrot and Courgette Muffins

I'm always on the lookout for things that I can make to put in the kids' lunchboxes that go to their minder, or for school on "treat" Fridays. These carrot and courgette muffins have gone down great here, and are a good one to get the kids to help out making, in fact apart from … Continue reading Carrot and Courgette Muffins

Donal Skehan’s Lemon Slices

It's lovely to have something home baked if you have callers for a cuppa. Even better if it's easy to make and hit with everyone, sure we hate having waste, better to see the crumbs on the plate. In my fantasy world I have freshly baked things for every caller, but to be honest we … Continue reading Donal Skehan’s Lemon Slices

Sausage, Butterbean and Leek Casserole

Sausage, Butterbean and Leek Casserole   What kids don't love sausages?  I found this recipe a couple of years ago when I had extra sausages in the fridge and fancied something interesting.  Both boys love it, we've fed it to friends and family and I have shared the recipe link with so many people.  It's … Continue reading Sausage, Butterbean and Leek Casserole