Chocolate Snowballs


Are you getting all festive? Snowballs have to be made at this time of year don’t you think? Whether or not you have snow, these delicious chocolate coconutty bites just need to be made… and devoured! 😀 These also make great gifts and can be boxed or bagged, with pretty ribbons or raffia, a homemade gift-tag or even a tree…

Meatballs…vegan style!


Meatballs are the perfect food for the colder weather! Serve them with pasta and a tomato-based sauce, pop them in some bread with some salad and mayo or just pop them in your mouth when nobody is looking (or is that just me?) The meatballs do take a bit of effort in the preparation (lots of fine dicing) but they…

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Homemade Mincemeat for Mince Pies


Mincemeat is always a word which appears to get people confused! Yes, mincemeat is a term used for shredded meat (usually beef or lamb), but it should probably be minced-meat as technically, that is what it is! Simple solution, adopt someone else’s word for it – we go with ‘Kiyma’ which is what hubby calls it at home! Sorted! Oh,…

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Back to Basics: Roasted Chickpeas


Chickpeas! What a fantastic food! We love chickpeas and often just throw them in a pan, or in a soup, or in the oven! 🙂 These pulses are a great source of protein and also contain a healthy dose of iron! They also contain magnesium, potassium, folic acid, Vitamin B6 and calcium! What’s not to like! 😛 If you’ve never…

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You will love this easy quick chocolate dessert!


Chocolate? Check! ✔️Dessert? Check! ✔️Easy? Check! ✔️Quick? Hooray! ✔️ Oh yes! you are really going to love this dessert! 💖 It is chocolatey, chocolatey and chocolatey! You could probably make it right now actually as the ingredients are simple and unless you’ve banished everything chocolate from the house? Seriously? Who does that?! then you could be sitting down enjoying this…

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2 Seasonal soups which are good for you


Soups are warming, filling and nutritious! Soups are quick to prepare, great for using up all your spare vegetables and can be eaten for lunch or dinner. Soups can also be dressed up for a fancy starter with a sprinkling of toppings, stashed into a flask for a low key lunch or eaten as a main meal with a few…

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Pumpkin Spice Latte


November is here! Wow, where did the last ten months go?! I could say, that now is the time to check how your yearly goals are going, but instead I’m going to ask what you’re doing with your pumpkins!? So, whether or not you carved pumpkins and filled them with candles, have a selection of colourful mini squashes and pumpkins…

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Three amazing Pumpkin Gnocchi you need now!


Pumpkin season is most definitely here! 🙂 What do you think of when you think of pumpkin though? Do you think of plump bright orange pumpkins carved into jack-o-lanterns? Do you think of pumpkin pie? Do your think of roasted pumpkin with loads of herbs and garlic? Or, do your thoughts turn to all the delicious foods you can make…

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This is the Only Soup recipe you need!


Oh yes! You need this recipe in your head! 😀 My Mum used to make soup a lot. A great big vegetable soup which we would eat with giant hunks of bread. It was great soup. It didn’t have a name, but it was just called big soup! Dad used to love soup, so Mum made it a lot. I…

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