Browsing Category : Sauces

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Easy no-cheese sauce for vegans


Easy no-cheese sauce for vegans Cheese is one of those foods which stops a lot of vegetarians turning vegan! For me, this was never really an issue because as much as I loved cheese, I am lactose-intolerant. When I went vegan in 2015 (I started by doing Veganuary on 1 January), the transition was therefore relatively easy. However, sometimes you…

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Houmous… mint & spinach


Convenience Houmous is one of those wonderful easy to make foods which we tend to pick up in the supermarket rather than bother to make our own! Sure, it is easy to pick up tub or two of plain, low fat, sundried tomato or caramelised onion houmous, but why not try making it? and you’ll save on the plastic too…

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Need Spice? You’ll love this Salsa!


Are you in a food rut and need to spice up your meals? Do you need something quick and easy to add flavour to your lunch or dinner? Fancy a quick dip for your nachos or a spread for your sandwiches? Serve this with sausages, burgers, or scrambled egg. This spicy salsa can be on the table in less than…

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barbecue relish

Barbecue Relish!


Barbecue Relish! Is it barbecue weather where you are? Here it’s off and on, yesterday was drizzly all day, but today… well today is bright and sunny again! 🙂 Barbecue relish or barbecue sauce is one of those condiments which I love, but after reading the long list of ingredients and checking the sugar content, I most definitely don’t eat! …

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Stress-Free Holidays and a quick healthy ketchup!


Stress-Free Holidays and a quick healthy ketchup! I know! A different title this week but I thought it was about time I addressed the ‘Life’ section of my blog again as many people find the school holidays tiresome. If, you are like me – you relish the thought of having the kids at home for the summer. 😀 You have…

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Valentines Thoughts & Sugar Free Chia Jam


Valentines Thoughts & Sugar Free Chia Jam Mixed feelings abound on this day! If you’re in a new relationship then this day will probably be filled with loads of romantic gestures   If you’re married or in a long-term relationship then this could be the day where one of you gets into trouble for not doing enough! Maybe you’ve ‘agreed’ that you…

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Balsamic Dressing… umami those veg!


Balsamic Dressing… umami those veg! It’s cold! No two ways about it! Over the weekend the UK has suddenly gone from ‘okay to leave the house without a jacket weather’ to ‘thick socks, gloves and hat weather’! Last week it was 16 degrees most days and suddenly there’s a frost when I wake up! Colder weather means more warming foods – soups,…

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J is for ?


J is for ? It’s the weekend 🙂 Yay… although after the weekend school is back so that’s a shame 🙁 I just love the school holidays, all the time spent together chatting, playing, baking, learning, days out and lax bedtimes! 🙂 I’ve just realised this challenge is a lot tougher than I thought! No longer can I photograph my…

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Raspberry Jam or Blueberry Compote? mix them up for Berry Blast!


Berry Blast WOW! and THANK YOU! I never imagined so many people would find my blog yesterday and like my blueberry cinnamon muffin post! I think I might have to reconsider getting an email alert for EVERY like and restrict it to email notifications just for new comments if it continues like that! Today I thought I would test out the superfood…

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