Tag Archives : Fiesta Friday

Picnic foods, potato salad and a hedgehog!


So… it’s hot! There is no denying it! The East of England has been gripped by a heatwave like never before. Apparently the last time the weather was like this was 1976. Firstly, I don’t remember that! πŸ˜› Secondly, at present we’ve had no significant rain for over 50 days! When I went outside the other night to feed the…

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Mediterranean Salad


Mediterranean Salad A salad recipe? Really? Yes, because I know you think salad is boring! πŸ˜› At Life Diet Health we see salad as a plate full of lots of delicious bits, all brought together and suitable as a main or a side. Usually a salad will contain some raw vegetables and often something cooked and served warm. This salad…

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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! πŸ™‚ 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!Β …

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Fresh Mango Cake


Fresh Mango Cake Mangoes! Do you love them as much as me? I think mangoes are a taste which need some getting used to. I know hubby always thought he didn’t like them, but now, take last week for example, he came home with five fresh mangoes as they were on offer! πŸ™‚ Β Now, not all mangoes are the same…

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Topped Pancakes!


Topped Pancakes Pancakes? Yes, I know! πŸ˜› I haven’t had pancakes for ages and as I used to have them nearly every morning, I thought it was time for a revival! πŸ˜€ Topped pancakes might make you think thatΒ I usually eat them plain… which very occasionally I might do, but usually I load them up or stuff them with all…

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Put on Purple… served with ice-cream!


Put on Purple… served with ice-cream! I wasn’t intending to post today as I should really have ‘one’ rest day in my – “I’m having a rest week”! Never mind – maybe at the weekend I can get some rest! πŸ˜€ So, why am I posting and what’s all this about purple? Well, the month of May is Lupus month…

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Mixed Mezes… #Vegan and Free From


Mixed Mezes… Vegan and Free From Another very busy week with lots going on before half term starts (hooray πŸ™‚ a week without early mornings!) πŸ™‚ Something a little different today because people are getting ready for Halloween parties! Whilst not your traditional meringue ghosts and ghouls, witches fingers and pumpkin biscuits, these mezes are sure to go down a…

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Apple Jumble! Yes really! :P :)


Apple Jumble! Yes really! πŸ˜› πŸ™‚ What’s in a name!? It’s apple season! πŸ™‚ For the first time our miniature apple tree has decided to bear fruits! They are crisp, ripe and juicy! Delicious! In our veg box delivery this week, not only did we get apples in our fruit bag, we also got apples in our veg box! I…

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Chocolate Berry Smoothie Ice… Dairy Free!


Chocolate Berry Smoothie Ice… Dairy Free! πŸ™‚ After the last few days I thought that summer in the UK had finally ended πŸ™ We have had so much rain that I’ve even had to empty the trays under the tomatoes! This morning however is lovely blue skies with not a fluffy white cloud in sight πŸ™‚ The school holidays have…

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