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Pancakes for the Weekend!


You can never have too many pancakes can you!? 😀 🥞🥞🥞 We love pancakes in this house and although we have now stopped making them daily (yes we really did for a long time)! they are still made regularly! We usually have pancakes for breakfast or brunch, but as we love them so much, we might make them for afternoon…

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Banoffee Cake


Sometimes I forget that making vegan food is a skill which non-vegan chefs don’t tend to have! We have just returned from a weeks holiday and although the team of chefs (and it was a BIG team of at least twenty chefs at any one meal) tried to be helpful, you could see that this really was something they were…

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Crumbly topped sticky date slice


Yay! Today is the last day of term before Easter! 🙂 I must be one of those that are in the minority (nothing new there!) as I love it when the children are off school! 😀 Okay, so as they grow up and become teenagers they really don’t want so much parent time, but it’s still nice to have them…

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You need chocolate cake! Your special reward!


Yes! Sometimes we just need cake! 🙂 If you’ve had a week like mine… cake is most definitely in order! A good cake will make you forget everything and a good chocolate cake, well, that’s just doubly good! 😛 This chocolate cake is layered with fresh raspberry puree and a creamy coconut layer. So good! 😀 You can layer with…

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Back to Basics: Leek & Potato Soup


This to me is such an easy soup to put together but I realised that if you’ve never made it, you might not realise how easy it is! This version is a healthy vegan, gluten free and slimming world friendly recipe! 🙂 This soup just contains leeks, potatoes, onions, water, a bit of mustard and paprika with some seasoning. That’s…

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Happy 2019!


So the end of the festive season is here already! Tomorrow everything will start getting back to normal, back to work, back to school, back to healthy eating, back to the gym and all those other things that people suddenly decide are a great idea in January! This year what are you up to? Have you already made any new…

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Roast Chickpeas with Vegetables


This is such a straightforward idea – but oh were these roasted chickpeas and vegetables well received! Seriously, when your guests are picking them off the baking tray before they even get to the table – you know you’re on to a winner! 😀 I almost put these in the ‘back to basics’ series as they don’t really need a…

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Veggie Fritters


Ah, if you ever needed a way to eat more vegetables this is it! Crispy seasoned morsels of… well, definitely not overcooked limp tasteless vegetables! 😛 These veggie fritters are a great way of a) using up bits of vegetables b) getting kids (& partners) to eat more veg without realising and c) have a tasty meal that everyone can…

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Chickpea & Tomato Soup


This chickpea and tomato soup is one of our staple recipes! It is our go to quick nutritious meal (or addition to a meal) and we probably make it 2-3 times a month (okay so maybe weekly! Yes, it’s that good 😀 )! I was certain this recipe must already be on Life Diet Health, so imagine when I searched…

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