Tag Archives : gluten free

Blondies – healthy style!


Blondies are, well, actually to tell you the truth, not something I’ve ever come across! I know! Brownies yes, but Blondies? I’m guessing it’s because it’s originally an American dessert and for some reason, its never really made it’s way over here! So, I asked “what’s a Blondie?” and the response I got was “a person with blonde hair!” 😛…

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Seasonal Soup


Soup! I know! Technically it’s still summer, but as I write this the rain is drizzling down with no looks of stopping! The temperature has suddenly dropped this last week by about 10 degrees centigrade so soup is definitely on the menu! This soup uses totally seasonal produce, freshly picked from the allotment. Tomatoes form the base, with onions, then…

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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! 😛 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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Choc Chip Cookies


Choc Chip Cookies Soft and chewy? Crisp and crunchy? Cookies are so varied that they’re one of those things that everybody loves. This week I was given a new book 😀 a lovely book! It’s the third book (Recipes for Happiness)  from David & Stephen Flynn aka The Happy Pear. If you’ve never come across these plant based twins… where…

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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! 🙂 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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Woohoo! It’s here… almost!


Woohoo! it’s here… almost! In case you are wondering where my weekly post is… it is coming! I’ve been so busy trying to move the site over to self hosted and it is ALMOST ready for you! Nothing at Life Diet Health is ever as simple as it sounds ‘ switch it over’ like, ‘ta-da’ it’s done! 😀 😛 Now,…

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Spring has Sprung!


Spring has Sprung! Woohoo! Finally Spring is here! Daffodils and narcissi are in full bloom, violets and crocuses are popping up, and pink blossom is adding a welcome burst of colour everywhere. 😀 The allotment has had a ‘bit’ of attention and we’ve even managed to plant several things outside already! Hooray! Early and second early potatoes have been in a while,…

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Lentil Bolognese


Lentil Bolognese Hello! The sun is shining and the temperature is 14 degrees centigrade (57f). Woohoo! 😀 It’s time to get out in the garden and the allotment! I’m hoping this week was the last of the frosts! I think we’ll be planting like crazy… lots to go in already and we’ve been starting a few things on the windowsills!…

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Hot Cross Bun Muffins


Hot Cross Bun Muffins Today I had a lovely savoury recipe ready to post when I realised this weekend is Easter! We don’t actually celebrate Easter but that doesn’t stop us eating hot cross buns and chocolate (not that we really need an excuse)! 😛 As I already have not only a hot cross bun recipe, but also a hot…

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