Tag Archives : healthy snacks

Pate and bread

Make this mushroom dish your favourite for spreads, dips, or stuffing.


Mushrooms. This week I have had several people tell me about their dislike for mushrooms! Now, I do get it. Well, maybe. In a way I get it. If you give me tinned button mushrooms heated up in the microwave, then I’m totally with you! A bowl of tepid mushroom soup will make me understand too. Perhaps if you feed…

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energy balls

Delicious quick and easy protein snacks to make now


Energy Balls. A quick and easy snack recipe for you today. I love making these protein snacks and vary the ingredients depending on what I have in and what I feel like eating. No recipe as such, instead some energy ball ideas to get you experimenting! If that scares you and you feel like you need a bit more help,…

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fruit snacks and flowers

Who wants customisable delicious quick and easy fruit snacks?


Fruit Snacks Fruit is great as it is and any fruit snacks would always be my first choice, especially at this time of year when the berries are ripening in the garden right before your eyes! I have an abundance of strawberries and raspberries which even though I pick constantly seem to reappear hourly! Gooseberries, redcurrants and mulberries are on…

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The best green beans ever!!!


The best green beans ever!!! Seriously! Oh my! I cannot believe we never thought of this before! You might think there’s only so many green beans you can eat, but these… these are totally amazing! AND… really simple!!! I was actually being lazy and didn’t want to chop any more beans to steam and decided to throw them in the…

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Back to Basics: Rainbows & Green Smoothies


Back to Basics: Rainbows & Green Smoothies Recently I’ve been getting my greens in the form of smoothies! You can’t imagine how many people turn their noses up at that! 😛 Smoothies yes. 🙂 Green smoothies no! So, just because of the colour it becomes less tasty? Really? I’ve added this to the back to basics series (along with crumble, pancakes…

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CAKE!!! Free-From & good for you!!!


CAKE!!! Free-From & good for you!!! Hello everyone! 🙂 I hope this week has gone smoothly so far if you’ve had children go back to school, start school, start college or get ready for university? Also to all the teachers out there who have new classes (& new schools!) – I hope it’s going great and you’re all enjoying it…

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Mixed Berry Sorbet – Vegan & FreeFrom


Mixed Berry Sorbet – Vegan & FreeFrom Hello! 😀 It seems like ages since I’ve been on my blog but it as (as usual) only a week since I posted last time! I guess because we’ve been on a UK road trip and packed so much into a short space that it appears to have been longer! My boys have…

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spanokopita pies

Picnic Pies! Spanakopita -Vegan & Gluten Free


Picnic Pies! Spanakopita- Vegan & Gluten Free Summer time! 😀 Well, the UK has amazingly been getting a whole load of sunshine! 😀 Woohoo! 😀 Lazy days out, barbecues and picnics are what’s on the agenda! 😀 Look at this delicious picnic plate from the weekend – full of delicious tortilla chips, sprouted seeds, salad, houmous and olives. YUM! Today…

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Homemade Cereal Bars (Vegan & Free-From)


Homemade Cereal Bars Yesterday we had some very welcome rain. Not hard pelting rain. Not drizzly cold rain. Soft, almost snow like fine rain. The sort you want to stand in and feel on your face (or is that just me!? 😛 ) Anyway, with the rain came a sudden drop in temperature from around 26 degrees centigrade (80 f) to…

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