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Meat(less)balls!


Meat(less)balls! Well! I got told off for calling them ‘meatballs’ so I thought okay, meat(less)balls they will be! We’ve made these before but this time switched the recipe up a bit and they were oh so good! I’m not writing too much this week as I’ve been busy working on the new site and hopefully I will repost this over…

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Hooray! It’s Barbecue Time!


Hooray! It’s Barbecue Time! Finally the sun came out for a gloriously sunny weekend! We should really have been planting the garden or the allotment up but it was just a bit too sunny to do any hard work! πŸ˜› So, instead we had a barbecue… or three! πŸ˜€ Good job we took advantage of the sunshine as it now…

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Summer is on the way… !


Summer is on the way… ! If you are in the UK… isn’t it a glorious day!? It certainly feels like Summer here! (20c / 68f)Β So, out are the hot soups, theΒ curries and the chili and instead let’s have salads! No, not a bit of lettuce and tomato, a proper salad! or even how about a delicious Buddha bowl? I…

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Lentil Bolognese


Lentil Bolognese Hello! The sun is shining and the temperature is 14 degrees centigrade (57f). Woohoo! πŸ˜€ 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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Fragrant Vegetable Curry


Fragrant Vegetable Curry Curry conjures up all sorts of images depending who you are, where you’re from, what your local takeaway serves and whether or not you are fortunate enough to have friends who have been taught by their parents how to make the best tasting curries using fresh spices! I think I’ve always liked the actual taste of curry,…

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Flapjack Style Cookies


Flapjack Style Cookies These cookies will definitely cheer you up… especially if you’ve had a week like mine! Many of you will know that my Father recently passed away and you couldn’t possibly imagine all of the arguments surrounding the funeral arrangements! πŸ™ Needless to say, not much cooking has been done again this week – we’ve had chickpeas and…

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Winter Chickpea Salad


Winter Chickpea Salad Chickpeas! Do you eat them? Do you love them? They are almost a staple in our house! My husband buys them by the case (12 tins) or two or three!!! We have dried chickpeas too but it’s so easy to just open a tin and eat them straight out of the… pop them in a pan with…

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Sizzled Tofu Steak with a sprinkling of motivation!


Sizzled Tofu Steak with a sprinkling of motivation! Tofu!? I hear you! πŸ˜€ You’re probably thinking seriously!? There’s a ton of tastier foods to eat!Β πŸ˜› Well, this is my best tofu yet! It is so good! Can I say that again?! This is so amazingly good! πŸ˜€ You might have heard me say before if prepared properly that tofu soaks…

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Apple Crumble Slice


Apple Crumble Slice (vegan & free-from) Back to school day πŸ™ It always saddens me when the holidays end, more so this time as we had some great plans but then coughs and colds took over and we were stuck indoors. It’s not that we don’t have fun at home – we watched LOADS of films, played some board games,…

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