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Pancakes for the Weekend!


You can never have too many pancakes can you!? ๐Ÿ˜€ ๐Ÿฅž๐Ÿฅž๐Ÿฅž 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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Okra & Lentil Soup


So today’s recipe is a bit of a cheat! There are Gremlins in my site somewhere and I need to spend time working on it trying to sort it out! So, here is a recipe I created a while ago, but still use regularly. The weather here is cold today – we’ve gone back to 6c (43f) so soup is…

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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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Hot Cross Bun Loaf


Here’s an early Easter present to yourself! Make this delicious hot cross bun loaf and have a slice or two for breakfast or afternoon tea (or elevenses if that’s still a thing?)! So, the school holidays are already drawing to a close but we’re making the most of it! As you’re reading this, hopefully I am sitting by a pool…

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You’ll want to eat this veg! Your perfect centrepiece!


Have you seen whole cauliflowers turning up everywhere recently! Well, I didn’t think I could manage a whole one to myself, so I chopped one in half and made this delicious feast! ๐Ÿ™‚ Okay, so you might think this is not really a recipe… but if you’ve only ever had boiled cauliflower, or stretched to cauliflower cheese, you really should…

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Crumbly topped sticky date slice


Yay! Today is the last day of term before Easter! ๐Ÿ™‚ I must be one of those that are in the minority (nothing new there!) as I love it when the children are off school! ๐Ÿ˜€ 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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Make Mother’s Day with this sweet nutty baklava


If you’re in the UK (or your mother is!) you should know that this Sunday (31st March) is Mothering Sunday. When I was growing up, my little sister and I would always pick Mum a bunch of flowers from the garden, and put it in a glass on the kitchen table. I’m sure we used to buy cards too (or…

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Need Vegan Umami? Wow with this easy Stew


No, it’s not meat! ๐Ÿ˜› I almost didn’t post it as it looked too meaty, but it was so easy and tasted so good that I couldn’t not share it with you! You know sometimes you can’t be bothered to cook and wish you could just throw it all in a pot and hey presto, a delicious meal comes out?…

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Brighten up your weekend with this Brilliant breakfast


Breakfast! You know you should always eat something first thing right? Well, you wouldn’t drive your car without putting fuel in it (or charging it ๐Ÿ˜› !) I know some people can’t face anything first thing, but we should all try to eat within a couple of hours of waking – even if it’s just a piece of fruit! ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ‡…

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