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Enjoy the best of both worlds with delicious Carrot Cake Flapjack


Enjoy the best of both worlds with delicious Carrot Cake Flapjack Carrot cake is one of those cakes which I really love! I am a bit fussy about cake, with my favourites being coffee cake, carrot cake and banana bread. When I say my favourites, actually, they are probably the only cake I would have to eat if presented to…

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muffin on a plate with frothy coffee

You can actually have perfectly spiced muffins for breakfast


You can actually have perfectly spiced muffins for breakfast Imagine the smell of delicious healthy muffins to start your day! Yes, you can actually have perfectly spiced muffins for breakfast! Why not?! These are soft and squishy gingerbread muffins with a hint of mixed spice and a centre full of apple chunks! Yes please! It makes a change to porridge…

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Now bring us some Figgy Pudding!


Finally I’ve managed to make a Christmas Pudding which reminds me of ones shared with my Dad! This is moist, full of seasonal spices and packed with figs, apricots and raisins! Dad used to love Christmas Pudding and Mum always made something called ‘white sauce’ which was basically custard without the artificial yellow colouring! It was perfect to represent a…

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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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barbecue relish

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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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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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! 🙁 Needless to say, not much cooking has been done again this week – we’ve had chickpeas and…

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Fresh Mango Cake


Fresh Mango Cake Mangoes! Do you love them as much as me? I think mangoes are a taste which need some getting used to. I know hubby always thought he didn’t like them, but now, take last week for example, he came home with five fresh mangoes as they were on offer! 🙂  Now, not all mangoes are the same…

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Spiced Orange Drizzle Cake


Spiced Orange Drizzle Cake (Vegan & Free-From) Are you getting all festive and seasonal now!? Not long left until many of you stuff your faces with all manner of foods only to decide a few days later it’s time to go on a diet! 😛 Why not switch your usual foods for a few healthier options so you don’t feel…

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