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How to meal prep your freezer

How to meal prep your freezer

Meal prep has gained in popularity in the health and fitness community and it’s no surprise why. Having healthy meals to hand all week means we are more likely to eat well and not end up reaching for a takeaway or fast but unhealthy meal […]

Why local produce co-ops could solve your fruit glut

Why local produce co-ops could solve your fruit glut

**This is not an advert** because the cider in this bottle was made from the apples on that tree in my garden behind it! Well some of them at least are in the mix because last year we took the Bramley apples we couldn’t eat […]

Healthy homemade ice pops

Healthy homemade ice pops

Homemade ice pops were pretty much the only way you were going to get an ice pop when I was a kid. There was a choc-ice and maybe a Mini Milk if you were lucky. But certainly not the crazy array on offer at supermarkets […]

Easy Healthy Cream of Tomato Soup

Easy Healthy Cream of Tomato Soup

Everyone has ‘their’ soup. The one which makes them feel like they are supping a great big cuddle, to lift their spirits when they are ill, which makes a quick lunch that more poignant. For me it’s a classic Cream of Tomato Soup. It was […]

No Food Waste Here!

No Food Waste Here!

When I was asked to sign up to the No Waste Within campaign I had no problem saying ‘yes!’ because it epitomizes not just the way I feel about food waste when blogging, but food waste completely. No Waste Within is a campaign started within […]

In the news – Bella

In the news – Bella

My fridge got the once over as part of Bella magazines Diet Special (on sale until 6th Feb) and got the thumbs up! The only improvements suggested were actually in there just obscured by all those leafy greens. Because as you can see I can’t […]

In the News – Good Housekeeping

In the News – Good Housekeeping

I was happy to lend some tips to Good Housekeeping on how to pimp up your soup to make lunchtime more interesting in a flash. I am a big fan of sprinkling, topping and the brandishing of condiments over many basic dishes to both elevate […]

Spiced Pumpkin Cake

Spiced Pumpkin Cake

Halloween maybe just a memory but pumpkin and squash season is still on! This year I am determined to make the most of it and pumpkin or squash puree, made from a roasted and blended member of the squash family, is popping up in my […]

Banoffee Pie Pancakes

Banoffee Pie Pancakes

Sometimes you just need breakfast to be special. These pancakes are perfect for those moments. I call them my Banoffee Pie Pancakes because of the classic mix of flavours. They are perfect for using up a few old bananas and for a lower calorie option […]