Basic bread making kit – what you need

This is part one of my Basic Bread Making series. I will also be sharing about how to make your own simple sour dough starter, a basic sour dough bread loaf, a slicing toast loaf and how to add sour dough starter to other baking recipes to add life, taste and texture. *This post does […]

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Meal Plan Monday – Veganuary and lockdown wellbeing.

Welcome to Meal Plan Monday and we land in January 2021 sharing about lockdown wellbeing, what we are eating, and how I go about meal planning and cooking for my family with food allergies and food preferences. We are also in Tier 4 lockdown life at home which means I am less out and about […]

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Mum’s best macaroni cheese recipe

We don’t eat macaroni cheese often in this house. With dairy and gluten intolerances, it’s not on the menu. Vegan and gluten free macaroni cheese is, frankly, pretty grim, unless you happen to visit a really good vegan restaurant that makes a good version. My teenager is a macaroni cheese purist and she loves it […]

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Easy, quick, and delicious bread rolls

These bread rolls are easy, cheap and you know what’s gone into them. My kids eat a lot of bread and whilst my husband eats gluten free, the children and I don’t, and I like making most of our bread if I can.  Perfect for soups and casseroles or for lunchboxes with fillings, they work […]

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Meal Plan Monday and Twixmas week eating

Welcome to Meal Plan Monday and this week it’s Twixmas which apparently is the word used to describe the week between Christmas and New Year. I had no idea it was a word until recently. Sounds like a chocolate bar to me. We are working on using up some leftovers and trying to slide back […]

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Easy Bagels Recipe for homemade bagels to make at home

Homemade Bagels are actually really easy to make. My kids love them. We do eat traditional bagels with gluten-based flour, I haven’t tried making gluten-free ones yet, but these are so easy, I might look at how to adapt the recipe. Bagels are great for snacks, with all sorts of fillings, in lunchboxes or when […]

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Meal Plan Monday – making things allergy-friendly

This week I am sharing about making things allergy-friendly. It’s not as hard as it sounds and can be done, within reason, and your food budget. I have shared before about what we eat in a typical week although we have changed a little as I do not really eat meat anymore. This week I […]

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Delicious vegan, gluten-free treats from Nyonya Recipe

*Nyonya Recipe kindly asked us to taste test their range of delicious vegan, gluten-free treats and share about them for this blog post* Living with family members with food allergies has its challenges. When I first knew the husband, there was very little out there that was safe for him to enjoy, and he had […]

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Meal plan Monday – bring on winter comfort food

Welcome to Meal Plan Monday and this week, we are back and talking about winter comfort food. I am not a fan of winter, and generally find the darker, colder and often damp days pretty miserable, but I do like winter food and making meals that are comforting and warming for winter evenings and weekends. […]

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Gluten-free dough ball or dumplings

This is my gluten-free dough ball recipe and it’s easy and once you have made them and popped them in your casserole or stew, you can’t tell they are gluten-free. They are fluffy and delicious and when soaked in gravy are just perfect as comfort food. They are made with gluten-free flour, vegetarian suet, fresh […]

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