Easy, no-fuss delicious pancakes by Griddle & Jim-Jams

*This is a review post for no-fuss delicious pancakes in collaboration with Griddle and Jim-Jams* We are big fans of pancakes in our house and I normally like to whip up a homemade batch or two for brunch, but sometimes I want no-fuss pancakes. Also whilst we are not averse to sweet treats in this […]

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Baked lettuce – the only way I eat lettuce, ever.

Baked lettuce? It’s actually delicious, I promise. I am not a fan of lettuce, or at least iceberg, romaine, cos etc. They all seem rather tasteless and mostly a mouthful of watery crunch to me. Ok in a decent salad but boring and not really much to get excited about.  I watched an old cooking […]

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Baked chocolate pancakes with chocolate sauce

*Ciao Gusto kindly asked us to review their dairy-free Valsoia range and the result was this rather delicious baked chocolate pancakes* This is an easy and delicious recipe that is dairy free, and can be made using gluten free flour and if you are vegan you can use aquafaba which is a vegan egg subsitute […]

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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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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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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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Festive Tomato Lentil Stuffed Squash with Real Good Ketchup

We are big fans of Real Good Ketchup and they have kindly shared a delicious recipe we thought would be great to use with their ketchup, from Nourishing Amy. With chestnuts and thyme and garlicky tahini Serves: 4 Time: 60 minutes Ingredients: 2 medium butternut squash, halved 1 red onion, small dice 2 garlic cloves, […]

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Make a fruity gin cocktail with Ciao Gusto

*this is a review post, we were asked to create a recipe with some products from Ciao Gusto* When life gives you delicious fruit juice, you can enjoy it cold from the fridge, or you can make it a little bit more interesting and make a fruity gin cocktail or two. This recipe calls for […]

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Easy noodle soup with fried eggs or fried tofu

This recipe for noodle soup with Asian rice noodles, topped with a fried egg, chopped spring onions and coriander, is delicious, easy, and something I pull out as a quick meal for both kids and adults. It’s also great for when you are full of cough and cold sniffles as it’s easy to eat, and […]

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