Proper homemade crisps. Add your own flavours

Proper homemade crisps are not as scary to make as you think. I recently had a craving for proper crisps, the kettle chip kind, but wasn’t able to pop to the shops to get some and we don’t tend to keep crisps in the house (because they are a weakness of mine, and I will […]

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Gluten-free & Dairy-Free coffee cake

As much as I adore coffee I am not actually a fan of coffee flavoured things. However, this Gluten-free & Dairy-Free coffee cake is what I term a food group of its own and is a family favourite. It’s easy to make and I have adapted it so it can be made allergy-friendly for gluten […]

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Dairy-free chocolate mousse cheesecake

Cheesecake is something I miss, living in a dairy-free house, and I am afraid to say that the dairy-free versions just don’t cut it for me, however, this dairy-free chocolate mousse cheesecake is easy to make, delicious and you won’t know it’s dairy and gluten-free. It’s not complicated to make. I use my recipe for […]

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Easy guacamole recipe – dairy-free and tasty

Why do I need an easy guacamole recipe? You can buy it in the shops, ready made, and you don’t need to fiddle about making it. Yes, you can, but I have found that a lot of guacamole that is ready made in the shops contains dairy products and for us, that’s a no go […]

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Meat-free bolognese that isn’t too hipster

When I told the husband I was making Meat-free bolognese for dinner he rolled his eyes and made rude remarks about “hippy food”. Since he’s tried it, he has eaten not just the bolognese but also his words too as it’s pretty tasty and even my kids eat it without complaint. I make our meat-free […]

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Easy and delicious roasted carrots

Getting my kids to eat vegetables can sometimes be a challenge but this recipe for roasted carrots that I basically created one day when I had a glut of carrots I needed to use is a firm family favorite, easy to make and works well with all sorts of meals as a side dish or […]

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Homemade gluten-free vegan gingerbread cookies

My kids and the husband love gingerbread cookies, but I find it hard to get any commercially that are allergy-friendly. So I cobbled together a recipe that works to make at home. This one gives you a crunchy on the outside but soft in the middle gingerbread cookie that is fun for kids to decorate […]

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Rosemary roasted vegetables with feta

This rosemary roasted vegetables with feta recipe  one of the husbands’s favourite meals, and came about as an adaption of a Nigella Lawson recipe. In her recipe you can use either chicken thighs, or haloumi cheese, I have done both of those, and they work well, but we like this version. It is also suitable […]

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Banana Custard Tart – better than school dinner custard

*This is a collaborative post* One of the things I remember about school is school dinners and some of what we were served is burned into my memory for good and bad reasons. One pudding I remember was banana custard, which I loved. This banana custard tart recipe using Shaken Udder Milkshake brings back good […]

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Make your own turmeric latte at home…

I am a huge fan of turmeric latte. A friend introduced me to them when I wasn’t well a few years ago with a bad chesty cold. She told me turmeric was good for me and made me drink it. It took me a few goes to get used to the taste and now I […]

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