Easy and delicious red pepper dip

This delicious red pepper dip is sweet and smoky and perfect as a dip, or served on the side with just about anything. The recipe is from Stem & Glory Serves 2-4 1 red pepper cut into strips 1 red onion sliced 1 large whole clove garlic ½ tsp smoked paprika (optional) 1 tsp balsamic […]


Easy and delicious Vegan Quiche

Vegan Quiche is possible and actually delicious. It’s also easy to make and this recipe from Stem & Glory is easy to make and great if you are vegan or serving someone with an egg allergy. Makes 8 large slices It’s very tasty straight from the oven and works fab cold in apicnic with some […]


My Sunday Photo -ugly but adorable

I’ve never actually seen a baby flamingo in real life before. Snapped a shot of these at Birdland in Bourton on the Water this week. A little ugly, but I also think adorable. All babies are beautiful in their own way. My other question is do flamingo mind U.K. weather given that it’s not naturally […]


A vegan BLT sandwich – No bacon needed.

If like me, you miss bacon as a vegan, then you may want to try this recipe for a vegan BLT sandwich. Perfect for weekend brunches or picnics or for your lunch box. The recipe is from Louise Palmer Masterton, founder of Stem & Glory. No bacon needed. The ‘VLT’ (Vegan BLT) Makes 2-4 rounds […]


My Sunday photo – where’s my lunch?

When you know you put your lunch somewhere but just can’t seem to remember where… Our two-year-old leopard gecko has lost track of his food again, can you spot where it is? Please do not copy my work, or use my photos. Thanks © 2021 karen reekieAll Rights ReservedOriginal content here is published under these license terms: X License Type:Read OnlyLicense Abstract:You may read the original content in the context in […]


Top tips for avoiding rogue traders

It’s easier than you think to fall victim to a dodgy builder or plumber but these tips for avoiding rogue traders might help you avoid that and mean you face less stress and financial strain. You would be surprised at how often it happens and how many dodgy jobs rogue traders get away with because […]


Easy & Delicious Vegan Egg Mayo Sandwiches

This recipe for vegan “egg” mayo sandwiches from Louise Palmer Masterton, founder of Stem & Glory is perfect and it’s easy. If you are looking for a recipe that’s perfect for picnics or to feed vegan friends when they come for lunch, or you are vegan miss egg sandwiches then this might be just what […]


Delicious cheese and herb potato gratin

Potatoes are life as far as I’m concerned and this cheese and herb potato gratin, whilst a little bit of work and effort to make is worth it. It’s melting, cheesy, creamy, and full of soft potato deliciousness. I pull this out for when I’m feeding lots of people and there are never any leftovers. […]


About Cats, Kids, Chaos


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