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Udilicious Snacking!

You may have seen on your supermarket shelves some new goodies from Udi’s. Despite trying to stick to a diet I couldn’t resist the opportunity to try some of the latest range for myself and was delighted when a box of Udiliciousness arrived on my doorstep ­čÖé A few lovely snacking options inside, it was […]

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Chopping & Cooking: Skenda Knives

I was delighted recently to be offered the opportunity to give a set of Skenda knives a try. I’m not the safest girl in the kitchen with sharp things but really liked the look of these. I love how the bold bright colours fit in with my kitchen bits and bobs and I love the […]

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Christmas Food 2015

Chocolate Christmas Cake

  This Christmas I’m not actually doing any baking as I’m really trying to be strict with myself about losing weight and getting fitter. Gradually the dizzy migraines are subsiding so on good days I’m really working hard at reaching my targets. That’s not to say the hunger pangs don’t strike when the Timehop app […]

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Christmas Food 2015

Turkey Thursday…Planning For Leftovers

Now we’re in December, many of you will be making shopping lists for food as those valuable online delivery slots for Christmas get snapped up. This is one of those times I’m quite happy to only have to worry about feeding myself and Stella. Supermarkets go bonkers, shoppers forget that most of the supermarkets will […]

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I’m Still Not A Hairy Biker

I was talking to a friend the other day about trying to lose weight without giving up tasty food while I can’t exercise as much as I’d like. When he mentioned the Hairy Bikers diet cookbook I thought back to my┬álasagna experiment but then he said pie. Pie?! Who doesn’t like a pie? I know […]

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Christmas Food 2015

Sticky Sausages Go Large

Ages ago I shared one of Nigel Slater’s Christmas recipes┬á– it’s only Christmassy because it has cranberries in it – I make it all year round! Also, because there’s only me, I make a batch in the oven rather than on the hob and re-heat during the week. I love these with a jacket potato […]

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Dear Chocolate

It’s Prose For Thought time again over at Verily Victoria Vocalises and what better subject to think about than chocolate as it’s Chocolate Week?! I wrote a few little poems last year but wanted to bring something more substantial for 2015. It was harder than I thought though and no words came until yesterday! Maybe […]

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