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Carrot & Coriander Soup

Today I decided I wanted to give the family a healthy low fat lunch and spotting a large bag of carrots and some leftover coriander in the fridge it didn’t take me long to decide what to make. I’d been out to the dentist and buying last minute school stationery with my daughter this morning …

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Houmous with Peanut Butter

Houmous, there seem to be an infinite number of ways of spelling it and many more ways of preparing it! I stumbled across an article in the Huffington Post a while ago about using peanut butter instead of tahini in houmous. It was an idea that struck a chord with me immediately as firstly I’m …

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Slow Cooked Chicken Italian

The longer you own a piece of equipment the better your understanding of it grows and that is very true of my slow cooker. For a long time I took it as gospel that I had to follow the manufacturer’s instructions about only ever putting hot liquids and foods in my slow cooker and then …

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Roasted Tomato, Red Pepper and Chorizo Soup

Yesterday I found myself with a glut of vine tomatoes, peppers and a pack of chorizo and knowing that I had to go to my son’s school in the evening I decided soup and cold food would be the perfect solution. I have tried making a roasted tomato soup before but without stock and it …

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Chilled Picante Summer Soup

I was very excited to be invited to take part in a Virtual Blogger Come Dine With Me organised by Russell Hobbs in which I could use any of their Illumina range of products to make my course. I was allocated the starter and after unpacking all 5 of my new products which included the …

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Simple Pork Fried Rice

Chinese New Year falls on 31 January this year and marks the start of 15 days of celebration. This year is the year of the horse which is said to bring prosperity and wealth (well I think we could all do with some of that)! We have been lucky enough to be invited to be …

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Cream of Tomato & Basil Soup

Heinz, Home-made, frugal, thrifty, easy, quick

I was very pleased to be approached by Penny of Penny’s Recipes to write a guest post for a favourite low cost and easy recipe of mine. I have been following Penny’s blog for a long time and share her ethos for thrifty and simple, good home-cooked food. I came up with my Cream of …

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A Big Night In (& an easy Salad Dressing)

Balsamic Salad Dressing, 70's Party Night

MoneySupermarket recently launched a competition for bloggers to show just how much fun you can have staying in with the help of £50. They will also be choosing one random blogger to win £500! Nights out on the town aren’t cheap these days so I leapt at the chance to have my ideal night at …

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Leftover Winter Vegetable Soup

I made this soup just before Christmas as I’d made a glazed gammon joint and therefore had lovely gammon stock and vegetables left over from it. I was also very aware that like most Brits I’d over bought on the sprout front and had a bag I needed to use up before the big day! …

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Brunch Quesadillas

Just before Christmas one of our neighbours kindly had another Christmas get together and on the invitation it stated 6-8pm. As my family had got up late that day it was too early to eat before we went out so I decided we were going to have Filipa from Gourmet Mum’s Quesadillas with cheese and …

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