National Vegetarian Week – 5 Tasty Recipes

Rainbow Salad Wraps (4 of 5)

This week the National Vegetarian Society is urging us to ‘go green’ and have a go at being vegetarian for a week beginning Monday 19th May to Sunday 25th May 2014. We’ve decided to join in as a family with National Vegetarian Week this year and we’re very much looking forward to experimenting with some… 

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Cinco de Mayo Breakfast Burittos with a kick!

Mexican Burritos

It’s rare that I post about breakfast, but this is a spur-of-the-moment post inspired by today’s breakfast. We fancied Mexican scrambled eggs – something with a little kick to get this Bank Holiday weekend rocking. Breakfast burittos are actually a great way of using up bits that are leftover in the fridge – my burritos… 

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Roasted Rhubarb and Ginger Curd Pancakes

Rhubarb and Ginger Curd Pancake

It’s Pancake Day! Whilst today may be the perfect day to indulge, for the folks over at Abra-ca-Debora, everyday is Pancake Day! I was so pleased to see that my giveaway for an Abra-ca-Debora Pancake Day Hamper, filled to brim with goodies was so popular – thank you to everyone who entered to win. The… 

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Polish apple pancakes and a few resolutions

Polish Apple Pancakes

Happy New Year! I’m back. I’ve indulged in a long break. In fact, the longer I took, the harder it became to throw myself back into blogging and recipe creating. This year I’ve buried my head in the sand a bit too when it comes to ‘diet’ food or New Year’s resolutions. I make resolutions… 

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Breakfast Club: Quick Rhubarb Muffins


A quick post to say that this month, I’m joining in with Fuss Free Helen’s Breakfast Club hosted this month by (BiB’s Finalist!) Katie over on her brilliant blog Feeding Boys and a Firefighter. I’ve had lots of rhubarb given to me recently, from friends and neighbours, who are reporting great crops! The theme is Breakfast Bakes and I… 

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Fish is the Dish – Smoked Mackerel Omelette

Smoked Mackerel Omelette

The Easter weekend is upon us and I am reminded of how, growing up, we would always eat fish on a Friday, not just on Good Friday. And before the chocolate frenzy begins, there is still time to eat simply. We’re starting our day with a Hot Smoked Mackerel Omelette, for a quick and easy omega-3 boost. For… 

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Happy Pancake Day – Exciting Pancake Ideas!

Chocolate Banana Pancakes

Happy Pancake Day! Today is Shrove Tuesday, or Pancake Tuesday, the day we get to use up all the bad things in our cupboards and really make the most of it before lent. Dependening on where you are, you might also be celebrating Mardi Gras, and there are a whole host of other carnival activities taking place all over… 

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Brunch: Swiss Scrambled Eggs, Croissants and Shakes

Swiss Scramble

Believe it or not, this breakfast-brunch was not a hangover cure. We have been recovering from the winter flu bug and I’m trying to cram in as many vitamins and as much goodness into us all as possible. So, here are my Swiss Scrambled Eggs - a warmed all-butter croissant, filled to the brim with spinach, ham, Gruyère cheese and scrambled eggs. You could… 

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