Easy Spiced Muffins – gluten free/cows milk free recipe

*we were sent a sample of spice mix to try. All words, photos and thoughts are our own. Information taken from source, with permission* These speculaas spiced muffins are easy to make, and when they are baking make the house smell AMAZING! I must confess, whilst I am not a huge cake eater, or biscuit […]

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Cheat’s Roast Potatoes

I LOVE roast potatoes. Crispy on the outside, fluffy in the middle. But I am also very lazy and whilst I do make proper, peeled, boiled then roasted potatoes for special occasions, I mostly make them in a cheat way that satisfies the roast potato need but is way less effort. This cheat version makes […]

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Creating a delicious dairy free dessert with Ciao Gusto

*This is a review post. We were kindly sent some items to create a recipe with* When the husband and I first got together, almost 21 years ago, I learned pretty quickly, that I would have to adapt life around his food allergies. Back then there was very little in the way of nice food […]

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Cows Milk Free Pizza – it can be done

This is a very quick, cheat recipe. My kids LOVE pizza, but both my big boy and smaller boy are allergic to cows milk, so we have to look for other options. Goats milk products work for them, safely, so that’s what we use. Goats cheese, the hard version, is actually pretty good when melted, […]

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We are rubbish at food waste. We need to do better.

I am not one for resolutions. I don’t tend to make plans for the new year, or swear I will try to make big changes. However, one of the things I wanted to do in 2019 was try and be better about food waste. We are, frankly, rubbish at it. As a family, we don’t […]

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Emily’s Delicious and Easy Flapjacks

This is Emily’s recipe for flapjacks. Both my kids love cooking, and helping in the kitchen, and I am a firm believer that kids should learn to cook and bake as life skills. These are delicious and don’t last long when she makes them. She is like me and took a couple of recipes and […]

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Meat Matters – Easy Greek Style Lamb casserole with couscous.

This post is an entry for the #MeatMatters Challenge, sponsored by Simply Beef and Lamb. Learn more about the benefits of cooking and eating beef and lamb along with recipe ideas and inspiration here! We love having people over for meals, and I enjoy cooking and feeding people, and hosting people in my home. I have […]

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Baking with kids – sour dough bread

My kids love baking and bread is something  we love to make and an activity that they enjoy and I find makes for a fun time in the kitchen. Sour dough bread uses a mixture of flour and water that has been left to “fester” as LSH so charmingly puts it, but actually it is […]

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How to Cope with Family Food Allergies

*this is a collaborative post* While most advice regarding food allergies relates to helping children cope, they can affect anyone at any age. Learning to cope goes far beyond understanding potential symptoms and dangers. We also have to learn to manage food-related fears and anxieties.  Coping with family food allergies starts with identifying the cause, […]

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