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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Easy chocolate cupcakes

 I have adapted this recipe, it’s actually a cake recipe, but can be used for cupcakes or for a normal layered chocolate cake. mThis recipe makes about 24 cupcakes or enough for a normal sponge cake, if you prefer that way. I’ve also tweaked it so that it is dairy and gluten free, for our […]

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Matthew’s easy chocolate chip cookies – gluten & dairy free

I find chocolate chip cookie recipes a bit tricky, I don’t know why. Sometimes they don’t just quite for me, and because I’m fussy and like my cookies to be the perfect combination of soft and chewy but chocolately, it’s hard to find a recipe that works. Add the need for them to be gluten […]

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Why I am not making my whole family do Veganuary with me…

If you are active on social media, and aware of the trends of the year, then you will know that a lot of people are doing what is called “Veganuary” or “Veganjanuary”. Some people have gone from being meat eaters to giving up all animal produce and meat, and some people have transitioned from being […]

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