Cooking up some different with Sous Chef

*this is a review post, I was sent some items to try, and share about, but all opinions are my own* I love to cook, and feed people. Being in the kitchen, making food, baking and also eating, is one of my happy places. I like feeding my family, and other people, be it guests […]

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Hot chocolate ingredients, and a blender, carton of oat milk

Deliciously Dairy Free Hot Chocolate

My lovely friend Danielle, who is an amazing cook, baker, creator of beautiful things, who is also a busy wife and mum, kindly shared this recipe with me, and said she was happy for me to share it here. I happened to be looking for a lower sugar, dairy free hot chocolate recipe and she […]

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Simple tofu stir fry

I am currently on a bit of a health kick, cutting back processed foods, avoiding sugar, adding in more fresh fruit, vegetables, and making healthier choices. I am secretly hoping to get back to my old target weight when previously lost weight, but I am holding onto that loosely.  One thing I enjoy and a […]

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Easy & yummy citrus shortbread style cookies…

I love to bake, and because I bake for work (the groups I run provide home baked treats for the parents and carers that attend) I like to find recipes that can be made in big batches but that still taste yummy.  I recently made some simple shortbread style cookies, for the children at our […]

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That’s me in the corner, baking bread…

When the going gets tough, or I am tired, or stressed, I don’t go shopping, I don’t get drunk, I don’t watch sad movies to allow myself to cry, or eat vast quantities of comfort foods.  I do things, productive and creative things.  I like to cook, but mostly I like to bake.  It makes […]

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Simple but delicious salmon…

I am always looking for recipes that are easy but delicious, and that will go down well with my family. We love eating fish, and because fish is good for us, I often try to incorporate fish as a meal into my weekly meal planning and shopping.  Salmon features regularly on the menu here and […]

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Can a dairy free cheese sauce work?

I love to experiment with my cooking. A lot of the time the results are happy and the children and husband eat what I have made with no complaint and sometimes, if I have struck really lucky, they say I can make it again. Sometimes it doesn’t work out so well and my taste testers […]

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