Allergy free Yorkshire puddings

I have been using a recipe I have adapted based on a traditional recipe. I can hand on heart say, that if you eat these, you would not know they are gluten free. They came out crispy and golden and soaked up gravy beautifully. I am delighted they worked out. These really are amazing, gluten […]

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Proper Little Pies

Do you like pie? If like me you are fan of pies and love to try new things, then you may want to get your hands on some of these Proper Little Pies, from the makers of Square Pies.  These are fab little bundles of pastry and yummy filling that you can pop in to […]

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5 Money-Saving Strategies for Raising Your Family Pet

  As a parent, you face many financial challenges while raising a family, from buying food on a budget to ensuring every member of the family has medical coverage. However, some challenges may be complicated, such fitting a four-legged friend into your household finances. Whether you choose to bring an animal into your home or […]

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Gluten free cheese scones.

I love scones, they are SO easy to make and as long as you stick to a few simple rules, like keeping your butter or fat cold and  not playing too much with the dough, I don’t think you can go wrong. I recently made a big batch of scones for a tea party I […]

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Warming winter slow cooked chilli

I love autumn, for many reasons, including the colours as the season changes, and the excuse to pull out warmer, fluffier clothes, and also because it means I can pull out my slow cooker which has been gathering a bit of dust over the summer, and start making warming and comforting meals again.  The slow […]

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Treats made easy with Tesco & Coeliac Awareness week

I live with a family member who has a diagnosed gluten intolerance. It’s actually called non Coeliac gluten allergy. That family member happens to be the husband and for as long as we have been together, I have tried hard to help him be able to enjoy food despite his gluten allergy. He can feel […]

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Proper chips? Bring it on, Actifry…!

I don’t know about you, but when I was growing up, and we had chips, as part of a family meal, my nana or my mum used to roll out the rather scary looking deep fat fryer thing. If you are as old as me (yup, I went there) you will remember this contraption…? It […]

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What’s for dinner? Thank goodness for Dolmio…

I am normally fairly organised when it comes  to meal planning and getting my family fed, but sometimes I just have one of those days where I want dinner to be easy, quick and of course something that the whole family can eat. That can be easier said than done.  That’s when something convenient, but […]

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Around the world in 8 Dishes

Why spend loads of money on expensive plane tickets when you can go traveling in your kitchen? If you treat your family to different world cuisines at dinner time, you can let your taste buds journey to the four corners of the world! Not sure what to cook up tonight? Here are eight great dishes […]

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Adding a dash of the USA to your diet…

Although many of the classic American dishes can be calorific and decadent – just imagine the menu of an American diner – the amazing taste of many of the country’s iconic dishes cannot be disputed. Taste is plentiful and the word ‘moreish’ was made for American food. This collaborative post may make you hungry, you […]

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