I absolutely love to cook from scratch. If something is a favourite in this house at some point I’m going to try and make it myself. I find I can turn my hand to just about any meal, side or snack, and mostly enjoy it too. This homemade garlic butter is an absolute doddle to make, and forms the basis of lots of tasty fresh pasta lunches, and makes a perfect garlic bread too.Continue reading
I’m a bit of a lover of a sweet treat after tea. As my lovely husband and I are trying to lose weight these days we don’t have many treats at home now. Typically I think if we don’t have them we won’t eat them. Only on the rare occasions do I like to push the boat out and bake us a nice treat.
Recently I made these delicious homemade oat biscuits. They take just 5 minutes to knock up and just 10 minutes in the oven – woohoo! This oat biscuits recipe is really simple and I hope you enjoy it!Continue reading
We are BIG burger fans in our household. We’ve even been known to knock up such unhealthy concoctions as the burger pie! Recently I made Moroccan lamb burgers and they were absolutely delicious, so I’m going to share the recipe with you today! These are ready in under 30 minutes and a real crowd-pleaser! Scroll down to find the recipe card if you want to skip right to making them!
Some nights I just want a nice sweet treat. Trying to lose weight means that we don’t have a huge amount of goodies in our home anymore. This 3 ingredient mug cake takes about 30 seconds to prepare and then another 60 seconds to cook. It is delicious and best of all it is a bargain!
Getting up in the morning and planning dinner is a part of our normal family routine now. It is SO convenient to place a dish in the slow cooker and let it do its thing. Sometimes we don’t have time in the morning so I’ve been testing a range of quicker slow cooker dinners, that only take 2-3 hours. This slow cooker chicken and prawn paella is one such dish. It is ready in around 2.5 hours and tastes almost as good as a paella that has been slaved over for hours! If you’re looking for some inspiration for other slow cooker recipes then be sure to check out my Easy slow cooker recipes (UK recipes).