Recipe Box: Princes Moroccan Mackerel with rice and chickpeas

As part of my new healthy eating drive, I am trying to discover new foods that are quick and easy to make. I barely get 5 minutes to myself to think about what I can make (let alone whether it is a healthy meal or not!), so when I discovered these handy tins of mackerel from Princes, I had to …

Don’t let food allergies spoil Christmas

Inside: Our party with a dairy free Christmas Jumper Cake.  “Oh no, he can’t eat that” “Can I just check the label?” “Don’t worry I’ll bring something for him” It’s just a part of our lives now, allergies. We are an allergy family. We have been since Lils was born and it is very much our norm these days. We …

Recipe: A Festive Snowball with Warninks Advocaat

Inside: Recipe for a festive Snowball with Warninks Advocaat. Don’t you just love a cocktail? Christmas is a time for snuggling by the fire, Christmas tree lit up, with a cocktail in your hand. And what better cocktail than a Festive Snowball? My mum used to drink Warninks Advocaat and I can clearly remember the iconic yellow drink on her sideboard …

Making cooking easier this Christmas with Panasonic

Once you put the turkey in the oven there is barely any room for anything else is there? We’ve all been there, ramming in the pigs in blankets, the parsnips, roasties and the Yorkshire puddings. Or am I the only one who does Yorkies for Christmas?  With multiple dishes, different timings and temperatures, Christmas dinner can be a stressful event for the …

Baked sweet potatoes with spiced quinoa | Vegan & gluten-free recipe

As a once vegetarian I know full well what it is like to go along to an event to find that there has been no thought put into the veggie option. So now, whatever the dietary need, I always make sure that I put a lot of effort into making something delicious for my guests. This Christmas, I am cooking …

Slimmer’s Secret Supercook Challenge with the Tefal ActiFry

A couple of weeks ago I went along for a very special shoot in London, one that saw me taking part in a cooking challenge with lots of lovely bloggers. The challenge was simple – create a healthy recipe for the Tefal ActiFry. I love my ActiFry and use it all the time! It is so versatile, cooking so many more things …

Prezzo La Famiglia Sharing Bowls

I love going out for dinner, don’t you? There is nothing better than having your food cooked for you and then not having to worry a thing about the clean-up afterwards. My absolute favourite food has got to be Italian – I cannot resist a huge pile of pasta and we have it most days of the week. Whenever we …