Food

Recipes, meal planning and food related posts.

Scones

There’s nothing more quintessentially English than scones with clotted cream and jam. They’re a doddle to make and absolutely delicious. Me being a little different, I’m not that keen on jam so I made mine with clotted cream drizzled with golden syrup and they were oh so delicious. So how…

Meal Planning Monday

Welcome back to Meal Planning Monday! It’s that time of the week again and this week it’s definitely time to use up what we have in the cupboards and freezer! Here’s what’s on the menu this week: Monday Toad in the hole Tuesday Paella Wednesday Chicken and broccoli pasta bake…

BEAR Alphabites Cereal

When a package arrives from BEAR you know it’s going to be something the kids will love (they already have my 3 year old addicted to their fruit snacks and by addicted I mean utterly obsessed with them and for a kid that won’t eat fruit that’s a miracle!) so…

Meal Planning Monday

The Slimming World style menu went down a treat last week, although thanks to overindulging on the chocolate front I’m not expecting a loss this week. I need to get strict on myself this week and not only eat decent meals but snack on healthy food too if I can’t…

Slimming World Recipes

It seems my most popular blog posts are those featuring Slimming World recipes, so I thought why not keep them all in one place to help find them quicker. Here you’ll find a few of my own and links to some of my favourite Slimming World recipes for you to…

Beer Can Chicken

I’d been meaning to give this beer can chicken recipe a go for ages. The promise of succulent chicken that just melts in your mouth was too much to resist and it adds a little bit of novelty to your basic roast chicken recipe. Here’s the finished article, ready to…

Meal Planning Monday

I need to hit the dieting hard this week – last week was pretty much a disaster after getting some bad news on Monday job wise and I pretty much ate to cheer myself up, not that it helped of course! So here’s what the next week is looking like:…