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Recipes, meal planning and food related posts.

Preparing Dukan meals at Halloween – Witchy Fingers (or roasted ham-wrapped asparagus spears)

If you’re celebrating Halloween this year, but are conscious of wanting to avoid bingeing on junk food or sweets, there are many Dukan-friendly recipes that allow you to do just that. As well as providing delicious options for you and your guests, they can also incorporate a little bit of…

Meal Planning Monday

Back from our weekend away and time to menu plan for the week again. With a little help from a few foodie magazines here’s what it’s looking like this week: Monday Diet meal or shake – the mans out at work late, the kida have carbonara and I cant be…

Meal Planning Monday

It’s that time of the week again already! The diet went well last week, I lost 7lb and 12 inches in 6 days so I was rather impressed with that. I ended up not even fancying half the food I’d cooked in the evening so had an extra shake instead.…

Meal Planning Monday

A bit late on Monday evening again but it’s almost a tradition these days that I can’t miss! I’m back on the diet wagon yet again so I’m eating my 3 sachets of porridge/shake/pasta type meals then having a healthy low calorie meal in the evening with the man and…

Fun Recipes to Make With Children

Cooking with the kids is always fun; here are some ideas to inspire your little ones and turn your kitchen into their very own adventure park! Fairy cakes Fairy cakes are always a winner as they’re easy to make, which means the kids can get involved. Mix flour, butter, sugar…

Meal Planning Monday

  Another week, another new cookbook! This time it’s Tonia’s Greek Kitchen by Tonia Buxton. A Food Network show they used to show on TV in Malta when I lived there. I loved the show and the book is no different, it’s pcked full of flavoursome dishes that are just…

Meal Planning Monday

Another Monday and another meal plan! I bought myself the new Hairy Bikers diet recipe book last week so I’ll be trying a few recipes out from there as well as few less healthy old favourites too. Monday Beef, mushroom and red wine pie Tuesday Turkey burgers and chips (hairy…