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Recipe | Pea Cakes

Recipe | Pea Cakes

I just call these cakes because they’re baked in the oven rather than fried.  Fred isn’t really a huge fan of veg, so giving him these means that he gets at least some of the nutrients!  It’s a really simple recipe to remember too (always […]

Recipe | Pea Fritters

Recipe | Pea Fritters

This is a great recipe for pea fritters – especially if your little ones don’t like veg that much.  It’s a great way to get much needed nutrients into your kids!  It’s a really simple recipe to remember too (always handy if you have a […]

Recipe | Weetabix Cake

Recipe | Weetabix Cake

Ok, so this is branded as a “Weetabix Cake” but you can use any wheat biscuits!  The result is a cake that’s crunchy on the outside, and squidgy in the middle.  There’s no added sugar (the sultanas make it sweet enough), so it makes it […]

Chickpea and sweetcorn burgers

Chickpea and sweetcorn burgers

Looking to cut down on your meat?  This recipe for Chickpea and Sweetcorn Burgers is a winner…

Apricot & Sultana Couscous Loaf

Apricot & Sultana Couscous Loaf

Couscous loaf?!  Whaaaat?  Yes, it’s true – the combination of couscous and yogurt is a thing, and a rather delicious thing it is too.

Recipe | Banana Bites

Recipe | Banana Bites

I’ve made these loads and loads.  They are so easy (trust me, they really are!) and there’s no weighing of ingredients.  They contain no added refined sugar, so are healthy for you as a snack (an alternative to a sugary biscuit/flapjack) and for little ones […]

Banana Loaf

Banana Loaf

A much anticipated addition to my blog. 🙂  This is lower in fat than normal banana loaf recipes, and you can use a sugar substitute to reduce the calories further.  If you cut the finished loaf into 15 equal slices, it comes in at less than […]

Recipe | Honey, Pecan & Cranberry Granola bars

Recipe | Honey, Pecan & Cranberry Granola bars

You can substitute the nuts and dried fruit freely; just use the basic ratio of 75g nuts and 50g dried fruit, and away you go!  Have fun with this recipe and make it your own. 🙂 Ingredients 100g rolled oats 100g runny honey 50g chopped […]

Friday Recipe | Christmas Pudding

Friday Recipe | Christmas Pudding

It’s not too late if you still want to make your own Christmas pudding!  Ingredients 300g brandy-soaked mixed fruit (raisins, currants and sultanas) – I bought mine pre-soaked from Lidl! 75g ready-to-eat dried figs, chopped 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon mixed spice 1/2 teaspoon […]

Recipe | Quick Veg Noodles

Recipe | Quick Veg Noodles

I bought a pack of Barenaked Noodles on a bit of a whim when I was in Holland and Barrett a couple of months ago, and they have been sitting in my cupboard!  I found them this lunchtime, just as I was rummaging for something […]