Category Archives: Food Thoughts & Nutrition

Actimel Family Wellbeing Fund & Our Mini Garden Orchard

A couple of months ago I was invited by Actimel to apply for funding for a project I thought would be beneficial to my family involving food. It didn’t take me long to realise this would be my chance to … Continue reading

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Smoked Salmon Pasta

This recipe from, my meal plans, is continuously the most popular recipe on my blog. The pasta recipe is unbelievably quick. I even surprise myself how quickly dinner is on the table when I make this dish, and despite salmon appearing … Continue reading

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My Chicken Noodle Broth

Dinner tonight was my chicken noodle broth recipe. Yesterday we had a roast chicken and this is a fantastic, healthy way to use up the leftovers. Plus it is like having your own healthy Chinese takeaway at home. I made … Continue reading

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Love You, Love Your Heart, Healthy Valentine’s Cookies

With Valentine’s day coming soon, I thought it would be great to find recipes that care about your heart as well as your tastebuds. I found the recipe for these cookies made with wholewheat flour and coconut at the blog … Continue reading

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Savoury Pumpkin Recipes

Following on from my list of recommended sweet pumpkin recipes I have found some of my favourite savoury pumpkin recipes to share. I hope you like them! Pumpkin Lasanga I am excited by this recipe. It is full of so … Continue reading

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Sweet Pumpkin Recipes

This weekend I’m going to buy some pumpkins and get baking. Following all the requests I’ve had for pumpkin recipes here are some of the sweet recipes I would like to try. Click on the titles to read the recipes … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Parfait

Yesterday I wrote about how to make pumpkin puree which is popular in American cooking. They use it to make cakes, scones, puddings and pies. If you don’t want to make your own pureed pumpkin a canned version which is … Continue reading

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Quick Work Day Dinner

I’m a stay at home Mum, but if my Dad’s PA is ever ill then I fill in. This week I’ve been working and I invented this recipe so I could cook dinner super fast when I got home from … Continue reading

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Total Greek Yogurt & My Daddy Cooks

Last Sunday we were invited to Potters Field, right at the foot of Tower Bridge, for an event hosted by Total Greek Yogurt. Blogger, food writer & radio presenter Nick Coffer of My Daddy Cooks was demonstrating with his 4 … Continue reading

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Sainsbury’s £50 Meal Planner

This is one of the tasty meals I cooked last week from the Sainsbury’s Feed Your Family for £50 promotion. Sainsbury’s have devised a meal planner that feeds a family of 4 three meals a day for a whole week … Continue reading

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