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Crustless Quiche Recipe

Slimming World crustless quiche

My mum passed on this recipe, having had it passed to her from a lady at work who was doing Slimming World. My mum said how lovely it was, and as I am always on the look out for healthy meals I thought we’d give it a try too. We now make this quite often Read the full article…

Jamie Oliver’s Satay Chicken Skewers Recipe

Easy Satay Chicken Skewers

I am a HUGE fan of satay chicken skewers and these are seriously amazing! They are really easy to make too as its pretty much just a blender job and they are much healthier than the Chinese restaurant equivalent. They were part of Jamie Oliver’s 30 minute meals cookbook and TV programme, and here I Read the full article…

Slow Cooker Meat and Potato Pie Filling

Slow Cooker Pie Filling

Just the job on a cold wintery evening. I really love meat and potato pie but rarely have the time to stove cook the filling – so my slow cooker version was born! This is classic pie filling that can bubble away all day in the slow cooker and be transformed into a big comforting Read the full article…

Chicken, Chorizo and Vegetable Supper

Chicken Chorizo And Vegetable Dinner For One

To accompany her guest post on Cooking – Before and After Kids Rachel from Dinky Thinks has also shared a yummy looking recipe with us too. This is a perfect dinner for when your other half / kids are out and you want a quick one pot supper. The recipe below serves 1 but can Read the full article…

Sweet and Sticky Glazed Pork Chops Recipe

Glazed Pork Chops

This is a really easy way to turn a boring pork chop into something mouth-wateringly delicious. The apple sauce chars in the pan to give the chops a a lovely sweet and sticky glaze. If you don’t have apple sauce you can use honey, maple syrup, mango chutney, apricot jam or similar. Please excuse how Read the full article…

Amazing Slow Cooker Minced Beef

slow cooker minced beef

This is probably the recipe I make the most in my slow cooker. It gives a mouth wateringly good beef in gravy mince mix that is really versatile and can make lots of gorgeous warming meals! It is great: – As pie filling in pastry pies (mince beef and onion style). Just roll some pastry out Read the full article…

The Forrester Savoury Pancake Recipe

Savoury Pancake With Spring Onion, Herbs, Potato and Peas

I had this gorgeous savoury pancake at the Pancake House restaurant when we were on holiday in Center Parcs. I absolutely loved it and couldn’t wait to try and recreate it  as a ‘fake-away’ at home. It was a good job I did too as they have now changed the menu and no longer serve Read the full article…

Macaroni Cheese With Hidden Veg Sauce

Hidden Veg Macaroni Cheese

Who knew that something so creamy, comforting and naughty-feeling could pack a good serving of cauliflower and broccoli? This is perfect for the fussiest of children, and me and hubby both prefer it to normal mac and cheese now. This is a gorgeously gooey mac and cheese with a hidden vegetable sauce (OK, its not Read the full article…

Puff Pastry Courgette Tart Recipe

Courgette Tart Recipe With Garlic And Herb Cream Cheese

This simple courgette tart is a really easy recipe that takes just a couple of minutes to throw together but  still feels really home-made and satisfying. It is a great recipe for using up leftover courgettes and the garlic and herb cream cheese makes it lovely and tasty. It is similar to my puff pastry Read the full article…

Slow Cooker Sausage Pasta

Slow Cooker Sausage Pasta

This was a bit of a bottom of the fridge combination of some sausages I had leftover, some vegetables and some tinned tomatoes, however it turned out to be one of the nicest recipes I have ever made it my crockpot. The sausages break down to make a gorgeous ragu style sauce which has a Read the full article…