Chocolate Avocado Pudding / Dip

Healthy chocolate pudding – what more can I say? I was SO surprised by this dessert – you would never know it wasn’t a decadent cream-based pudding and that it is actually made from avocados! This is gorgeous served on its own or as a dip with fruit, next time I’m going to grate in some Read the full article…

Easy Homemade Granola Recipe

homemade granola

Super crunchy and tasty granola that is sooo much cheaper and nicer than shop bought. It is dairy free, and can be made vegan if you substitute the honey for agave. And it only takes minutes to make! I am really not a breakfast person, but yoghurt and granola is one thing I actually enjoy Read the full article…

Easy Rhubarb Crumble

easy rhubarb crumble

Sweet and tangy rhubarb with a really easy and versatile crumble topping makes this a quick and delicious dessert! When visiting family over Easter we managed to score ourselves a big bag of rhubarb from my aunty and uncles garden. I couldn’t resist making a rhubarb crumble and got cracking on it the second we Read the full article…

Living Below The Line: Day 5

The final day and I am so so so looking forward to tomorrow. The lack of fruit and fresh veg has left me feeling so rubbish and I can’t wait to eat ‘properly’ tomorrow. All the fresh fruit we had went to the girls so we have had pretty much nothing all week. I can’t Read the full article…

Living Below The Line: Day 4

As we near the end of day 4 the end is in sight, so here’r a rundown of today’s meals.  I had a piece of toast with jam while the girls had cereal and a piece of toast too. Lunch was leftover rubbish risotto from yesterday, made slightly more bearable by the fact I fried Read the full article…

Living Below The Line: Day 3

As we finish our third day I feel slightly panicky about the next few days – packets are beginning to empty. Today for breakfast we had cornflakes and milk (watered down for me and hubby to make the bottle last longer for the kids). Lunch was a boiled egg and toast and dinner was rice-sotto (risotto Read the full article…

Living Below The Line: Day 2

As I write this my head is banging and my stomach rumbling. My headache has been constant for the past few days, which I think is to do with not having any caffeine and very little sugar. Breakfast today was 1 slice of wholemeal toast with butter and jam. Mid morning the kids shared a Read the full article…

Living Below The Line: Day 1

Day 1 of living below the line is almost complete so here is what we have eaten today and how we found our first day. Breakfast was cereal – I had to really water down the milk on my cornflakes as hubby fed him and the kids while I slept in this morning and he Read the full article…

#belowtheline Spaghetti With Tomato And Vegetables

This spaghetti dish comes in at a super thrifty 46p for a family of 4 (2 adults, 2 kids) – less than 12p a person! It is really tasty too, the stock cube flavours it really well. The veg goes super soft and disguises well in the sauce, which is great for fussy little ones. Read the full article…

Creamy Coconut Curry

A super simple homemade curry with no need for hundreds of spices as it only uses curry powder. Great with meat or vegetarian, dairy free, mild and sooo tasty –  kids and adults will love this. I am not really a fan of making curries, mainly because they always have a huge list of ingredients Read the full article…