Now October is all about Halloween and Halloween equals pumpkin carving. But pumpkin carving is one of the most wasteful activities known to man! Last year an estimated 22.2 million went in the bin after they were carved. The only inedible part of a pumpkin is the stalk, meaning the rest can be put to great use and the experts at Ocado have come up with some fabulous seasonal recipes, including this delicious pumpkin gnocchi recipe, to make use of every part of this versatile vegetable.
While I enjoy the odd G&T, I tend to opt for mainly alcohol-free these days, esspecially since struggling with long covid. With the rise of so many great non-alcoholic alternatives it is no surprise searches for ‘non-alcoholic drink alternatives’ are up by +100% in the past year.
Enter these three delicious mocktail recipes from Ocado, perfect for summer entertaining. And really what is better than a delicious, refreshing mocktail that doesn't leave you with a hangover the next day?
What better way to show our love and appreciation on Mother's Day than by treating those special women in our life to a delicious homemade breakfast? My breakfast vice is, and always has been, pancakes! I order them when we go out for brunch but I very rarely make them at home because they are a special treat and they always taste better when someone else makes them for you!
I have teamed up with Modern Milkman to create this delicious, fluffy blueberry pancake recipe that is sure to make her feel extra special. Not only are these pancakes easy to make, but they're also bursting with fresh blueberries and a hint of lemon, making them the perfect sweet start to any day. So roll up your sleeves, gather your ingredients, and let's get cooking!
I have been thinking about going gluten free as since I had Covid I seem to have become intolorant to so many foods. So I have been on the lookout for some yummy gluten free recipes and this carrot, courgettes and ginger muffins recipe sounds perfect.
Pancake Day is next week - hurrah! Our family has a long history with pancakes with varying levels of success. I initially tried making pancakes with E when she was quite small and I think disaster is the only way to describe it. You can read all about it over on my baking blog which has been dormant for few years now. I notice I titled the post Pancake Apocalpse which sums it up perfectly...
We hosted Boxing Day this year and to make life a little simpler I decided to prep and freeze a range of dishes in advance to minimise my time in the kitchen on the day and allow me to enjoy celebrating. With half my family being vegetarians I needed to make some yummy veggie dishes which didn’t involve mushrooms or peppers! I made this Lasagne exactly how I’d make traditional lasagne but substituted the mince beef for roasted butternut squash!
To reach your nutrition goals and enjoy plenty of healthy, delicious, and nutrient-rich meals on a daily basis, you have to regularly evaluate your shopping and food consumption habits. Do you hurry through the supermarket and pick up the first items you see? Do you always plan to cook a healthy dinner at home but end up ordering takeaway? In a busy, fast-paced world, many people are used to making decisions quickly, always choosing the most convenient option rather than the healthiest one.
In this article, you’ll discover three healthy and smart food shopping habits that can transform your relationship with food.
Continuing my link up with White's Oats, this Apple and Cinnamon Crumble Cake is delicious eaten warm with a cup of tea or with lashings of creamy custard as a pudding - Perfect for Easter Sunday lunch!
The perfect prize for a ramen fan! The gorgeous Japanese ramen set worth £39.50 contains two Karasuba-Iro ramen bowls, two ramen ladles, and a full colour ramen recipe booklet. All packed together in a reusable drawstring cotton gift bag.
This version of a classic dip is a super quick and delicious way to use up those Christmas cheese board leftovers – if you’re lucky enough to have any…
Artist, Baker and Blogger. Mum to my two beautiful, cheeky girls. Muddling my way through parenthood with equally cheeky Husband.