Foodie Penpal Reveal January 2013

Foodie Penpals Reveal

It’s time for the Foodie Penpal Reveal January 2013….drum roll please. This month I was paired with Kim Janssen from The Netherlands, unfortunately she does not have a blog so I cannot share. but I did send her a mix of items for baking and snacking, including my homemade vanilla extract that I have been […]

Black bean burger recipe

Black bean burger

I have just realised that I have only 1 more month to really get in shape ahead of our ski trip. Now as someone who doesn’t get to ski that often, my normal running does not give me the level of fitness I need to handle a week of skiing. So, on the theme of […]

Beef stroganoff recipe

beef stroganoff recipe

It is lovely and snowy here in the SE coast of the UK, as in it started snowing yesterday morning and didn’t stop until nearly bedtime. This necessitates long walks out in the snow followed by a trip to the pub just to warm up of course. Long story short, we stayed out chatting to […]

Bagel recipe….and a great arm workout

I have been naïvely promising my other half that I would make him some homemade bagels. How hard could it be? Ha! Well now I know. The end product was both pleasing to the eye and taste buds, but holy cow was it a lot of work. I started with a recipe I had seen […]

Beef bolognese recipe used 2 ways

Stuffed peppers

I love when I have a recipe that tastes naughty but is completely healthy. My beef bolognese recipe is not only delicious, but it is good for you, warming, and freezes well. I have decided I will be accountable for my eating in the new year, so have decided to give weight watchers a try along […]

Lemon curd recipe and happy new year

homemade lemon curd Happy New Year! I love this time of year, with the promise of new beginnings, and the inevitable diet that follows a month of excess. I love the holiday season, don’t get me wrong, but I do love getting back to “normal” in January, the lists and the new calendar to mark with […]