Chicken Soup Recipe

There is something about soup that I equate with cooler temperatures or not feeling well. I recently had a need for some comfort food, and I decided to whip up a batch of chicken soup. You can make this with or without noodles. I tend to make it without, and just add them, if I […]

Slow cooker cashew chicken

Fall is well and truly here now, rainy, shorter days, and it has started to turn chilly. I have finally had to retire my fleece and get my coats out. As the weather has changed and I am incredibly busy at work and home, I have very little spare time at the moment to create […]

Blueberry & hazelnut baked oatmeal

It has been quite a long week. I have not been active on the blog as I have been busy working and studying. I had Monday set aside for a post but due to the bad weather, we had no power. No trains, no electric, no internet, no heat. However did we manage before constant […]

Garlicky spinach & parmesan pasta

Do you ever invent meals based on the meagre ingredients in your fridge? Ok, so that is how this dinner came about. After baking doughnuts and cookies all day, and realising come dinner time that I had not had lunch. I don’t count the taste testing I did as lunch. Or the calories. I didn’t […]

Tasty Tuesday’s and a call for Halloween recipes

Welcome to Tasty Tuesday’s Recipe sharing and link up party This is a blog hop and recipe sharing kind of day. This week has a call for Halloween theme. Find your best ghoulish or halloween themed recipes to share. I am baking up more pumpkins today for some fresh puree. It was a busy week […]

Smoky chili with chipotle peppers

Sundays are made for big eats. In my house, during the fall Sundays are the day that chores are done, the garden gets sorted, and I usually have a pot of something on the stove, or in the slow cooker. It is also the day that hubby watches european football (soccer) and American football. American […]

Weekend snacks, 2 quick and easy dips

Now you might know that I don’t usually post at the weekend. I tend to use that time to try out recipes in the kitchen, turn off the social media, put my mobile away and spend time with my husband and the cats. I am making an effort to write more in aid of┬áNational Blog […]

Spicy Pumpkin & Apple Butter in the slow cooker

I am taking part in BlogHer’s┬áNaBloPoMo for October with the theme of Fall, easy. BlogHer is challenging those who are interested to blog every day in October. Now I have no idea what will happen this month, when the house sale will go through, or where I will be living, but I needed a challenge […]

Roasted sweet potato & coconut soup

It is a wet miserable day here today and all I wanted was to stay in bed snuggled under the covers. The next best thing is to get in the kitchen and whip up some goodies to eat. I love make recipes that I can take to work the next day, so thinking ahead to […]

Rich beef stew with herby dumplings slow cooker recipe

I have been in the process of emptying out my freezers (yes there are only 2 people in my house and we have 2 freezers). I am preparing slowly for the upcoming move and that means using up everything possible in the pantry and freezer. I found some mystery meat in the freezer, beef rib […]