Category Archives: Miscellany

Smoky Trail Mix

Christmas is coming so I am always on the lookout for new recipes to try and this one caught my eye.   There is nothing nicer than nibbling on slightly spicy, smoky nuts and seeds which are homemade. The ratio of … Continue reading

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‘Cheddar’ Drop Biscuits – Dairy and grain free

For anyone following a dairy-free, grain-free, gluten-free, sugar-free diet these lovely Keto ‘Cheddar’ Drop Biscuits from Healthful Pursuit are absolutely delicious and extremely tasty as well as being low-carb.   Cheesy, with a slight ‘hit’ from the mustard powder,  it was … Continue reading

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Dried Herbs

Having moved to our wonderful new home in March of this year, I haven’t been trying out many new recipes lately but sticking to my tried and trusted favourites. We are having such an exciting time sorting everything out and … Continue reading

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Quick and Simple Homemade Mayonnaise

I really didn’t think this mayo recipe would work when I saw it on the Healthy Foodie – or perhaps I would end up with something not particularly pleasant.  How wrong I was! This is the most perfect creamy mayonnaise … Continue reading

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Tomato, Mozzarella and Avocado on Toast

The other day I was given a box of delicious looking gluten-free Melba toasts with dates, walnuts and sunflower seeds.  A day or two later what should arrive in my inbox but a recipe from Jamie’s Super Food Family Classics … Continue reading

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Lemon Sauce for Roast Chicken

The most odd thoughts pop into my mind sometimes when I go to bed and this was no exception, but I am so pleased it did as the result was superb. I had a fresh chicken in the fridge ready … Continue reading

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Fruit Salsa

I love a good salsa.  It can liven up the most boring of meals and bring new life to everyday salads. I called this a ‘fruit’ salsa as officially tomato is a fruit so the only non-fruit  is the onion.   … Continue reading

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Socca Crepe/Pancake/Flatbread

Socca is a very universal recipe using gram/chickpea flour with seasonings, a little oil and water to make a batter.   The addition of herbs and/or spices make a pleasant change.  Cumin seeds can be added, but I like using sesame … Continue reading

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Colourful Coleslaw

I love having a bowl of coleslaw in the fridge as it goes with so many different dishes.   This recipe is simple to make and will last in the fridge for a few days. In addition to the cabbage, onions … Continue reading

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Coconut Rice

There are some dishes which really are a match made in heaven with coconut rice. I like this recipe as it can be made in advance and it also freezes beautifully.  Always make sure it is piping hot when re-heating … Continue reading

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