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Gluten-Free Pastry #2 Mince Pies

My second attempt at gluten-free pastry for mince pies and this one scored a superb 10/10 from my husband who says I can make as many as I like !! The beauty of this pastry is that it can be … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Pastry #1 – Mince Pies

This recipe was my first attempt at short crust pastry for mince pies using the mincemeat I had made a few days earlier (it was sitting in my fridge letting all the flavours mingle and smelled absolutely delicious). I am … Continue reading

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FREE Gluten Free Christmas Ebook

Following on from the delicious Guilt-Free Christmas Cake shared yesterday from one of my new friends on UK Health Bloggers, today I would like to share the amazing FREE Gluten Free Christmas Ebook from Jo Romero of Comfort Bites (just … Continue reading

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Strawberry and Chia Jam

Apart from the fact that it is full of refined sugar, I don’t enjoy shop-bought jam as it always seems too sweet.  I made this strawberry jam to try on some gluten-free scones I was making and was delighted to … Continue reading

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Lemons, Lemons, Lemons !!

I use lemons, as I’m sure most people do.    I use loads of lemons and always have plenty in my fruit bowl. Every morning, when I wake up I have the juice of one lemon in a mug of … Continue reading

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Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Balsamic Vinegar and Honey

I love Brussel sprouts, steamed or even raw in salads but when I saw the recipe for roasted sprouts with balsamic vinegar and honey,  I knew I had to try them asap.  I wasn’t disappointed as they were fantastic and … Continue reading

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African Inspired Sweet Potato, Peanut and Tomato Soup

Not having used Berbere Spice Mix before, this is the third recipe I have recently made using this ingredient and all I can say is thank goodness that I found out about it as the flavour is so delicious.    … Continue reading

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Good Old Fashioned Oxtail Soup

Many, many years ago I remember my paternal grandmother asking me what I would like when I came to stay and my answer was always “Oxtails”.  I still don’t know how she made her stew, but it was magnificent – … Continue reading

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Italian Turkey Meatballs with Marinara Sauce

This is a very convenient recipe to half make-up in advance and then it only takes a minute or two to put it together in a slow-cooker on the day you want to eat it. I made my meatballs the … Continue reading

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Basil and Walnut Pesto with Courgetti Noodles

I don’t know how many times I say that a recipe drops into my inbox when I have just the right ingredients in my fridge/cupboard needing to be used up.  That’s what happened recently when I had a huge basil … Continue reading

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