August 30, 2018

Holidays are a fantastic opportunity to see new places, try new things, relax and spend time with the family. They are also a chance to be a bit more lax about food, drink, sleep and exercise. Following my own advice (see post 30 July 2018), I have definitely been indu...

August 20, 2018

You can’t have failed to notice the huge array of nuts which are now available in health shops, snack bars and supermarkets these days. No longer is it just that greasy bowl of peanuts at the end of the bar. Walnuts, brazils, pecans, almonds and cashews are all readily...

August 14, 2018

Beetroot is quite a maligned vegetable, bringing up images of sweaty packets of pickled beetroot or jars of cold beetroot soup. However, since finding out about the benefits of beetroot, I have been trying to find ways to get more into my family's meals.

Beetroot can be...

August 9, 2018

Serving lots of different vegetables at a meal does not have to mean using every pan in the kitchen. I like to use the baking tray method to get a wide variety in a single meal.

In this potato traybake, I have used carrots, new potatoes, sweet potatoes, red onions, red...

August 3, 2018

I'm having lots of fun with my new lolly mould set. I wasn't too keen on the ingredients in the ice lollies in the shops, so I decided to make my own to cool the kids off on a hot day.

The one in the picture was made by juicing a couple of red grapefruits. We have also...

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