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Toffee Apples

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You really should give this recipe ago,especially as there is no better night to eat them than fireworks night, which just happens to be tonight!! We all need a nostalgic […]

Duck and Spiced Plum Autumn Salad

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For me, this salad represents autumn. The plums in the salad complement the rich duck and bring a warm component to the dish. Serves 2 2 Cooked aromatic or confit […]

Gingerbread Cupcakes

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It’s the time of year when you are feeling the need for warmth and spice. These cupcakes are great for all the family and totally nostalgic. It’s time to plump […]

The unladylike sandwich

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There is no possible way to eat this sandwich without getting it all over you. So consume while you’re still in your pyjamas!  This feast is my ultimate favourite; the […]

Spicy Beans and Pepperami on Toast with Fried Egg

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On toast, in jackets or served as a soup, this savvy- savers brunch is quick, cheap and cheerful. Prep time 10 minutes Cook time 15 minutes Serves 2 75g Pepperami, […]

Cinnamon and Carrot Cookies

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Ever wondered what to do with those few poor, slightly floppy carrots that are hanging about in the bottom of your vegetable tray?? Well, here you go.  An old wartime […]

STIR FRY RICE NOODLES WITH PRAWNS AND EDAMAME

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A staple in our house hold and I promise you, there is nothing wrong with buying a few ready prepared ingredients when time is short but a healthy homemade meal […]

Quick Salbitxada Sauce

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With a glut of vitamin C rich, juicy, baby plum tomatoes about at the moment I couldn’t resist throwing this cheeky sauce/salsa together this week. Traditionally made using all roasted […]

Lamb, Sultana and Almond Meatballs with Tomato and Aubergine Sauce and Brown Rice Salad

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Iron and protein rich.Iron is an essential and highly important nutrient for your body throughout your life. Being anaemic or having low iron levels after the birth of your baby […]

Frozen Greek Yoghurt and Pomegranate Cubes 

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This is another recipe from my lastest pregnancy book, Blooming Delicious. Vermillion. £18.99 pictures by Chris Terry. These look so pretty and are extremely satisfying to eat, especially when it’s […]

Juice Tip

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Juices are great way of topping up on your bodies essential vitamins such as Vitamin C, K and Beta Carotene.  They are not a substitute for a balanced and healthy […]

GREEN MINESTRONE

Green Minestrone Soup

I wrote this recipe specifically for my pregnancy cookbook, Blooming Delicious, however it’s a great soup for the whole family.  Packed full of amazing nutrients, vitamins, colour and flavour.  Eating […]

COD AND SWEET POTATO FISH CAKES

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Blooming Delicious, Vermilion Publishing. £18.99. Photography by Chris Terry This recipe has been lifted from the Nesting chapter of my book, Blooming Delicious.  Nesting is a stage that many mums-to-be […]

LIME AND RASPBERRY POSSET

Lime raspberry Posset

900mls Double cream 250g Sugar 125mls Lemon juice 2 tsp Vanilla paste 100g Fresh raspberries Pour the cream into a saucepan and add the sugar. Turn the heat and low […]

PEACH AND RASPBERRY GLUTEN FREE AND DAIRY FREE MUFFINS

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RASPBERRY and PEACH MUFFINS Muffins are a great way to start the day. Moist and juicy, sticky and succulent. Not some thing you would bother to do everyday I know, […]

LEMON AND LIME SEMI FREDO

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Semi fredo is the best option when it comes to making ice-creamy things at home with out the aid of a ice cream machine. You don’t need to churn this […]