For the love of lentils


It is a Monday in October, it is cold and damp outside, but inside my house it is warm and cosy. I don’t feel in the mood for wintry, lovely sticktoyourribs food today. I want something light, herby, easy on the tongue and the stomach.

I want lentils.

What? I hear you say. But [… More …]

Pies for British Pie Week – Homity Pie


It is nearly the end of British Pie week, and I feel [… More …]

Who said there’s no such thing as a free lunch?


Wheat free I mean….

Rather a nasty flare up of red spottiness on my cheek means I am attempting to clean my blood out with a sort-of-detox.

Nothing vicious, just no wheat, alcohol, coffee, chocolate or sugar, no dairy except yoghurt. Lots of raw fruit and veggies, lots and LOTS of water.

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Slimming World – Potato and Egg Salad


I meant to write this up for Naomi at my Slimming World group ages ago, but somehow it just got moved further and further [… More …]

Slimming World – Waldorf Salad


Waldorf Salad

A very tasty springlike salad for the warmer days I hope are on their way. Not complicated but very good, I like this for lunch to eat [… More …]

Slimming World : Tabbouleh – Wheat, Lemon, Mint & Parsley Salad

Tweet Tabbouleh

Tabbouleh, that lovely bright sunshine of a salad, found all over the Middle East, that livens up a Christmas Buffet so well, is also a brilliant addition to any [… More …]