month : 02/2017 4 results

Blueberry and cinnamon pancakes

I am often playing around with different 'alternative' pancake recipes, as pancakes are my girls' favourite breakfast. These ones took me 3 versions to get right, but they were absolutely delicious as a finished dish! I chose not to add any sweetness into the actual pancake mix- I love the natural sweetness of blueberries when they are warm and bursting apart, and I like to drizzle maple syrup over the top of these afterwards. If you prefer them sweeter you can always add some stevia ...

Healthy orange and oat cookies

  I've just recently discovered Grape Nuts, thanks to Nikki who blogs at Fopperholic, I hoped that they would be a replacement for my favourite Granola, but I am not keen on the taste of them just with yoghurt and fruit, however, they are fantastic baked into goodies! If you aren't sure what they are you can see them here on Amazon (click) but they are available in the cereal aisle of most supermarkets. They provide a lovely crunch to these cookies, and the bonus is that they are ...

Blueberry, oat, cinnamon and almond muffins

Finding new ways of baking with oats has been my saviour since starting to follow Slimming World. I've never really been a fan of breakfast, and I need something really tempting to make me fancy it! I adore oats because they are just so filling, but I find porridge hard to eat. Baked oats are so delicious and these muffins are just yummy! I just love the crunchiness of the almonds on top of these. I don't add any sweetness into the muffin mix- I like to serve them with raspberries, fat-free ...

Comptoir Libanais Exeter- fresh, healthy Lebanese food

I was super- excited when my friend Tilly (who blogs at Mummy Rules) told me that we had been invited to dine at Comptoir Libanais in Exeter. The prospect of a evening out (aptly named a 'Mum-date' by Tilly!), having a good gossip, and some great food and wine couldn't have been more appealing. I was intrigued by the menu at Comptoir Libanais having only quite recently discovered Middle-Eastern food- it's my current favourite cuisine! (You may have seen my pre-Christmas Persian dinner ...