Homemade healthy crackers to complement the new Ilchester® Light Cheese Selection Net
Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Norseland.
If you're a cheese-lover or a savoury snack lover, then this is for you! Ilchester® cheese (who famously brought us the Cheese Advent Calendar in 2018!) have released 3 of their delicious cheeses in a Light Cheese Selection! The net contains Fiery Mexicana® (my absolute favourite!), Smoky Applewood® and Creamy Ilchester® . The brilliant news, is that the cheeses are in the perfect portions ...
Spring leeks and peas
It's lovely to discover new favourite dishes, and this leek side, which I created as part of my Easter meal, is really easy to do, delicious, and makes a nice addition to any family meal, especially a roast dinner.
The great thing about leeks is that they are grown in the UK, they are cheap to buy and they have loads of flavour!
Scalloped potato gratin with rosemary and garlic
I recently attended a lovely Easter event with Iceland Foods, and was inspired to come home and cook my own Easter Feast! I love potatoes Dauphinoise, but they are usually full of fat, so I wanted to create something that looked as lovely on the table, but that was a healthy alternative with no added fat. Particularly as this was for an Easter Feast I wanted to keep the main as lean as possible to allow for chocolate consumption throughout the rest of the day!
I hand sliced the ...
Butternut squash puree with maple and cinnamon
I was inspired to make this puree after attending a lovely Easter event with Iceland where the chef served roast turkey with a butternut squash and cinnamon puree. I thought this was a delicious, and great alternative to serving gravy and I thoroughly enjoyed it!
My version is slightly different, I added in a little maple syrup for sweetness, and a small amount of butter which really gives this such a gorgeous smooth texture, and rich, buttery taste.
I've served this up as part of my ...
Fudgy Easter egg chocolate brownies
Ever since I started Slimming World I have held off baking really indulgent treats like this, as I find them very hard to resist! However, with Easter approaching, and seeing lots of amazing Easter bakes on Instagram I really wanted to have a go at making some delicious Easter brownies.
Every year my girls' school has an Easter tea, where all of the parents bake cakes to be sold, so I thought this year it was the perfect opportunity to have a go at making some rich, fudgy brownies and ...