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Easy tea loaf

EASY TEA LOAF A delicious fruity loaf cake, moist with rich tea-soaked fruit and a warming hint of mixed spice. This tea bread is fat-free and low in sugar. Delicious served hot or cold. Photo credit: Chris Terry Tea loaf recipe This tea loaf recipe is a perfect healthier cake to enjoy as a treat. … Read more

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Lemon and blueberry yoghurt loaf cake

Lemon and blueberry yoghurt loaf cake A dense and moist yoghurt loaf cake with jammy bursts of blueberry and a lemony tang. Image credit – Chris Terry Lemon and blueberry yoghurt loaf cake recipe This lemon and blueberry yoghurt loaf cake is a dense and satisfyingly moist cake with jammy bursts of sweet blueberry and … Read more

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Slow-cooker Mexican casserole

Slow-cooker Mexican casserole A tasty mexican ‘dump dinner’ SLOW-COOKER MEXICAN CASSEROLE As you might know, I love a good ‘dump dinner’, where you can just throw all of the ingredients into a pot and forget about it. This is the first time I have tried quinoa in this type of dish and it’s ideal- it … Read more

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Easy mushroom soup

Easy mushroom soup This mushroom soup is a great quick lunch option EASY MUSHROOM SOUP Mushroom soup is a real winner because it’s so quick and easy to do, but the flavour of the mushrooms gives it an incredible deep and savoury flavour that isn’t usually easy to achieve in such a quick soup. I’ve … Read more

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Easy whole Tandoori roast chicken

Easy whole Tandoori roast chicken A roast chicken with a difference- easy to make and so versatile that you can serve it in lots of different ways! EASY WHOLE TANDOORI ROAST CHICKEN This is so simple that it barely qualifies as a recipe, but I thought it should be included as it’s one of those … Read more

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Welsh Lamb Bombay hotpot

Welsh Lamb Bombay hotpot A twist on a classic hotpot- tender and tasty bombay lamb curry topped with turmeric potatoes WELSH LAMB BOMBAY HOTPOT Disclosure: This is a commissioned recipe post for PGI Welsh Lamb A traditional meal made with lamb is a Lancashire hotpot and I wanted to have a go at mixing this … Read more

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Mexican lasagne

Mexican lasagne A tasty mexican layered lasagne MEXICAN LASAGNE Mexican is my go-to cuisine when I’m not sure what to cook as I just love the flavours, and it’s a great way to pack in lots of healthy vegetables and beans! I try to always keep a batch of my fajita spice mix in a jam jar … Read more

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slow-cooker tandoori beef masala

Slow-cooker tandoori beef masala An easy, filling and tasty curry with tender slow-cooked beef and a rich sauce SLOW-COOKER TANDOORI BEEF MASALA The slow-cooker is fantastic for a curry- it gives plenty of time for the flavours of the spices to develop, and for meat like beef and lamb, it ensures that you have tender, … Read more

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Herby pork and bean stew

Herby pork and bean stew A delicious, family-friendly stew, perfect for feeding a crowd and easy to pre-prepare HERBY PORK AND BEAN STEW Some friends hosted us for a gorgeous lunch on New Years’ Day, and cooked this absolutely beautiful pork dish. The recipe was an Ottolenghi one from the Guardian (you can find the … Read more

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Oven-baked chicken cacciatore

Oven-baked chicken cacciatore A richly delicious, family-friendly one-pot recipe packed with healthy ingredients OVEN-BAKED CHICKEN CACCIATORE Chicken cacciatore is a delicious Italian dish with a rich, rustic sauce. I oven-baked this, as I love it when chicken thighs are fall apart tender, and the tomato sauce has broken down to be rich and dark.  Not … Read more

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Philly cheesesteak traybake with PGI Welsh Beef

Philly cheesesteak traybake A healthy and delicious meal to cook a loved-one this valentine’s day! PHILLY CHEESESTEAK TRAYBAKE Disclosure: This is a commissioned recipe post for PGI Welsh Beef The way to my heart has always been through a good steak, which is why I have created this Philly cheesesteak traybake as a Valentine’s meal! … Read more

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Herby lentil & potato stew

Herby lentil & potato stew A simple and hassle free stew full of savoury goodness Herby lentil and potato stew recipe A recently published study by the World Health Organisation concluded that eating more fibre reduces the chance of heart disease and early death. I’ve been conscious of how much fibre my family are getting in their … Read more