Collab | The Best Cold Weather Comfort Foods

Image Source: Pexels.com Do you love this time of year, or are you one of those people who is already counting the days until the warm weather is back with us? Whichever one you are, this cold is unlikely to budge anytime soon. So let’s make the most of it! There are plenty of fun home cold weather activities you can do with the family, … Continue reading Collab | The Best Cold Weather Comfort Foods

Recipe | Vanilla Cupcakes, With Lemon Glaze

Ingredients For the Cupcakes 1 Cup Plain flour 1/2 Cup Caster sugar 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp Vanilla Extract Pinch Salt 1/2 Cup Milk 1 egg 1 tbsp butter, melted For the Glaze 1/2 cup powdered sugar 1 tsp lemon zest 2 tbsp lemon juice Method For the cakes Pre-heat oven to 170C degrees and lightly grease your pan of choice (if making shaped … Continue reading Recipe | Vanilla Cupcakes, With Lemon Glaze

Daily Favourites | Silence Whilst The Bears Are Feeding

I’ve always enjoyed cooking for family/loved ones/friends. I say this sipping a G&T after a job well done. Speak to me during peak time cooking… I may unintentionally bite your head off!   Cooking has always been a love of mine, seeing people happy, laughing and FULL – Warms my heart! 🙂  Saying that though, as my post title implies, when a busy chaotic room … Continue reading Daily Favourites | Silence Whilst The Bears Are Feeding

Daily Favourites | Saturday Nights In

This week, has been the most challenging in a long time… Everything from work, personal life to uni work & family. I’ve definitely felt the pressure. I figured this deserved a night of nothing but munchies, relax & beer- ever felt like that? I type this sat in my onesie (because, obvs??), watching Mission Impossible 5…. I think?Planning my next adventure. I won’t go too … Continue reading Daily Favourites | Saturday Nights In

Recipe | Cajun Spiced Potato Wedges

Ingredients 4 baking potatoes, scrubbed and cut into wedges Olive Oil, enough to coat the potatoes 2 tbsp Cajun seasoning   For the Cajun seasoning 6 tbsps paprika 1/4 cup kosher salt 2 tbsps ground black pepper 2 tbsp ground white pepper 2 tbsps garlic powder 2 tbsps onion powder 1 tbsps dried thyme 1 tbsps cayenne pepper Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to … Continue reading Recipe | Cajun Spiced Potato Wedges

Daily Favourites | Quinoa Bars

Morning, afternoon, good evening 😉 I’ll be honest, it took me a little longer than most to get the hype of quinoa/healthy food bars. I felt that when they first came out, they tasted dry, unsweetened and just… BLAH! And yet here I sit, munching on a cacao & cashew one, sipping on an almond & coconut milk latte – WOWZERS! (The one featured is … Continue reading Daily Favourites | Quinoa Bars

Recipe | No fuss Slow Cooker Italian Beef Stew

Ingredients Serves 3-4 500g Diced Beef 2 Tbsp Olive Oil 100g Pancetta, coarsely chopped 2 carrots, peeled, finely chopped 2 celery sticks, finely chopped 1 brown onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 Small glass of Red Wine 1 can diced tomatoes 400ml Beef stock 1 Tbsp chopped fresh rosemary 1 Tbsp chopped fresh oregano Salt, pepper & sugar to season Method Heat the … Continue reading Recipe | No fuss Slow Cooker Italian Beef Stew