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Home made hummus, hummus, home-made hummus, quick hummus recipe, hummus recipe
Hummus is traditionally served with flat bread, but equally delicious as a dip with carrots, celery and cucumber. Or try it with crackers or tortillas. Sprinkled with a bit of chili or paprika .. stop it .. I'm making myself hungry! But the great thing about hummus is that's so...
Meatloaf, meatloaf surprise, meatloaf with hidden eggs, meatloaf with egg and bacon
I like presenting foods that have an element of surprise and this meatloaf certainly ticks the box! Now, I mean a surprise as in a good thing. Not as in a Rachel's trifle surprise in Friends kinda thing (For those of you who don't know what the heck I'm on about - here's the clip :) ...
Vegan fudge, vegan fudge recipe, pecan fudge, fudge recipe
OK, I admit .. I'm not vegan. But our daughter is, so we try to cut down on the amount of meat we consume and aim to have a few "veggie" days a week. And we try to find vegan alternatives for some meals and treats, especially when she's back home from Uni. Like this vegan fudge...
Jack Daniel's whiskey, Jack Daniel's, fudge, JD fudge, JD, Jack Daniels, Jack Daniels recipe
Apparently "fudge" was first created when a recipe for making caramels or toffee was "fudged". The recipe went wrong and woohoo‌ our "fudge" was created! Huge big thank you to whoever messed up on their cooking skills that day! I love fudge .. all types of fudge really. But I also...
Pimms, Pimms Lollies, Pimms ice lollies, summer, Pimms Oclock, Pimms O'clock, summer time, summer recipies, summer time
I think the title of this post says everything you need to know! Summer will soon be here and these Pimms and lemonade ice lollies are a great naughty (but oh so nice!) alternative to ordinary ice lollies. They are not suitable for children, but very suitable for adults. Great to...
Everything about a little bunny is just adorable. I just love their ears (especially when they are floppy!), their cute twitchy nose and clumsy Thumper feet. Don't judge me, but I even love its little bunny butt :) Easter or not, who can resist a little fluff ball like this when they...
cashew milk, home-made cashew milk, vegan, gluten free, recipe, benefits, uses, how to make cashew milk, smoothie, ice cream
Not everyone can or wants to drink cow milk. You may be dairy intolerant, or vegan? Or maybe you just don't like the taste of ordinary cow's milk. Whatever the reason, there are so many alternatives available in the shops now. Almond, soya or hazelnut milk to name a few. And let's not...
pesto, pesto chicken, pesto recipe, pesto easy, pesto basil,
I absolutely love pesto, especially if it's to throw together an easy summer pesto pasta. It's so full of flavour! It may surprise you how easy and quick it is to make your own pesto. You can have it on the table in less than 10 minutes and it's soooo much tastier than...
Easter, Easter treat, deviled eggs, devilled eggs, Easter recipe, Easter idea, Easter decoration,
Easter breakfast with the family is tradition in our house. I just love experimenting and finding different things to do for the different seasons. Either with the decorations or the food. Or both :) I love these happy little fellows as an idea for Easter. It's a nice way...
frugal living, leftovers, use leftovers, soup, croutons, make soup,
I don't know about you, but as soups go, I particularly love the "rustic-style" ones. No fuss meals where adding certain ingredients such as pasta or vegetables really add to the feel and the flavour. The use of certain leftovers in your fridge can be a great addition to your creation. For that reason,...

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watermelon sorbet with lime

Simple 2 ingredient Watermelon & Lime Sorbet

Gorgeously sweet and juicy watermelons remind me of our family holidays we had in Turkey over the years. They are such a welcome treat on a hot day! ...
water melon fruit bowl

How to make a watermelon fruit bowl

Summer is on its' way and with any luck (please let it be a good summer!) this will mean plenty of outdoor eating and entertaining! Having a fresh fruit...
Home made hummus, hummus, home-made hummus, quick hummus recipe, hummus recipe

10 minute recipe for homemade hummus

Hummus is traditionally served with flat bread, but equally delicious as a dip with carrots, celery and cucumber. Or try it with crackers or tortillas. Sprinkled with...
Meatloaf, meatloaf surprise, meatloaf with hidden eggs, meatloaf with egg and bacon

Hidden egg surprise Meatloaf with bacon

I like presenting foods that have an element of surprise and this meatloaf certainly ticks the box! Now, I mean a surprise as in a good thing. Not as...
Vegan fudge, vegan fudge recipe, pecan fudge, fudge recipe

Vegan Salted Maple Pecan Fudge

OK, I admit .. I'm not vegan. But our daughter is, so we try to cut down on the amount of meat we consume and aim to have a...

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Jack Daniel's soap dispenser, Jack Daniel's bottle, upcycle Jack Daniel's bottle, recycle Jack Daniel's bottle, reuse Jack Daniel's bottle, make own soap dispenser

Make a soap dispenser from a Jack Daniel’s bottle

Re-using old bottles are such a cool and easy way to creating a quirky soap dispenser for your home. So with Father's...
marbles, shattered marbles, cracked marbles, marble jewellery

Make your own shattered marbles jewellery

I just love shiny and sparkly things (apart from mirrored furniture - it's just too much effort to keep those fingerprints off!..)....
planter, punny planter, etsy planter, funny planter,

How to make an “Etsy inspired” punny planter

I love plants .. despite being somewhat of a self confessed plant killer! (If you feel my pain, check out this post...
Candle, candle holder, DIY candle holder, nautical candle holder,

From storage jar to nautical rope candle holder

Living near the sea-side of course it's inevitable that we've got quite a few nautical accessories in our home. What am I...
Spring wreath, DIY spring wreath, DIY wreath, Spring, Make your own Spring wreath

Easy spring wreath – no craft experience required!

Spring is by far my favourite season. I just love the lush green everywhere and the promise of better weather ahead (yes,...