Candy Cane Cupcake Recipe

Tis the season to be jolly! Well, that seems to be jolly well hard this year. Although the festive season might seem a little bleak and unpredictable, we can still take comfort at home and celebrate the 2020 way. Just like at the start of lock down when we all put our oven gloves on…

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Slow Cooker Swedish Meatballs

A quick and simple slow cooker recipe, perfect for a midweek meal. These meatballs remind me so much of the IKEA meatballs! Bung everything in the slow cooker and serve with pasta, mash or even chips! A crowd pleaser meal that everyone in the family will love! These Slow Cooker Swedish Meatballs are a firm…

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Slow Cooker Beef & Mushroom Stroganoff

For the remaining Thursdays in November, I will be sharing a delicious slow cooker recipe. This time of year can get a bit hectic and as the colder months draw in, you want something more comforting in the evenings but maybe you don’t have the time. This is why I love my slow cooker. Chuck…

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Grandma’s Schnitzel Recipe

Grüß dich Readers,(Which literally means “greet yourself”) Some of you may be aware, I am 1/4 Austrian. No, not “G’day mate pop a shrimp on the barbie” Austrian. More like the people who brought you Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mozart and Swarovski crystals. What’s that? Hitler? No, we don’t associate ourselves with that anymore. Moving swiftly on….

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Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins

Need I say more? 🍌🍫Seems like everyone in this pandemic has made banana bread. Well, this is an alternative. Whether it’s for breakfast, an evening treat or a basket you want to drop off to a loved one while socially distancing, these muffins are perfect. This recipe uses chocolate chips but I recently ran out…

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Cajun Veggie Stew

I found this recipe recently and I thought I would share it (along with my alterations). This recipe is Vegetarian, Vegan and (most importantly) a one pot meal, making it perfect for a midweek meal you need to cook in a hurry or a simple comforting dish when the weather is, well, British. It’s packed…

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How To Go Out But Stay In

Lock Down has cancelled a lot of our plans for 2020 but does that mean we still can’t do them? Well, sure you can’t go on your all inclusive holiday to Lanzarote but don’t let Lock Down tie you to your sofa! I have thought of 4 ways you can go out without actually going…

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Star Wars Day: Wookie Cookies

I know. You’re surprised to see Star Wars content on this blog. I haven’t even seen a full movie (don’t come for me). However, Steven and his family are Star Wars fans, verging on super fans. So, I thought this May the fourth, I would cheer them up with these! I first saw this idea…

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Simple But Cute Easter Treats

So, in the midst of this chaos, here’s some normality. 4 simple treats to make at home to celebrate Easter. There’s nothing fancy required or ingredient you need to brave the shops for. You won’t be elbowing Hugo or Biffy in the wholefoods shop for the last Madagascan Dodo Bird Feather to make these. Just…

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