5 things: Decorated Ice Cubes

What’s an easy way to make your drinks more exciting? Decorative (but practical) ice cubes! Here are 5 easy ways to jazz up your ice cubes and therefore your life (results may vary).   Freeze coffee – This is life changing (I’m feeling very dramatic today). I love iced coffee, but I also nurse my…

Baked Brie (or Camembert)

This baked brie is an impressive looking dish (but very, very easy! Shhh… don’t tell anyone!). This is the perfect starter for your meal, or as a component of a wine and cheese night. It can be whipped up in about 15 minutes and will be eaten in less than half than time!   1…

Mulled Wine

Mulled wine is the perfect comfort drink after a day on the mountain, in the snow. Or even just as a warm, tasty drink on a cold winter’s night. It only takes about 15 minutes to make, but the flavours are impressive and they will warm you from the tips of your toes to the…

Slow Roasted Tomato and Cricket Pasta

Cricket pasta is an incredible source of protein and fibre. 100g of cricket pasta contains 14g of protein. Not only this, but it is a very sustainable source of these nutrients, using less water and with far less environmental impact than producing the same amount of protein from beef.   If you haven’t tried crickets…

White Chocolate and Berry Cheesecake

The team at Nairns sent me some of their yummy biscuits that have 40% less sugar than the average sweet biscuit, and I just had to use them to create a delicious cheesecake to share with friends! Give it a go and let me know what you think! Ingredients: 200g Nairns Mixed Berries Oat Biscuits,…

Lemon and Apple Sponge Cake

Do you ever want to bake something delicious but not covered in icing or chocolate, but still make it look interesting? I know that I do. And this cake was definitely a winner in my house. This sponge cake has a beautiful, light texture with a slight lemon taste which compliments the sweet apples nicely….

Perfect Weekend Breakfast

There’s nothing like fresh kiwifruit with yoghurt and muesli for a delicious and healthy weekend breakfast. And of course, gotta have that coffee ❤

My Favorite Quick and Easy Green Smoothie

Green smoothies are like the “it thing” at the moment. And there are so many good reasons to drink them, and so many different ways to make them! Green smoothies are packed full of beneficial nutrients such as iron, calcium, vitamin C as well as having high levels of fibre – thanks to the dark,…

The Perfect Homemade Lemonade

When life gives you lemons, you better know how to make lemonade. And this is the only recipe you will ever need for lemonade. And you can call it your secret lemonade recipe if you like.

Preserving Carrots and Parsnips for ROASTING

 I love carrots!! They are a simply wonderful vegetable that can often test your patience, but they are so worth it! Its hard growing something that you can’t look at and see its progress, and so when one carrot is ready, I get so excited and pick them all. (If you wanna know more about…

Butternut Squash Soup

During the summer, in my garden I grew squash! This was such a rewarding planting experience, as I planted my squash producing beauty from seed, and then ended up with multiple beautiful, golden butternut squash! If you love butternut squash or pumpkins, then look at my post on how to grow squash and pumpkins! As…