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Speedy Suppers #6 and June Round Up

If you're after quick and easy pasta recipes, i've got a tasty little run-down of the little gems entered into June's round of Speedy Suppers. Sarah and I jointly host this event looking for meals that are on the table in … [More]

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Lemon and Mint Pesto with Tagliatelle

  A light and summery pesto of mint and lemon makes a wonderful quick sauce for a speedy pasta supper, or brushed onto fish wrapped up and baked for a hit of flavour. I blitzed up a whole heap of mint leaves with the … [More]

Lime, Mint and Chilli Chicken Kebabs

Lime, Mint and Chilli Chicken Kebabs

A simple marinade of lime, mint and chilli with a little olive oil and soft brown sugar transforms chunks of chicken thigh into glorious sticky and spicy BBQ treat. I prefer to use the dark meat on chicken as it's far juicier … [More]

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Firefighter Approved Chocolate Guinness Cake

The way to a firefighter’s heart is cake, lots and lots of cake. It’s genuinely quite shocking just how much cake a hungry watch can demolish, but believe me if you can impress them with your baking then you’re on the way to … [More]

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Healthy mushroom soup

I've had a bit of breathing space from work and i've finally got myself back in the kitchen for long enough to do a spot of batch cooking. The fridge was totally out of control with surplus amounts of random vegetables and … [More]

Asparagus: photo by Katie Bryson

Creamy tagliatelle with bacon, tomato and asparagus

Weigh-in number four, and after a fairly naughty weekend, but clawing it back with a frugal week I dropped another two pounds. This brings my total weight loss to 11 pounds since I started four weeks ago. One more week to go … [More]

BBQ Burgers for Weight Watchers - photo by Katie Bryson

BBQ burgers and chunky wedges

I've been super strict with myself this week and dropped a brilliant 3 pounds, taking me to a total loss of 9 pounds in the 3 weeks that i've been following Weight Watchers #stepintosummer. Again the success is down to … [More]