Ideas for Home Made Gifts

In the last of the Christmas series, I thought I would post about home made gift ideas for Christmas. Money can be quite tight and it’s not easy or possible to splash out on lots for friends and family, so why not get your baking hat on and create a hamper gift. Cheese Lovers Hamper If you know someone who…

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Gifts for Food Lovers

Hi all! I hope you’ve all enjoyed reading the gift guides so far and have got some inspiration for your loved ones this Christmas. This guide is for the food lovers in your life, with some ideas and lovely treats to spoil them. 1. Starbucks Hot Cocoa Duo – Boots 2. Acacia Cheeseboard – Lakeland 3. Mrs Bridges Butter Dish…

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Recipe: Healthy Steak & Ale Pie

When the nights start getting colder and it’s dark in the evenings, I love eating things that are warm and filling and to me Steak and Ale pie is one of my favourite comfort foods. Now when I say ‘healthy’ it’s only because there’s only so much fat and calories you can cut down on before it starts resembling mush….

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Weekly Update #2 – 5:2 Diet

It’s time once more for my weekly post on lifestyle and diet related things albeit a little late this week. This week I’ll be discussing the 5:2 diet. I’ve been on weight watchers now for 6 weeks and progress is slow. real slow. So I decided to give the 5:2 diet a try. What is the 5:2 diet I hear…

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My Favourite Snacks

I think the main point of a diet is to watch what you’re putting in your mouth and how much, am I right? I tend to have 3 meals and 2 snacks a day, any more and I’m not really eating because I’m hungry it’s through boredom, tiredness, greediness, whatever else you can think of. Because I have an office…

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Recipe: Dairy Free Easter Cupcakes

Happy Easter guys! A little different post I have to admit, but I thought I would post nonetheless. I love food, and when I get the time I love to cook and bake so I made these little beauties for Easter weekend. Makes 12 cupcakes 150g self raising flour 150g caster sugar 100g soya spread 1/4tsp vanilla extract 2 eggs…

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