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Oozey Salmon Scotch Eggs

I apologise in advance for the obvious lack of ‘pretty’ in the photography for this recipe.  But I hope to redeem myself with the abundant amount of ‘yummy’ that the recipe provides (even if I do say so myself!). Salmon Scotch Eggs.  I remember eating these as a kid.  They were a real treat that […]

Creamy Bircher Muesli

Bircher muesli is not something we eat regularly, and since I’ve started cutting back on refined sugars/fructose, grains and dairy that has pretty much removed it from my list completely. However. I do love the odd bowl of porridge, particularly in Winter, but with Winter still being somewhat well around the corner (ie. it’s still […]

Wife-made’s Melomakarona Cakes

With regards to food, I don’t really feel deprived of treats or like I’m missing out anymore.  When I was still very much addicted to sugar (it was very much a part of a number of hours of every day before I began to make changes) I definitely felt like cutting out sugar was the […]

Hot Tomato & Bacon Salsa

Breakfasts in my childhood home were a varied affair. For many years, Sunday morning fare consisted of freshly baked bread, still steaming from just being taken out of the oven, dripping with melted butter and slathered in plum jam.  I can still see the brown mixing bowl my Dad used to make the bread, the […]

Sugar-free Pancakes

I try to eat sugar-free as much as possible.  I know there’s a lot of speculation about whether sugar is really as bad as some make out, and I’ve read a lot of books about the possible effect of high sugar consumption on the body (if you’re interested, you could start with Sweet Poison and […]

Sugar free pear & hazelnut muffins

I’ll never be able to tell my kids not to play with their food.  It’s just so much fun to come up with peary, hazelnutty yumminess such as these little muffins!  Which are, of course, sugar free. Pear and Hazelnut Muffins 2 cups self-raising wholemeal flour 1 cup hazelnut meal 3 ripe pears, two finely […]