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Monthly Archives: February 2016

Roasted Sweet Potatoes Recipe – Satisfying and Gluten Free

My roasted sweet potatoes recipe is one I use a lot because sweet potatoes are the ultimate go-to comfort food in my family. There is something so good about the sweet taste and the brightly coloured flesh that just cheers you up. Ever since we made the change to a gluten free diet, we only have ‘white&#8217…

Granny’s Roasted Garlic Recipe – Cheap, Effect and Divine

My Granny’s roasted garlic recipe is the only one I’ve ever used. It’s simple, cheap, effective and makes the most divine roasted garlic. I always make extra and then I store it to give away as a gift to friends and family. If you’ve never roasted garlic before, or maybe never even…

Cabbage Steaks with Roasted Garlic – Healthy and Heavenly.

Cabbage steaks? I know if sounds weird but trust me, they are delicious! Looking for recipes to use up the delicious left over roast garlic after making a batch of garlic infused oil, I found a different but delicious recipe for oven baked cabbage. I’d never thought of roasting cabbage before, but having loved roasted root veggies for…

Garlic Infused Oil – Delicious, Fragrant and So Easy To Make

Making roasted garlic infused oil is one of my favourite things to do. Here’s why … it makes the kitchen smell totally amazing, it’s a frugal way to get that deep, rich deli flavour you love, without the (sometimes) astronomical deli price-tag and best of all, it’s a ‘make one get one…

Start Walking To Lose Weight – 8 Reasons To Walk the Pounds Off!

I started walking to lose weight because I was seriously overweight. After a house move and change of doctor, I was horrified to be weighed as part of my registration appointment and completely mortified when I was told that I was obese with high risk of developing type 2 diabetes. I needed to get moving to shift those excess…

Chores for Kids – Agreeing Age Appropriate Chores

I’ve had ‘that chat’ with my son about chores for kids, as he wasn’t doing regular chores at home. He has always helped out on an ad hoc basis, but life is so much easier now with an agreed schedule. Much less to argue about when he hits those awkward teen years and dividing…

The Best Way To Lose Weight – How I Lost 70 Pounds in 7 Months by Eating Well

I’ve found the best way to lose weight and have been inundated with friends asking how I’ve done it! They’ve seen how happy, healthy and slim I look and have asked me to help them achieve their weight loss goals too. Now they’ve persuaded me to share my story  … The Best…

Free Pincushion Patterns – 4 Pretty ‘Make-it-Tonight’ Pincushion Projects

I love to make pincushions so here are 4 free pincushion patterns for you to try. They don’t take long, you can indulge your creativity and they can be made from the tiniest little scraps of fabric left over from your other crafting projects. You can even splash out on a little luxe fabric if you want some…