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Category: HOME COOKED

Vegan Pancake Mix For Fabulous Gluten Free Pancakes

Who would have thought you could make pancakes without eggs, milk or gluten? Sounds weird but luckily you can! This easy vegan pancake mix makes the most amazing light, fluffy pancakes, which is a good thing as the reluctant teen hoovers down pancakes like they are going out of fashion. He was getting quite peeved that I hadn’t…

Overnight Oats Recipe Ideas for Easy Healthy Gluten Free Breakfasts

For easy make-ahead healthy breakfasts, I’m swapping my morning porridge for this overnight oats recipe collection. Don’t get me wrong, I seriously love porridge. It’s the breakfast of champions as oats are super-healthy, gluten-free and vegan friendly. But, sometimes it’s good to try something new and some mornings I…

Frugal Simple Living Recipe – Spicy Veggie Fritters

What do you do with those tired old veggies languishing at the bottom of the fridge? The ones that are really a bit past their prime. If you’re a bit of a frugal simple living freak like me, I bet you’re always looking for economical new ways to use them up. I HATE throwing food away…

Simply Frugal Living – The Joy of Leftovers Soup

Over the last few years, we’ve had to become experts at simply frugal living. A financially incontinent ex-husband and a global financial crisis took their toll on my disposable income, so a lot of belt-tightening was called for. Frugal living is now a habit that’s deeply ingrained, but it’s one which enables…

Pork Sausage Casserole – Gluten Free Winter Warming Goodness

My mum’s pork sausage casserole is one of the quintessential British winter warmer dishes I was brought up on. It’s old-fashioned, plain cooking at its very best and the perfect belly filling comfort food for a chilly day. Accompanied with a mound of fluffy mash and pile of seasonal green veggies, pork sausage casserole is…

Sweet Potatoes Recipes – Delicious Gluten Free Sweet Potato Moussaka

Sweet potatoes recipes are delicious, healthy and popular. Now  I know sweet potato moussaka sounds a bit weird, but bear with me because it’s totally delicious! Ever since I first visited Greece as a young girl, I’ve loved moussaka – maybe it’s that association with eating al fresco in the sunshine. But I…

Crispy Chicken Recipe – A Healthy Twist on Southern Fried Chicken

This crispy chicken recipe is a delicious, healthy and gluten-free alternative to the fat laden fried chicken sold at fast food ‘restaurants’. If you want to keep it healthy, but love that Southern Fried flavour, this recipe won’t disappoint you. Southern Crispy Chicken Recipe without the guilt and the calories! Way back in those halcyon…

Sweet Potato Rosti – The Gluten Free Healthy Way

Mmmm. Sweet potato rosti are so delicious. They’re one of my go-to comfort foods when I really, really want to eat something naughty. You know the feeling? The days when the diet busting devil gets into your head and whispers ‘chocolate is so gooood’ softly into your ear. The days when you find yourself heading…

Gluten Free Chinese Chicken Recipe – Healthy Sweet and Sour Chicken

I hunted for ages to find a gluten free Chinese chicken recipe to tantalise my taste buds yet meet my healthy eating requirements. I first started eating Chinese food as quite a young child, when my Dad would take us to a local Chinese restaurant to give my Mum a break from cooking for the family. In those days, it…

Healthy Banana Muffins with Chocolate and Coconut (Gluten Free)

Looking for healthy banana muffins to get your day started? These have all the taste of regular breakfast muffins and none of the guilt, you won’t be able to tell the difference! The whole family will love them and won’t even guess they’re a healthy option. I’ve ‘test-driven’ them…