Creamy Dairy Free Chicken, Ham and Mushroom Pie

A hearty and warming chicken pie made with coconut cream instead of dairy cream which is great for anyone trying to limit or avoid dairy. If you prefer to use dairy cream, just substitute it for the coconut cream in this recipe and it will still taste great πŸ™‚ Ingredients Serves 4 people 1 tbsp…

Dairy Free Creamy Pea & Spinach Soup Served with Ham & Croutons

There’s nothing better than a hearty bowl of nutritious homemade soup to warm the cockles ❀ It’s nearly the end of Summer here in the UK and it’s been quite cold recently. I love the turn of the seasons and get quite excited about swapping shorts and vest tops for big chunky cardigans, hot chocolates…

Chocolate Protein Oats

Nutritional breakfasts don’t have to be complicated or take forever. This delicious bowl of chocolate protein oats took 3 minutes to make and probably less than 30 seconds to devour! πŸ˜‰ Ingredients For the oats 30g oats 1 cup milk 1 tbsp. chocolate protein powder 1 tsp. cacao powder Cacao powder is a superfood and…

The Royal Foresters – Restaurant Review

The Royal Foresters in Ascot is an historic building that has recently undergone extensive refurbishment by Oakman InnsΒ and it opened its doors to the public in July 2018 with a new contemporary and vibrant atmosphere and a delicious Mediterranean themed menu in their restaurant. Photo’s taken from The Royal Foresters Instagram page The building now…

Feta, pea, spinach, mushroom & red pesto omelette

Omelette’s are an easy way of getting lots of veggies into yourΒ diet but they don’t have to be bland and tasteless. I used sun-dried tomato pesto and feta in this one to add some wonderful Mediterranean flavours. Ingredients 2 eggs 1/2 cup milk 1 tbsp olive oil Handful frozen peas Handful sliced mushrooms Handful fresh…

The Dog & Badger – Restaurant Review

I kept seeing adverts for this hotel and restaurant everywhere so hubby and I decided to go for lunch one sunny Sunday in June. The Dog & Badger is a luxurious bar and restaurant nestled between Henley and Marlow with six stylishly decorated bedrooms. The building is Grade II listed and has undergone sympathetic but…

Baked Cod with Chorizo & Cannellini Bean Stew

Cod and chorizo are a match made in heaven. In this recipe, I’ve cooked them with some roasted veggies and a cannellini bean casserole and it was delicious. Ingredients for 2 people 2 frozen cod fillet 1 diced red onion 1 diced or pressed clove of garlic Handful chopped mushrooms Handful chopped chorizo 1 tin…

Superfood Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

Chocolate and strawberries are a match made in heaven and there’s a healthier way to make and eat them at home using the superfoodΒ cacaoΒ πŸ™‚ A healthy treat you can enjoy guilt free at any time ofΒ  the day! Ingredients for the chocolate 1 cup melted coconut oil 1 cup organic cacao powder 1/2 cup maple…

Chicken, Mushroom & Leek Pie

A quick and simple delicious chicken pie for when you need some comfort food πŸ™‚ Ingredients – 2-3 people 3 large chicken breasts 1 small red onion 1 clove garlic 250g chestnut mushrooms 2 leeks Handful spinach 1 roll ready made shortcrust pastry 2 chicken stock cubes 2 tbsp chicken seasoning 1 tsp white pepper…

Bacon, Poached Eggs & Creamy Garlic Mushrooms

Brunch is the best meal of the day and if you are looking for a simple but delicious brunch you can make at home, this recipe will not disappoint! Bacon, poached eggs and creamy garlic mushrooms on slightly toasted Mediterranean bread – OHHHH MAAA GOODNESS! This is so easy to make and went down a…