Archive of ‘Food’ category

Tropical Summer Porridge

If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you may know we’re porridge addicts in our family. We love ourself a nice bowl of porridge all year round and with the unusually hot weather we’ve been having in Scotland, I’ve found myself returning to a porridge recipe I devised a couple of years ago […] Read more…

Sweet Treat: Peach-Quark Casserole (GF)

It’s Father’s Day this weekend, so I thought I would share a sweet treat recipe with you, perfect for either afternoon tea or as a dessert for dinner. The main ingredient is Quark – I remember when you couldn’t get this in the UK at all, then just the German discount supermarket sold it, now […] Read more…

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

A wee while ago I shared a recipe for sugar free banana bread sweetened with coconut, perfect for an ‘in between’ healthy snack and a popular bake in our house. But some days, you just want something a little more decadent, so for those afternoon tea kind of moments there’s my chocolate chip banana bread. More of […] Read more…

Easy Salmon Kedgeree

I love eating fish and seafood. My husband and kids on the other hand aren’t too keen, unless it’s tinned tuna, though they do love salmon! So I thought I would try a salmon variation of kedgeree, which is a dish I really like but is traditionally made with smoked haddock that my three men wouldn’t […] Read more…

Vanilla Pear Porridge

We love a good bowl of porridge for breakfast in our house. My boys are really in to pears at the moment, so I made them some porridge topped with warm pears sweetened entirely with vanilla, no extra sugar added. I have this amazing vanilla bean grinder from Dr Oetker, which I got in Germany, and I just […] Read more…

Sugar Free Banana Bread with Coconut

Who doesn’t love a nice loaf of banana bread, the perfect solution for using up bananas that are no longer in their prime. I’ve been experimenting with a few more healthy bakes and alternative snacks, and one of the results was this sugar free banana bread with coconut – an amalgamation of various different recipes […] Read more…

Sugar Free Sweet Potato Pancakes

Sweet Potato Pancakes

Just one more sleep until Pancake Day! It’s a day we look forward to every year – not that we need an excuse to eat pancakes, haha. And despite the association many have, of pancakes being a sweet indulgence, it’s easy to make pancakes that use healthy ingredients without compromising on taste. These yummy sweet potato […] Read more…

Celeriac & Potato Soup

We are great soup aficionados in our house. Butternut Squash, Pumpkin, and Parsnip & Apple Soup are all family favourites, and for a special treat my German Cheese & Mince Soup hits just the right spot. But I wanted to try something new for a change, and had heard great things about celeriac soup. I wasn’t […] Read more…

White Chocolate & Marshmallow Popcorn

If you started the new year with the resolution of trying to lead a healthier life, then look away now! It’s National Popcorn Day this coming Friday, so I’ve been experimenting with some new popcorn recipes and the one I’m sharing here is unashamedly indulgent. My kids were obviously delighted that they had to help […] Read more…

Winter Warmer: Spiced Porridge

Today I’m going to share my first COLSIE* tip with you for Winter! I like to eat porridge for breakfast pretty much all year round – what can I say, we are in Scotland after all – but especially in Winter it’s lovely to start the day with a nice steaming bowl of warm and […] Read more…

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