Homemade Courgette Cake

Now before I hear you all make huge groaning noises of disgust please hear me out... This is actually a very sweet cinnamony bread very similar to banana bread, or teabread. My 10 year old ate it and he agrees it tastes nothing like the vegetable its made from, so if you want a cheeky way to get some extra veggies in heres a sugary way. So if you are feeling adventurous heres the recipe (makes 2 loaves) 3 eggs 400g Caster Sugar 200g Melted marg 1tsp Vanilla 500g Finely grated courgette 500g Plain flour 150g Sultanas 1tsp

This blog is a bit bare

Hello everyone. My apologies for the long delay in the blog. We lost a hardrive which unfortunately had ALOT of my back up on. The hubby managed to rescue alot of my posts etc but I have lost quite a few images. So I will be making a list of the recipes without pictures and remaking them to include new images for the site. Im starting from fresh too, as you can see a faster new layout to the blog. hopefully if you are looking at my site

Slimming world simple Beef Bourguignon free on extra easy

Hello again friends Since starting slimming world 13 weeks ago, we have certainly tried lots of new foods and recipes. One of those new recipes was tried tonight.   Beef Bourguignon was a recipe Ive taken from the free around the world in 30 dishes mini recipe book I got free with the slimming world magazine last month. So without further interruption here is what you are going to need.

  • 800g of stewing beef
  • 2 garlic gloves crushed
  • 12 shallots
  • 4 celery sticks roughly chopped
  • 6 carrots cut into large chunks
  • 300g chestnut mushrooms
  • 1 litre beef stock
  • salt and freshly ground

Slimming world friendly free mini quiche for packups and picnics

Hello friends Well I had a bit of a moment today and thought I should really get off my mardy bum and do something productive. So far I have managed to put alot of my old items of clothing on E-bay mainly dresses that are just too big now thanks to slimming world. You can take a look here if you are after some new items Pretty Dresses if it doesnt work try THIS link I also decided to post a recipe. This is the first time I have made these, but I'm

Slimming world homemade kebab fakeaway recipe

Hi everyone. Tonight for tea we decided to have another Fakeaway night with one of the Slimming world recipes we tried a few weeks ago. Heres what you are going to need to make your super yummy takeaway.

  • 1 tsp of dried Oregano
  • 1/2 tsp dried Italian herbs
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp slt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 500g Extra lean mince lamb
So to start you need to combine all the herbs and spices in a bowl and mix in with the lamb mince. I found getting your hands in the

Homemade Saag Aloo for your fake-away

Hello Im terribly sorry for the delay in posting anything for sometime, but things have been rather hectic around here recently. We are in the midst of trying new ways to save money, we have decided to give up takeaways a few months ago. Although disappointing we wanted to still enjoy some of our favourite cuisines but without the price. Ive always been able to knock up a curry so I wasnt worried about that. But making one of my hubbys favourite side dishes, Saag aloo, was something else entirely. So I scanned

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