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Whole wheat Apple & Almond muffins

Oh the dilemma of what to do with an abundance of apples. Liv, my lovely Kiwi lodger, has been spending some time in Suffolk lately and keeps returning with more and more apples, and so the pile keeps on growing, as does the challenge of what to create with them.  So far we’ve had apple […]

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Roasted Pumpkin Seeds and Roasted Pumpkin Seed Brittle

Four days to Halloween! I know because my youngest daughter Hanna is quite literally counting down. The girls really wanted to throw a Halloween party this year, so to get ready we’ve been doing some serious decorating which included taking a trip to the pumpkin farm to hunt out the best candidates for our Jack-O-Lanterns. […]

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Granola Squares

Having had it pointed out to me recently that my new favourite store bought snack bar for when I’m on-the-go is nutritionally quite crappy, I decide it was time to make myself a healthier alternative, with goodness and taste that I can pop into my bag before my usual whirlwind exit from home each morning. I […]

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Kale Chips

The first time I tried these was on a trip to visit my friend Andee in Texas. She has a wonderful vegetable garden and at the time an over abundance of Kale. I’ve always wondered why people decide to grow Kale, I couldn’t think of a single recipe that I’d use it in, but once […]

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Spiced Brown Sugar Honey Pecans

Once you start eating these you just can’t stop, they are seriously addictive so beware! I also just wanted to talk about why so many of my recipes specify kosher salt or sea salt. Kosher salt and sea salt have a much larger grain and tend to be much less salty that regular table salt, […]

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