• EASTER EGG COOKIE DOUGH

      Hi guys, it’s been a while! I’ve really missed blogging and I’ve been itching to get back to being creative on a regular basis. It’s been challenging at times working for the NHS during this pandemic, but I am…

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    BROWNIE IN A JAR

    It’s 3 weeks til Christmas….eeek! If you’re anything like me you probably have a list of people that you want to give a gift to but have no idea what to get them. I wanted to give a gift that…

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    MSA’S PLANTAIN & CREAM CHEESE DIP

      Hey guys, I’m so excited to share with you my Plantain and Cream Cheese Dip! I loooove plantain, it’s one of my favourite comfort foods and it never fails to make my tummy smile. I was making a cream…

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    MSA’S CREAMY SMOKED MACKEREL

    Creamy smoked mackerel….mmmmmmmm! I invented this awesome recipe one day when my kitchen cupboards and fridge were virtually empty. I love making it when I’m starving and have zero patience, because I know that in 15 minutes I’ll have something…

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    MSA’S CHOC & CHERRY PROTEIN SMOOTHIE

    Ahhh, it’s finally summer – my favourite season of the year! On warm summer mornings I really like having an ice cold smoothie to start the day. It makes me feel refreshed and ready to go. After experimenting with some…

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    MSA’s HEALTHY-ER RHUBARB AND STRAWBERRY COBBLER

      I love a good dessert. In fact, I would happily pay good money for a high quality dessert, even if it’s the same price as a main meal. Cheap, nasty tasting desserts just don’t satisfy my very sweet tooth.…

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    MSA’S MAPLE SPICED NUTS

    I like to have healthy snacks close by so that when hunger strikes and my evil side is unleashed, I have something to calm the caged beast. Just so you know, I do get quite cranky when I’m hungry, so…

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    EASY HOMEMADE GRANOLA

    I don’t know why it never occurred to me to make my own granola before? It is sooooo ridiculously eeeeasy to make and moreish. I guess I just fell into the habit of buying packaged granola because it was easy,…

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    PIRI PIRI CHICKEN & CAULIFLOWER PILAF

    I was recently visited by a relative who had Type 2 diabetes and this prompted me to find some diabetic friendly recipes that were not only easy to make but also tasted great. I explored the recipe section on the…

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    FROZEN YOGHURT LAYER CAKE

    I got bored with my usual snacks of raw nuts and low fat yoghurt so I decided that I needed some variety in my life. Sometimes, eating healthy food can be viewed as being boring and this mindset is a great…

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