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Breakfast egg muffins

Egg Muffins

  Ingredients 6 large free-range eggs 2 tbsp of mixed, chopped peppers 1/2 red onion - finely chopped 2-3 broccoli heads (not the stalks) 2 teaspoons sweet corn (tinned or frozen) 2 teaspoons garden peas (frozen have a better texture) 1/2 teaspoon (or to taste) ...


Red-lentil Bolognese sauce

Red Lentil Bolognese Sauce

  Ingredients 1 large onion 1 stick of celery, chopped 2 medium-sized carrots, grated 1 tsp dried basil 1 tsp dried oregano 3 bay leaves 1 400g tin chopped tomatoes 2 tsps Marmite 200g dried red lentils 100g button mushroom, quartered 1tbsp olive oil ...


Everyone should read this great book

Book Gut Reactions

  It's not often I read a non-fiction book I can't put down but this great book is the exception. From the first few pages the information they are giving hits you right between the eyes! You find yourself wondering why it has taken so long for scientists to come to this realisation. ...


My love of books – A Nanny Jayne Moment


Everyone who knows me will know that I love books! Old, musty ones, new shiny-covered, hard backs even tatty, old paper-backs picked up at the car boot. Even though I do own a Kindle and love its portability and ease of use, there is still something quite special about holding a book and ...


Homegrown herbs.

herb garden

Finally I have a some fresh herbs, I'll admit my little herb garden is still young and not overly well stocked yet but everyone has to start somewhere. For those of you who don't know we have a small garden which, although private whilst we are in residence, is still considered to be part of ...


Egg-fried cauliflower rice

cauliflower rice

By popular demand - here is how I made egg-fried cauliflower rice. Ingredients Large cauliflower, 2 eggs, spray oil (I like rapeseed), 1 tsp turmeric, 4 cardomom pods, 6-8 cloves and 1/2 tsp cinnamon. Method Heat your oven to 220℃ Wash and dry the cauliflower thoroughly. If the ...


Nutrition and Dietary Planning


Any of you who check my Facebook page will know by now that I am currently studying towards a Nutrition and Dietary Planning qualification - it's going well and I'm learning a lot. Once qualified I hope to be able to provide more useful advice regarding the food we eat and how it affects our health ...