Paella: Chicken, Chorizo and King Prawns

I absolutely adore Spanish cuisine and Paella is such a family favourite, you can incorporate so many flavours  such as spicy chorizo, big juicy …

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Ballin’ Bites: nutritious and tummy filling!

Ballin’ Bites nutritious & tummy filling If you fancy trying out these tasty chewing filling balls then check out the recipe below! They are full of vitamins, antioxidants and fibre from the oats and raspberries; the peanut butter adds a dose of protein to this recipe. The mashed banana also adds potassium, vitamin A, B6…

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Kurly Krispy Krunchy Kale in 10 minutes

How to make kale edible in 10 minutes!! I remember being served kale at work in the canteen and the dinner lady packed on three large spoonfuls of it, safe to say when I put my tray on the trolley I was not the only person who left a mass of boiled kale on the…

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Umi Japanese, Twickenham

Ever since Umi opened in Twickenham, I remember it went straight to number 2 on trip advisor then politely shoved The Crown out of the top spot, where it has stayed for several months. Restaurants come and go in Twickenham and I hope Umi will stay literally forever and ever!! Rightly so too. Umi has…

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Slimming Snack: Tuna Fritters

Since starting slimming world, it has encouraged me to read more recipes that are healthier for you! One of things that is so important with healthy eating is eating fresh and planning a head! So if you ever find yourself stuck this is a recipe where you most likely have the ingredients already in your…

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Chicken & Bacon Parcels!

Cooking with bacon is great, bacon is just bloody brilliant, super versatile and not all too bad for you and very tasty for us omnivores!! Chop the fat off and you’ve got yourself a slimming world “syn free” eat unlimited bacon pieces of bacon!! If you read my previous post “Speedy Slimming Italian Stew”   you…

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Speedy Slimming Italian Stew

Just like most people I have jumped on the January bandwagon of hoping to drop that extra stone I gained over the festive period from eating daily baked camemberts and drowning my liver in wine.  Haven’t you? Again for the 10th year in a row, I vow to lose weight by doing one of these…

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Did someone say macaroni cheese?

There is nothing quite as satisfying and indulgent when you are a huge cheese lover and pasta eater than a super creamy flavoursome macaroni cheese… When thanksgiving was approaching I was given the job of making the macaroni cheese for an American independence day celebration event, as a Brit did I really master this American…

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