Tag Archives : frugal


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Oaty, Nutty & Fruity Cookies

    While having a relaxing a weekend I was looking through a host of cook books that I have but never cook from. How many of you have that same problem? So while looking through my Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall Light & Easy cookbook I came across these really simple oaty, nutty and fruity cookies. I’m […]


Tagliatelle with homemade sun dried tomato marinara sauce

I was looking around the cupboards last night to see what I could rustle up for dinner. I always like to try and use up what I have left lying around before going shopping, this helps to keep my kitchen removed of clutter and prevents me from wasting any food that may be lost by […]

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Oat & Date Protein Bars

  Hello again and I hope you all have been enjoying my recent posts. I’ve been playing around in the kitchen again and making a conscious effort to work through my recipe books as I’ve mentioned before. Like many cook books that just sit gathering dust I am determined to improve these recipes if needed […]


Homemade flapjacks and Exeter Food and Drink Festival 2015

Hi everyone, Sorry I haven’t posted in a while. The last couple of weeks have been pretty hectic with preparations for the Exeter Food and Drink Festival 2015. This was my first time trading at this event and of the back of what was a very successful Plymouth Flavour Fest, I was hoping for the […]

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Morning bike ride, PT and a roasted veg, tomato & bean couscous salad

Well, what beautiful weather we are having right now!! Every time the sun puts its hat on I have the urge to get out and enjoy it. I always feel guilty when I am not making the most of it in some form. This normally involves exercise and this morning I managed to head out […]

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Chococlate coma, Easter weekend ride and innocent veg pot recipe!

Happy Easter to you all and I hope you haven’t eaten too much chocolate. Unlike me that ate a whole dark chocolate Easter egg in one day along with the three bars that went with it. Safe to say I wasn’t feeling too good from this and struggled to sleep that evening. I don’t know […]