20 weeks of shopping locally and supporting independent businesses
A rare Saturday night in and we are treating ourselves to a nice juicy steak
I make up big batches of this sauce and freeze it, then I always have a tasty pasta sauce. You can also spoon over chicken or fish before roasting, or add extra water and it makes a tasty soup
British quinoa with lots of tasty greens, a health and vegan midweek meal
We've all been there, a quick look in the fridge to see what to have for dinner and we realise that we've got loads of veg in there that's looking a little bit limp and you just don't have the time or the energy tonight to think about what you might use it all for. You're starving, you've already put those lovely chicken portions in the oven....I have the solution.
I look forward to the chilly days of autumn when I can get my slow cooker back out of the cupboard, and this tasty chicken dish is firmly back on the menu.
Why I love the changing season and how that affects the food choices I make
For me, nothing epitomises summer more than a simple salad of mixed tomatoes. Great with grilled meat or fish, and even better the next day for lunch with crusty bread to mop up the juices
I’m a bit late writing this as yesterday we travelled to Spain, we left home at 4am on Sunday morning, which left us feeling pretty disorientated for the rest of the day. I woke this morning to a beautiful sunny day, I feel very blessed to have this wonderful bolt-hole in the sun and pinch … Continue reading Week 17
Wow, four months in and I’m still shopping locally for all my food! Unfortunately, I had to go to a supermarket this week; we needed boring stuff like toothbrushes, bleach, washing up liquid, cleaning cloths etc. And because we have the builders here now for the next few months I bought a big box of … Continue reading Week 16