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Caramelised Pear and Chocolate Tart

Following a recent visit from my Sister-in_law who has got very expert green fingers and left me with a large pile of home grown pears I ha e been wondering what to make with them. I discovered a little technique today which will solve that conundrum - caramelised pears. Now before you break out into… Continue reading Caramelised Pear and Chocolate Tart

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Lo- Dough Cream Tea

Now what can I say apart from I have been imagining this for a few days but wanted to save it for a time when I would really appreciate the yumminess! So after finishing work on a challenging Friday I knew today was the day my Cream Tea would be born...and disappear quite quickly too!… Continue reading Lo- Dough Cream Tea

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Garlic Steak and Potato Foils

We sometimes like to be able to get home from work, prepare a meal in minutes and then either relax or potter about whilst dinner is nicely cooking in the oven. This is a great cooking method that seals in the flavour, retains the juices from the meat and vegetables and is so easy to… Continue reading Garlic Steak and Potato Foils

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Banana and Peanut Butter Bites

These delightful little bites are perfect for snacks or as a breakfast with some fruit. They are quite speedy to make and will be ready within 30mins from the start. They work out at apx 25 calories each but I won't work out the syn value for you - that's all dependent on the peanut… Continue reading Banana and Peanut Butter Bites

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Banana and Plum Slice

This recipe was inspired by Banana Pancakes. The trouble with breakfast is on a working day we never seem to have enough time to enjoy our breakfast. I made this recipe simply because I was in a hurry. I wanted to be able to take breakfast to work with me and enjoy it when I… Continue reading Banana and Plum Slice

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Chicken and Egg Spring Rolls

After spending a day wandering round the Yorkshire Dales Food and Drink Festival and enjoying my time gin tasting, food sampling and being amazed by the huge variety of world foods on offer I was inspired to make something low calorie, healthy and low carb. Don't get me wrong, the day was so enjoyable but… Continue reading Chicken and Egg Spring Rolls

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Lunchbox Lasagne

After the success on my last lunchbox recipe Quick and Easy Lunch Boxes I wanted to create something that was based on a classic dish yet full of incredible nutrients. A recipe that is filling, nutritious, low on carbs, syns or calories yet full on taste. My other stipulation was it must be quick and… Continue reading Lunchbox Lasagne