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No Added Sugar Fruit & Nut Flapjacks

No Added Sugar Fruit & Nut Flapjacks

It seems as though lots of people are starting the new year off with a health kick, out with the cakes and puddings and in with the fruit smoothies and crispbread, and this household is no exception
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Iced Buns with a Cherry on the top

Iced Buns with a Cherry on the top

For our Sylvanian Families party earlier in the week I wanted to have some traditional looking buns. As iced buns are usually quite light I opted for a bridge roll recipe and added some extra sugar to sweeten it up
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Cranberry and Chestnut Roast

Cranberry and Chestnut Roast

Whilst I like turkey, I'm not keen on hot turkey and gravy and all the trimmings, I much prefer to eat my turkey cold in a sandwich or salad
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Tomato & Basil Soup {5:2 diet recipe}

Tomato & Basil Soup {5:2 diet recipe}

The 5. 2 diet is still going well. Another 2lbs lost despite a weekend away and a day out in London consuming pastries
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Slow Cooker Marmite Chicken and Vegetables

Slow Cooker Marmite Chicken and Vegetables

Follow The Crazy Kitchen's board Marmite recipes on Pinterest. Life has been getting in the way a bit recently, and almost another week has gone by without me sharing any recipes on this blog
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Slow Cooker Sausages in Onion Gravy

Slow Cooker Sausages in Onion Gravy

As the nights are drawing in and the temperature begins to drop, we start to wonder when that first frost will be here, and whether we'll we be able to find the ice scraper we tossed aside after last winter, as we ran joyfully into Spring
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Muesli & Banana Muffins

Muesli & Banana Muffins

These are great for using up the last dregs of the muesli, which we always seem to have after everyone decides they like muesli, I buy a box and then the novelty wears off
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Juicy and Sticky Blackcurrant Flapjacks

Juicy and Sticky Blackcurrant Flapjacks

At times during half term last week I felt as though I was running a cafe. Kids were in, kids were out, friends were in, friends were out, and there seemed to be a constant request for food
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Vegetable Stir Fry {5:2 Diet Recipe}

Vegetable Stir Fry {5:2 Diet Recipe}

I'm now starting week 4 of the 5. 2 fasting diet and things are so far so good. I've lost a steady 2lbs per week without feeling like I've been missing out on anything
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Banoffee Bread & Butter Pudding

Banoffee Bread & Butter Pudding

If you've got bananas that need eating up then I urge you to make this, it's so much better than banana bread, but it doesn't stick around for long
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Spicy Sausage & Bean Cobbler

Spicy Sausage & Bean Cobbler

I'm loving my new cast iron casserole dish that I received as a Christmas present, yes I am one of the sad ones that asks for pots & pans instead of diamonds and pearls - you can take the girl out of the kitchen but you can't take the kitchen out of the girl
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Slow Cooker Sweet & Sour Sausages

Slow Cooker Sweet & Sour Sausages

It's now month 3 of the Swallow's Recipe for Life challenge on Banger's & Mash, and this month the 3 ingredients to use in a recipe are pork, sweetcorn & tomatoes
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Sugar Free Raspberry Muffins

Sugar Free Raspberry Muffins

I felt a bit guilty after I'd made muffins with my husband's favourite chocolate so I thought I would make him something nice to make up for it
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Paprika Potatoes

Paprika Potatoes

This is a great alternative to mashed, boiled or roast potatoes. It's really tasty as well as being very easy to prepare
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Chicken Kedgeree

Chicken Kedgeree

I know that traditionally Kedgeree is made with fish, but we're not all great lovers of fish so I've used chicken - maybe I can no longer call it Kedgeree, possibly it should be called a Biryani or a risotto, who knows
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Christmas Gingerbread House Linky

Christmas Gingerbread House Linky

I haven't got around to making my gingerbread house yet but I know others have so I'm opening up the linky so everyone can add theirs as and when they make them
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Triple Layer Chocolate Fudge Caramel Cake

Triple Layer Chocolate Fudge Caramel Cake

I've made chocolate fudge cake a fair few times now but for Hanna's birthday I wanted to try something a little different with it and decided to give it an extra caramel layer