• Courgette and sweet potato cheesy bites

    Published On: June 19, 2023Categories: Healthy food, Light Meals, Recipes, Snacks

    The courgettes (zucchini) are coming in thick and fast now.  I have picked 9 in the last 2 days.  I didn't really cook with them before I started growing them, but they are so versatile [...]

  • Hot tuna and cheese Baguettes

    Published On: April 11, 2023Categories: Light Meals, Recipes, Snacks

    I always make sure that I have some of those part baked rolls or baguettes in the cupboard.  At the moment they are 69p for 6 in Lidl and are good value in lots of [...]

  • Potato peeling crisps.

    Published On: April 8, 2023Categories: Recipes, Snacks

    Bags of crisps used to be on our shopping list as a treat some times but with rising prices they are a luxury that has had to go.  If we fancy some crisps now we [...]

  • Slow cooker (crock pot) yoghurt

    Published On: April 4, 2023Categories: Breakfasts, Desserts, Recipes, Snacks

    I have only just started making my yoghurt in a slow cooker, but both times it has turned out lovely and thick and I have not had to sieve it.  Getting your yoghurt to the [...]

  • Caramel Popcorn

    Published On: January 28, 2023Categories: Recipes, Snacks

    We were shattered last night after baby sitting a 14 month old, and so we sat down to watch a film. We fancied something sweet to eat but had nothing in. We therefore decided to [...]

  • Seaside Cinnamon Doughnuts

    Published On: January 20, 2023Categories: Recipes, Snacks

    It has become a tradition to make doughnuts on a frosty day.  We first did it two years ago on a winter's day in the garden. We were in lockdown and missing our trip to [...]

  • Chocolate Peanut Butter/Hazelnut spread

    Published On: January 9, 2023Categories: Recipes, Snacks

    Chocolate and nuts are two of my favourite things.  This is a recipe I often make after Christmas when nuts are on sale at a reduced price. It tastes like a hazelnut spread even when [...]

  • Hummus

    Published On: December 2, 2022Categories: Light Meals, Recipes, Snacks

    I don't like butter or margarine and so I like hummus in my sandwiches or wraps to make them less dry. I use it to make vegetable and hummus pie, as a dip, as a [...]

  • Healthy Chocolates

    Published On: October 26, 2022Categories: Recipes, Snacks

    I make these when I want a treat but am trying to be healthy. I think they look quite posh too and sometimes gift them to my daughter who prefers more healthy treats. There are [...]


    Published On: October 8, 2022Categories: Desserts, Snacks

    QUICK APPLE PIE I have said before that if you have wraps you have a meal. You can use them in so many ways. I make my own wraps as they work out a lot [...]

  • Home made wraps

    Published On: October 8, 2022Categories: Baking, Snacks

    We use wraps more than we do bread, and if I was going to buy them each week, I would be spending £3. Instead, I spend about 30p for 6, and I could make them [...]