Halloween Beetroot cupcakes 2

Another busy week…. cake recipe for halloween

Another crazy busy week.  Work is still mad which resulted in long days, so no running or gym for me again.  I managed to book Thursday and Friday off so I could spend a little bit of the half term holidays with Eddie and the kids. And it was Halloween in my house…… Thursday We […]

Grantham Gingerbreads

Ilkeston Fair and Grantham Gingerbreads

Being from Nottingham and now living in Ilkeston October can only mean one thing – fair season.  Goose fair is normally the first Weds-Sunday in October and then the Ilkeston fair is the third week (always 2 weeks after Goose-fair). These days I do not tend to bother with the Goose-fair, although its one of […]

Healthy Pizza – A guest post by Ewan Buda

My son who is 12 years old has been given a project to do at school.  He has had to come up with a healthy recipe and present it in an innovative way.  I thought it would be nice for him to takeover and post a page on the website, so here it is……………   […]

Home Baked Donuts

Home baked Donut (doughnut?) treats

So as you probably know from my various posts, I am constantly battling with my weight.  Most of all, the thing I find difficult is depriving myself any treats. So I thought I would scour Pinterest and You Tube for some healthier alternatives that taste the same as the original versions.  Furthermore, I came upon […]

Healthy Recipe - Bacon and Cabbage Pasta

Super Quick and Healthy Bacon and Cabbage Pasta Recipe

Super quick recipe I have tried to day that I have really really enjoyed, and with the added bonus that its healthy too! Trying to have a better diet week this week – not perfect as that’s not me, but healthy choices where I can making sure I stay within my points (if I can!!).  […]

Bowl of Healthy Tomato Soup

Healthy Tomato Soup and planning for weightloss

Since my last weightloss post, my weight hasn’t really changed.  We went for our weekend in London and as I weigh in on a Saturday it meant I had 2 weeks where I didn’t really follow a full week on plan. I tried to be healthy where I could and we did a lot of walking […]