Home-Made Magic

It's the moment I've been dreading. Weigh in at Weight Watchers. It's the stuff frayed nerve endings are made of, especially, as the new way of working means I have to weigh in with the leader!  The [Read More]

Spicy Pumpkin Soup a la Thermie

Serves 4 Pumpkin soup is my all time favourite and this Thermomix version is one of my favourites. It's slightly spicy with a really creamy consistency even though it's low fat and dairy [Read More]

The Fun in Fundraising

It's a very happy Friday for a whole heap of reasons. The sun is shining, a student in my class has a birthday, I finally finish getting the gifts for David, the Feeder Programme is GO and best of [Read More]

Easy Thermomix Guacamole

Serves 4 (low iodine) Ingredients 2  large ripe avocado pears  (keep the stone) 1/4 small red onion Juice 1/2 lemon or lime 1 fresh chilli , deseeded (optional) 1 clove garlic, [Read More]

Spicy Chicken Tacos

Makes 10 Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 medium brown onion , chopped finely 500g chicken mince 3-4 teaspoons Mexican seasoning 375 ml taco sauce (or 1 store bought bottle taco [Read More]

Needle Point

It's my last vampire visit - after this little blood sucking exercise, I won't have another blood test for six months! That's another reason to be happy to add to the list. The impending lack of [Read More]

Bill’s Butterscotch Madeleines

Makes about 18 I can't remember how my obsession with Madeleines started but I think Bill Granger had something to do with it because this is a Bill inspired recipe. It's the touch of golden syrup [Read More]

Birthday Busy

What a busy day! First off,  the Feeder Programme  is going great guns. This morning, everyone enjoys the Mixed Berry Yoghurt Cake for their teatime treat and it receives rave reviews. I hoover up the [Read More]