Monthly Archives: April 2014

#AtoZchallenge – Q is for qunioa and Turkey burger

Quinoa burgers make a great alternative to beef burgers on a BBQ. Serve with a homemade chilli mayonnaise with sweet chilli sauce and mayo mixed together.

Quinoa burgers make a great alternative to beef burgers on a BBQ. Serve with a homemade chilli mayonnaise with sweet chilli sauce and mayo mixed together.

As the weather warms up and people across the UK are preparing for BBQ season I have come up with a tasty way to use qunioa in a burger. Read the rest of this entry

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#AtoZ Challenge – P is for Paella

My version of chicken paella with king prawns

My version of chicken paella with king prawns

If you had to associate any dish with Spain most people would say that the most well know is Paella. Read the rest of this entry

#AtoZchallenge – O is for overnight oats

Using gluten free porridge oats you can make these yummy overnight oats. This version is made with strawberry yoghurt and skimmed milk and topped with mango and banana

Using gluten free porridge oats you can make these yummy overnight oats. This version is made with strawberry yoghurt and skimmed milk and topped with mango and banana

Like fashion there are trends in the food world too. Apart from there being a huge baking revolution taking place here in the UK, across the world people seem to be incorporating elements of the latest health craze into their diets. Read the rest of this entry

#AtoZchallenge – N is for GF naan bread

These gluten free naan bread are so simple and easy to make. They will be a great accompaniment to any gluten free curry night.

These gluten free naan bread are so simple and easy to make. They will be a great accompaniment to any gluten free curry night.

Since being gluten free, I like many people who have been diagnosed later on in life will miss some of the things that we were used to in our wheat eating life. Read the rest of this entry

#AtoZchallenge – M is for mushrooms

Mushrooms are full of B vitamins are essential to any healthy diet. This mushroom stroganoff is packed full of B vitamins and is low in fat too.

Mushrooms are full of B vitamins are essential to any healthy diet. This mushroom stroganoff is packed full of B vitamins and is low in fat too.

People are very split when it comes to liking the taste and the texture of mushrooms. Personally I love them and they make a great addition to most meals. Read the rest of this entry

#AtoZchallenge – L is for lemon drizzle cakes with lemon curd

Gluten free lemon and poppy seeds cakes with lemon curd and a lemon icing

Gluten free lemon and poppy seeds cakes with lemon curd and a lemon icing

This is one of my favourite lemon cake recipes and I thought I would share it again with all of my old readers and if you have not dug into my archive this is for all of my new readers. Read the rest of this entry

#AtoZblogging challenge – J is for jacket potato

Jacket potato with Spanish chorizo, onion and topped with cheese

Jacket potato with Spanish chorizo, onion and topped with cheese

Potatoes are one of the most versatile vegetables that the world has can be used in a number of ways to make healthy and nutritious meals. Read the rest of this entry

#AtoZblogging challenge – I is for ice cream

Spaghetti ice found in a one of my favourite childhood ice cream parlour in Germany.

Spaghetti ice found in a one of my favourite childhood ice cream parlour in Germany.

Ice cream in my eyes is one of the yummiest iced deserts you can eat and most ice creams are gluten free, which is even better.

Some of my favourite ice cream experiences are not here in the UK, but in main land Europe and in New York. Read the rest of this entry

#AtoZchallenge – H is for gluten free hot cross buns

Hot cross buns are a tradition baked sweet and spicy bread eaten at Easter time in the UK. These are my gluten free version.

Hot cross buns are a tradition baked sweet and spicy bread eaten at Easter time in the UK. These are my gluten free version.

Every seasonal celebration seems to have a baked good attached to it. During lent and in the run up to Easter in the UK the shops are full of a sweet bread laced with spice and currents called hot cross buns. Read the rest of this entry

#AtoZchallenge – G is for goats cheese

Gluten free aubergine and potato bake with goats cheese

Gluten free aubergine and potato bake with goats cheese

Cheese was never my first love and intact until a couple of years ago I was not a huge cheese lover. As my taste buds have matured I really started to enjoy eating cheese. Read the rest of this entry

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