Lentil & Mushroom Ragu

Last week I met hubby for lunch and we went to Zizzi’s and I ordered their Vegan Lentil Ragu option with gluten free pasta. It was amazing and I thought to myself I need to try and recreate this, so I set out to find that perfect recipe. Luckily it did not take me long…

Slow Cooker Mushroom Quorn Bolognese

Like with most recipes I have tried, since changing my diet, I have had to make a lot of tweaks to covert them into vegan and gluten free recipes. This recipe was no different, but I am glad to say that it works… even the kids approve. I’ve always loved using our slow cooker… the…

Gluten free Cranberry Granola

I do have a sweet tooth… so I guess it is naughty to have this as a 2nd breakfast?!?!?! Previously I have tried a few other recipes and they just didn’t work, but this one I make all the time and it really hits the spot! Ingredients:- 175g gluten free oats 2tbsp dried cranberrires 1tbsp…

Morning Smoothies

Over the last few months, hubby and I have started our days with a smoothie… it’s an added bonus when the kids join in too. Isabella, our youngest age 2, really loves her smoothies… the greener the better, and she really gets into them with her spoon as we generally make thicker smoothies. My journey…

Get in shape for holiday challenge

In December 2016, over the Christmas break, I was talking to my friend Claire about a detox she does every January. She normally eliminates dairy, meat, caffeine, alcohol and gluten. We chatted about it and decided, with out February holiday in mind, we’d do the detox together for the main goal of weight loss. So…