Best Egg Recipes

Egg recipes are always popular in our house and I’m happy about that. Eggs are a very economical source of seriously high quality nutrition and one of the best ‘fast foods’ I know. It takes less than five minutes to soft boil, poach or scramble some eggs for breakfast. By the time the toast is ready so are Read More…

Old Fashioned Oatmeal Raisin Muffins

One of my greatest places to find recipe ideas is my late Mom’s recipe box. It is one of the resources I am using to write my first cookbook of family recipes. Yes, I’ve finally starting work in ernest on the cookbook I’ve been planning for years! I have been gathering notes and writing snippets for ages but Read More…

Vegetarian Menu Planning for NVW

National Vegetarian Week 18-24 May 2015, sponsored by ‘Nothing But snacks’, is all about sharing. So whatever your favourite veggie recipe it’s time to get preparing, get making and get sharing. In celebration of National Vegetarian Week, this May the Vegetarian Society is visiting seven locations across the UK giving out free pizza slices and celebrating how Read More…

Apricot Pecan Quick Bread

I love quick breads. They are the work of moments, smell amazing while they are baking and are perfect for pretty much any occasion. Often lower in sugar than traditional cakes, quick breads are perfect for breakfast, afternoon tea or dessert. My Apricot Pecan Quick Bread is no exception. Sweet dried apricots, crunchy pecans and warming ginger make this Read More…

Cinnamon Streusel Yogurt Muffins

I often use yogurt in baking – from my Lemon Ginger Cake and Mini Bundts to my Apple Butterscotch Cake. In a similar way to buttermilk, yogurt gives baked goods a lovely moist texture and a really tasty tang. It also makes them better for you. In this recipe, my Cinnamon Streusel Yogurt Muffins are enhanced by Rachel’s Organic Inspirations Read More…