Peanut Butter Snickers Brownie Recipe

I have had a love hate thing with Brownies. As a Coeliac it is the most common thing you’ll find to eat when your out and about. A sad, hard, small square individually wrapped to avoid contamination. Ultimately the most boring brownie of earth. So I stopped eating them. But I have returned to my love of Brownies with this recipe. These are the ultimate in gooey chocolatey goodness, with the added bonus of Peanut butter. Dive into my Peanut Butter Snickers Brownie.
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Gluten Free Mince Pies Recipe

You may well already know that I don’t like dried fruit. So why am I sharing a Gluten Free Mince Pies recipe? The reason is this, we decided to make the whole house gluten free I as found I was still suffering with the effects of being glutened regularly. After much debate we put it down to the kids. Although they understand my illness, they don’t always take the right care and it’s those stray crumbs that were doing me in. So our whole house is a Gluten free zone and I feel all the better for it.gluten free mince pie

Hubby is a massive Mince Pies fan and basically rolls from eating Hot Cross Buns for half the year to Mince Pies the next. So I could not deny him this pleasure. I am really pleased with the pastry texture for these Mince Pies and they got hubbies approval.  Continue reading “Gluten Free Mince Pies Recipe”

Gluten free Yule log recipe

When I said to my boys I was baking a Yule log. They looked at me with puzzled faces. A log? But they were delighted when it arrived on the table. For me I’ve always loved a Yule Log, as I hate dried fruit and most Christmas baking has it in. This however has never been touched by a raisin. Full on chocolate is called for. From the sponge, to the filling to the gorgeous silky buttercream bark!
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How to have a gluten free vegetarian Christmas

Since my diagnosis of Coeliac disease nearly three years ago. Christmas has always been a bit of a sad time for me, food wise. Gifts of boxes of biscuits and chocolates I can’t eat. The nightmare of buffets and people not knowing what to feed you when you visit. Add into that being a vegetarian and the invitations seem to cease. The main struggle I have found is that there hasn’t been much on the market that suits both being a vegetarian and needing to eat gluten free. Yet good things are on the horizon for this year. So I’ve rounded up my favourites so you can have a great gluten free vegetarian Christmas.how to have a great gluten free vegetarian christmas Continue reading “How to have a gluten free vegetarian Christmas”

5 Christmas Eve crate ideas

As I’ve said before we celebrate Christmas on Christmas eve night and so we avoid the night before Christmas over excited kids as they’ve had the whole day to run this off. I do know that a lot of my friends have turned to Christmas Eve boxes as a way of calming the kids down and making Christmas eve a special and magical night in itself. So here with the help of this beautiful North Pole Delivery crate from Vintage apple crates. I have compiled 5 great Christmas Eve crate ideas for young and old.christmas eve crate ideas Continue reading “5 Christmas Eve crate ideas”

Apple Cinnamon muffins recipe

I love to bake. You may already know this from the countless recipes I’ve shared on my blog over the years. But baking in the Autumn and Winter has to be my favourite. I love all the rich scents and flavours that come from fruits, spices and dark sugars. So I thought I’d share one of my favourite fruity and spicy recipes today. These apple and cinnamon muffins are deliciously moreish and are great warm or cold.

apple and cinnamon muffins with tea

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Grown up Advent Calendar round up

Inventive advent calendar ideas have exploded across the shops, this year. With everyone trying to get in on the act with quirky, unusual and luxury calendars being all the rage. Long gone are the days when all you got when you opened the door was a picture and a naff cheapo chocolate. Advent calendars are no long just for kids either. Great beauty, food and other amazing treats await both young and old over this festive period. Check out my round up of the top advent calendars for everyone this year.header advent calendars Continue reading “Grown up Advent Calendar round up”