Delicious Greek Yoghurt Spinach Dip! {Recipe}

If you’re an American, you know spinach dip is a party classic. It’s easy to make, available ready-made for purchase at almost any grocery store, and it’s always the first to disappear off the table! We Californian’s generally like to serve it in a sourdough bread bowl with more bread on the side for dipping,…

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Porcini Mushroom and Cavolo Nero Linguini {Recipe}

This bowl of deliciousness is actually a pasta I randomly made out of necessity for lunch one day. It was the day before we went for our weekly shop, and the fridge was looking sparce. I was out of most things except for a bit of cavolo nero (black kale) and leftover raw red bell…

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Butternut Squash Lasagna {Recipe}

Okay folks, ask and you shall receive. I’ve now pretty much perfected this dish to my own preferences, but obviously, you can do whatever you want with it. While I use spinach, you can always sub for kale. I wouldn’t sub the butternut squash though – there’s really nothing like it.  If you’re in England,…

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Basic Béchamel Sauce (white sauce)

Béchamel is considered the mother of all sauces. She is where it all starts. If you want to make a creamy soup? Start with a béchamel. You want a gravy? Béchamel. You want a creamy pasta sauce? BÉCHAMEL! (You get the idea.) It all starts with the roux, a mixture of equal parts fat and…

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Savoury Hidden Veggie Potato Pancakes {Toddler Approved}

I’ve been making these veggie filled pancakes since little guy started eating real food. They’re very nutritious and very filling. I usually like to make enough for the both of us because it’s so yummy! Tips: remove all water from veg before mixing together. You can do this by placing in a cheese cloth or…

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It’s Pancake Day! {American Style Pancake Recipe}

Okay, so pancake day almost ALWAYS creeps up on me, but I can still whip up a batch in no time thanks to a trusty homemade recipe I found years ago online. In the US, I used to always grab Bisquick and just make the batter, but I now prefer to whip it up at…

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Love-Filled Croquettes for Valentine’s Day! {Recipe}

No idea what to do for Valentine’s Day? Tired of the typical chocolate and candy gifts? Need a last-minute idea that you can easily make? Try making these tasty, love-filled croquettes! You can even hide veggies in them. Win win win! Also, I may or may not have eaten 10 by myself. Umm… Happy Valentine’s…

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Butternut Squash Soup with Red Chilli and Crème Fraîche 

This is hubby’s favourite soup. Although he isn’t a huge fan of butternut squash, he always goes bonkers for this soup. It’s creamy, with a bit of heat from the red chillies, and packed with flavour. I usually save this for the holidays or for large family gatherings. This is because it’s easy to make…

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No Milk, No Egg American Style Biscuits {Scones}

Okay we’ve all been there. Somehow it’s mealtime, we open the fridge and there’s nothing there. When did the fridge get so barren? Now you’re starving, and there’s nothing to eat. Not even bread for a sandwich. There’s rice, but you can’t be bothered to cook it. What to do?  Make these no milk, no…

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Easy Baked Eggplant Parmesan {Martha Stewart’s Recipe}

During the holidays I prepared two batches of eggplant parmesan. I baked one immediately and froze the other after the baked eggplant slices had cooled to room temperature. Both tasted absolutely delicious. This recipe avoids having to fry the eggplant slices which makes it mess free and much healthier. Win, win!  Tisha’s Tips: This quick…

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