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Quinoa Veg Bites

Quinoa Veg Bites

DD1(4.5) has recently decided that she LOVES Quinoa, so I have been googling to find recipes for us to try. (In case you didn’t know, Quinoa contains all of the essential amino acids, making it a “complete protein”) I’ve also

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Easy Huevos Rancheros

Easy Huevos Rancheros

DH saw a recipe ages ago for huevos ranchos that he wanted us to have, but I totally forgot about it until I saw this. Again, I made the foolish mistake of thinking that the kids would like it. (When

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Baked eggs with yogurt and chilli

I left DH looking at Plenty & he decided we should eat these Baked eggs with yogurt and chilli. Somehow I ended up making it, it took a bit longer than expected, but it was (as expected) delicious. (The photo, yet again,

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Perfect Poached Eggs

I always thought I made good poached eggs (add egg to simmering pan (with vinegar) & simmer for 2 minutes), but this method works much better for me as I don’t have to keep an eye on the pan boiling

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Tortilla (Spanish Omelette)

I’ve lost the recipe my spanish friend gave me for this, but this one by Delia sounded familiar except it’s not what I did. I used cold, pre-cooked potatoes (because I had some that needed eating), and I didn’t try

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Shakshuka

Shakshuka

This was absolutely fabulous! Make it now! I was reminded of this recipe when I saw it  on thepatternedplate, but why not head over to Ottolenghi’s post, which also features a video of the man himself cooking it! The recipe below serves

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Courgette and Feta Bites

Courgette and Feta Bites

Yet another fabulous mamacook recipe. I forgot to put the bread in the first batch, but that didn’t seem to affect the taste as the girls (1.3 & 3.8) scoffed the whole lot! After the batch with the bread in

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Potato waffles with eggs & beans

I’m not really going to tell you how to cook something as simple as this, it’s really just a place for me to make a note of how long it took (so I can try to do it quicker in

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Asparagus & poached eggs

How unfortunate that the first 2 spears of asparagus were ready to pick when there was only me at home to eat them! <yum>           Ingredients asparagus 2 free-range eggs 0.5 tsp vinegar Instructions Put the

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Beany Noodle Mess

From mumsnet DD1 (3.5) loved it, DD2 (11m) thought it was ok-ish, but <blergh> DH & I won’t be eating this again. I wondered if it might be nicer if it wasn’t all so mixed up together?  But then, perhaps I

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