Chicken Curry (or Quorn for a vegan alternative)

This curry is packed with flavour and quick and easy to make. You’ve got yourself a delicious fresh curry in around 30 minutes. Ingredients 2 tbsp vegetable oil 4 chicken breasts (or substitute with quorn for a tasty vegan curry) 1.5 tsp cumin seeds 1 onion 2 green chillies 2 garlic cloves 1 tsp groundContinue reading “Chicken Curry (or Quorn for a vegan alternative)”

Pasta with lentil and tomato sauce

This is a recipe I like to use on work days. I can prep the sauce the night before and leave it standing ready for a quick 30 minute cook when I get in. I use shop bought gluten free pasta. The sauce is dairy free and vegan. Delicious for everyone! Ingredients 1 cup ofContinue reading “Pasta with lentil and tomato sauce”

Our favourite cheesey Free From crisps

One thing that was a favourite and was very missed when Steve first had to go dairy free was cheese and onion crisps! Many crisps have milk in and some contain wheat. Finding tasty dairy free and gluten free was a mission. Chilli cheese hummus crisps are perfect when you want a bit of crunchContinue reading “Our favourite cheesey Free From crisps”

Tomato and lentil soup in the slow cooker

Being a full time teacher and a Mum, time is a very precious commodity! I love cooking but often get home from work and want to spend time with my family rather than in the kitchen. This soup is great as you can make it when you have the time and then reheat it whenContinue reading “Tomato and lentil soup in the slow cooker”

A good dairy and gluten free squirty cream!

This dairy free squirty cream has been a bit of a game changer for us. It’s quick and convenient, has a good shelf life and tastes yummy. The only down side we’ve found is that it does go a bit runny quite quickly after being squirted onto your pudding. We always have a can inContinue reading “A good dairy and gluten free squirty cream!”

Our dairy free milk preferences

We have tried many different dairy free milk alternatives and I know that people do have their own personal preferences. When you look at all that’s on offer it can be a little overwhelming where to start! We’ve been through almond, soy, oat, coconut…… after all of that trying and testing here’s our thoughts! OurContinue reading “Our dairy free milk preferences”

Oak Bistro afternoon tea party was amazing!

We live in a little village called Greasby on the Wirral. We decided to host my eldest daughter’s birthday party in Oak Bistro. She’d chosen to have afternoon tea with all of the family so we booked our party and let them know about the dietary requirements. I’ll be honest, I didn’t expect them toContinue reading “Oak Bistro afternoon tea party was amazing!”

Bella Italia is belissima!

We booked Bella Italia in New Brighton for Steve’s birthday meal. The menu looked quite accommodating so we decided to give it a go. We weren’t disappointed. Steve had the gluten free calabrese with no mascarpone so it was also dairy free. He really enjoyed it. The staff were very accommodating as on this occasionContinue reading “Bella Italia is belissima!”