These crisps are even healthier if you make them like I did last week and burn them, because most of them go in the bin! Talk about diet crisps!
↑↑ See! I ate about five 😆
When the days get cooler and darker, I tend to swap salads for bowls of warming soups and making homemade soup is so easy, healthier than a tin and you know what's going in it!
Veggies can be really cheap so veggie soup is a winner and if I ever have leftover cooked chicken then chicken and veg soup it is! Now I'll be honest, I literally just wing it with soup, I have a huge pan, chop a load of veg until it's half full and then cover with stock so I'll tell you what I typically put in my soup but I recommend you be free, chop away, throw it in and cover!
Easy peasy done!
I originally found this recipe on BBCGoodFood and changed it to our taste, I start it on the hob and then transfer to the slow cooker to cook throughout the afternoon, the smell alone makes you hungry! So here's my version:
I like to serve this with Cauliflower rice, guacamole and salsa with a few chilli slices on the top for the brave!
Homemade, fresh and healthy, so enjoy!
Hello! If you've been reading my blog, you'll have seen my recent post about the September challenge, Go me! If you haven't read it, then sit down right now and do your bit by clicking here ←
You know when you're wasting time on social media and come across those recipe videos? (Rest assured this blog isn't classed as wasting time but actual brew and reading time instead!) Some of them look so easy and yummy! Recently I saw a recipe for banana pancakes and seeing as I'm avoiding processed food, I thought I'd give it a go, and when there's only two ingredients involved, what's to lose?!
Yep, minimal ingredients, minimal effort!
Here's the method,
Okay so you've seen the results of the first recipe, now for the second...
Picture this, a perfectly poached egg encased inside a creamy avocado, wrapped in bacon....makes you want it right?
Easy peasy right? Again, read on...
This is the method I actually experienced:
So both meals were edible, one was just far better looking than the other! You know the worse thing about it? It was only when I came to write this post that I realised I'd eaten bacon. Yep, a processed food. Tasty but processed!
So I've hung my head in shame and chanted
'avoid processed foods' and 'think september challenge' to myself whilst cooking a vat of homemade vegetable soup.
A load of veggies thrown into a pan and souped can't really go wrong, can it?
I'll admit I'm a little knackered from all the eggy avo juggling but I'm eager to see your efforts, obviously you'll have a better chance now I've given you my write up and all my sound advice!
So make the pancakes and enjoy then make the eggy avo thing and send me your pics 😉
Good luck and Happy cooking!
Do you have a sweet tooth? I really do. I can guarantee that by 8pm, I'm questioning why I don't revert to the days when pudding was acceptable after dinner, every day...
So trying not to give in, I remembered recently that someone had shared a recipe for banana ice-cream online, so I got searching! (5 a day and all that) There are loads of great recipes but this time I wanted a healthier option.
I found it! I'd love to claim the credit for this amazing treat but I can't. TheKitchn have mastered it! High five to them!
Get this, banana ice cream, using one ingredient! 🤔 Have you guessed what it is yet? 😉 Yup Bananas!! You can't get much healthier than that!
I decided to give it a go and get ahead with a sweet fix to quench my 8pm sweetness pangs.
This is easy peasy, even I can do it and I managed to toast crumpets into ashes the other day! (I'll add the pic for your entertainment)
This is a winner! One ingredient, easy and delicious, I love it!
I ate mine sprinkled with some of my homemade granola and ate the lot (Quite possibly two normal portions 😉) There is already more sliced banana in my freezer and this time I think I'll try adding some crunchy peanut butter!
You have no excuses, well unless you don't like bananas, so get it made!
Simply Sarah X
Ps: here's my effort at toasting crumpets, I told you my Recipe Room page is also for culinary diasters! (Not quite culinary I know, but still amusing)
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