My favourite! After my slightly less than fabulous last week I made this beauty over the weekend 🙂 No it's most definitely not keto friendly, yes it's full of sugar AND carbs but boy it's gooooood. Incase you fancy a naughty piece of heaven here is the recipe for you, it's very simply a lemon … Continue reading Lemon Drizzle Loaf
Who knew so much could happen in the space of a week?! I'll admit I've been feeling pretty pleased with myself recently with my new positive approach to life but I'm not sure I needed testing to this extent Wednesday morning I get to work and am feeling wonderful! The sun is shining, the … Continue reading It’s been a testing week!
It been a long time since I posted, longer than I'd realised! However, things are so much better now so I thought I'd do a little update.... (edit: turns out it wasn't that little, sorry!) It hasn't been easy, I've been up and down in mind and body but I believe things are going the … Continue reading A little positivity goes a long way!
My friend presented me with a bag full of mud covered, fresh out the ground beetroots .... cheers Pal! Truth be told I don't even like beetroot but I could hardly be rude and tell him that! Then I remembered the fairly recent discovery of this beetroot and chocolate, super moist, apparently deliscious, gross sounding … Continue reading Homegrown beetroot and chocolate cake
I'm a little behind on these Bake Off bakes I'm really sorry! It's only taken 5 weeks but this morning is the first time I have woken feeling well, I actually think this darn cold may finally be leaving me! A brief date on the stomach issues - it looks like I've got IBS which … Continue reading GBBO inspired Nutella star bread
Ever since Wednesday's show I have been dreaming about Viennese Whirls, with yesterday's miserable weather I decided it was the perfect day for baking and so I embarked on this weeks Bake Off challenge.... The results were super tasty, melt in the mouth delicious whirls. I used Mary's recipe for these, I must say from … Continue reading GBBO Biscuit week!
How can it be that I managed 26 years of living with minimal problems and then bam my body decides it's time to start protesting?! Well that appears to be the case, having had everything diagnosed I came to terms with the fact I was just going to have to man up and get on. … Continue reading The illness that just keeps on giving!
"When you hear the sound of hooves, think horses, not zebras" ... This is what medical students are advised during their training apparently. They are taught to assume the most common cause of symptoms and forget to consider that zebras DO exist. Ok so perhaps the majority of people do fit into the 'right' boxes but … Continue reading What makes a zebra?!
I was asked for a box of cupcakes which were going to be for a birthday, the design was left to me with the spec simple but pretty. Now then, I have a tendency to get a bit freaked out when it's left totally up to me incase by idea of pretty isn't someone else's … Continue reading Easy and pretty vanilla cupcakes
When life throws you lemons, you make lemonade right? And that's exactly what I did, except I chose cakes. I haven't always been big into baking, the odd cake here and there, maybe some burnt biscuits and rock solid rolls along the way but over the past two years I've found a talent I never … Continue reading Let’s go back to the beginning