What I Eat In A Week (1)

Good morning!  As a mum and ostomate I look for healthy meals for the family which are stoma friendly.  I am a keen cook and enjoy  sharing recipes as you will see under my RECIPE section. I thought sharing my meal plans with you may help both ostomates and parents alike.  All the meals I plan … Continue reading What I Eat In A Week (1)

Meal Planning & Saving Money

As it's January and this year I really want to try and save money and pay off my debts, I've got back on the meal planning train. I used to always shop like this but the last few months have been a bit up and down as the boys aren't here to cook for all … Continue reading Meal Planning & Saving Money

Recipe – Chicken, Mushroom and Spinach Lasagne

This recipe is perfect for when you have left over cooked chicken, perhaps after your Sunday roast. It's also a nice twist on the traditional lasagne and definitely as tasty! Chicken, Mushroom and Spinach Lasagne What You Need Cooked chicken breast, tore into rough chunks Half a pack of mushrooms, peeled and sliced Half a … Continue reading Recipe – Chicken, Mushroom and Spinach Lasagne

BlogMas Day Eighteen – Recipe – Cauliflower and Garlic Cheese Soup

This is a soup I have been making for a while thanks to my lovely Mum who first gave me her recipe.  This is now the recipe I generally follow after tinkering with it a little and I absolutely love it.  Thick, creamy and flavoursome, perfect for this chilly winter weather.  Cauliflower is one of … Continue reading BlogMas Day Eighteen – Recipe – Cauliflower and Garlic Cheese Soup

Recipe – Cheese, Bacon and Spring Onion Potato Pie

This is a super easy and delicious recipe, perfect for midweek.  I made it for myself and had plenty left over which I froze for future meals.  This is a great idea for when you are chronically ill.  When I am having a bad day, it is great to know I have a freezer full … Continue reading Recipe – Cheese, Bacon and Spring Onion Potato Pie

Recipe – Sausage Casserole with Apple and Cider

This is perfect for those chilly Autumn evenings and really easy to make.  I had my brother round for tea and he and both the boys wolfed it down so thumbs up all round! You can swap the cider for apple juice if you would prefer, but the alcohol does get burned off in the … Continue reading Recipe – Sausage Casserole with Apple and Cider

Recipe – Slow Cooker Cajun Chicken Tagliatelle

Well you may or may not know but Ste, my boyfriend, is tube fed through a jejunostomy (the tube goes into his jejunum at the start of his small intestine). He can still eat if he feels like it but due to the severe bouts of sickness caused by his gastroparesis he often doesn't. He … Continue reading Recipe – Slow Cooker Cajun Chicken Tagliatelle

Recipe – Veggie Tomato Risotto

I recently made this for my mum and sister in law and it was a big hit! I was really impressed with the flavour too. I was a little worried being a vegetarian dish it might be lacking something but it really wasn't! Veggie Tomato Risotto Ingredients 250g risotto rice An onion Garlic clove Tin … Continue reading Recipe – Veggie Tomato Risotto