Slow Cooker Tomato Chilli and Lentil Soup Recipe

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It's that time of year when my thoughts start to turn to chutney and soups, one pot comfort food with hearty harvest ingredients. Rather than looking for inspiration by googling 'tomato soup', I decided instead to look back at my own blog - and found a recipe written over 5 years ago now. Sometimes I [...]

Spend The Autumn & Winter Months With Simply Being Mum

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I'm sat here typing with a blanket around my shoulders, and increasingly cold toes, with a vague threat of frostbite lingering in my mind. Okay so maybe I'm exaggerating, it's not that cold. Not frostbite temperatures, but there is a definite chill in the air, which is a stark reminder that autumn is definitely here [...]

The UK’s First Food Waste Supermarket

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Food Waste Friday Readers Recipes

In a world where all news seems to be bad news and it's constantly reported on screen and in the newspapers, it was a breath of fresh air to see this headline appear on my Facebook timeline yesterday: Britain's first food waste supermarket opened this week, in a West Yorkshire market town called Pudsey. The 'anti-supermarket' [...]

Tuna and Avocado Baked Pitta Bread Recipe

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Let me introduce you to today's new creation - My Tuna and Avocado Baked Pitta Bread Recipe! From time to time I remember to eat really well. To feed my body not just what it fancies, but what it will benefit from nutritionally also. Today I fancied tuna.  I always keep canned tuna in the cupboard. [...]

Slow Cooker Vegetable Stock Recipe

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slow cooker vegetable stock recipe

This slow cooker vegetable stock recipe has been one I've been meaning to share for a while. What better day than Food Waste Friday to do just that - particularly as I had 2 bags of vegetable scraps to use up. This vegetable stock can of course be made with fresh vegetables, but it's perfect for [...]

Simple and Healthy Pizza Recipe

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How To Make Pizza Vita

This simple and healthy pizza recipe has been on my mind the last few days. Probably due to the following 3 reasons: I noticed that Aldi UK has reintroduced ready-made pizza dough sheets into their stores A friend text me asking Bella Italia's phone number in Blackpool I'm trying to be more mindful of what I eat Although [...]

Simple Brioche Bread Pudding Recipe

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Brioche Bread Pudding Recipe

Without a doubt I like to cook simply and this brioche bread pudding recipe really couldn't be any simpler. As part of Zero Waste Week and this years theme of 'Use It Up!', I'd like to share my favourite go to recipe for using up bread. This brioche bread pudding recipe shouldn't just be reserved [...]

Zero Waste Week 2016 Has landed

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Zero Waste Week began yesterday here in the UK. As an ambassador, once more, I have been intrigued to see what other bloggers (and tweeters) have been coming up with for this years theme of 'Use It Up!' There are some great suggestions over on Twitter today. I particularly liked reading this blog post that was [...]

Getting Ready For Zero Waste Week 2016

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I've pretty much taken the Summer off from blogging this year, it's never been known. That also means I haven't been here on a Friday and keeping on track with Food Waste Friday. Well with Zero Waste Week starting on Monday 5 September - today seemed the perfect Friday to pop by and check back [...]

Summer Blogging Backlog

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Summer is in full swing. Summer as in the 'season'. Summer as in the 'weather' not so much so in the UK. We are halfway through and I have not blogged at all - not once. Whaaat? Here at Chez Wright we schedule the holidays - and usually I blog about it, but haven't this [...]