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Lunch, Meal Ideas

Instant Pot Macaroni Cheese

Magic Pot Mac and Cheese This quick and easy dinner, snack or bowl of comfort food is only eight minutes away! Make this for a quick dinner for kids. Or when friends call in unexpected. It makes a great side dish too.Make a bowl as comfort food and sit back and watch your favourite show. […]

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Creamy Chicken and Pea Pasta

Not all recipes need to be passed on for generations for them to feel like a taste of home.For me ‘home’ is where I feel comfortable and there is nothing more comfy than this rich creamy chicken and pea pasta.So get comfy and enjoy x Do the children eat it? They sure do! The flavours […]

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Making a Hearty Broth

This is the beginning of a good vegetable soup, risotto or flavour for a casserole.   I know it may seem like a lot of admin – but make this while you wash up after your roast dinner.  You don’t have to make soup now – simply pop it in the freezer for another day.  […]

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A Warming Vegetable Soup

Nothing gets better than a warming, flavoursome and delicious vegetable soup. You will want a good flavoursome broth to boost your soups flavour but also add extra nutritious goodies to your soup.You can find my method for making a good stock broth here.Alternatively you can use store bought broth or simply a store bought stock. […]

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Beer Beef and Beer Dumplings

This is a genius way of making a small amount of stewing beef stretch to feed a larger crowd. The dumplings are a filling addition to your casserole and when served with a selection of green veggies – should satisfy any family or crowd of visitors. This recipe can be made both in your oven […]

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Instant Pot Yoghurt

Ever wondered what the yoghurt button on your instant pot or multi cooker does? Give this recipe a go and surprise yourself! Many brands of magic pot seem to have a yoghurt button function. Have a look on yours and see.Remember I call my multi cooker a magic pot as I am always surprised at […]

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Pea and Ham Soup

Have you got half a ham left in the freezer from Christmas?  Were you like me, and when you had had enough, you just bundled it up in an old bread bag and threw it in the freezer to deal with another day? Then this is it! A super delicious and filling way to use […]

Lunch, Meal Ideas

Magic Pot Mashed Potatoes (Multi-cooker)

Creamy mashed potatoes that you don’t need to worry about boiling over on the stove. There is nothing worse than when your pot of potatoes boils over and makes a terrible mess of your stove top, or even worse when they boil dry if forgotten about (your pot never recovers). You all know that I […]