Saturday Suppers- The Hairy Dieters’ Beachside Paella

        On Saturday night I TRY to cook something a little bit more special if we have time.  We have been back from our holiday in Spain for two weeks now and the time has gone so fast.  The weather has been up or down and on Friday and Saturday I began…

The Hairy Dieters- Chicken And Ham Tangle Pie

Bank Holidays in the UK are normally a day that we associate with bad weather, huge traffic jams, people going to the seaside or massive queues at retail parks as people go buying for their latest home improvements in DIY shops.  All of these fill our family with dread on a Bank Holiday and I…

The Hairy Dieters’ Cottage Pie

I had had a busy but enjoyable afternoon baking banana muffins for a customer yesterday. After my customer had departed happy and satisfied with her order, I had to crack on with our dinner.  I usually try to cook a Sunday roast when I can as I am passionate about family Sunday meals and sitting…

The Hairy Dieters’ Paprika Chicken

Last Friday I promised to take my children into York for the afternoon.  Even though we live only about 10 miles from York itself we hadn’t been into the centre of York for a few weeks.  The children joked that “Mum’ll spend most of the time in Lakeland!” but to be honest, it was just…

The Hairy Dieters’ Coconut Prawn Curry

Last Thursday it had been a few days since I had got back from my summer holiday and I still hadn’t got my act together getting the food shopping in for the week.  I had run round our local Morrisons the day before in between other errands so that I wasn’t dragging my children round…

The Yummiest Chilli Con Carne Ever!- The Hairy Bikers

Last week I was in the White Rose Centre in Leeds with my two children.  I find shopping with the children extremely stressful, especially as my son hates shopping for anything that doesn’t involve an X-Box or sweets!  But needs must, my daughter needed new clothes, I promised my son some new headphones to say…