When I’m pulling together Christmas hampers I like to think outside the box, or in this case the hamper, and put in some quirky things llike this refined sugar free granola along with the usual boozy, sweet and savoury treats. Sometimes it’s nice to add a little nod to healthy living in with all the…
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With Halloween fast approaching I thought I’d do a wee post on using pumpkins and round up my pumpkin recipes too so you have them all here in one place and can make soups, preserves, pickles and even beauty basics. There is also some things you might like to know about the wonderful pumpkin too……
My addiction to pesto is well known on this blog so it seemed obvious that I’d be baking something with pesto for Christmas gifting hampers, that’s where my pesto pinwheels come into play. I like to put sweet and savoury goodies into my hampers and these are just perfect.
Sweet and tasty but without processed sugar involved, these sugar free carrot cake bites make the perfect foodie gift for those who want to enjoy some sweetness but without too much guilt involved.
I’m starting to make my foodie gifts for Christmas and these whisky fruits and nuts are one of my favourite things to make and go down a treat with family and friends, especially my brother who would probably be happy with a hamper full of these and nothing else!
Like so many people my favourite comfort food since childhood just has to be tomato soup. A hug in a mug. While my Mum was a prolific soup maker she never made tomato soup, that was always left to a certain Mr Heinz and his 57 varieties.