If you follow me on Instagram (@cookinginthenook) you will notice I post my morning smoothie quite regularly. It’s all in the method when it comes to smoothie making, and this formula never fails for me to create a thick, fruity start to my day. – 1 frozen banana – 80g berries (fresh or… Read More Get-up-and-go breakfast
As the month draws to a close, my food pattern evolves from choosing new and exciting things to eat, to existing on whatever is left in my cupboards. True, I do ensure I have a steady supply of home cooked fare ready and waiting in the freezer, but it’s not quite the same as choice… Read More End of the line
I love salmon, it’s an all round good ingredient with ample health benefits. Teamed with plenty of veg, this made a light supper with which we could christen our new table. Tray bake salmon Serves 2 Ingredients: 1/2 lemon, cut into wedges 1 small red pepper, cut into chunks as many Anya potatoes… Read More Tray bake salmon (GF)
It is quite the challenge to work a forty hour week, keep up with regular exercise, continue to write blog posts and do other fun things like reading magazines and bathing. I am therefore apologetic if my blog goes quiet from time to time. When I’m busy, I resort to a regular fuelling of home… Read More Cooking in the Nook is everywhere!
When I first wake up in the morning, I do not want to go out for a run. Nothing could drag me from the cosy confines of my bed to face the wind and the cold of the outside world. But after a cup of tea, a little flick through a magazine and a bit… Read More Why I like running
It seems to me that many of my work colleagues exist on energy drinks and biscuits. I say exist, not live, because what kind of life can emerge from such poor fuelling? I’m not perfect, my goodness no, it wasn’t too long ago that I ate an entire Easter egg in one sitting. But I… Read More Let’s do lunch on the go
Lunch time is my favourite time of day, apart from breakfast time and dinner time, naturally. As gluten-free bread is so expensive, lunch certainly inspires creativity in the kitchen. I love seeing new GF products emerge all the time and the Warbutons wraps are one of my favourite inventions in recent year – I’m not… Read More Let’s do lunch again