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Easy creamy mushroom sauce

Remember that easy mushroom and pasta dish I posted two months ago, well I tried it again, this time with some cream!

yum!

yum!

I also added tomatoes and switched out the dania for peas! It’s a whole new dish!    Continue reading  »

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Baked sausage and potatoes

If you have never tried a one-pot-dinner, you should! They’re so easy and so yummy. And they leave you free to do other things with your evening instead of standing over the stove, that is once you’re done with the prep work.

avocado looks so good against against everything!

avocado looks so good against against everything!

This is an adaptation of the one I did a few weeks ago with chicken. I used beef sausages this time, the kind they make fresh in the butcheries. Still referencing the Dani Spies video and with a little help from the baby, read on to see how mine turned out.    Continue reading  »

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Gassy beans no more! Maybe…

Beans. The most loved legume of all time, all around the world, despite it’s flatulence inducing ability.

yummy beans!

yummy beans!

In a recent post on Leo Tunapika, Gatuiri advises her audience to precook their butter beans with a piece of carrot to reduce flatulence. I heard of a number of different ideas for reducing the gassiness of beans and the two I tried have not worked. I decided this was a subject worthy of a dedicated post.

By the way, Gatuiri made some yummy butter bean burgers, a must try, go check them out.

OK, back to beans and flatulence…    Continue reading  »

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Creamy cauliflower potatoes

The veggies and starch all in one. It’s really like a warm creamy potato salad. Very very nice.

delicious!

delicious!

The peas were a last minute addition for colour. As it came together I realised that it was just too white. The little chopped chive bits didn’t pop enough. I’m glad I had the peas, and I’m glad they cook quickly.    Continue reading  »

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Mushroom, cheese and basil omelet

Some things are just so good they’re worth doing over and over. The combination of mushrooms and eggs is one of those things for me. I just  icon-heart how those two taste together. It never gets old.

served with avocado slices

served with avocado slices

I had a little extra basil left over from a batch I used for making pesto the day before. This was the perfect way to finish it off.    Continue reading  »

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