Before dinner nibbles recipes

Build your own vegetarian Christmas dinner!

Build your own vegetarian Christmas dinner!

So if you think you’ve seen this image before, you’re not going mad. Time for my annual round-up of vegetarian Christmas dinner recipes

Lemon Yogurt Cake with Coconut Frosting

Slap generously on the top, and give the icing a few mins to set before serving. I miss the lovely people in my classes, and I miss using my brain in a way that’s more productive than thinking about what I’m going to eat for dinner (though that is still a very important topic to donate brain power to)
Best Chocolate Brownie – ever!

Best Chocolate Brownie – ever!

Once cut up into servable slices or squares, they look very pretty dusted lightly with icing sugar, but they must be cold or the icing sugar melts and disappears before your eyes
Rick Stein’s Prune and Almond Tart

Rick Stein’s Prune and Almond Tart

Before Georgie came home for the summer she emailed us a “List of Delicious-ness,” all the things she would like for us to eat over the summer
Top tips for a lean and mean Christmas

Top tips for a lean and mean Christmas

Have you ever been to a cocktail party, or work Christmas function and been standing around chatting, glass of bubbles in one hand and inadvertently swiped a few canapés from a passing platter without thinking before you can say ‘Rudolph the Rednose Reindeer’
Fruit and Nut Truffles

Fruit and Nut Truffles

I remember asking my mother before I tried something new like an avocado or a zucchini, “Is it good for me

Excellence Playa Mujeres: Food & Drink {Review}

With breakfast and lunch done, let's take a breather before we tackle dinner. Usually with some kind of themed lunch available, you can find out what's being served the night before through the Excellence Times newsletter, which is left in your room during the nightly turn down service
Lunchbox Bakes - Empanadas

Lunchbox Bakes - Empanadas

These Empanadas made a great afternoon snack / pre dinner nibble in my house. Boil the eggs for 7 minutes before draining them and refreshing under cold water
Food Diary to get me back on track

Food Diary to get me back on track

Beforedinner we went out for drinks and nibbles as part of a family celebration. For an afternoon snack before work I had a greek yoghurt bowl with almonds, sunflower seeds and a few chocolate chips

New Baby Must-Haves:

The CamelBak range is fabulous and the sipper makes it so much easier than the silly screw-on lids I was dealing with before
Olive Parcels

Olive Parcels

NZ Style) to Adult Dinners - and I used to try to scoff as many as I could before she noticed. Try to wait for them to cool a bit before eating - the olives retain mouth-scorching heat for quite some time

Good Things favourites - Thanksgiving

My grandmother always made her French pork stuffing the day before, so it would be perfect to put in the bird the next morning
Monday Bunday: The White Rabbit

Monday Bunday: The White Rabbit

The building, originally known as Hotel Britomart was established in 1864, just a year before Lewis Carroll published Alice in Wonderland
Bob's in the Kitchen - Tuna Pate

Bob's in the Kitchen - Tuna Pate

Mary found the pate in Food and Wine magazine and clipped it to make, but she was grounded before that could be done