Peachick Diaries: On our Bookshelf –  Living with Allergies by Emma Amocasto

Peachick Diaries: On our Bookshelf – Living with Allergies by Emma Amocasto

‘Living with Allergies’ by Emma Amocasto is the perfect starting point for navigating the rollercoaster that is allergies & allergic conditions.  It’s pages are packed full of straightforward, common sense answers to the questions you may not have even known you needed to ask!  Wherever you are along the track, this book has mountains of practical tips so you can continue living with allergies, not despite them!  Endorsed by Allergy UK & features interviews from leading medical professionals. 

Vegan Lentil and Vegetable Hotpot (Dairy free, Gluten free)

Vegan Lentil and Vegetable Hotpot (Dairy free, Gluten free)

Vegan Lentil and Vegetable Hotpot a cheap, filling and nutritious dinner that will soon become a firm family favourite or student staple!  This delicious veggie bake is piled high with soft, delicate lentils and packed full of sweet veggies galore; all smothered in a thick, warming tomato sauce.  And if that wasn’t tasty enough, its all hidden underneath a beautiful crispy, melty cheese potato crust!  Dairyfree delcious-ness at its best! 

Feeding FreeFromers and #CookBlogShare Week 33!

Feeding FreeFromers and #CookBlogShare Week 33!

Another installment of the fab #CookBlogShare linky and Top Tips on Feeding FreeFromers, with a round up of delicious, easy to adapt recipes!  Swap the ingredients NOT the menu!      Hello fellow #CookBlogShare Fans! and a Huge Welcome to The Bakery from all of 

Peachick Approved: Head Over Heels Gymnastics Books & Dvd Review

Peachick Approved: Head Over Heels Gymnastics Books & Dvd Review

Head Over Heels Gymnastics Books Apps and Dvds are a great resource for budding gymnasts of all ages.  With bright, bold illustrations, easy to follow instructions plus great tips & tricks to achieving poses with perfect precision and adding that extra sparkly flair to floor & apparatus work.  These are a great compliment to regular gym classes and have proved to be a lovely activity for The Peachicks to do together and I have a feeling will be great for the summer holidays!

Luxury Lunchboxes: Cherry Cacao Quinoa Bars with Indigo Herbs

Luxury Lunchboxes: Cherry Cacao Quinoa Bars with Indigo Herbs

Is it just me or do work lunches get really boring? During the holidays I have loads of time but when I am at work, I just seem to get stuck in a rut of the packing the same old things OR worse just don’t bother taking any at all.  And as for breakfast… its usually a coffee in my trusty travel mug, hastily drunk cold the other end of my m27 communte!

So when Indigo Herbs sent me a load of lovely ingredients I knew exactly what to make!  I give you my quick & easy Cherry Cacao Quinoa Bars, glutenfree, vegan and with a generous drizzle of melted chocolate and scattering of crunchy cocoa nibs. Perfect for a grab & go breakfast or for making lunchboxes a little bit more exciting.  These were also very nice mid-afternoon with a cup of coffee!

Peachicks @No17 Allotment Diaries: Top Tips for Growing & Eating Lettuce

Peachicks @No17 Allotment Diaries: Top Tips for Growing & Eating Lettuce

Lettuce.  When I was a kid it came in 2 kinds – the crunchy one (iceberg) or that weird papery one!  Today you don’t have to go to any special shops to find all sorts of different varieties at lots of different prices!  There is absolutely no need to pay these hefty prices, lettuce is ridiculously easy to grow.  All it needs is a bit of soil, some water and protection from slugs.  It will even grow in the shade and underneath or in between other crops!  We have absolutely loads of it at No17, our little allotment so here are our Top Tips for Growing & Eating Lettuce!

Peachick Diaries: The Peachicks’ Must-See Guide to Trebah Garden & Kitchen

Peachick Diaries: The Peachicks’ Must-See Guide to Trebah Garden & Kitchen

If your visiting Cornwall and looking for an exciting day out with your little explorers that is full of magical adventure then look no further than Trebah Gardens, near Falmouth. These gardens have it all. Breathtaking views, water gardens, Bamboozle maze, Ampitheatre, beach (yes really!) AND if they still need to lose some energy after all that there is even hidden adventure play parks! So until you get a chance to visit for yourself, here is The Peachicks’ Must-See Guide to Trebah Garden:

Peachicks @No17 Allotment Diaries : Top Tips for Growing & Cooking Asparagus

Peachicks @No17 Allotment Diaries : Top Tips for Growing & Cooking Asparagus

Asparagus is undoubtedly the Best of British Seasonal Veg. We’ve rounded up our Top Tips for Growing & Cooking Asparagus, based on our experiences of having a productive bed up at No17.  Check out our ultimate collection of free from Asparagus recipes from The Peachicks’ Bakery and a little help from our Foodie Friends. Options for every dietary need including dairy free, egg free, vegan & Gluten Free too!