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Melt-in-the-Mouth Savoury Cheesecake

Melt-in-the-Mouth Savoury Cheesecake

efore we get to this weeks recipe, I’m going to let you in on a secret. Here at Stonesoup ‘head quarters’ I have a little tradition. Around the time of the ‘birthday’ of each of my eCookbooks I have a once-a-year sale to celebrate my ‘baby’ becoming a year older. This month it’s one of […]

Crispy Zucchini Fritters for St Patrick

Crispy Zucchini Fritters for St Patrick

have an evil plan. I like to call it ‘how to get small boys to eat more vegetables without resorting to hiding them’. Like most plans, evil or otherwise, some days there is progress. Other days it feels more like regression. One of my recent ‘progressive’ days was when I made these Crispy Zucchini Fritters […]

Magical Burger Buns (low carb) + Something NEW!

Magical Burger Buns (low carb) + Something NEW!

was feeling a bit down when I sat at my desk to write this post. You know one of those days where it’s just a bit ‘blahh’. Anyway, I found myself reading through the comments on my most recent blog post. Instantly I felt better! Hearing from Stonesoup readers always lifts my spirits. With two […]

5 Habits of Healthy Eaters

5 Habits of Healthy Eaters

here aren’t many things I’d go back and change about my life if it was possible. I’m a firm believer in the idea that there is value in all our life experiences. Even the things that seem really ‘shite’ at the time. But there is one thing I wish I’d figured out at a much […]

4 Keys to Healthy Meals

4 Keys to Healthy Meals

1. Healthy Habits As you probably know from first hand experience, when it comes to eating healthier, change is really hard if you’re relying on will power. This is because we only have a finite amount of willpower each day. As the day wears on, our will power reserves get depleted which is why it […]

My ‘Secret Weapon’ for Eating Well + Miso Harissa Roast Cauli

My ‘Secret Weapon’ for Eating Well + Miso Harissa Roast Cauli

ver ‘resolved’ to start eating healthy only to have the wheels fall off after a short time? Well you’re not alone! There have been plenty of times where I’ve tried (and failed) to make healthy changes in my life. The good news is it wasn’t your fault your resolution didn’t stick. Pretty much everyone struggles […]

What We Eat by Fergal (age 3.5) & Finbar (1 year)

What We Eat by Fergal (age 3.5) & Finbar (1 year)

y parents are really crazy. They’re always talking about food. And music. And wine. And I know my mum has this food blog, so I thought I’d sneak in and tell you a bit about the food that I like to eat. Just to give you a different perspective… Breakfast This may be TMI (too […]

Like to Eat Better This Year?

Like to Eat Better This Year?

y Irishman and I were talking about the secrets to happiness last night. We both agreed that gratitude and, as Massive Attack put it, ‘being thankful for what you’ve got‘ is super important. Which is why I’m sitting at my computer now thinking about how lucky I am. All the reasons I have to be […]

Tired of deciding what to cook every night?

Tired of deciding what to cook every night?

hree years ago I did something I wasn’t sure would work. It all began when my friend Caroline was telling me about one of those weight loss programs that comes with an exercise schedule and detailed meal plans. With her new, more slender figure Caroline was looking amazing. So I asked her how she had […]

19 Delicious Ideas for Chicken

19 Delicious Ideas for Chicken

few months ago I made a big decision around where I buy my meat. No more flavourless supermarket chicken and lamb, even if it was ‘grass-fed’ and ‘organic’. I realized I cared too much about how the cattle, pigs, chicken and sheep are treated to trust it to the supermarket supply chain. I wanted to […]