Break your breakfast rut

   My fruity breakfast bowl… If it sounds and looks simple, that’s because it is.  Sometimes you just need to dig in! With the weather appearing to get warmer and it being the Easter holidays I decided to experiment with breakfast options for work. As you may have gathered, I am now a breakfast super-fan butContinue reading “Break your breakfast rut”

My name is Beauty… and I’m a feeder

Fresh herbs and pomegranate salad I have very little ability to control portion sizes when cooking so I have come to embrace making meals for 8 rather than just the 2 of us (good job the freezer is big). I think this is a trait I got from my wonderful mother bear. Gracey bobbles isContinue reading “My name is Beauty… and I’m a feeder”

Dining at The Oakridge

Happy birthday JB   It was JB’s birthday last weekend and what better way to celebrate than with good food in lovely surroundings? We spent the night at Shrigley Hall in Macclesfield. The hotel had amazing grounds with a long winding driveway leading up to a wonderfully pillared entrance. It was definitely the sort of placeContinue reading “Dining at The Oakridge”

On the hunt for a good Mexican restaurant

I wont apologise for the abundance of sauce, I’m northern!   Ever wondered if the are any great Mexican restaurants in Manchester city centre? If you’ve ever tried searching you’ll know it’s slim pickings. So, when my one of my besties suggested El Capo in the northern quarter I had a good drool over theContinue reading “On the hunt for a good Mexican restaurant”