As a parent I am a huge advocate for cooking homemade, nutritious meals from scratch. But I am also a busy, working, single mum who knows there are times you will need a quick and easy meal from the freezer. Some days work runs over and I am late home, some days I forget to take meat out of the freezer the night before, and some days I just don’t want to cook. Picking the right food to keep in the freezer means I can still make healthier choices when days like this crop up. The Goodlife vegetarian range is perfect for keeping in the freezer for emergency days.
The Victoria Gate Leeds only opened in 2016 but it has transformed the once tired end of Leeds into something really special. The development has shops, restaurants and a casino all inside the most beautiful building. Think floor to ceiling glass walls, steel structure and a stunning glass ceiling. Despite living in Leeds and being a huge shopping and food fan, I hadn’t visited Victoria Gate yet. I was incredibly excited that changed this week and I was invited along to review three of the restaurants, having a course in each one. A food safari is my idea of a heavenly night out!
The Alchemist Leeds is somewhere me and my friends often go for cocktails. It is a meeting place for us and we spend many a Saturday night in there. It isn’t somewhere I have been for food before. For no real reason, I just haven’t got around to eating there yet. So I happily accepted an invitation to go and try out the menu for myself.
It is no secret by now that I am a huge foodie. Or that I have a super sweet tooth and a love for anything “naughty. So when I was asked if I would like to try out some frozen desserts from Thorntons and Weight Watchers of course I agreed.Frozen desserts are something I often keep in the freezer as they are great for lazy Sunday dinners or when the sugar cravings hit. Read More
Is there anything more British than a cup of tea and a biscuit? Having a mug of hot tea, a biscuit and a sit down is my treat when I come in from work each day. So when Fox’s Biscuits reached out wanting to send me some goodies of course I agreed. Opening a box full of the new Fox’s Biscuits minis was a great treat!