My Christmas Decorations (swap bot Challenge)

Hope this helps with Christmas cheer

My decoration are now up

I have two nativity sets , fiber optic tree, A star and Drop star lights on my front window, Christmas Window stickers, Christmas stocking that are just decorations and lots of strings with Christmas cards on them

 

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What’s for lunch ~ Lentil Soup

Yet another simple recipe great for lunch

Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 10g dairy free marg
  • 1 leek
  • 600g Carrots
  • 1.5litres of Veg stock
  • 300g red Lentils
  • seasoning

Instructions

  1. Roughly chop the leeks and Carrots
  2. Melt the marg in a saucepan over a medium heat and soften the leeks
  3. Add the carrtos, Stock and lentils to the saucepan
  4. Bring to the boil reduce the heat to a simmer
  5. Don’t forget to season to taste

What’s for snack ~ Welshcakes

14147720396_0e93f8cef5_s[1]Welsh cakes are not just for St David’s Day.

 

Is it no secret that i’m Welsh,  How can i not mention the beloved Welsh Cake, here is the recipe version i uses.

This makes it 24 Welsh Cakes

Ingredients

  •  350g plain Gluten free flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 150g dairy free marg
  • pinch of salt
  • pinch of nutmeg
  • 100g caster sugar plus extra for sprinkling
  • 100g currants
  • 2 eggs

Instructions

  • Heat a griddle or heavy based frying pan
  • Sift the flour and baking powder into a bowl
  • rub in the marg and flour
  • followed by the salt, nutmeg, sugar and currants
  • add the eggs in to the mixture and mix well
  • If the mixture is too dry then you can add a ‘very’ small amount of water or (dairy free) milk but make sure it not to much moist
  • Roll out on to a floured surface so it is about half a centimeter thick
  • uses round cutters to create the welsh cake shape
  • Brush or spray the oil on to the griddle and roughly bake the welsh cake for 3 mins on either side until brown
  • optional dust the cooked welsh cakes with sugar.