Christmas dinner is one of the most stressful dinners to cook, I personally spend weeks stressing and worrying about it, sometimes even months. I’ve been known to make a lot of shortcuts in the past, I’ve even gone to a local cafe to pick up a three course Christmas lunch ready to be served before now! This year I am determined. I will cook my own Christmas dinner. With some…

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Spencer and I used to regularly order HelloFresh boxes*, they were great as they saved us money on our weekly shop, meant that we didn’t need to come up with a meal plan, were relatively easy to prepare and had us trying new foods. I’m not really sure why but we stopped ordering them, I would guess it’s because, even though the recipes are easy to make, as with all…

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You may remember seeing my final Hello Fresh post a little while back, we could no longer afford the boxes so cancelled our subscription. A few weeks ago they contacted me with an offer for £15 off a box, it would have been rude not to take them up on it!  Pan-Fried Salmon with Dill Creme Fraiche and New Potatoes. 578 Kcal, 21g fat. I love salmon so this meal was…

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Unfortunately this is going to be our last Hello Fresh box for a while, as much as we love them it is an expense that we can’t really afford with me being on maternity leave. Not that the boxes are overly expensive, if we bought the ingredients in the supermarket it probably wouldn’t cost much less, but we can’t afford to buy the ingredients in a supermarket either!  If you…

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We ordered quite a few weekly Hello Fresh boxes in May, mostly the five meal classic box for two people which is what I will be sharing with you today. If you are unfamiliar with Hello Fresh and how it works then you can read my introduction to Hello Fresh here, if you just want to see the delicious meals from this box then carry on reading. Prawn and Asparagus…

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