Today is all about #NoDietDay and #JeSuisEd

I've just finished up my frozen (keeps for up to 2 months) portion of the BBC's Sausage and Butterbean Casserole. Very cost-effective and easy to make - I'm not a fan of parsley, so substituted some cheese (whatever needed using up does, and I tend towards strong flavour cheeses anyway).... #delicious. Spot which of Beyond Chocolate's 10 Good Reasons to Stop Dieting I'm enjoying today on #nodietday, an international day designed to celebrate body shape diversity…

Chocolate Calorie Cake

A sure-fire winner with everyone (especially me on My Birthday... yes, it's my birthday today!)! Take: 1/2 pat butter (butter/margarine mixture) 2 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoon sugar 1 dessert-spoon drinking chocolate powder Meltall the above ingredients down in a large saucepan, on the lowest heat possible. SUGGESTION: Towards the end of melting time, try adding Maltesers! Take: about 3/4 large packet of digestive biscuits Bash them up, and stir in until liquid is no longer…

Banana Cake

Large ripe FAIR TRADE bananas x 3 (When mashed, there should be 12 fl oz.) 375g Plain flour 2 tsp Baking powder 2 tsp Ground cinnamon 1 tsp Salt 3 eggs 125ml Vegetable Oil 200g Granulated sugar (unrefined) 100g Soft brown sugar 2 tsp Vanilla Flavouring Tbsp Lemon Juice Heat the oven to 180°C (350°F, Gas 4). Take 2 loaf tins, or a couple of bun tins and wipe with butter, then sprinkle with flour.…