Cliona - Leanmeanmomma

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The big grow with innocent Drinks

I eat my peas with honey, I’ve done it all my life, They do taste quite funny, but it keeps them on my knife. Spike Milligan  I imagine that Spike’s mother may had uttered a sigh of desperation back in the day when she observed her son’s penchant for the sweet…

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Easter nests for us Spring Chickens

I had a romantic notion about us going skiing as a family next winter. My head was full to the brim with thoughts of white powdery snow falling softly around us, hot chocolates being sipped in the firelight, red cheeks and dewy eyes whilst singing Kombuya with arms intertwined and…

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Double Chocolate Balls with a side of Love.

Charles Schulz, one of the most influential cartoonists of all time, gave us Peanuts, Charlie Brown and Snoopy. You don’t draw 18,000 strips of cartoon over 50 years without knowing what’s what. This man speaks sense. I present to you Exhibit A: “All you need is love. But a little chocolate…

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Pulled Pork Nacho’s for the Win!

It’s freezing outside. Whilst your mind is telling you that there is an a battalion of vegetables on the turn, your heart is telling you……well… just can’t deal with it right now. You can almost hear the carrots screaming at you from the fridge as you reach for the take…

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Pimp my Pancake……the healthy way

I have a degree in pancakes at this stage in my life. There are possibilities are endless. Batter, toppings, degree of crispness or soft and spongy. The world, my friends, is our oyster! But where did it all come from???? Shrove Tuesday always falls 47 days before Easter Sunday & was…

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