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Where the Cathars once lost their lives at the stake

Today we said goodbye to Couiza and set off for Montségur, the ruins of a Cathar fortress which went down in history. In 1244 about 200 Cathars took refuge here from the troops of the King and the Pope. 263 more words

Spirituality & Journeys

Quick, Delicious Lunch

Lentils get such a bad rep! People think they’re nothing special, but they’re super delicious, super healthy, and super simple to make. I just made this recipe in under 5 minutes and it’s soo yummy! 116 more words


Meal Prep: Fruit, Mirepoix, and Tuna Salad

I love meal prepping! You can read more about my thoughts and experiences with meal prepping by navigating to my meal prep page here. It allows me to plan out my meals and eat just as healthy as I desire. 203 more words


Pasta e Fagioli, aka Pasta and Bean Soup

As Dean Martin would croon, “When the stars make you drool, just like pasta fazool, that’s amore.“

From the minute I buy a cooked ham, I start thinking about the soup I’m going to make with the leftover ham bone. 1,424 more words

Soup, Stews And Chili

Homemade Chicken Pot Pie

My hubby loves pot pie… both the pie version and the noodle version (Chicken Pot Pie With Homemade Noodles). Well, I’ve shared the noodle version, so here’s the pie version. 436 more words

Food Blog

Penne with tomato & tigernut meat sauce (Recipe for Bim’s Kitchen)

Bim’s Kitchen are known for adding exciting ingredients to their African inspired sauces and condiments. In my latest collaboration with Bim’s Kitchen to develop recipes for their website, I concocted this pasta dish with their delicious… 342 more words

Our Kitchen

Going back to Blighty

I left Spain without paying, apart from in Girona where I happily paid for diesel and LPG. I don’t think I’ll be paying quite so happily when I’m back in Blighty despite the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s “generosity” in leaving fuel tax unincreased in this weeks budget. 309 more words