Nelly Elliott

Newcastle based blogger, mama, creative, coffee-only with my oxygen, vegan, plus-size fashion lover and feminist.

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Meal Planning Monday - 22nd July

Happy Monday folks! I have had a lovely holiday but am ready to get back to work and back to eating like a normal person again. I don't know if this is just me but when I am off work I tend to spend the majority of my day standing in front of the fridge plotting what I can eat next. I swear I…

One Ingredient Banana Ice Cream.

Let me set the scene for you. Last weekend I was a bit bored and looking for something new to bake/make. I had two rather sad looking bananas that needed using and had already baked banana bread and muffins recently. So, I did my usual and took to pinterest for inspiration.
Now, this recipe is on…

Manchego and Chive Scones.

I have come to the conclusion through lots of googling and absolutely no medical expertise that I may be slightly intolerant to dairy. I won't get all "embarrassing bodies" on here but having cut dairy out for two weeks in May I definitely felt better. I haven't been able to keep…

Homemade Tortilla Wraps.

I have never been the biggest fan of wraps, there was a time when the concept of wraps was all the rage, better for you than bread, lighter, different etc... I always us found them a little dry and sweaty, sitting in their plastic wrapping going a bit soggy. The thought of them was just a bit grim…

Meal Planning Monday - 8th July

The last couple of weeks at work have been pretty full-on. Lots of stressful, headache inducing, long days which inevitable led to crashing on the sofa evenings where cooking was the last thing on my mind. The dishes piled up, we ate a lot of pasta based dishes; it was not pretty or fun. Now its…

Bourbon Spiked Banana Bread

I have a confession to make. I am slightly obsessed with Joy the Baker. Not in a crazy/stalker/worrying way, but in a totally healthy girl-crush/ I want to be you a little bit - way. I am a little late to the party with this obsession as I know friends of mine have been following her for a while.…

Roasted Strawberry Scones

Oh Pinterest, you do know how to tempt me and spark my imagination! Pinterest is an interesting place for picking up on food trends and I started seeing a lot of roasted strawberry recipes popping up on blogs a few months back. It may have been the early season strawberries or a collective yearni…