Andrew James

Great North Run 24/07/2019

Great North Run: Your half-marathon must-haves

Are you taking part in the Great North Run this year? The writer of this is (fourth year in a row) and he knows that each of the following items are very useful before, during and after the world’s most famous half-marathon…   Infuser Water Bottle (available in single or double sets) Do your bit for the planet and, instead of relying on the thousands of plastic bottles that will soon litter the Great North Run route, buy our Infusion Water Bottles and fill them up before, during and after... Read More

Macmillan Coffee Morning: Benefits of our Lumiglo Coffee Maker 09/07/2019

Macmillan Coffee Morning 2019: Why the Lumiglo Coffee Maker is the Coffee Maker you need

When is Macmillan Coffee Morning 2019? The official date for the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning is 27th September, but you don’t have to host your event on that date, if people can’t make it. You don’t even have to have it in the morning. Whether you are attending a cake-tastic event or hosting a coffee morning yourself, the party can take place at any time of day. Or all day, if you and your guests wish.   How do Macmillan Coffee Mornings work? It’s easy. Pin your Coffee Morning Banner... Read More

Vegan Chilli Con Carne Recipe 08/07/2019

Easy Autumn Recipes: Vegan Chilli Con Carne Recipe

Are you looking for lush Vegan Autumn Recipes? This Slow Cooker Vegan Chilli Con Carne Recipe is easy, delicious and – should you need Traditional, Vegetarian and Gluten Free alternatives – the ingredients are very interchangeable. A truly perfect Autumn Vegan meal, this Chilli Con Carne Recipe is healthy, delicious and easy to make.   Great to make in a large batch, you can freeze this Vegan Chilli Con Carne and store it in Storage boxes. You can even defrost it on a later date, making your future self extremely grateful, especially on... Read More

Stranger Things Waffle Recipe: Eggo Waffles 04/07/2019

Stranger Things: Eleven’s Eggo Waffle Recipe

  To all of our American followers, Happy Independence Day!   To everyone else, Happy Thursday! Whichever side of the pond you’re on, we have a terrific recipe for you… IT’S A STRANGER THINGS EGGO WAFFLES RECIPE!!! Yes, for everyone who’s not American, this day represents the arrival of Stranger Things Season 3, but you don’t have to raid the shops – we have this lush recipe that’s inspired by Eleven and is easy to make with the Andrew James Waffle Maker…   Eggo Waffles Ingredients (makes 8-9 waffles)  ... Read More

Autumn Recipes: Slow Cooker Chilli Con Carne 04/07/2019

Easy Autum Recipes: Chilli Con Carne

This Autumn, we are determined to provide you with plenty of dinner recipes. Ideal for when the blustery weather and the grey clouds come in, this Slow Cooker Chilli Con Carne Recipe is easy, delicious and – should you need Vegetarian, Vegan and Gluten Free alternatives – the ingredients are very interchangeable. Great to make in a large batch, you can freeze this Chilli Con Carne and store it in Storage boxes. You can even defrost it on a later date, making your future self extremely grateful, especially on those... Read More

National Burger Day: Falafel Burger Recipe 02/07/2019

National Burger Day: Falafel Burger Recipe

  National Burger Day is coming up, but we are also smack bang in the middle of BBQ season, so here’s a delicious Vegetarian Burger Recipe for you to try. Whether you are in dire need of Vegetarian recipes or would just like to try a meatless burger, our Falafel Burger Recipe is healthy, fresh and perfect to make for either lunch or dinner.     How to make Veggie Burgers: Falafel Flavour   Ingredients A 250g tin of chickpeas 1 medium onion 2 garlic cloves 2 tsp ground coriander... Read More

Ice Cream Floats: Top flavours and one rip-roaring recipe 01/07/2019

Our 10 Best Ice Cream Float Flavours (and one lush recipe)

  While everyone enjoys an Ice Cream, there doesn’t seem to be many shouting for Ice Cream Floats, despite the lush weather. We’re here to change all that. With the Andrew James Ice Cream Maker, you can make a whole host of different homemade ice cream flavours, but it could also be used to create refreshing floats that can add a bit of fizz to your ice cream desserts.     How to make an Ice Cream Float It could not be easier… Simply scoop as much ice cream as... Read More

Burger and chips 27/06/2019

National Burger Day: Why you should make your own burgers

Feel Good Friday! It’s Summertime! The time of the year where Ice Cream, refreshing drinks and Barbecues reign supreme. And, is there anything nicer than delicious burgers sizzling on the grill in the sunshine? Well, yes, there is, as a matter of fact. Delicious Homemade Burgers sizzling on the grill in the sunshine.   And, as National Burger Day is on the horizon, we thought we’d have a look at the advantages of avoiding shop-bought or restaurant patties and why everyone should eat burgers made at home…     They’re... Read More

A list of University Essentials 25/06/2019

The Andrew James list of University Essentials

  If you’ve got any young people leaving the nest this September, you are probably either dying for them to leave or dying for them to stay. Either way, this list of essentials for university students will be a perfect read for you, as it’s full of great items to ensure they get the next chapter of their lives off to its best possible start.   Wine Glasses Let’s start off with the obvious, shall we? Your little darlings will most possibly be partaking in a few drinks. So, why... Read More

24/06/2019

The Handmaid’s Tale Recipes: Blessed be the Fruit …smoothie

Blessed Day   We thought long and hard about which Healthy Smoothie flavour we were going to make for this week’s The Handmaid’s Tale recipe. Batting ideas back and forward, we just couldn’t decide which was going to be the main fruity ingredient. Until it hit us (not literally). Of course, if we were going to make a fruit smoothie to enjoy while watching Handmaid’s Tale Season 3, it had to be…   That’s right. Using our very own Smoothie Maker, we’ve rustled up and delicious, easy and healthy Banana... Read More