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Bexz Walker

Natural living, health, wellbeing and food writer, journalist and blogger.

Last week I shared my easy foolproof mayonnaise recipe and said how it was my youngest daughters favourite sauce. My eldest daughter however, loves BBQ sauce. Not just any BBQ sauce but rich, sweet BBQ sauce that has a spiciness and a smokiness to it.  She slathers it on everything and when I make my homemade barbecue sauce using my recipe below, she will literally find stuff to dip in to it as it is cooling down!  If you want a BBQ sauce that you can use as a condiment, as a sauce, as a dip or even as a marinade and that is full of flavour yet easy to make, then take a look at my very special recipe :)


  • 500g tomato ketchup (1 1/2 cups)
  • 250g dark brown soft sugar (1 cup)
  • 160g clear honey (1/4 cup)
  • 110ml cider vinegar (1/4 cup)
  • 110ml water (1/4 cup)
  • 15ml Worcester sauce (1 tablespoon but add more if desired)
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika (make sure it is the smoked one!)
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder (not garlic salt)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoo ground black pepper

Optional to thicken if required

  • 55ml water (1/8 cup)
  • 2 teaspoons cornflour


  1. You will not believe how easy this is ;) Add everything to a saucepan apart from the optional water and cornflour.
  2. Mix and bring to the boil whilst stirring. Bring down to a simmer and cook whilst stirring for 3 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and see how thick it is, if you want it thicker then in a cup or bowl mix the 55ml water and the 2 teaspoons of cornflour until it looks like creamy milk and then add this to the saucepan, place back on the heat and simmer until it thickens.  Keep a very close eye and keep stirring as it will thicken very quickly. If sauce is already thick enough for you, you don't need to add the cornflour and water mix. I always find that different people like their sauces with different thickness so this way you can make it perfect for you!
  4. Allow to cool in a bowl.
  5. Then funnel into an air tight glass bottle and keep in the fridge for up to 3 weeks. EASY! Enjoy! :)

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  • Megan

    This looks wonderful! Do you have a conversion to cups by chance? I’d like to share this post with my mostly US audience.

    • Bexz

      Hey Megan 🙂

      Thanks! Just added a rough conversion for you to the actual post, hope this is what you wanted!

      Bexz x

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Journalist - Writer - Blogger

With articles in publications such as The Daily Mail, Reuters, Fox News, Bella Magazine & more, Bexz is a journalist, blogger & writer on all aspects of natural living including natural health, complimentary therapies & food.

With over 20 years experience writing for the food and natural health industries, Bexz knows her way around a kitchen as well as living the natural life and creating a natural home.  Bexz has worked with some amazing brands such as The Walt Disney Corporation, Marks & Spencer, Asda, Schar, Sainsburys, Lindt UK, Pukka Teas, The Ideal Home Show, Grand Designs Live, Natural & Organic Products Show, The BBC, The Lord Mayor’s Show London and many more. 

Bexz is honoured to receive regular press accreditation for trade & retail shows like the Natural & Organic Products Show, The Ideal Home Show, Grand Designs Live, The Allergy & Free From Show, among others.  Bexz has been a qualified complimentary therapist since 1995 and a web designer by trade.

Bexz is also a gamer and is proud to be part of the UK esports team ‘Bulldog’, she has been playing World of Warcraft since 2004 and runs a guild with over 500 members. She also now plays Overwatch competitively as part of the ‘Bulldog’ team.

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As a food writer and cook, Bexz certainly knows her way around a kitchen. After travelling extensively around the world eating at some of the world's finest restaurants, Bexz also has exacting standards on both food and service. She loves to write reviews on good food products produced here in the UK and also healthy and 'free from' food products. You'll also find some of her own recipes here that have been published in various media publications. She has been voted in the top 40 of UK food writers.

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Bexz lives in the countryside just outside London and runs her busy household like a mini homestead. Because of this she has been writing and publishing articles and natural home recipes for over 25 years. All aspects of natural living and the natural home are covered from ideas, to recipes, to reviews and opinions. Many of her articles have been published and she was also nominated as Netmums blog of the week on several occasions and has also written for the Daily Mail amongst others.

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When Bexz was 19 she suffered a series of strokes and had meningitis which left her in a wheelchair, she was also diagnosed with M.E. and Guillain-Barré Syndrome. Since then she has studied to become a fully qualified complimentary therapist and has great respect for all avenues of natural healing and wellbeing. She writes on various topics from reviews of products to new therapies, as well as general blogging on the subject. She has been published in Top Santé magazine and interviewed on BBC Radio several times.

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